New Plymouth is a holiday destination with something for everyone, from sun and sea to snow. Discover a spectacular cone mountain, magnificent parks, gardens and walking tracks, great shopping and a vibrant nightlife. New Plymouth is surrounded by a spectacularly beautiful environment from its stunning coastline offering some of the best surfing conditions in the country and a marine park conservation area. Impressive Mount Taranaki rests within the Egmont National Park and is a mecca for trampers and climbers.