Punakaiki Attractions and Activities
Punakaiki has many tourist attractions and travel activities with something to suit all ages, tastes and budgets. From adrenaline-pumping adventure to a relaxing day out, you need never be bored in Punakaiki.
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Mobile-friendly - Located in a picturesque beachside setting adjoining Paparoa National Park. Entrance is Owen Street, off SH 6, 1km north of Pancake Rocks an easy 45 min drive from Westport or Greymouth. Ideal for overnight stop or extended stay, the Punakaiki Beach Camp is an excellent base to explore limestone gorges, bushwalks, beaches and the Pancake Rocks. Holiday houses to rent.
The famous Pancake Rocks and Blowholes are just a 20 minute loop walk from where you park your vehicle on the main highway at Punakaiki. Explore a limestone landscape of pancake-shaped rock formations, blowholes and surge pools on this short walk.
Mobile-friendly - West Coast Encounters can take you on tours to: Punakaiki - a trip to one of the defining places of the West Coast, Greymouth - a tour that offers some of the hidden treasures, Franz Josef Glacier - a once in a life time opportunity to experience the glacier first hand, and Shantytown - the West Coasts iconic heritage village.
Mobile-friendly - 23 years experience gives us the confidence to offer a money-back guarantee. If you're not 100% totally pleased with your tour then it's free. Personalised, small group tours that include Glow worm tours, Punakaiki Pancake Rocks and Blowholes, National Parks, Rail Trail cycling, Glacier tours, Guided walks, Rainforest cruises, Hot springs, Mountain-biking, Gold and Jade hunting. Free advice and specials.
Mobile-friendly - Explore West Coast offers visitors to the region a scenic tours service around the West Coast of the South Island. We offer a range of unique and scenic tours giving you a chance to explore the Untamed Natural Wilderness of the West Coast region. Scenic tours of Punakaiki, Lake Brunner, Hokitika Gorge and the Glaciers are available.
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