Self contained & self catering accommodation in Punakaiki

Punakaiki has a wide range of self-contained accommodation to choose from. There are numerous holiday homes in lovely locations near the sea or in the bush where you can self cater. There are options for small groups through to large.


As its name suggests Cliffscapes is tucked below Punakaiki’s magnificent limestone cliffs.
Just opposite the Paparoa Track gateway, Cliffcapes is within walking distance of all Punakaiki has to offer.

Telephone: 03 731 1894
Address: Punakaiki Village


Located on the beach front, backdropped by towering limestone cliffs and with stunning views out over the Tasman sea to the Pancake Rocks. Seascapes is truly a special home, offering the ultimate West Coast experience. Full Wifi and Linen provided.

Telephone: 03 731 1894


Treescapes is a brand new two-bedroom house nestled in native bush looking out to the Tasman Sea.
Situated just one kilometre south of the Punakaiki River it’s ideal for Paparoa Track bikers and trampers, road trippers, families, or small groups.

Telephone: 03 731 1894
Address: Punakaiki South

Canopy Camping Escapes

Canopy Camping Escapes has gradually curated a collection of special places of the glamping kind, all lovely, and all off the beaten track.
The collection includes beautiful tents surrounded by nature, quirky cabins with packets of personality and secret hideaways that offer something completely unique.
We have two hideaways in the Punakaiki area, both near Fox River. Woodpecker Hut and The Hexagon.

Address: 5297 State Highway 6, Fox River 7871

The Punakaiki Treehouse

The Punakaiki Treehouse is set in three hectares of native bush, close to the beautiful Truman Track.
It incorporates two self contained studio units, both with decks overlooking the native bush. It also houses the Love Punakaiki luxury couples’ retreat, a two-storied couples’ retreat featuring a bath on the deck, and a treetop conservatory library.

Telephone: 021 997 199 or 027 535 2314
Address: 25 Hartmount Place, Te Miko

Tairawhiti @ Fox River

Close to Punakaiki, the famous Pancake Rocks and the new Paparoa Track.
Spectacular sea views and sunsets from the sunny covered bbq deck.
Privacy and tranquility in a fully equipped holiday home – log-fire, unlimited wifi, linen supplied – sleeps 8.

Telephone: 03 789 5078 or 0275 305 889
Address: Fox River

Te Nikau Retreat

Nestled in the native West Coast Nikau-forest.
Te Nikau Retreat has a wide array of self-contained cottages and lodges, private rooms and backpacker accommodation tucked away in the rainforest near the Truman Track. Whether you’re on holiday to explore, adventure or just want some time out in nature we have an option for you.

Telephone: 03 731 1111
Address: Hartmount Place, Punakaiki
Postal: CMB 8, Punakaiki, R.D.1 Runanga 7873