Walking & hiking

Punakaiki Walks

Directions

About

Walks in the Punakaiki area of the West Coast of New Zealand.

More information

Truman track

Time: 15 Minutes.

Skill level: Easy.

This walk emerges from the sub tropical rainforest to a spectacular coastline with cliffs and sea caves.

Pororari River walk

Time: 1 hour.

Skill level: Moderate.

The first 15 minutes of this walk takes you to a seat overlooking a spectacular view of the river gorge and limestone cliffs - 1km north of the Visitor Centre on SH6.

Pancake Rocks / Dolomite Point walkway

Time: 20-minutes.

Skill level: Easy.

Blowholes and spectacular rock formations, ocean views, SH 6, midway between Westport and Greymouth.

Tiropahi walk

Time: Two hours.

Skill level: Easy.

Old bush tramway via milling site, river and limestone bluffs. One river crossing.

Directions

Punakaiki, West Coast, New Zealand, 8783
Get directions

Related Listings

Punakaiki
Accommodation
Punakaiki Beach Camp Punakaiki Beach Camp

Private setting adjoining the Paparoa National Park in Punakaiki.

$17 - $20
Learn more
Punakaiki
Accommodation
Punakaiki Resort Punakaiki Resort

Punakaiki Resort offers superb beachfront accommodation with spectacular coastline and rainforest views, providing the perfect setting to relax and unwind.

$155 - $315
Learn more
Punakaiki
See & Do
Gloworm Cave tour The Charleston GlowWorm Cave Tour

The Charleston Gloworm Cave Tour takes visitors by train into the magnificent rain forest of the Nile River Canyon to explore the enormous Nile River Cave System.

$87.50 - $120
Learn more
Punakaiki
See & Do
Horse wagon tours Golden Sands Horse and Wagon Tours

Golden Sands Horse & Wagon Tours in Barrytown offer a guided tour by horse and wagon in the footsteps of the early pioneers.

$60 per adult $30 per child.
Free for children aged three and under.
Valid until: 1/6/2020
Learn more
Punakaiki
See & Do
The Nile River Rainforest Train The Nile River Rainforest Train

The Nile River Rainforest Train Is a short interpretative train journey through primeval rain forest whilst seated in small open sided carriages.

$20-$25
Learn more
Punakaiki
See & Do
Pancake Rocks and Blowholes - 0920 Pancake Rocks and Blowholes

The pancake rocks in Punakaiki are the most visited natural attraction on the West Coast with good reason, they really do look like pancakes!

Free
Learn more