Getting here and around
Taranaki is conveniently located on the west Coast of New Zealand's North Island. It's midway between Auckland in the north and the capital city of Wellington in the south. Our excellent highways make it an easy drive along State Highway 3 from either direction.
Take one of several daily 50-minute flights from Auckland or Wellington to New Plymouth.
If you don't have your own vehicle, a number of coaches operate between Taranaki and Auckland, Hamilton, Waitomo Caves and Rotorua in the north, and Wellington, Palmerston North and Wanganui in the south. Contact the local office of InterCity for a schedule. Phone 06 - 759 9039 or visit www.intercity.co.nz
Visitor Information Centres throughout New Zealand stock the Taranaki Visitor Guide, which gives not only detail on how to get to and around Taranaki, but also accommodation, attractions, dining options and other pertinent information.
Auckland - New Plymouth
4 hrs 30 mins
Taranaki tourism information, accommodation & enquiries website
Taranaki "Like no other" click here www.taranaki.co.nz
Cycle Map (for town gardens)