Experience Tūpare's beautifully restored garden and home. Sculpted from a hillside overlooking the Waiwhakaiho River, this is a premier landscaped garden.
The Mangorei Rd property that was to become Tūpare was a wilderness in 1931 when Russell and Mary Matthews bought it.
How to get here
Open daily - free entry
Winter hours: 9am-5pm
Daylight saving hours: 9am-8pm
- Toilets available
- Mobility vehicle available on request
- Free gas barbecue on river flat
- Picnic areas on river flat
- Please, no dogs
The Riverside School
The Riverside School is a study unit developed by the Taranaki Regional Council outlining the activities available for teachers and classes visiting Tupare. The 9 activity options include walks, studies focusing on trees and birdlife, and a stream study.Tupare Riverside School (single document only)