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Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

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Address: West End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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+64 3-319 5641
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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The Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre knows all the best things to...

The Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre knows all the best things to do, places to stay and ways to get there plus we'll take care of the bookings.

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Very knowledgeable staff who as time was short recommended the things that were a must do while there

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Graemejs2014
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Faro, Portugal
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Faro, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very knowledgeable staff who as time was short recommended the things that were a must do while there

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Thank Graemejs2014
Hamburg, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice and very friendly staff. And the most important..: they tell you the truth about the different activities

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Thank coverthename
auckland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Packed with free and useful information. Good array of merchandise available. The staff were so nice and helpful. It seemed that nothing was a problem to them.

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Thank genieNZ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I site is really helpfull and nice workers heaps of cool clothes and moari friend ship bracelets is cool 2 dollars for one awesome

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Thank Luana K
Winchester, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Clearly this is the best place to visit for information on the local attractions. The stuff Re friendly and knowledgeable

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Thank Pepster56
cairns
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123 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Great info site, staff were excellent and very helpful. Smiling as they greeted many tourist through the door, well done

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Ivy is very patient and helpful for our tour booking in Kaikoura, she gave us a lot of information on fishing, dolphins watch and whale watch. Thanks a lot for the help especially we can hear Mandarin in i-site. :)

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Thank Rocky S
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

We phoned the i-SITE to book us accommodation. They were so helpful with suggestions and ideas. They phoned us back promptly and within the time frame they said they would. When we visited in person they were attentive and helpful with local information.

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Thank Shirley B
Meudon, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

We were rather surprised by the lack of interest shown by the attendants in contrast with all the other i-sites we visited in NZ. Efforts should be made at a time when Kaikoura needs a lot of tourists to rebuild its attractively after the earth quake

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Thank Marc C
Marietvanvierzen, Manager at Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Kia ora Marc C, thank you for taking the time to give us a review. I'm sorry to read you were disappointed as this is not feedback we usually get. I will ensure this is brought up in our next staff meeting to ensure it does not happen again. Enjoy the rest of your travels. Thanks again. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Mariet was friendly and helpfull to us. She told us a lot about Kaikoura and the things to do. Also she told us about the resent earthquake and its impact. Very good to learn about and what it ment to the people. She booked a tour for us. All very kind and personal.

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Thank Aleid B

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