Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust Inc, New Plymouth

(4.5/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
View a world-class rhododendron garden set in a rainforest at Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust Inc. More than 2,000 species of rhododendrons, including wild and hybrids, fill the park. Even if you visit in the winter, you'll be able see the colorful collection of vireyas along the covered exhibition walks. Among the flowers, look for a historical waterwheel, treehouses, and a cafe with panoramic views of the gardens and sea. Check ahead for special events, like the family-oriented Explorer Day held bi-monthly. Use our New Plymouth holiday planner to visit Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust Inc on your trip to New Plymouth, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • There are two entrances to the park and we arrived via the road from New Plymouth through the interior rather from the coast. This road is very slow and narrow and constantly twisting and turn. The ro...  more »
  • We visited at the time when rhododendrons were not in flower. But what a lovely place anyway. We arrived and were told that there was a bus trip leaving at any minute, which was good for us oldies as ...  more »
  • If you love gardens you will love Pukeiti World famous Rodo Garden which it is set amongst Virgin native bush on the foot hills of Mount Taranaki. There is a short walk to an old water wheel and walks...  more »