Local Experiences


Taranaki offers a wealth of experiences from exhilarating outdoor activities, a thriving art scene and exciting cultural, sporting and major events. It truly is a destination “Like no other”.

Passionate about Taranaki, host Terry Parkes can create itineraries tailored to a range of interests to help make your stay sensational.

Into Art, Gardening, Architecture, Music or simply interested in the local sights? Take advantage of Terry’s local knowledge and get the inside scoop on the latest goings-on in the region. He can help to organise experiences like no other, including behind the scenes tours at the city’s art institutions, master cooking classes, private art tours, experiences related to major events, guided shopping and more.

Visit these sites for more information about other major events happening in the area:





Or for package tours and corporate activity days visit:  

Len Lye Centre

The Nice Hotel is situated minutes away from the  world centre for the internationally renowned kinetic sculpturist, film-maker, painter and poet - Len Lye.  This state of the art facility houses the collection and archive of Len Lye including display galleries, an education centre and a cinema.  View further details about the Len Lye Centre.

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