Thursday activity options

Explore New Plymouth

Bike, coach and mountain tours depart from The Devon Hotel (conference venue) at 1pm, returning at 4pm.
Walking tour departs from Puke Ariki at 1pm, returning at 3pm


On foot    
Join New Plymouth iSite's Historical Walk.  Departs daily from Puke Ariki at 1pm and visits the historical areas of New Plymouth.  Knowledgeable guides will provide the commentary.
$25 per person
Depart at 1pm
Return at 3pm

Book your tickets from the New Plymouth i-SITE | 65 St Aubyn Street | 06 759 6060 |

Other walking options HERE

By bike    
Te Rewa Rewa Bridge, Pukekura Park via Te Henui nature trail, afternoon tea (user pays) at Pukekura Park café and stroll through park to Bowl of Brooklands, Cycle to Len Lye iconic building via Huatoki city trail, Wind Wand via coastal cycle trail
$40 pp
Includes bikes, helmets, high viz vests, water 
Minimum and maximum numbers apply
By coach    
The Coastal Walkway - Te Rewa Rewa Bridge - Pukekura Park - Back Beach & Paritutu Rock - The Wind Wand - PukeAriki
$20 pp
Minimum and maximum numbers apply
The Mountain
Guided coach tour: Visit Mount Taranaki and share some of the history and the rainforest. Enjoy a coffee and muffin at the cafe up there. Then back to the city to explore a few sites and sights.
$80 pp
Minimum and maximum numbers apply
Independent travellers

Free Entry

Pukekura Park 

Pukeiti Gardens

Tupare Gardens 

Coastal Walkway and Te Rewa Rewa Bridge 

Lucy's Gully - bush walk 

Dawson Falls 

North Egmont Visitors Centre 

Breakwater Bay - Port Taranaki – situated at one end of the western end of the Coastal Walkway – featuring three cafes, fresh fish & chips, art gallery, restaurant, Hunting & Fishing, Chaddies Charters.

Eltham Cheese Factory 

Cape Egmont Lighthouse 

Entry Fee:

Govett Brewster/Len Lye Galleries (City Centre)

Puke Ariki Museum (City Centre)

Hillsborough Car Museum and Mini Putt 

Tawhiti Museum  (South Taranaki)

Pioneer Village (Stratford)

Tours and Hireage

Chaddies Charters and Bike Hire  (Situated at Port Taranaki) (ideal for a hiring a bike to go along the walkway)

Around the Mountain - Drive takes approximately 3 hours via Surf Coast Highway 45


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