Paparoa Park Motel

Address: C.M.B.30, Punakaiki, South Island, 7873, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on C.M.B.30, Punakaiki, is near On yer bike! Adventures and Dragon's Cave Rafting.
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    Travel Blogs from Punakaiki

    Bucket list moments

    A travel blog entry by debdewalt on Feb 05, 2014


    I am taking advantage of a few hours to myself, a random internet connection and tales to tell. Our group has split up,for a,few days with some going backpacking and myself and 4 others going kayaking. We left Kaiakora yesterday morning, explored more of the coast on our way to Renwick which is in the heart of Marlborough wine country. Not the …

    Pancackes anyone?????

    A travel blog entry by mfbernier65 on Nov 06, 2014

    2 comments, 2 photos

    What a beautiful morning! Sitting here just south of Punakaiki in a lovely cottage ( the nicest place we have stayed at so far) overlooking the Tasman sea and not a cloud in the sky.
    Yesterday we visited the Pancake rocks , a very special geological formation whereby all the limestone rocks along this specific shore appears to be made of a bunch of stacked pancakes about 2-6 inches thick. In addition, the continuous wave action create "blowholes" in the rocks so ...

    Train from Christchurch and Punakaiki

    A travel blog entry by sandjtravels on Nov 02, 2014

    11 photos

    ... and the Alp’s foothills. It then goes through spectacular gorges with turquoise river water and hills called the Staircase, the climb is made possible by three large viaducts and several tunnels, through spectacular gorges and river valleys with turquoise water. The train goes through the Waimakariri and Bealey valleys and into the Arthur’s Pass National Park. It stops briefly at Arthur’s Pass ( a ...

    Day 32. Exploring the coast & evening camp fire

    A travel blog entry by davidmilnes81 on Sep 29, 2014

    24 photos

    ... in the house. I did it for about 8 months (mum had bought me a spider catcher for Christmas which definitely helped). Don't get my wrong, I couldn't sleep with one in the room but I would try and catch it! We stopped at Charleston with the aim of seeing the glow worms in the caves by kayak, but we had no internet to check timings and missed out by 10 minutes. There was nothing nearby so we had to forget that adventure and ...

    The Wild West Coast

    A travel blog entry by mdod on Apr 10, 2014

    33 photos

    ... opposite end of the bridge and joked that they put up the sign to keep others out

    Having survived crossing the bridge, we walked through the abandoned road tunnel from the Brighton ghost town on the left. It was a coincidental thing to see while nearby and had no connection to the Maori Sea Caves. A footpath at the end of the tunnel headed back toward the river but it got too muddy and didn’t look like there was anything else to see so we ...