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See & Do

what's on in kaikoura

Kaikōura is the northern-most district within the Canterbury region and is easily accessible with a 2.5hr drive from Christchurch. To the North is the port of Picton just 2hrs drive, where you can catch the ferry across to Wellington.

Self-drive visitors can explore the North Canterbury region by following the Alpine Pacific touring route, which links Kaikōura with Hanmer Springs and the Waipara wine region, just 45mins North of Christchurch.

Visit the Destination Kaikōura website for more information and links to local attractions.

Destination Kaikoura

Sight Seeing & Nature

Discover the sights with Whale watching, Dolphin & Albatross encounters, Seal Kayak & Llama trekking tours, local Helicopter & light airplane flights, and visit local historical landmarks.

Whale Watch Kaikōura

Hunting, Fishing & Foraging

Fishing Charters, Foraging, Diving, Spear fishing & Hunting

NZ Rata flower

Outdoor Action & Adventure

Cycling, Hiking, Surfing, Recreational Boating, Kayaking, Off Road 4WD Tours, Walking Tracks, Golf, Swimming

Cycling in Kaikoura-asphoto
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