Best Things To Do in Punakaiki, New Zealand

Whether you're visiting Punakaiki for a few days or are a localite, Punakaiki is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Punakaiki. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Punakaiki. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Punakaiki. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Punakaiki keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Punakaiki listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Punakaiki which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Punakaiki will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Punakaiki recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Punakaiki

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Punakaiki that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 6 Things To Do in Punakaiki
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    Punakaiki Canoes Image
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    Address: 4300 State Highway 6, Punakaiki 7873, New Zealand

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    Jean-David Trépanier

    Wow. Definitively a 5 stars. Perfect for families, the river is not too difficult and it's only 10$ for children and they can have their own kayak (They learned to paddle in this stunning view). The o...

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  2. #2 of 6 Things To Do in Punakaiki
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    Pororari River Track Image
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    Address: 4300 State Highway 6, Punakaiki 7873, New Zealand

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    Jessica Dwery

    Beautiful river side walk to the swing bridge. Definitely pack some bug spray... I got eaten alive by tiny little bugs on my hands and ankles... but don't let it put you off going, it's definitely a n...

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  3. #3 of 6 Things To Do in Punakaiki
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    Punakaiki Cavern Image
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    Tags: Park

    Address: 4300 State Highway 6, Punakaiki 7873, New Zealand

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    Stephen Hargrave

    I have seen better and deeper caves. However this stunned me specially because it was totally unexpected and a bit out of hand. We stumbled upon them connecting two trails along the main road. To expl...

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  4. #4 of 6 Things To Do in Punakaiki
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  5. #5 of 6 Things To Do in Punakaiki
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    Pancake Rocks Cafe Image
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    Address: 4300 State Highway 6, Punakaiki 7873, New Zealand

    Timings: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm Details
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    Mr Gill

    A pleasant stop on a beautiful road. The cafe was relatively quiet (August) and service was quick and tasty! The pancake stack (of course!) was tasty and my wife's sandwich was very good! A worthwhile...

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  6. #6 of 6 Things To Do in Punakaiki
    - Used in 43 itineraries