Whether you're looking for a scenic road trip or an easy flight, Taranaki is just far enough away.
Taranaki – Just Around the Corner
You won’t have to go too far to discover truly unique events, vibrant arts and culture, and decadent dining once you’re ready to explore our beautiful country again. It’s all here in Taranaki - a place like no other.
Our photogenic region is also crammed with visitor attractions, green spaces and natural wonders and, whether you’re travelling with big kids or little ones, you’ll find plenty to do.
The Pouākai Crossing is the premier one-day walk in Egmont National Park that takes in the highlights of the longer two to three day Pouākai Circuit.
Surf Highway 45 - Six Foot and Glassy
Whether you’re a seasoned wave-hunter or just getting started, Taranaki’s Surf Highway 45 will have a wave waiting for you.
Exploring the Forgotten World
New Zealand’s oldest heritage trail is 155kms long. Starting in either Stratford or Taumarunui it follows ancient Māori trade routes and pioneering farm tracks, through ambitious historic settlements, untamed native bush and stunning natural scenery.
Taranaki Maunga Top Views
Taranaki Maunga is paved with thousands of kilometres of walking tracks – both short and long. But which ones lead to the best views?
Download Taranaki Brochures
Venture Taranaki, in collaboration with the region's i-SITEs, write and produce a number of publications and guidebooks to encourage visitors to experience the region's best. Download them here or find them at i-SITE Visitor Infomation Centres in New Plymouth, Stratford and Hāwera or by contacting us.
Something here for everyone.
We've got so much on offer, all year round.
Abundant in nature and history, and exploding with culture, arts, dining and hospitality - take a look at our Visitor Story.