Tō mātoro

Your visit


The main entrance to Pukekura Park is on Fillis Street, close to the centre of New Plymouth. There are also 22 pedestrian entrances allowing entry from all sides of the park, and three other entrances with car parks on Rogan Street, Victoria Road and Brooklands Park Drive.

Pukekura Park map

Brooklands Park map


Visitor facilities

Visitor Information brochures and maps are available from the Tea House and the Fernery.

Pukekura Park Tea House on the Lake & kiosk

Come and enjoy great food in a fantastic setting with family and friends. We have excellent cabinet food and a changing blackboard menu. 

Opening hours: 9am-4pm
Contact: Tea House on the Lake
Phone: 06 758 7205
Email: teahouseonthelake@gmail.com

Row boats on the lake

There are fibreglass boats available for hire from the Tea House, located in Pukekura Park, during the TSB Festival of Lights and on most fine days throughout the year.

The nine boats are also available for private hire. Ideal for corporate team building, school excursions, weddings, birthdays or a fun family day out. Please email the Tea House or phone 06 758 7205 for more information.

Price: $20 per 20 minutes (price subject to change)

Guided or self-guided walks

Guided tours are available through Friends of Pukekura Park. Self-guided tours are available by collecting a printed map of the park from the Tea House on the Lake or the Fernery and Display Houses.

Contact: Elise Smith
Phone: 06 753 5443

Friends of Pukekura Park Buggy Tour

The Friends of Pukekura Park was formed in 1996 with the aim to see the special nature of Pukekura Park maintained and celebrated as unique. They offer a 45 minute highlights of Pukekura Park tour in a seven seater buggy with an emphasis on the park's history. Tours run between 10.30am and 3pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday, weather permitting. Other days also available by arrangement.

Cost: $5 adults and $2 children.
To book or for more information: Contact 021 213 3242 or 06 758 6417.