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"Pancakes and Blowholes" Top 5 Page for this destination South Island Things to Do Tip by SLLiew

South Island Things to Do: 119 reviews and 224 photos


On the Westcoast of South Island is the well known Punakaika. This is where the mountain meets the ocean and with favorable climate and rainfall, there is temperate dense rainforest of palms and ferns with unique rock formation like pancakes and holes where the waves create spurts of sea fountains.

There is an excellent visitor center to explain all the details of this rich diversity in one location. Nice stop to enjoy this nature phenomena.


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  • Written Sep 6, 2006
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