Welcome to Te Nikau Retreat ~ unique Backpacker & Self Contained Accommodation in Punakaiki, on the West Coast of New Zealand

Nestled in the native West Coast bush adjoining the Paparoa National Park, and only 3km north of the spectacular Pancake Rocks, Te Nikau Retreat truly is one of the most unique accommodation secrets you’re likely to come across in your travels.

Four large character Lodges &
Four smaller charming Cottages

Our character lodges and cabins have excellent facilities with all the comforts of home. Each place enjoys its own privacy being surrounded by sub tropical palms and forest. Wake to the dawn chorus of native birds, and at night drift off to the relaxing sound of the New Zealand bush. Home made German style bread and muffins are freshly baked and available for sale. We cater to small groups, families and independent travellers looking for a unique experience.

Te Nikau Retreat is an ideal place to relax, restore and explore. Stay with us and enjoy the famous West Coast hospitality in a friendly relaxed atmosphere.

Our property is just a few minutes walk through the rainforest via the Truman Track to the breathtaking coastline, the West Coast is famous for. Stay a few days and take part in the many activities and attractions this fantastic part of New Zealand is renowned for.