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New Plymouth i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

65 St Aubyn Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-759 0897
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Visitor isite Information centre

Hadn’t been to New Plymouth for years so wanted to know what to see and do. Staff informative... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
leoniehastings
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Hastings, New Zealand
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Stunning building

Sits so lovely in a great locale near the coastal walkway and short walk to shops and cafes. Lots... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Susan H
,
Kerikeri, New Zealand
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The New Plymouth i-SITE Visitor Centre is part of New Zealand's official nationwide Visitor Information Network. We provide a comprehensive, impartial information and booking service for New Plymouth, Taranaki and New Zealand for accommodation, activities, attractions and travel bookings. Located on the scenic West Coast of the North Island midway between Auckland and Wellington, Mount Egmont/Taranaki is a picture of majestic beauty reaching down towards the sea. Taranaki is the perfect place for tramping, camping, fishing and surfing. We also offer the cultural delights of excellent museums and galleries. Ask the team about other hidden gems of the region as they are keen to ensure your stay is a memorable one!
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65 St Aubyn Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hadn’t been to New Plymouth for years so wanted to know what to see and do. Staff informative friendly and helpful. Lots of maps available too

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sits so lovely in a great locale near the coastal walkway and short walk to shops and cafes. Lots of products for sale. Info staff however more interested in doing their paperwork etc than me. A man did show me directions on a map but...More

Thank Susan H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very helpful staff at the I-SITE information Centre and a great museum. An interesting building combining old and new structures.

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

They were Lovely staff at isite very friendly with lots of helpful local knowledge, who didn’t seem to stressed because it was very busy there

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised at the extensions to the exhibitions at Puke Ariki as it has been quite a long time since I last visited there. These exhibitions will definitely be on my visiting agenda again as I had to go to another appointment. Next...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

great place to visit for young and old alike...had been during the week and had a great coffees at the library cafe... Very informative lady, a great asset... also could make great coffee. sadly we visited again in the weekend. but we struck a new...More

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New_Plymouth_i-SITE, Visitor Experiences Coordinator at New Plymouth i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us this valuable feedback regarding the Daily News Cafe. Please accept our sincerest apologies for the service you received on the weekend. This is not the standard we expect of our team and we are...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

So much more here than visitor information. The adjacent exhibits are well worth the time and cost of admission (the are free). The exhibits are very well done, informative and fun for kids with interactive activities. There is also a very good restaurant and gift...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Definately come here first to get ideas on what to do in New Plymouth. The I-site centre is situated in a gift shop, it took me a while to figure this out as at first all I saw were things to buy, however at the...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

All are excellent, but Paul at this particular iSite was brilliant! His suggestions, (Veronica's Loop, Park, Coastal Walkway etc.) were spot on. So glad we stopped for 3 nights here, (not actually at the iSite silly!) sorry it wasn't longer... Thanks Paul.

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Lovely staff could not be too helpful. Interesting museum with lots to see. Glad we were recommended to check it out.

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New_Plymouth_i-SITE, Manager at New Plymouth i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Thank you for your review. Happy to be of help, we hope to see you again.

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