|Monthly Pass (local transport)||$26.01|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre||$867.15|
|Utilities (Electricity, Heating, ...) for medium apartment||$130.07|
|Milk (1 liter)||$2.82|
|1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff||$0.38|
|One-way ticket (local transport)||$1.73|
|Local draught beer||$6.94|
In the laid back western territory of New Zealand lies New Plymouth. Though it’s not as popular as cities found in east coast, this town has a fair share of attractions and visitors are assured of fantastic surf opportunities, idyllic heritage views and cultural attractions. If you’re thinking of coming to the town then it’s advisable to make reservations early enough, avoid peak period when prices tend to be high due to demand. There are travel firms which offer cheap flights to New Plymouth for your convenience.
Pukekeura recreational area is an impressive tramping destination with pristine path walks and one-of-a-kind flowers. There’s also a special manmade waterfall which makes this park a great vintage point for relaxing during the hot summer afternoons, these waters are clean, bubbly and breath life to the otherwise busy city center. If you’re coming at around 15-17th March, take some time to check the special festivals that happen during this time such as Art & Dance, World Music and many others.
In the South Side of the city is Tawhiti Museum which is privately owned and managed, it has ancient souvenirs and exhibitions which showcase the country’s rich cultural past, traditions and heritage. There are also relics that show the influence of European colonization within the local Maori community. This museum also showcases a very interesting history of the only Cheese Factory in this area; it was built in 1975 and is believed to be around 75 yrs old. You can get cheap flights to New Plymouth by doing a proper search.
The winding Coastal Walkway center is an attraction spot that has already won an international award. This 11 km walkway is found along the beach area and famous among both indigenous and foreign tourists. Many people think that New Plymouth is the best traveler’s destination in the entire region, its festivals are distinct and there are numerous outdoor activities that are suitable for the whole family.
The best hotels in New Plymouth are found along the south coast, some of them include Christchurch Hotel, Blenheim, Gore and Dunedin. These visitor accommodations are eye striking, beautiful and very modern. They have unique facilities for their clients, such as private chauffeurs for those who want to visit different places across the city. Most of these extra services are free without any additional costs to the client.