This is a short walk from the village and very close to the main road. A wooden stairway gives access to 130 m of safe passages within the cavern. It can be fun for all ages. Look out for stalactites and glow worms.
- Easiest: Short walk
- As long as you like
- Dog access: No dogs
The cavern is signposted on SH 6, 500 m north of the Paparoa National Park Visitor Centre in Punakaiki.
Know before you go:
Remember to carry a good torch (and preferably a spare).
Be aware it can be damp underfoot.
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