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Punakaiki Blow Holes

Your tour departs from the Greymouth i-SITE Visitor Information Centre at the Railway Station. The famous Coast road to Punakaiki home to the Pancake Rocks, fascinating stacked limestone rocks that the sea has eroded creating blowholes.

Top 10 Coastal Drives

Leaving the central West Coast you will travel via the Great Coast Road, rated as one of the top 10 coastal drives in the World. With some of the best scenery on offer you will need a camera on hand to capture the views.

Punakaiki Blow Holes

This 45 minute drive will take you to the small coastal township of Punakaiki where you will get to view the famous blow holes and pancake rock natural formations. Your guide will give you time to explore the area and local shops before checking out Truman Track, a short walk to more stunning scenery. If time allows you may also visit The Cavern, a open cave located in near the township.

Pancake Rocks

The blow holes and pancake rocks is one of New Zealand’s must do activities and one not to be missed.

Your tour guide will bring you back to your accommodation or the central business district.

Child age 14 and under, children must be accompanied by a paying adult.


Limited time only kids travel on tour for just $39. Use promo code KIDSPUNI to receive your discount when booking. Valid till 30th September 2022.

Bad weather which impacts your tour experience, Explore West Coast will offer you a 12 month credit to use on a tour of your choice or alternatively a travel or a Station Gift Shop credit to spend. T&c’s apply if booked with an agent.


Tour Info

Tour info – Report 15 minutes prior to departure time. If you need to amend or cancel the booking reservation please advise Explore West Coast without delay.

Vouchers are subject to the regulations and bylaws of the respective operators to whom they are issued and are valid for the services as detailed on the vouchers. All terms and conditions are subject to change without notice.

Within the result of you not being able to make our tour please see the below information on cancellation here at Explore West Coast.

Change of date or holding of booking upto 24 hours before travel.

Any booking canceled within 72 hours to 24 hours before travel will result in a refund minus 10% booking fee. 

Within 24 hours before travel no refund will be given.

Full refund for any booking canceled outside of the 72 hour cut off period.

This policy also stands in the situation of COVID level alert change which affects the tour operation or the lockdown of a region the customer is traveling from and in which case a change of date or hold of booking will be offered within the 24 hour period. 


Adult 115  Child 65 
3 Hours
Punakaiki Blow Holes

Pancake Rocks

Punakaiki Blow Holes

Punakaiki Blow Holes

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