The park covers about 52ha (128 acres) and contains a diverse range of landscapes, including many plant collections, exotic specimen trees, formal gardens, lakes and walking trails through native bush.
The park includes the Fernery and Display Houses as well as the adjacent garden estate area of Brooklands, home to the acclaimed TSB Bowl of Brooklands and Brooklands Zoo.
Pukekura Park is also the backdrop for the annual TSB Bank Festival of Lights - a spectacular event held from mid-December to early February.
North Island ▷ Taranaki ▷ New Plymouth
Big park with lakes, waterfall, playground. Many paths.
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We were there with the light festival and had a beautifully lit walk through the park.
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Very nice Fesitval of Lights set in the main park of the town.
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The festival of lights, Don't miss watching a band here at night when the park is lit up by coloured lights. Repeat - Do not miss if youre here at the right time of year!
Stunning park, just plain beautiful.
Festival of lights. magical experience walking through the park transformed into a fairyland of lights at night.
Shane and Kate Wilkinson
Fantastic park which throught the peak summer it has the Festival of Lights, so you have free bands most nights and entertainment for kids and a spectaular walk througha bushy park.