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Kaikoura Attractions and Activities

If you are looking for a picturesque coastal resort town with magnificent marine life and superb fish, then Kaikoura is the ideal option you have been searching for. Kaikoura attractions and activities are best known for fantastic whale watching (including the mighty Sperm Whale), swimming with both dusky dolphins and fur seals, deep sea fishing, bird watching (including the albatross) and delectable crayfish. In addition Kaikoura boasts a range of other outdoor attractions including adventurous trekking through the Seaward Kaikoura Ranges, sheep shearing, hunting, kayaking and more more

Kaikoura is a beautiful coastal town and region. Kaikoura rests on the coast with full views of the impressive Seaward Kaikoura Ranges which just a little down the highway descend straight into the sea. The coastline is alive with southern fur seals basking on the rocks in the sun as well as range of marine birdlife including; albatrosses, petrels and shearwaters. In Kaikoura there is no shortage of marine activities and fish to catch – with a great abundance of fish bring brought up from the nearby Hikurangi Trench by the upwelling ocean currents in the area.

 

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  • SOUTH PACIFIC WHALE WATCH

    SOUTH PACIFIC WHALE WATCH

    A whale watching experience like no other in Kaikoura, New Zealand. New Zealand's only operator fully permitted by Department of Conservation offering whale watching experiences by helicopter, with exclusive landing sites only available to South Pacific Whale Watch! Unparalleled whale watching experiences!

  • ALBATROSS ENCOUNTER - Kaikoura

    ALBATROSS ENCOUNTER - Kaikoura

    Mobile-friendly - Kaikoura has the greatest number of different seabirds in a small area. View these birds in their natural environment. Birds include albatross, petrels, shearwaters, terns, shags and gulls. Experience the sensation of getting close to the mighty albatross, one of the world's largest flight birds.

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    +64 (0)3 319 6777
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    0800 733 365 (Free call - only within NZ)
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    96 Esplanade, Kaikoura, New Zealand
  • CHRISTCHURCH TOURING COMPANY - Christchurch

    CHRISTCHURCH TOURING COMPANY - Christchurch

    Mobile-friendly - Here at Christchurch Touring Company, we specialise in small group tours, luxury charter services, cruise ship excursions and exclusive airport transfers. Our range includes Christchurch City, Canterbury and the surrounding regions – including Kaikoura, Akaroa and Banks Peninsula, Hanmer Springs and further afield.

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    +64 21 916 929
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    60 Hawthorne Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
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  • COASTAL PACIFIC TRAIN - Picton - Kaikoura - Christchurch

    COASTAL PACIFIC TRAIN - Picton - Kaikoura - Christchurch

    Mobile-friendly - The Coastal Pacific train between Christchurch and Picton is a scenic feast of New Zealand, with the Kaikoura mountain ranges on one side and the rugged Pacific Ocean coastline on the other. Travel along 98km of stunning coastline, and take a break in Kaikoura to experience a whale watch tour. Daily return service over the extended summer season (October-April).

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    +64 4 495 0775
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    0800 872 467 (Free call - only within NZ)
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    Christchurch Railway Station, Troup Drive, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • DOLPHIN ENCOUNTER - Kaikoura

    DOLPHIN ENCOUNTER - Kaikoura

    Dolphin watching and swimming in Kaikoura. Get wonderful views of the spectacular and acrobatic dusky dolphins from one of our boats. See the dolphins in their natural environment with the option to swim amongst these friendly creatures. Swimming with the dolphins is an experience of a lifetime.

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    0800 733 365 (Free call - only within NZ)
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    96 Esplanade, Kaikoura, New Zealand
  • EXECUTIVE LIMOUSINES NELSON LTD - Nelson

    EXECUTIVE LIMOUSINES NELSON LTD - Nelson

    Mobile-friendly - Tour Nelson's boutique wineries, gardens, scenic highlights, arts and crafts galleries. Taste the wine or meet the artists in their studios in New Zealand's sunshine capital. We can organise personalised itineraries to suit and small group tours. We have a range of vehicles, able to cater for all group sizes. We have tours covering the top of the South Island.

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    +64 3 545 1765
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    Nelson, New Zealand
  • FISH KAIKOURA - Kaikoura

    FISH KAIKOURA - Kaikoura

    Mobile-friendly - The most awesome fishing charter, with experienced crew. "Skipper Mark" will take you on an adventure of a life-time catching an enormous array of fish and pulling cray pots. All equipment provided, quality reels, well maintained. Fishing within minutes of leaving shore. Your catch filleted and bagged. All levels of experience welcomed. Scenic tours available for groups up to 8.

