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Truman Track

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Address: Punakaiki, New Zealand
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Brilliant short walk

A good walk if time is limited. Beautiful native forest and boards explaining about the trees. You are rewarded at the end of the track by lovely views and a stunning beach. Sea... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
LJD1250
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A good walk if time is limited. Beautiful native forest and boards explaining about the trees. You are rewarded at the end of the track by lovely views and a stunning beach. Sea is extremely rough and would not be suitable for swimming unless you are very strong and experienced.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a short walk starting in some amazing forest scenery , with very old tall trees . Ending with a Coastal view and pathway to an interesting and picturesque cove , which would be a nice spot for a picnic . Definitely worth the stop!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Better than Punakaiki, great rainforest walk down ti Cliffs and a wild beach where you can walk down and see the waves, wind and waterfalls all shaping the land

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Roswell, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a short walk to a rock shelf overlooking the Truman cove and best done at any other time than high tide.The highlight is a small waterfall pouring off a wave-eroded limestone overhang directly onto the beach. Gorgeous setting

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We pulled into the car park finding only 1 other car there-visiting in the evening has benefits. A short 10 minute walk through the rainforest takes you to the lookout. The views are stunning and well worth taking the time to just stop and stare. Information regarding the possibilities of seeing penguins coming ashore between August and February was noted... More 

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Thank Pukeko54
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a short walk 10-15mins through a beautiful rainforest track out to the beach. The views along the beach back towards punakaiki are great. Totally worth a stop. I walked from the backpackers it took me about 25mins to get there from town. When walking there you cross bullock Creek, this is fantastic after rain. It is very fast... More 

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Thank Grace T
Takaka Hill, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An easy access to the beautiful beach a short distance below Te Nikau Retreat, which is such a unique place to stay!

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Thank arohaqi
Dunedin, New Zealand
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great short walk through native West coast forest and flax to a stunning beach with interesting rock formations and even a waterfall cascading onto the beach. Best enjoyed at lower tide so you can get right along the beach and into the caves hollowed out by the sea. We enjoyed this more than the nearby Pancake rocks... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

15 minute walk through beautiful rainforest to get to a small beach on the right side which you can go down and explore. Great for little kids as there is a small waterfall. This place pulls at the emotional ties of being in nature. Beautiful place to visit.

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Thank Ck C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Short track (10-15 mins) which gets you to a breathtaking beach with a waterfall, carved limestone walls and stunning views. Must be great to watch sunset there.

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