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Kaikoura Peninsula Walkway

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Address: 40 Fyffe Quay | West End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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lo consiglio al tramonto, trasmette una serenità indescrivibile. I advice to have this walk on sunset, it gives you a peacefulness that I cant describe

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Polcenigo, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We embarked on this journey following one of the maps we got given with the track marked out for us. It had stunning views and was a really nice walk! But we ended up getting confused with the map and didn't see any signs pointing us in the right direction so we got slightly lost and ended up walking back... More 

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Polcenigo, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

lo consiglio al tramonto, trasmette una serenità indescrivibile. I advice to have this walk on sunset, it gives you a peacefulness that I cant describe

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A reasonably steep ascent but easily manageable for anyone who has walking fitness. At the top you get amazing views across the Pacific Ocean and a track along the top takes you to various observation points. The exposed reef areas below make for spectacular viewing and you'll inevitably see fur seals and bird life. You can walk up and down... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great scenery, well maintained, follows the coast line and can walk past seal colonies or look down from the heights on seals and sea/sea life. Good history well sign posted. Just don't step on the seals! Can just go for a quick stroll from car parks for a better view or spend hours hiking or biking.

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Schweiz
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a great walk along the rim with some great views. We first wanted to walk back along the shore, but due to a breedeing bird colony which we did not want to disturbe, we went back the same way

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Thank aussi33
Wollongong, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was an awesome spot to get up close with seals in their natural habitat. And unlike most things in New Zealand it's totally free! So many seals just hanging out!

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to navigate, lovely walk in grey or shine - driving rain might make it a bit miserable mind, as it's very exposed. Loop walk even easier now the shore has shifted - you can return along the beach (watch for seals) in any tide.

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Thank Clare M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The walk allows you to get down to the foreshore and see the seals in their own environment. A great walk for families

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a relatively easy walk from South Bay over the hill to the deal colony at the peninsula. Excellent views from top. Worth doing.

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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We only had half a day in kaikoura and decided to do this walk with it. The walk was truly beautiful, we went along beaches over cliffs and through massive grass plains. We were finishing near to sunset which was even more beautiful as it was setting into the mountains. we also saw the seal colony! Beautiful walk in a... More 

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