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Truman Track

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Address: State Highway 6 | Paparoa National Park, Punakaiki, New Zealand
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Go at low tide so you can walk on the beach among the rocks and see the caves and ledges. Sweeping views of the beautiful coast with a short rain forest walk on the way there... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go at low tide so you can walk on the beach among the rocks and see the caves and ledges. Sweeping views of the beautiful coast with a short rain forest walk on the way there. Easy walk to the lookout.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved doing this track in the early evening hours. The path leading to the sea is almost as stunning, with primeval forests and plants (some labelled). We had the rocks and beach almost to ourselves in the evening.

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Getxo, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lovely walk with a beautiful beach at the end. The first part looks like walking in a rainforest while at the end you get to this awesome beach.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a short walk between the bushes from down the road (10-15 minutes). The beach is quite beautiful and was quite secluded when we were there. No swimming though.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great biodiversity and a fairly easy hike. Take water though. It's not too difficult. We didn't see much wildlife.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

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 13 February 2017

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 8 February 2017 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 8 February 2017

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 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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