New Plymouth Weekend

Fri Feb 18 2022 at 08:00 am to Mon Feb 21 2022 at 06:00 pm

New Plymouth | Auckland

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New Plymouth Weekend
Day 1
Auckland to New Plymouth via the very twisty SH22.
We'll head to Te Kuiti for Lunch before the final leg to New Plymouth.
Group Dinner at 7pm

Day 2 - Turn Back Time
Departing at 9.30am we will head anti clockwise around the mountain taking in a few twisty and scenic
roads before we head up to Dawson Falls for a brief stop and short walk (10 min walk to the waterfall).
We’ll then head back down...around the mountain a little more... then back up to Stratford Plateau for some group photos with Mt Taranaki in the Background.
We then take a short drive down the mountain to Stratford Mountain House for lunch.
Next stop is the Taranaki Transport Museum.
Don’t be fooled by the appearance of the building, as inside there is an Aladdin’s Cave of memorabilia guaranteed to take you on journey that will turn back time.
We then head back to the future and head to your Hotel to freshen up, then...
Depart at 6.45 for dinner at ‘The Social Kitchen’ at 7pm*
Day 3 -Option 1:

We will head down to Stratford and travel half of the forgotten highway to the Whangamomona Hotel for lunch!
You then have the option for a short excursion to the Moki Tunnel. We will then regroup back at the Whangamomona Hotel before heading back... then we'll take a few twisty rural back roads through the amazing king country.
Group Dinner at 7pm
Day 3 - Option 2: Freedom!
You are free to choose from many activities and attractions in the area. Choose to go on your own, or
group together with those wanting to see the sights / experiences, here are some suggestions:
Pukekawa Park, Len Lye Centre, Mini Golf, Te Rewa Bridge, Brooklands Zoo, The Surf Highway, Tawhiti Museum.
Group Dinner at 7pm
Day 4 - Back to the future... the return Journey.
Take your choice of returning the way you came. For those heading North, Brian has an option to drive some amazing twisty roads heading out toward Mangat
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