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Guided Walks and Tours

See below a list of free guided walks and tours happening during the festival. 

Te Henui Cemetery Guided Walk

Come for a wander with our dedicated garden volunteersand explore this heritage cemetery. Enjoy the bird, beeand butterfly friendly haven with its wide range andabundance of flowers.

Date/Time:

Tues 5 Nov, 2pm
Thurs 7 Nov, 2pm
Sat 9 Nov, 2pm

Venue:

173 Lemon St, New Plymouth
Meet by the main sign by the first
roundabout inside the cemetery

Admission:

Free Event

Pukekura Park Guided Walk

Join NPDC’s Pukekura Park staff on a guided walk through one of New Zealand’s most significant public gardens. Learn about the history, fascinating plants and discover hidden corners whilst on this tour.

Please wear suitable walking shoes. A medium level of fitness is required. The event will proceed wet or fine.

Date/Time :

Wed 6 Nov, 9am, Fri 8 Nov, 9am

Venue :

Meet outside The Bellringer Pavilion, Pukekura Park, Fillis St, New Plymouth

Admission :

Free event

Fernery and Display House – Pukekura Park

This tour and demonstration will give you a first-hand look at what goes into creating the stunning displays in the Fernery and Display Houses. You’ll see colourful coleus, exotic foliage plants and elegant orchids.

Date/Time :

Tues 5 Nov, 11am, Thurs 7 Nov, 11am

Venue :

Meet at the Fernery and Display House entrance, Pukekura Park, Fillis St, New Plymouth

Admission :

Free event
The Fernery and Display Houses will be open from 8:30am to 5pm during the festival.

Pukeiti Guided Walk

Date/Time:

Daily 2pm during the festival

Venue :

Pukeiti, 2290 Carrington Rd, New Plymouth

Admission :

Free event

Tūpare Guided Walk

Date/Time:

Daily 2pm during the festival

Venue :

Tūpare, 487 Mangorei Rd, New Plymouth

Admission :

Free event

Tūpare Guided House Tour

The Friends of Tūpare will conduct daily tours of the beautifully restored Chapman-Taylor designed home built by Sir Russell and Lady Matthews. Before and after the tours a mobility vehicle will be operating to help less able visitors up and down the steep driveway.

Date/Time :

Daily 10am – 12:30pm during the festival. Every 30 minutes

Venue :

Meet at the front door of the house, Tūpare, 487 Mangorei Rd, New Plymouth

Admission :

Free event

Hollard Gardens Guided Walk

Date/time :

Daily 2pm during the festival

Venue :

Hollard Gardens, 1686 Upper Manaia Rd, Kaponga

Admission :

Free event