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Easily accessible and well marked trails.

My wife and I stopped at the park on the way to Greymouth on Highway 6, primarily to see the... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2018
Ray S
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
The most incredible, stunning beauty at every turn

This was the most stunning drive in all of New Zealand that we experienced. It is absolutely... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Lafayette, Colorado
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

My wife and I stopped at the park on the way to Greymouth on Highway 6, primarily to see the pancake rocks. In addition to that walk we took the Truman hike. Both were well marked and were beautiful. The only problem encountered was occasional...More

1  Thank Ray S
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This was the most stunning drive in all of New Zealand that we experienced. It is absolutely gorgeous. Pancake rocks is just a small part of the whole picture. And it is wonderful. The drive through this area is amazing. The views of the sea,...More

1  Thank canada777-1207
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful ocean scenery and great vistas. Lots of unusual formations. Easy walking. Great and convenient overlooks. Parking is a premium. Take it when you find it

1  Thank Mark1Rob
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

The sound of the waves, the pancake rocks the beautiful rain forest. You can walk and view the rocks threw different angels.

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Reviewed 20 April 2016

Just an easy drive north of Graymouth we visited the pancake rocks, better known as Paparoa National Park. Well worth the drive. Enjoyed seeing and photographing the stone towers and ridges that have been carved by the ocean wave action. The blow holes, where waves...More

1  Thank Rand R
Reviewed 11 February 2016

This national park was one of the highlights of our trip to New Zealand's South Island, and it has so much to offer beyond just the well known Pancake Rocks. Spend a good day here, and check out these must-see places: - Pancake Rocks: beautiful...More

2  Thank AlbanyRick
Reviewed 22 July 2015

You will be missing out if you do not add this park to your trip agenda. The pancake rocks and blowholes were amazing. I recommend going at high tide to get the most out of the experience, as the waves crash in and it is...More

2  Thank lowens311
Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

A lovely national park. The coastal drive is very nice with lots of places to pull in and nice short little scenic walks. Lovely scenery in general. There are some longer walks too but we stuck to the short ones! If you're not into walking,...More

2  Thank champkis
Reviewed 20 January 2015

We walked the Truman Track and visited the Pancake Rocks, but the highlight of our short visit here was the Porarari River track. It's a very well maintained track following the river through a gorge, with huge cliffs towering above you, and a magical forest...More

4  Thank Mamachoco
Reviewed 18 January 2015

NOT FOR THE FAINT-HEARTED KAYAKER!!! Paparoa national park was incredible. We only got to stay for one night, but we had a great time and absolutely loved the place. It is definitely one of the more beautiful regions of New Zealand, however is also one...More

1  Thank thomasandrose
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