Paparoa Park Motel

Address: 4136 Coast Road, Punakaiki, South Island, 7873, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 4136 Coast Road, Punakaiki, is near On yer bike! Adventures and Dragon's Cave Rafting.
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    Travel Blogs from Punakaiki

    East to West, up and over, with perfect skies!

    A travel blog entry by wanderinghands on May 23, 2015

    8 photos

    We may have arrived in NZ at 12.30am but we were on our way to pick up our van by 8am with the great customer service of our motel.
    The pick up of a van is always an arduous time consuming process but we did get out of there, buy our groceries and leave Christchuch by noon.
    Very soon after hitting the road we remembered why New Zealand is so special. Around ...

    9 Hours On A Coach

    A travel blog entry by hrw on May 12, 2015

    6 photos

    ... we headed back to the road to eat lunch. Back on the bus we had a rather long stop at Greymouth where people got on and off after being on or going on the kiwi scenic rail route. We drive next to some of the route on the way in and the gorges and passes were insane. We couldn't get off the bus though, but a little further down the track at Hokitika we had our 'afternoon tea' break. Didn't quite understand why this was 55 minutes when lunch ...

    Nature's Pancakes

    A travel blog entry by happyronin on Apr 06, 2015

    1 comment, 30 photos

    ... up exposing the layers to the elements of sea water, rain, sun, and wind and thus the pancake rock formations were created.

    The following day, we hiked the Pororari/Punakaiki River Track. We did a 4-mile hike up to the swingbridge and then returned the same way we came. The hike was beautiful. The forest was lush and green and laden with water from last night's storm as well as the day's constant drizzle.


    Casually chilling as a dinosaur!!

    A travel blog entry by emmafox17 on Mar 26, 2015

    21 photos

    ... you!

    The next stop was to Greymouth which is where we had an hour to go and buy everything we would need for the fancy dress party that evening. Earlier on the bus the theme had been decided to be 'animals' so we only had a couple of hours to think about what we could dress up as and what we'd need to buy. Me being my crazy self, decided it would be a great idea to dress up as a dinosaur! I therefore bought green and brown face and normal paints, green ...


    A travel blog entry by holmesaway on Mar 06, 2015

    8 photos

    ... had chowder and I had calamari. After petrol and a supermarket experience we crossed the powerful looking Grey river for the last few kilometres to our pitstop for the night. After driving through the flooded main road we left the local floods behind and soon came to the tourist attraction of Punakaki Rocks - tidal blowholes and pancake rocks. Google. Impressive half hour or so. Five minutes later pulled down a drive on a small bit of ...