Cottage in Taranaki New Zealand
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Host: John Apps
Address: Egmont Road, Egmont Village, New Plymouth, Taranaki, North Island, New Zealand
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Telephone: 06 752 2722,
Activities/Attractions: Taranaki with it's natural and scenic beauty, has to be one of the most beautiful places to visit in New Zealand. With it's natural scenic wonders and unique cultural heritage, Taranaki tourism is growing at a rapid pace. All year round there is something to see and do. In the winter you can ski on Mt. Taranaki and in the summer the beaches and walking tracks are very popular.
Hikers are drawn to climb the mountain, or walk the 5 day circuit around its lower slopes. Directly to the east, and visible in clear weather are the distant peaks of Tongariro National Park and the twin volcano of Ruapehu, which erupted in 1995 and 1996 and also provide excellent opportunities for outdoor activities.
At the foot of Taranaki, the modern and prosperous port of New Plymouth competes with the larger city of Wanganui further south, which is justly proud of its Victorian and Edwardian heritage. The mighty river bearing the same name was once the main ‘highway’ inland, and the city has a museum dedicated to the paddle steamers that used to haul people and goods up and down river. Today river trips up the Whanganui provide the easiest access to a vast region of untouched forest, where the poignant ‘Bridge to Nowhere’ is a reminder of the pioneers’ struggle with nature.
Palmerston North is a university town and proud of its cultural attractions, which include theatres and museums, among them the Rugby Museum, full of sporting memorabilia. The All Blacks’ training ground is in the town.
General Information: Welcome to Araheke Cottage ... and escape to this beautifully warm, comfortable and peaceful haven, just minutes from New Plymouth, New Zealand. Araheke Cottage is comprehensively equipped with everything the most discerning traveller will need and is ideally situated for easy access to Egmont National Park, Mangamahoe Forest and Lake mountain bike tracks, Inglewood Athletics Complex, as well as the many cafes, restaurants and walkways of New Plymouth.
Nestling amidst lush pasture, mature trees, and overlooking a bubbling stream, Araheke Cottage enjoys grand views of Mount Taranaki. Inside rough sawn beams blend with rugs, polished macrocarpa floors, and tasteful quality furnishings, to create an ambience that is guaranteed to both welcome and relax. Araheke Cottage is equipped with everything you might need to make your stay very special and comfortable.
Payment Accepted: Guaranteed Cheques or Cash only.
Rates: (Prices quoted in NZ Dollars).
$110/night/double (based on 3 nights
Provisions for full breakfast available at $15/person.
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"This is a wonderful place to get away. Very tastefully furnished, beautiful setting and surroundings, and includes friendly farm animals. It was one of the highlights of our trip!"
"A truly delightful and cosy retreat."
"This is absolutely gorgeous – thank you for this lovely place."