Truman Track, Punakaiki

(4.8/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Very easy walk. About 15 minutes each way, if that. Gorgeous views and a great place to take in a sunset.  more »
  • I was a bit nervous about the tide coming in and slipping on the rocks. But. It was a unique and beautiful track. My daughter and i found a quite place to sit on the pebbly beach a enjoy the surf view...  more »
  • Go at low tide so you can walk on the beach among the rocks and see the caves and ledges. Sweeping views of the beautiful coast with a short rain forest walk on the way there. Easy walk to the lookout...  more »