Kaikoura Holiday Attractions & Activites
Here's a selection of sightseeing options that we hope you will find useful during your stay in Kaikoura.
Please Note: As Kaikoura is a sea-based activity town, we recommend 2-3 days stay to avoid disappointment if trips are cancelled due to bad weather.
Dolphin Encounter, New Zealand. Swim with the dusky dolphins in their natural environment.
Experience indigenous Maori culture, history, traditions and hospitality with Maori Tours Kaikoura, New Zealand.
A totally unique experience swimming with New Zealand fur seals in their own environment on Kaikoura's beautiful coast.
Kaikoura's golf course is nestled between the magnificent vista of the Seaward Kaikoura mountain range and the Pacific Ocean.
Whale Watch Kaikoura
Whale Watch scheduled tours operate daily. Our 95% success rate means we guarantee an 80% refund if your tour does not see a whale. Whale Watch tours are extremely popular so we advise to book early.
Wings Over Whales
Whale watching all year round off the Kaikoura Coast of New Zealand with a 95% chance of seeing sperm whales or many others from the air.
Mt Lyford Alpine Resort
Mount Lyford Alpine Resort is a freehold mountain property in the South Island of New Zealand. Situated approximately 1 hour 30 minutes by road north of the main city Christchurch and International Airport. The area is ideally located at the southern end of the Seaward Kaikoura mountain range, between the thermal resort town of Hanmer Springs and the eco-tourism town of Kaikoura, only 50 minutes drive to either destination.
Kaikoura Helicopters Ltd
Flying by helicopter is a magical sensation and Kaikoura Helicopters offers New Zealand's only helicopter whale-watching experience. In just a few minutes we can have you out in the whale-watching area, or flying around some of New Zealand's highest mountains.
Kaikoura Night Sky
Kaikoura Night Sky is a unique tour designed to introduce you to the spectacular southern hemisphere night sky over New Zealand.
Seamist Fishing Charters
Operate full & half-day fishing charters from Kaikoura located on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. Kaikoura is well known as of the best fishing spots in New Zealand not only for sports & hobby fishermen but also for commercial fishing. All the gear you need is supplied and any fish you catch will be filleted and bagged for you ready to take home.
Glenstrae Farm 4-Wheeler Adventures
Unforgettable guided off-road tours through native bush, with magnificent views of the Kaikoura coast near Christchurch New Zealand.
White Morph Restaurant
The elegant dining room has commanding views of the ocean and the mountains. Open 7 days for evening dining from 5.30pm.