Trip Planner: South Pacific / New Zealand / South Island / West Coast Region / Punakaiki / Truman Track
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.
Truman Track Reviews
Beautiful views and nature with the crashing waves of the ocean at its absolute finest. The rock formations and pebbled sand is amazing. Absolute must see. My second visit and hopefully will get... more »
A wonderful, very pretty short walk. Beautifully maintained by DOC. Best to go at low tide to explore the beach and caves. more »
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