- Check out the new-look Founders Café!
- Open 10am-4pm Weds-Sun & public holidays (except Christmas Day) until 31 March
- Light meals, snacks, sweets and refreshments. Licensed.
Use our Plant Hunter’s Station to find out about the plants at Pukeiti.
Wonder at the beauty of one of the world's biggest and most diverse rhododendron collections, uniquely nestled in rainforest.
One man's dream has literally flowered at Pukeiti on the slopes of Mt Taranaki.
Members of the Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust Inc enjoy a number of benefits, advantages and privileges.
How to get here
- Wheelchair accessible
- Toilets available
- Picnic area
- No dogs, please
- Pop-up cafe, Oct-Jan
The Rainforest School
The Rainforest School is a study unit developed by the Taranaki Regional Council outlining the activities available for teachers and classes visiting Pukeiti. The 15 activity options include walks, studies focusing on plants, birdlife and fish, a practical pot-a-plant session and a stream study.Pukeiti Rainforest School (single document only)