Welcome to Kaikoura

Nau Mai Haere Mai Ki Kaikoura - Welcome To Kaikoura

Kaikoura is located on the east coast of the South Island and lies on the main highway through the South Island, State Highway 1.

Christchurch is a 2.5 hour drive south of Kaikoura and Picton, the gateway to Wellington and the North Island, is a 2 hour drive north of Kaikoura.

Within the Kaikoura District, you will experience some of the most breathtaking scenery in the country with a stunning coastline, a dramatic peninsula and some of the South Island's highest mountains.

A unique ocean environment is home to an astonishing variety of marine life including seals, dolphins, whales and albatross.

Kaikoura will provide you with an unforgettable location to enjoy New Zealand's best eco-tourism activities.

You can also discover some of the New Zealand's richest Maori and European histories along with both relaxing and exhilarating land-based activities as well as adventure in the skies!

To plan your visit, go to www.kaikoura.co.nz 

or contact our friendly, knowledgeable staff at the i-SITE visitor centre on 0064 3319 5641 or info@kaikoura.co.nz



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