Whether you’re biking or hiking the Paparoa Track or the newly opened Pike29 Memorial Track starting your journey in Punakaiki just makes sense. With a number of shuttle or car relocation services to take you, your gear and your bike to the track start in Blackball, Punakaiki is a convenient destination. Enjoy a hot shower, a delicious meal, and a soft comfortable bed as soon as you come off the track.

Punakaiki itself is a gem worth exploring. From the famous Pancake Rocks to the stunning coastline, there’s plenty to see and do. Punakaiki serves as an excellent gateway, whether as a prelude before embarking on the Paparoa Track or as a serene retreat following the completion of the track.

With a number of accommodation options within the Punakaiki township whether you’re after economical cabins, group friendly motels, or a luxurious beach view hotel – we’ve got your Paparoa track accommodation covered.