Ohau Point Seal Colony

Ohau Point Seal Colony, Kaikoura: Address, Ohau Point Seal Colony Reviews: 4.5/5

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Susan W
Auckland, New Zealand3 contributions
Apr 2022
Gorgeous coastline and easy access to view the seals. The tiny young seals climbing in and out of the water onto the rocks looked so playful. Well worth the drive.
Written 10 May 2022
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pivacjackie
Wellington, New Zealand25 contributions
May 2022
I absolutely love watching the seals sunning themselves on the rocks, and especially love seeing the pups learning to swim and play in the little sheltered pools.
Written 9 May 2022
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lindalulu8
Nelson, New Zealand11 contributions
Apr 2022
So many darling seals to watch, the babies so cute. Easy to view from roadside plenty of parking, sad you can no longer watch them go up to the waterfall though.
Written 7 May 2022
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Amos Q
Honiara, Solomon Islands109 contributions
May 2022 • Couples
Great to be able to visit, view and photograph these beautiful seals in their natural environment. Able to get close enough without encroaching on them. Amazing!
Written 4 May 2022
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Allan Ward
Sydney, Australia2 contributions
Apr 2022
Convenient parking and an excellent viewing platform right on the highway a few kilometers north of Kaikoura.
Written 2 May 2022
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Dona S
Porirua, New Zealand823 contributions
Apr 2022
We stopped on our way back to Picton to watch the seals - all ages, with some babies suckling from the mothers and others playing in the rock pools. Lovely
Written 14 April 2022
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Fforde
Manchester, UK447 contributions
Apr 2022
While young seals played in the surf, babies were being nursed by their mothers on the rocks, while others were either meandering about or (mostly) lying in the sun.

Hundreds of seals enjoying seal life. Very easy to enter and exit car park, boardwalk is flat (wheelchair/pram suitable) for a short walk in either direction.
Written 9 April 2022
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Sharon C
Picton, New Zealand17 contributions
Oct 2021
I always stop her = the view is incredible and the ability to watch nature act out 'Daily Life', absorbing and enchanting.
Written 10 October 2021
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sweetpeapb1
Auckland Central, New Zealand148 contributions
Aug 2021
Just by driving along the coast you see hundreds of seals lazing in the sun. Some seem to be posers for you and wave their flippers.
Written 26 August 2021
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Kevin T
Auckland, New Zealand1,050 contributions
Jul 2021 • Couples
Stopped at the point car park and then had a walk both ways up and down the pathway. Hundreds of seals chilling on the rocks in the middle of winter. Enjoy…..
Written 1 August 2021
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