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Truman Track

State Highway 6 | Paparoa National Park, Punakaiki, New Zealand
+64 3-731 1895
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Really great short walk

Decided to go and have a look at this walk as we had beed advised by locals to visit it. It is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gusgus2016
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Invercargill, New Zealand
Nice walk and beach not to far from the main road SH6

As the bonus when visiting the very famous Punakaiki Rock, take the bonus here, stop for a while... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
santo t
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Auckland, New Zealand
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State Highway 6 | Paparoa National Park, Punakaiki, New Zealand
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+64 3-731 1895
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"low tide"
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"short walk"
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"small waterfall"
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"easy walk"
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"beautiful beach"
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"pancake rolls"
in 33 reviews
"nice walk"
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"tiny pebbles"
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"te nikau retreat"
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"rainforest walk"
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"old trees"
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"nikau palms"
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"native bush"
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"beach side"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to go and have a look at this walk as we had beed advised by locals to visit it. It is really nice spot to visit. One minute your walking through native bush then when you break out to the open the viewing platforms...More

Thank gusgus2016
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As the bonus when visiting the very famous Punakaiki Rock, take the bonus here, stop for a while and enjoy the easy short walk under the big and old trees approx 15 minutes before emerge to the nice beach with fantastic views, and going down...More

Thank santo t
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Worth the stop, My children loved the mesmerising walk and the beach at the end was worth every second. magical and easy.

Thank linnyc1981
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Don't hurry past it before or after going to the pancake rocks! It's well worth the short walk! Go at low tide so you can walk in the beach towzrds the waterfall!

Thank Marie v
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Short pleasant walk through bush to a picturesque beach with a small waterfall from which the resulting stream disappears into the sand.

Thank John T
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

A good walk through the native bush, to a viewing platform and optional walk down onto the beach. Worth the time to visit.

Thank 62Peter1952
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

It's a pleasant walk to the viewing platforms which have wonderful views of the sea, especially at high tide, and some beach where you can walk at low tide.

1  Thank Larry P
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

The Truman Track is just before reaching the Pancake Rocks walk if you are heading south along the road. Parking is across the road from where the beginning of the track is..The hike starts out thru the rain forest....very pretty...then the trail opens up to...More

Thank JstLv2Crz
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

: Just over the hill from Rocks Homestay B&B, and a short walk from a small roadside parking area down to a beautiful beach that offers many photo ops. Overshadowed by the world-famous Pancake Rocks, it is a mistake to miss this short track that...More

1  Thank IN_Travelers47906
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

This easy walk is beautiful and gives a wonderful view of the sea, rock shelf and coastal plants . It's an easy walk and only takes about 15 mins to an HR.( Depending on how long you watch the sea)

Thank MelbourneSeashell
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