Punakaiki Cavern, Punakaiki
(3.5/5 based on 40+ reviews on the web)
Punakaiki Cavern is located in Punakaiki. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Punakaiki Cavern and many more Punakaiki attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Punakaiki tourist route planner.
map
Create a full Punakaiki itinerary

Plan your trip to Punakaiki

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Punakaiki by other users

11 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND March, kids, popular PREFERENCES: March, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND December, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in South Island BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, beaches, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 25 days in South Island BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE February, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, outdoors, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 26 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE February, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: February, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 30 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM SLOVAKIA December, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 48 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM CZECH REPUBLIC February, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 23 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in South Island & Auckland BY A USER FROM THAILAND April, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 46 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM SPAIN February, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • So cool. You kind of have to head off to the right a bit to get to the part where there's a little Milky Way of worms across the cave ceiling. 
  • Punakaiki cavern is signposted from the main road and just a couple of hundred metres from the visitor centre. Access is via some wooden steps and a short access track which was very muddy when we vis...  more »
  • Delicious food and friendly staff. From the tavern you can start off several of the hikes. For example, Paparoa National Park Walk. My favorite walk was straight up the river.