Pukekura Park

Poet's Bridge in Pukekura Park with Mt Taranaki in the background.
With a diverse range of landscapes, Pukekura Park features bush walks, formal gardens, lakes, children’s play areas, a sports area and a Tea House.

Often described as the jewel in New Plymouth's crown, Pukekura Park covers 52ha (128 acres) right in the heart of the city and is one of New Zealand's premier botanical gardens.

The park has an international Green Flag award and is a Garden of National Significance.

New Zealand Gardens Trust five star logo.

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.

As a popular destination for locals and visitors alike, Pukekura Park lights up over the summer as the backdrop for the annual TSB Festival of Lights.


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