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    +64 27 505 0231
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    0800 768 020 (Free call - only within NZ)
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    South Bay Marina, Opposite 32 Moa Road, South Bay, Kaikoura, Canterbury, New Zealand
  • HASSLE-FREE KAIKOURA TOUR

    HASSLE-FREE KAIKOURA TOUR

    Mobile-friendly - Hassle Free Tours provides a full day tour that includes a scenic drive from Christchurch over the Canterbury plains before arriving in Kaikoura. On this tour, you'll have time to explore Kaikoura, go on tour with Whale Watch Kaikoura, and visit to a seal colony. This tour will be informative and entertaining with commentary from our local kiwi guides.

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    0800 553 554 (Free call - only within NZ)
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    296 Prestons Road, Marshland, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • KAIKOURA COAST SEAL COLONY WALK - Kaikoura

    KAIKOURA COAST SEAL COLONY WALK - Kaikoura

    Oahu Point is 20km north of Kaikoura, and you cannot miss it if you are driving south from Picton. You'll start seeing seals swimming near the coast as you get close to Oahu, where some rocks offer a perfect shelter for fur seals and their puppies.

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  • KAIKOURA FISHING TOURS - Kaikoura

    KAIKOURA FISHING TOURS - Kaikoura

    Mobile-friendly - Kaikoura Fishing Tours for Crayfish and Fishing Charters with Captain Tomo. One hour to full day trips available with full Penn gear supplied and toilet and cooking facilities onboard. Dive and scenic trips also available. Eco friendly – we take only what we need. Catch filleted and bagged ready for the pan or if preferred, catch and release.

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    +64 27 524 5687 (027 KAIKOURA)
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    0800 2 HOOK UP (Free call - only within NZ)
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    204 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300‎, New Zealand
  • KAIKOURA KAYAKS - Kaikoura

    KAIKOURA KAYAKS - Kaikoura

    Mobile-friendly - The Kaikoura coast is home to an abundance of marine life and sea-birds. The curious NZ Fur Seals, Dusky Dolphins and Blue Penguins are only a few paddle strokes away. There is no better way to explore this fascinating environment than to paddle your own sea kayak on a safe, guided tour with us. No experience or swimming ability necessary.

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    +64 21 462 889
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    0800 452 456 (Free call - only within NZ)
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    19 Killarney Street, Kaikoura, New Zealand
  • KAIKOURA LLAMA TREKKING - Kaikoura

    KAIKOURA LLAMA TREKKING - Kaikoura

    Kaikoura Llama Trekking includes spectacular views of the Kaikoura mountain ranges, North Island, and Kaikoura peninsular. The half-day trek include a coastal trek along the Kaikoura Bay, a visit to Fyffe House, peninsular seal colony and a free picnic with hot/cold drinks and homemade cake! The full-day trek is a high country trek on private land.

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    12 Kowhai Ford Road, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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  • KAIKOURA PENINSULA WALKWAY - Kaikoura

    KAIKOURA PENINSULA WALKWAY - Kaikoura

    Observe seals and seabirds, explore historic pā and whaling sites and enjoy clifftop views of the sea and mountains. Suitable for families, the whole walkway takes three hours but you can also explore a range of shorter tracks.

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  • KAIKOURA SHUTTLES AND TOURS - Kaikoura

    KAIKOURA SHUTTLES AND TOURS - Kaikoura

    Mobile-friendly - Kaikoura Shuttles & Tours provides an introductory 2 hour tour, allowing you to see the very best that Kaikoura has to offer in our comfortable 12-seater mini bus. Our tour starts with a visit to a fragrant lavender farm, then onto Ohau Point, looking out across a large fur seal colony and Fyffe House (the historic Whalers Cottage).

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    +64 3 319 6166
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    +64 27 2110 0188
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    94 Churchill Street, Kaikoura, New Zealand
  • KAIKOURA WILDERNESS WALKS AND LODGE - Kaikoura

    KAIKOURA WILDERNESS WALKS AND LODGE - Kaikoura

    Mobile-friendly - Take a walk on the wild side and experience a wilderness walk of a lifetime. Our 3-day guided walk traverses New Zealand's highest privately owned land. An extraordinary journey of discovery. Guests will enjoy spectacular vistas of untouched wilderness, beautiful accommodation at Shearwater Lodge in an outstanding location, wonderful local cuisine and Kiwi hospitality at its very best.

