Kaikōura: where crayfish and mountains meet

There is a magical place in New Zealand where the mountains literally meet the sea – as if a fairytale...


Overlooking the Kaikōura Peninsula from the sky. © Liz Carlson

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The White Morph - Heritage Collection

Waterfront accommodation with views out to the distant horizon, from our Premium Studios. View to the Garden for our Garden Studio and Family Apartments Set . . . More . . . 

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Kaikōura Peninsula Walkway

Observe seals and seabirds, explore historic pā and whaling sites and enjoy sensational clifftop views of the sea and mountains from this unique walking track. Read the story . . . 

Albatross Encounter Visit website

ALBATROSS ENCOUNTER - Get up close and personal to the largest wingspan in the world, the Wandering Albatross. This boat-based tour takes you to visit . . . More . . . 

Encounter Kaikoura Visit website

DOLPHIN ENCOUNTER - There are many reasons for you to visit Kaikoura but the main one has to be to experience the Dolphin Encounter tour. . . . More . . . 

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Road trips

Alpine Pacific Triangle: Christchurch to Kaikōura (and back again)

The Alpine Pacific Triangle takes you from Christchurch to Kaikōura, to Hanmer Springs and back again. Enjoy whale watching, hot pools and wineries. Read the story . . . 

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Whale Watch Kaikoura Visit website

AA Members have free access to the Kiwi Whale Watchers Club - By joining the Kiwi Whale Watchers Club, between the special period, 1st May . . . More . . . 

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Natural attractions

Kaikōura: where crayfish and mountains meet

Kaikōura is a magical place where the mountains literally meet the sea – it’s as if a fairytale land has been imagined into real life. Read the story . . . 

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Donegal House Motorhome Park Visit website

Donegal House, "The Little Irish Hotel In The Country" VOTED THE BEST IRISH HOTEL 2012/13/14.You don't have to be Irish to appreciate the atmosphere and . . . More . . . 

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Activities

Coastal Kaikōura: magnificent marine life

Dozens of whale species are represented in these waters: most about as close to whale-watching tourists as they can get without actually hitting the beach. Read the story . . . 

Brook House B&B & Cottages Visit website

Judy, Charlie (the poodle) and Henry ( the cat) welcome you to their home. Real Kiwi hospitality - comfy beds and cosy rooms in a . . . More . . . 

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Hikurangi Marine Reserve

Visiting this reserve is an unparalleled opportunity to see whale, dolphin and seabird species, often in large numbers. Read the story . . . 

South Pacific Whale Watch Visit website

Exclusive landing sites only available to South Pacific Whale Watch WHALE WATCH EXPERIENCES Come and fly with South Pacific Whale Watch; a unique perspective soaring . . . More . . . 

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Blue Seas Motels Visit website

Seafront location. Come and stay with us on the beach front and enjoy our comfortable, spacious units set in a peaceful location. . . . More . . . 

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Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura Visit website

The Bella Vista Kaikoura offers friendly helpful service and FREE WIFI. We take pride in ensuring you have an enjoyable stay in Kaikoura at the . . . More . . . 

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Lobster Inn Motor Lodge Visit website

One Stop Solution for Travellers Needs. Studio to family accommodation with ample free parking. Free wifi. Guest laundry, BBQ area. On site Tavern, Restaurant, TAB . . . More . . . 

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