Stunning Taranaki is located on the West Coast of the North Island halfway between Auckland and Wellington.  on New Zealand’s west coast, the Taranaki region is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. Taranaki Maunga – Mt Taranaki stands proud in a perfectly formed volcano, with picture perfect peaks. 

Enjoy a day trip along Surf Highway 45 home to more than 12 world-class surf breaks and breathtaking beaches.  

Explore the multitude of activities on offer including rafting, surf lessons, adventure activities and hikes through native forests.  Where else can you try surfing and skiing/snowboarding all in the same day.

Stroll the New Plymouth Award Scenic Coastal Walkway connecting you to arts, culture & shopping. See the Wind Wand, conceived by the pioneering kinetic artist, Len Lye. 

There are art trails, festivals and award-winning museums and galleries as well as a thriving cafĂ© & restaurant culture. 

A hidden gem awaiting for you to make happy holiday memories. 

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