30 Things to do in Pukekohe

You don't have to travel far to find something to do in Pukekohe. Here are our top 30 things to do in our vibrant town.

  1. Relax in the sun in the Town Square while sipping on a coffee from any of Pukekohe's fantastic cafe's
  2. Throw on your glad rags and get ready to party at any or all of Pukekohe Park's Race Days 
  3. Catch the Counties Manukau Steelers in action at Navigation Homes Stadium
  4. Break a sweat at a Les Mills fitness class courtesy of Counties Fitness 
  5. Grab a bargain at the Saturday morning markets in the Massey Ave carpark
  6. Check out the array of art pieces on display at the New Zealand Steel Gallery
  7. Catch a flick at Cinema 3
  8. Check out fan favourites McLaughlin, van Gisbergen and Coulthard as they go head to head in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship at the ITM Auckland SuperSprint. 
  9. Stretch it out at Shine Pilates
  10. Try your hand at Ten Pin bowling at the Pukekohe Cosmopolitan Club
  11. Dance the night away with live music at Ed Street
  12. Take a life drawing class at the Franklin Art Centre 
  13. Visit Pioneer Cottage and learn about its history – Open on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month
  14. Take a stroll up Cape Hill for a picnic 
  15. Tee off at the Pukekohe Golf Course 
  16. Plunge into an Oreo freak shake at C3 Factory
  17. Soak up the sunshine and live music at Franklin Summer Fest - coming Feb 2020
  18. Battle it out in a game of Laser Strike 
  19. Take your bike for a spin in the evenings at Pukekohe Park 
  20. Swim a few laps at Franklin Pool and Leisure 
  21. Read a new book at the Library and grab a coffee from Caterpillar Café while you're there! 
  22. In need of some rest and relaxation? Pure Indulgence Wellness Spa has you covered
  23. Take a scenic drive up Pukekohe Hill to admire Pukekohe from above 
  24. Indulge in a delicious dessert from the Sugar Shed - Banoffee Doffle anyone?
  25. Cocktails at the Monarch Café or The Good Home are always a good idea
  26. Head to the Longkeeper for a competitive quiz night - every Thursday night!
  27. Take a self-guided tour of the town and see how many heritage plaques you can find on buildings in the main street
  28. Have a hankering for traditional American barbeque? Blue Ox Babe BBQ is Pukekohe's newest Texas-style BBQ joint! 
  29. Conquer the 5 Summit Walk and Cycle Trail in Pukekohe - find the map HERE
  30. Get into the festive spirit by attending the Pukekohe Christmas Parade on the 8th of December 2019