From the mountain to the sea, there is so much to experience in Taranaki.
Mount View Motel is situated in South Taranaki, an ideal location to venture out to the mountain or teeter on the coast line looking out into the ocean. The 'Visit Taranaki' website is full of information on amazing places to go and interesting things to do.
A must do is to visitTawhiti Muesumon the outskirts of Hawera. Voted in the top 3 best New Zealand Museums,Tawhiti Museumdetails New Zealand’s indigenous and settler cultural history including displays created in collaboration with Sir Peter Jackson, director of The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. The museum uses life size exhibits and scale models to capture the past in a series of super-realistic displays. All the displays – including the life size figures were created from moulds cast from real people – are designed and built on the premises.
If you're into scenic walks there are some great ones listed on theDOCsite. Recommendations for the Dawson Falls Track and the York Road Track, especially after you've been to Tawhiti Museum!
Another to add to the list isLake Rotokare. A beautiful scenic walk with a board walk up to wheeler chair standard recently installed as well as wid life to look out for.
Te Ngutu Golf Clubis one of South Taranaki’s most picturesque 18-hole courses is a short 10 minute drive and theHawera Golf Clubis our local links golf courses.