Pancake Rocks and Blowholes Walk, Punakaiki

See nature's creativity at its best at Pancake Rocks and Blowholes Walk, the iconic landmark of New Zealand's West Coast. Featuring a distinctive shape that resembles stacked pancakes, these limestone formations are over 30 million years old, carved gradually by water erosion over the millennia. This popular tourist attraction offers a series of trails and walkways that allow you to explore the rock shapes, see the waves breaking against the cliffs, admire the numerous blowholes, and even spot the dolphins that frequently visit the area. Several walkways are designed to be easily navigable by visitors with strollers and wheelchair users. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Punakaiki fast, fun, and easy.
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  • This experience was amazing! An absolute must do on the west coast. A very well designed structure to explore this natural phenomenon meaning wheelchairs and prams can navigate and experience it too.....  more »
  • A great experience for the family with amazing views. Living in NZ it's easy to overlook these natural gems in our own back yard.  more »

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