Punakaiki Cavern, Punakaiki

3.8
#6 of 9 in Nature in West Coast Region
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  • This cavern is not really worth a visit unless you are really keen to see caves. It is too dark to really get far into the cave or see anything.  more »
  • We ventured to this cave while visiting Pancake Rocks. It was about 500m down the road. Not many people seemed to know about it. Luckily we had a torch because without it we would have only been able ...  more »
  • “ A little adventure”, as described by my youngest. Whilst we did not see any glow worms the children had fun going into the dark caves. Don’t forget your your torch.  more »
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  • Good wit kids and you can explore then a little without any hassle
  • Awesome Cavern with many passages and a few glow worms. Don't forget your headlamp.
  • It was really fun to hike all the way back to the water flowing down the rocks. When we turned off our flashlights we even saw a glow worm on the ceiling. Just one. Overall a very very basic but quick and fun caving experience and easy to do if you are driving through.
  • Awesome cave!! Take a tourch
  • Was quite a cool cavern, went back quite far, could probably crawl through some of the tighter holes and explore more. Nothing spectacular to go out of your way for, but if your in punakaiki then stop by.
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