Truman Track, Punakaiki

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At Truman Track, let the path guide you down to the picturesque bay on the Te Miko coastline. The 20-minute walk takes you through lush rainforest and past sublime banks of flax, while information panels tell you the history of the area and highlight particular geographical and natural features. Guide ropes and signposts make for a gentle and safe walk up to the jagged coastline, and a staircase gives access to the pebble beach at the foot of the impressive limestone cliff. Adverse weather conditions can make sections of the path slippery, so take extra care when walking the route on such days. Plan your visit to Truman Track and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Punakaiki tourist route planner.
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  • We try this track after watched pancake rocks. Great spot nice bush walk down to the beach and we saw baby sea lion!! If you lucky you can see more than one sea lions!  more »
  • This is an easy track and a really nice walk thru the forest. Good explanations and discriptions of the local trees and plants. The trail ends at the sea with panoramic view of the coastline. Nice pla...  more »
  • It is a nice short walk through the bush to the beach. It is possible to got all the way down to the beach, but due to the rain, we did not go all the way down. However it was still an interesting wal...  more »