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New Plymouth Offers Attractions For All Interests

01.  Govett-Brewster Art Gallery & Len Lye CentreLen Lye Art Gallery

Award-winning space with regularly-changing exhibitions. The outside of the building is a visitor experience in itself! Features sculptures by kinetic artist Len Lye.

05.  Egmont National Park & Mount TaranakiEgmont National Park

Our beautiful mountain is surrounded by a huge national park that offers walks for all abilities and the view from the visitor centre alone is worth the drive up!

02.  New Plymouth Coastal Walkway & The Wind Wandmotel metrotel - te wera wera bridge new plymouth

Running alongside our rocky coastline is the Coastal Walkway offering over twelve kilometres of walking, running, cycling or skating. The Wind Wand sits on the walkway, near the CBD.

06.  World Of Music, Arts and Dance (WOMAD)WOMAD in New Plymouth

Every March, New Plymouth is home to the World of Music, Arts and Dance, the internationally established festival bringing together a range of music, art and dance.

03.  Pukekura Park & The TSB Bowl of BrooklandsPukekura Park bridge in New Plymouth

A Garden of National Significance of over 52ha – the entrance is just under a kilometre from The Metrotel. With a zoo for kids, an amphitheatre for concerts and a cricket oval there’s always something to do!

07.  Beautiful Beaches Across the RegionBeach in New Plymouth

Taranaki is spoiled for choice when it comes to beaches. We have options just a few minutes away from the CBD, or many to choose from up and down the coast.

04.  Puke Ariki Museum and Visitor CentrePuke Ariki Museum

Combining a museum, a visitor centre and a library – there is plenty to interest all visitors here! Changing exhibitions ensure there’s always something new for you to learn.

08.  Powerco Taranaki Garden SpectacularPowerCo garden festival New Plmouth

This festival features diverse and inspiring gardens through the region. The climate means that gardens and parks flourish and the festival has a range of events.