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Truman Track

State Highway 6 | Paparoa National Park, Punakaiki, New Zealand
+64 3-731 1895
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Spectacular West Coast bush walk

This is a fabulous example of West Coast bush and easily accessible for most. Only 15minute walk... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2012
Jedsmom
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Greymouth
Great walk

As others have said, this is a great walk hrough a thick rainforest. The well maintained path was... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2012
golformeca
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Surprise, Arizona
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“low tide” (26 reviews)
“short walk” (37 reviews)
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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"
in 17 reviews
"beautiful beach"
in 12 reviews
"pancake rolls"
in 33 reviews
"nice walk"
in 11 reviews
"tiny pebbles"
in 3 reviews
"te nikau retreat"
in 4 reviews
"rainforest walk"
in 3 reviews
"old trees"
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"nikau palms"
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"native bush"
in 8 reviews
"tasman sea"
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"beach side"
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"wild beach"
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"rock formations"
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Reviewed 24 October 2012

This is a fabulous example of West Coast bush and easily accessible for most. Only 15minute walk through the rain forrest with name tags by many of the plants/trees - very useful. Track comes out of the bush to clifftops overlooking the Tasman sea and...More

Thank Jedsmom
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Reviewed 8 October 2012

As others have said, this is a great walk hrough a thick rainforest. The well maintained path was especially appreciated as we had had rain the day before, and t could had been really muddy. When you break out of the forest, the views of...More

Thank golformeca
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Reviewed 27 September 2012

A short, easy 10 minute walk through rainforest takes you to an amazing spot with great views up and down the coast. If the tide is right, head down onto the beach and watch the huge waves crashing over the massive rocks.

Thank debstheleo
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Reviewed 8 September 2012

It truly is short, but it traverses several different kinds of vegetation on the way from the road to the sea and back. Well worth the time and a knowledgeable guide or guidebook.

Thank nanacake
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Reviewed 29 May 2012

I love the walk through this patch of NZ bush - gorgeous old trees, and well-maintained track. Arriving at the dramatic beach with perfectly polished tiny stones and the sound of the powerful waves turning them over is just magic. One of my absolute favourite...More

Thank Tracey2402
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Reviewed 20 April 2012

Lovely short walk down to the beach with access to a small waterfall at low tide. Very photogenic

1  Thank Richard_French
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Reviewed 18 April 2012

I recommend this track to all the visitors to our B&B. It is not a long hike, and what you see is stunning. Have been there repeatedly, and each time it is different.

Thank Henela_55
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Reviewed 10 April 2012

Easily missed and overlooked the Truman Track is a short 15 minute walk through some trees and bush to an absolutely beautiful beach. Get on your hands and knees and look through all the beautiful coloured stones that make up the beach, paddle in the...More

Thank Tamsyn H
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Reviewed 6 April 2012

Short walk through bush to lovely beach - spot the penguin tracks in the sand. Lovely views, off the beaten track.

Thank Sarah H
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Reviewed 28 March 2012

This was a lovely track and well worth it as the views going down to the beach are great. A must do in my opinion

1  Thank atz
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