Experience nature’s breath-taking playground, sun-drenched beaches, endless inspiration, and tasty delights. At our place, you’ll leave brimming with Taranaki magic.
Experience nature’s breath-taking playground
Serene riverside walks, secret swimming holes, thrilling mountain bike trails and endless walking tracks with spectacular views of the magnificent Taranaki Maunga await.
Tour the famous Surf Highway 45 with endless beaches and vibrant coastal towns to discover
From the magnificent cliffs of Waihi Beach, just 10 minutes from Hāwera, take a scenic drive along the coast to Ōpunake for a dose of inspiration and art galleries galore. Stop in at The Emporium to discover the talented local artists who live here.
See the fascinating remains of shipwreck SS Gairloch, just south of Ōakura, or continue on to New Plymouth’s popular swimming beaches, Fitzroy and East End.
Taranaki is buzzing with creativity
Marvel at colourful street art murals, off-the-beaten track studios and the iconic Govett Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre, home to Len Lye’s spell-binding kinetic displays.
There is no shortage of family fun
Explore on two wheels at the epic Stratford Children’s Bike Park or cruise along the Coastal Walkway and discover rich history and great local coffee spots along the way. The kids will be entertained for hours at Pukekura Park, with its amazing playground and abundance of walking trails.
After you’re done - relax in accommodation ranging from luxurious, niche options or larger scale hotels, to B&Bs, family-friendly motels or fun backpacker hostels.
Including beach front options at Belt Road Seaside Holiday Park and Ahu Ahu villas to soak up those west coast sunsets.