Taranaki: like no other

Taranaki’s catchphrase, that it is 'like no other' – is, at first glance, nonsensical: after all, no place is quite...


The picturesque Mount Taranaki. © HHH Collection photonewzealand

4.7 /5
4.7 /5
Hawera Central Motor Lodge Visit website

Opened 2008. 18 units: 14 x studios (sleep 2), 3 x 1-bedroom, (sleep 1-4), 1 x executive 1-bedroom (sleep 1-5); all designated non-smoking. . . . More . . . 

Find out more

Must-Do's

Len Lye Centre: a remarkable building for a remarkable artist

Celebrate Modernist filmmaker, sculptor, painter and poet Len Lye in this striking single-artist gallery in New Plymouth's art and cultural precinct. Read the story . . . 

4.6 /5
4.6 /5
Amity Court Motel Visit website

Built in 2009, Amity Court is perfect for both leisure and business travelers, Amity Court offer a range of luxurious accommodation options at affordable prices. . . . More . . . 

Find out more

Natural attractions

New Plymouth's Coastal Walkway

The Coastal Walkway is a 12km journey to add to your own journey, a promenade par excellence that hugs the sea and grabs your senses all way along the New Plymouth coastline. Read the story . . . 

4.3 /5
4.3 /5
ASURE Antonio Mews Motel Visit website

Antonio Mews Motel is a 14-unit motel complex which is comfortable and modern with ample off-street parking. It is an ideal accommodation option to explore . . . More . . . 

Find out more

Events and festivals

WOMAD: a world of music, art and dance

New Plymouth has hosted WOMAD since 2005. And, to use a quaint and formal term, it goes off.  Read the story . . . 

4.0 /5
4.0 /5
Oakura Beach Holiday Park Visit website

Oakura Beach Holiday Park is located 15km west of New Plymouth just off Surf Highway 45. Most of our Units and campsites are located right . . . More . . . 

Find out more

Natural attractions

New Plymouth’s Coastal Walkway: welcome to Taradise

New Plymouth has grown into a funky little city with the view from just about everywhere dominated by Taranaki’s paternal presence. Read the story . . . 

Summer Must-Do's
Must-Do's
Things to do
4.6 /5
4.6 /5
The Park Motel Visit website

The Park Motel sets a new standard of accommodation in Hawera. Set in an excellent location opposite King Edward Park, the swimming pool and sporting . . . More . . . 

Find out more

Natural attractions

Taranaki's gardens: a sight to make the heart sing

Taranaki's gardens are a sight to make the heart sing – especially since you don’t have to do the weeding. Read the story . . . 

4.3 /5
From $190
4.3 /5
The Devon Hotel New Plymouth Visit website

The Devon Hotel New Plymouth offers you an extension of everything that is great about the Taranaki region. Your hosts Peter and Rosemary will ensure . . . More . . . 

From $190
Find out more

Natural attractions

Mount Taranaki: picture-perfect peak

Taranaki is about as close as you can get to the ideal of volcanic beauty – almost perfectly round, its nearly symmetrical cone rising to a pointed summit, with a single crater. Read the story . . . 

5.0 /5
5.0 /5
Stratford Kiwi Motels & Holiday Park Visit website

Set in beautiful Park like grounds, we are the closest Holiday Park to Mt Taranaki, and an easy 30 minute drive to New Plymouth, Hawera . . . More . . . 

Find out more

Things to do

The not-so-distant summit: day hikes to mountain tops

Mountain climbing doesn’t just have to be for the experienced or those inclined to take risks. There are plenty of spectacular summits in New Zealand that can be reached with little more than the right provisions, a propensity for physical exercise and common sense. Read the story . . . 

Kerry Lane Motel Visit website

27 spacious studio and family units (2 access) in peaceful rural setting with mountain views. 23 units with well-equipped kitchens, microwaves, king and queen-size beds, . . . More . . . 

Find out more

Natural attractions

The Goblin Forest: lush and fantastical forest

In the Goblin Forest, twisted kāmahi trunks lead the way through one of New Zealand's most epic, lush and fantastical natural spaces. Read the story . . . 

1
2
3
4
5
Showing 1 - 16 of 68 results