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    +64 3 319 6966
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    0800 945 337 (Free call - only within NZ)
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    PO Box 177, Kaikoura, New Zealand
  • OHAU WATERWALL WALK - Kaikoura

    OHAU WATERWALL WALK - Kaikoura

    The track makes it way alongside the creek and around the bass of the train bridge. The time stated for the walk on the notice board is 10 minutes. The walk around the rock face, remind me of the walk around the karangahake gorge in the north island. Watch out for seals they swim up the creek to the falls.

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  • PUHI PEAKS HUNTING - Kaikoura, NZ

    PUHI PEAKS HUNTING - Kaikoura, NZ

    Hunt with our experienced and knowledgeable guides on the highest freehold land in New Zealand. Proximity to Kaikoura. Experience a taste of true free-range hunting amongst New Zealand wilderness in the Seaward Kaikoura mountains. Come over to Puhi Peaks Station and we will arrange the experience of a lifetime!

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    +64 3 319 3113
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    +64 21 351 355
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    0800 945 337 (Free call - only within NZ)
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    1695 Puhi Puhi Valley road
  • PUREPODS - Canterbury / Kaikoura

    PUREPODS - Canterbury / Kaikoura

    Mobile-friendly - A PurePod is a unique, off-the-grid experience in a luxurious glass cabin located in secluded and stunning slices of beautiful New Zealand landscape. Watch the stars above, pull back the glass sliding doors on all three sides and indulge in the beautiful isolation. There are six fabulous PurePod locations from Banks Peninsula to Kaikoura - which will be your favourite?

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  • SEAL KAYAK KAIKOURA

    SEAL KAYAK KAIKOURA

    Mobile-friendly - Seal Kayak Kaikoura is the first kayak tour of its kind in New Zealand. They allow you to either pedal or paddle and you're going to love how easy it is to kayak in and around our beautiful Kaikoura peninsula using the Hobie Mirage Drive Pedal. All tours are guided with a 100% chance of seeing the NZ Fur Seal.

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    0800 387 7325 (Free call - only within NZ)
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    2 Beach Road, Kaikoura , New Zealand
  • SEAL SWIM KAIKOURA - Kaikoura

    SEAL SWIM KAIKOURA - Kaikoura

    Mobile-friendly - Recently listed by ‘Lonely Planet’ as one of the top 10 Marine Encounters Worldwide, snorkelling with wild fur seals in the shallow waters of beautiful Kaikoura Peninsula, is truly a unique experience. It's one of those simple nature experiences that opens your mind to the sheer magnificence of our natural environment and its inhabitants. A must do in New Zealand.

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    0800 732 579 (Free call - only within NZ)
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    58 West End, Kaikoura, Canterbury, New Zealand
  • SOUTH PACIFIC WHALE WATCH - Kaikoura

    SOUTH PACIFIC WHALE WATCH - Kaikoura

    A whale watching experience like no other in Kaikoura, New Zealand. New Zealand's only operator fully permitted by Department of Conservation offering whale watching experiences by helicopter, with exclusive landing sites only available to South Pacific Whale Watch! Unparalleled whale watching experiences!

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    0800 360 886 (Free call - only within NZ)
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    72 West End, Kaikoura, New Zealand
  • WHALE WATCH - Kaikoura

    WHALE WATCH - Kaikoura

    Mobile-friendly - New Zealand's ultimate year-round nature experience offering exciting close encounters with giant sperm whales. Kaikoura's semi-resident sperm whales share their unique world with other whale and dolphin species, seals and albatross - all regularly sighted. Our 95% success rate means we guarantee an 80% refund if your tour doesn't see a whale.

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    +64 3 319 6767
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    0800 655 121 (Free call - only within NZ)
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    The Whaleway Station, Whaleway Road, Kaikoura, New Zealand
  • WINGS OVER WHALES - Kaikoura

    WINGS OVER WHALES - Kaikoura

    Mobile-friendly - Experience Kaikoura's mighty Sperm whale, playful Dusky Dolphins, and majestic scenery from above! Whale watching by aeroplane offers the unique perspective of viewing the entire whale from head to tail as he breathes on the ocean’s surface. You will have your own window seat and the opportunity to clearly view and photograph Kaikoura’s marine wildlife during your 30-minute flight.

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    0800 226 629 (Free call - only within NZ)
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    Main Airport Terminal, Kaikoura Airport, 617 State Highway 1, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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