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New Plymouth Travel Guide

It's time to kick off your spectacular New Plymouth adventure! Let the savvy team here at Orbitz create unbeatable flight and hotel options. Bundling your bookings is one of the simplest ways to save. Decide on your preferred airfares, hotels, experiences and rental cars for savings of up to $369^! And that's not all — you have loads of flexibility. Mix and match from 500 airlines and no less than 500,000 hotels across the globe.

Where is New Plymouth?

You know you want to go there and what you'd love to see, but do you know just where New Plymouth is? Keep reading to find out. It's situated about 160 miles north of Wellington, the national capital, and 10 miles southwest of Waitara. Enjoy meeting the locals while you're on vacation? This area of Taranaki boasts a population of around 49,000 people.

Places to Visit in New Plymouth

Take in the beauty of the galaxy at Observatory. Want some more options? Step off the busy streets and into a soothing house of worship at Saint Mary's Church. Stop for a few quiet moments of reflection or just admire its meaningful artworks. But that's not all! Whether they're grand buildings, stone statues or flowing water features, monuments are built to honor important people and events. Why not learn the fascinating story behind Wind Wand?

Car Rentals in New Plymouth

Unforgettable adventures are just around the bend with car rentals in New Plymouth. Ready to discover the region from the convenience and comfort of your own wheels? If you're going to be landing at New Plymouth Airport, you can just about rent a car on the tarmac. Europcar and Hertz are just a hop, skip and jump away from baggage claim. If you appreciate efficiency and convenience, check out Avis.

Where to stay in New Plymouth – Hotel Accommodation

If you're an experienced traveler, you'll know the value of booking ahead. There are 40 hotels in New Plymouth — let Orbitz assist you to secure the best deal! Can't decide where to get a room? A few top choices are the Nice Hotel and King and Queen Hotel Suites.

Nearest Airports to New Plymouth

Hoping to jump on a plane to New Plymouth? If so, you should know one or two things about the most convenient airport, New Plymouth Airport (NPL). It's located 7 miles to the northeast of the downtown area. Get ready to land and start exploring soon after!

Popular Places to Visit Near New Plymouth

If you've got a couple of spare days and don't mind traveling 20 miles, head on over to Pembroke. This nearby area has loads of things to see and do. Start exploring the story of the region at the Victoria Park Memorial. If you'd like to discover more, make your way to the Stratford Golf Course and the Te Kapua Park Racecourse too. Cardiff is another neighboring area situated just 25 miles away. Make your way here for attractions like the Taranaki Pioneer Village, the Percy Thomson Gallery and Hollard Gardens.

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