Fox River Market

Market in Punakaiki & Paparoa National Park

In summer, a food and craft market unfolds in a jaw-dropping location beneath overhanging cliffs 12km north of Punakaiki (follow signs to Fox River car park). Offerings vary by vendor but you can expect Thai food, freshly baked cakes, and take-home treats like smoked cheese and kiwifruit relish. Ask locally about seasonal start dates.

Handmade souvenirs are sold, too, including hand-carved wooden toys and greenstone pendants.