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Truman Track

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Address: State Highway 6 | Paparoa National Park, Punakaiki, New Zealand
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good reason to get our of the car

It is a nice short walk through the bush to the beach. It is possible to got all the way down to the beach, but due to the rain, we did not go all the way down. However it was... read more

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Schweiz
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a nice short walk through the bush to the beach. It is possible to got all the way down to the beach, but due to the rain, we did not go all the way down. However it was still an interesting walk

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Nusa Dua, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took myself down here very early on in the morning in the hope of catching a cool sunrise but it was too cloudy. Enjoyed the experience regardless, I'm a big nature fan and was lovely walking though the forest to the beach, was very peaceful, only walking back did I see any signs off life. Lovely bench in between the... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A short walk through the bush leads you to the beach and a rocky enclave with a very small waterfall on the opposite side. Note: Make sure you check the high/low tides before you go cause the tide comes in fast and you may get stuck on the rocks for awhile which some tourists found out the hard way. Overall:... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely bush walk past interesting trees to a quiet beach. Small round stones make up the beach in an assortment of colours, we found masses of huge star fish in the rock pools.

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Collaroy Beach, New South Wales, Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So beautifully made, our first sight of how well generally all the short tourist tracks we did were made. And what a rewarding sight at the end - spectacular, glorious.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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197 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Very easy walk. About 15 minutes each way, if that. Gorgeous views and a great place to take in a sunset.

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dallas/fort worth
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I was a bit nervous about the tide coming in and slipping on the rocks. But. It was a unique and beautiful track. My daughter and i found a quite place to sit on the pebbly beach a enjoy the surf views and the feel of the round rocks. I took a bunch of pictures and found starfish too! Hope... More 

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ohio
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Go at low tide so you can walk on the beach among the rocks and see the caves and ledges. Sweeping views of the beautiful coast with a short rain forest walk on the way there. Easy walk to the lookout.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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141 reviews
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

We loved doing this track in the early evening hours. The path leading to the sea is almost as stunning, with primeval forests and plants (some labelled). We had the rocks and beach almost to ourselves in the evening.

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Getxo, Spain
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

lovely walk with a beautiful beach at the end. The first part looks like walking in a rainforest while at the end you get to this awesome beach.

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