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Ohau Point Seal Colony

1,210 Reviews

Ohau Point Seal Colony

1,210 Reviews
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State Highway 1, Ohau Point, Kaikoura New Zealand
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jessiev25 wrote a review 21 Feb
Christchurch, New Zealand546 contributions64 helpful votes
Road upgraded from Kaikoura earthquakes, allowing an excellent viewing area looking down on the seal colony. Well worth a stop on the way north (or south).
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Date of experience: February 2021
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maureen f wrote a review 20 Feb
nz164 contributions11 helpful votes
This was a great place to park and watch the adult and pup seals moving around on the rocks plus swimming and playing in the shallow pool - amazing!
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Naina-Damani wrote a review 17 Feb
London, United Kingdom1,022 contributions234 helpful votes
It was an ideal stopover at Ohau Point to watch one of the largest and most well known Kaikoura seal colonies which lives on rocky coastal paradise.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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AliNel01 wrote a review 8 Feb
Nelson, New Zealand74 contributions64 helpful votes
Definitely stop off at Ohau Point to watch the seal pups, they're so fast and cute whether swimming or jumping up the rocks. Real time wasters, you'll love them.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Teresa Tooley wrote a review 3 Feb
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Loved watching the baby fur seals, playing and swimming about in the rock pools. Like watching a wildlife doco in person.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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