Pukeiti Gardens – Wednesday 24 February 2016
70 cars only
No limit on participant numbers
Departure TSB Stadium – 11:00am
Requirements: Bring a picnic lunch
Open to entrants only. Pre-registration is essential.
Taranaki is home to the stunning Pukeiti Gardens – A 360ha rainforest property just south of New Plymouth. It was established in 1951 and is an internationally recognised garden and plant collection. Pukeiti holds more than 2000 varieties of rhododendrons as well as complimentary native and exotic plantings. There are garden and rainforest walks that vary in length from 45mins – 2.5hours.
Depart TSB Stadium car park at 11:00am; be there 15 minutes prior to departure. There will a local to lead the way but you will be issued directions so you can choose to return at your own leisure. The cruise to Pukeiti is approx. 35-40mins. The roads do become a bit windy as you get closer to the gardens. Departure by the lead local will be 2:00pm. Your return cruise to New Plymouth will take you via the scenic coastal route.
You are welcome to bring a picnic lunch.
SORRY DUE TO LACK OF DEMAND THE PRE PACKED PICNIC OPTION IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE
SORRY DUE TO LACK OF DEMAND THE GUIDED TOUR WILL NOT BE AVAILABE.