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Truman Track

State Highway 6 | Paparoa National Park, Punakaiki, New Zealand
+64 3-731 1895
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favorite place ever

my favorite place in the world, this beautiful beach is decorated with nature and outstandingly... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2016
Jacqueline C
Excellent stop

Strangely this place is not so advertised but it is definitely worth the detour and the walk on the... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2016
Franco8375
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“pancake rocks” (30 reviews)
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State Highway 6 | Paparoa National Park, Punakaiki, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

my favorite place in the world, this beautiful beach is decorated with nature and outstandingly beautiful. go during low tide for optimal exploration!

Thank Jacqueline C
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Strangely this place is not so advertised but it is definitely worth the detour and the walk on the beach... For this you should go there 1-2 hours after high tide to make your way the other side of the beach without being to risky...More

Thank Franco8375
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I do this track every time I am in Punakaiki (I also stay at Te Nikau retreat which is just next to this track so you can access the track from the hostel) this is just a short track but it leads down to the...More

Thank Victoria G
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I missed this last time I was in the area and was pleased I visited this time. It's a easy walk through forest to the look out area, then down a track to the pebbled beach. The limestone formations are pretty with the bonus of...More

Thank CarolKate39
Reviewed 10 December 2016

From our chalet at Te Nikau, this was a 20 min walk through a lush green forest to the beach. Closer to the beach we heard the many birds cooing and cawing and of course the water crashing towards the shore. When we got to...More

Thank AMsays
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This is a nice track to begin a day with. After morning breakfast, a walk along this track before drive down to other parts of new zealand. The walk is about 30 min but if you spend your time taking photos, can be around 50min....More

Thank Daniel Zi Yi Y
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We are keen walkers but this walk is perfectly possible for non-walkers who just want to stretch their legs after a long car journey. There's free parking just off the road and the track takes you through native forest before arriving at the cliff head...More

Thank mikeedeedee
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This track is highly rated for a few reasons. It is easy to complete, it is really interesting, you get to see great ocean views as you walk it, but the highlight for us was to be able to go down to the beach in...More

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 29 October 2016

After passing through the forest, a short walk, you arrive on a pristine beach. The beach has beautiful rock formation and a waterfall. My wife and I could have spent all day here it was so lovely

Thank PDXTraveler110
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The walk is easy and SO worth the ten minutes of walking in the rainforest, then all of a sudden it opens up on to beautiful coastline. It was breath taking - go and enjoy!!

Thank Buhrdy
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