Punakaiki – West Coast, New Zealand

Punakaiki is best known for its Pancake Rocks and Blowholes – both of which are spectacular and a must-see when visiting the West Coast.

Punakaiki is the service centre for the Paparoa National Park – 30,000 ha of varied landscape from lush West Coast native rainforest and mountain tops, to expansive rugged beaches and coastline.

But there’s plenty more to see and do here than that:

Visit the Paparoa National Park i-SITE Visitor Centre and find out much more about a special spot that has so many local secrets.

Stay a while and make Punakaiki your destination for a couple of days and enjoy the friendly hospitality the West Coast is famous for. There are taverns, cafés and restaurantsactivities to keep you busy, and a great range of accommodation to suit any budget.

There’s so much more here than meets the eye!