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Pancake Rocks and Blowholes

Easy/Intermediate
 4.5 (2)

Explore a limestone landscape of pancake-shaped rock formations, blowholes, and surge pools on this short, paved run.


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Map Key

0.6

Miles

1.0

KM

98%

Runnable

79' 24 m

High

52' 16 m

Low

37' 11 m

Up

37' 11 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

13%

Max Grade (7°)

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Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers

Be sure to stay on the path for your own safety and to protect the fragile rocks.

Need to Know

With the exception of an optional short section with steps, the path is suitable for wheelchairs (with assistance).

Description

This is a great short run around the famous Pancake Rocks and Blowholes. The limestone formations, which look like giant pancakes, are especially spectacular at high tide.

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Shared By:

Tilman Giese

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  4.5 from 2 votes

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  4.5 from 2 votes
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#8,145

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Coast of Paparoa National Park
May 26, 2018 near Greymouth, NZ
Layered pancake rocks
May 26, 2018 near Greymouth, NZ
One of the amazing pools that only have a very narrow connection to the ocean
May 26, 2018 near Greymouth, NZ
Pancake rocks
May 26, 2018 near Greymouth, NZ
Westerly view across the Tasman Sea
May 26, 2018 near Greymouth, NZ
Pancake rocks
May 26, 2018 near Greymouth, NZ

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