Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a grocery store in Punakaiki?

Yes but with very basic items. You would be best advised to buy your supplies in Greymouth or Westport before coming to Punakaiki

Is there a restaurant or places you can order a meal?

Yes you have a choice of three

Is there a petrol/gasoline station nearby?

No, we would suggest that you fill up at Westport or Greymouth if you are getting low on fuel, before travelling on to Punakaiki

Where are you situated in relation to the Pancake Rocks?

We are 1.2 Kilometres south of the Pancake Rocks, up on the Razorback just south of the Punakaiki River (see our location map)

Can I see the Pancake Rocks in action on a High Tide?

Yes, view the YouTube clip (to the right) as an example of what you could expect at high tide.

Should you like more information about Punakaiki regarding things to see and do could I suggest you check out the website