Pukekura Park

Pukekura Park

New Plymouth

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8 Rankers Reviews

8 Face-to-Face

7 New Plymouth

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Festival of Lights - Pukekura Park
The fernery is cool

Information

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.

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Location

North IslandTaranakiNew Plymouth

Categories

  • Walking
  • Scenic Attractions
  • Free

Reviews

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Larissa

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Big park with lakes, waterfall, playground. Many paths.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Niels Wezenberg

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

We were there with the light festival and had a beautifully lit walk through the park.

Reviewed about 5 years ago

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Alessa Ndra

Italy

Ranking: 10/10

Very nice Fesitval of Lights set in the main park of the town.

Reviewed about 8 years ago

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Rachel Gerrand

England

Ranking: 10/10

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!

Reviewed about 10 years ago

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Jakob Pedersen

Denmark

Ranking: 9/10

Stunning park, just plain beautiful.

Reviewed about 11 years ago

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Len Daniell

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Festival of lights. magical experience walking through the park transformed into a fairyland of lights at night.

Reviewed about 11 years ago

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Shane and Kate Wilkinson

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

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.

Reviewed about 11 years ago and experienced in November 2009