1. New Zealand
  2. West Coast, South Island
  3. Greymouth

From Greymouth: Punakaiki Blowholes & Pancake Rocks Tour

Product ID: 315307
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Take a trip on a scenic coastal drive to Punakaiki, home to pancake rocks and blowholes. Discover fascinating stacked limestone rocks that the sea has eroded creating a stunning natural landscape. Stop at several viewpoints, great for the perfect photo.
About this activity
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Duration: 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Booklets
English

Pickup optional

Please look for the grey sign written van, outside your accommodation near the footpath

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Experience

Highlights
  • Travel one of the world's top 10 coastal scenic drives with magnificent ocean views
  • Explore around the pancake rocks and blowholes
  • Read the interpretation panels on the wildlife and native plants of New Zealand
  • Learn about the history of the West Coast with your guide
  • Visit the Truman Track viewing platform and access the sandy bay and rock pools
Full description
Travel the Coast Road, a scenic drive passing beaches and bays with native West Coast bush background. Stop for photos along the way before reaching Punakaiki where you will be guided through the pancake rocks and blowholes. Enjoy a nature walk with access to interpretation panels to learn about your surroundings. 

After spending time at the blow holes you have time to grab a refreshment at the local cafe before travelling on to the Truman Track. Take a short walk to an ocean viewing platform and sandy bay. At low tide you can access the bay and walk along to the rock pools. 

Head back via the famous Coast Road and if time allows the tour guide can stop off at some bays along the way and allow time for more photos. Your tour ends back in Greymouth at your accommodation or at the visitor centre.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees
  • Headset
  • Air conditioned van
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drink
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Wait at the main entrance door near carpark

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Product ID: 315307