Pororari River Track
Image: DOC


Lush coastal forest, limestone cliffs and caves, and an absolutely spectacular coastline – all in one national park.
  • Watch waves surge through the blowholes at Dolomite Point – they're at their best during a south-westerly swell at high tide.
  • Explore the beach in the Punakaiki Marine Reserve – it's got cliffs, caverns and a waterfall.
  • Look up high on the Pororari River Track – see the massive limestone cliffs.

Get ready

Download the Paparoa National Park adventure map (PDF, 991K) and check out what you can do.

Go and explore

Look out for the Guardian Post when you get there. On it you'll find a special code word - write it down.

Getting there: Paparoa National Park is accessed from Punakaiki on SH6. It's 56 km south of Westport and 45 km north of Greymouth.

Claim your reward

Tell us the Paparoa National Park code word to receive a Kiwi Guardians certificate and medal for this adventure.

Put the medal on your back pack or pencil case to show everyone the adventure you've had.

Each Kiwi Guardians place has a different medal - see how many you can collect.

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