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. Put Truman Track at the forefront of your travel plans using our Punakaiki online trip planner .
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  • A short path, well. And then you come out at a beautiful beach. Gorgeous! And if you get the chance, go here than a sunset. Is very special.
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  • A rather easy walk along a nice path that meanders slightly downwards brings you to the Marine Reserve where you get nice panoramas (Shoe Island) and even a view of a waterfall ...  more »
  • This is only a short walk but the beach at the end is unlike anything else. The west coast has some very strong destructive waves and very resistant rock; this mix creates stunning erosional features ...  more »

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