Palmerston North is a foodie hotspot, with vibrant options to suit everyone. Choose from an array of award-winning restaurants, local eateries and a renowned international dining scene. Whether you’re after prime local beef or some serious spice, check out some of the dining options to find what tickles your taste buds.
If you’re after an adrenaline rush, Arapuke Park is a premier mountain bike destination atop the Tararua Ranges, just minutes from the city. Offering over 30km of mixed grade trails, it’s a must for those after a two-wheeled adventure while you are here.
At the heart of the city lies the creative and cultural precinct with a trifecta of museums, art galleries and theatres. Take a walking tour of the city’s epic new street art and pick up an rt and sculpture trail guide to uncover the impressive pieces dotted across the city.