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Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

West End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 5641
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If you looking to do any tours, these people are very helpful. Also you can find maps and general... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand

On a busy ,peak time period, we were in Kaikoura and decided to visit the I-Centre which is very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Christchurch, New Zealand
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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 good33%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“whale watching” (12 reviews)
“fishing trip” (4 reviews)
“car park” (3 reviews)
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West End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 5641
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you looking to do any tours, these people are very helpful. Also you can find maps and general information of not only Kaikoura but other areas.

Thank ecofriendly386
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a busy ,peak time period, we were in Kaikoura and decided to visit the I-Centre which is very centrally positioned in the Township. The place was humming and the general impression gained was on of competence under pressure in a laid back manner. There...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many brochures and map. Many souvenirs as well to choose from. However you may like to get AA travel guides, which as discount coupons at shopping malls instead of this visitor center.

Thank joyance
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Lovely (Scottish) lady gave us an overview of whale watching tours and then booked us on our choice - the boat trip. We bought the sea sickness tablets as advised and had a very flat calm sea luckily. Saw fab sperm whale for about 10...More

Thank Leighites
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Went in for a browse and came out booked onto 3.5hr horse trek. The woman was very friendly and helpful and knew what she was talking about.

Thank Rachel E
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This is a really good place to touch base with as they can give you all the information you need about accommodation and attractions. They also have some good special rates for various tours if you book through the I-Site. Useful for locals and tourists...More

Thank Catharine H
Reviewed 27 November 2017

great place filled with leaflets maps on ever thing you can do in Kiakoura also information on the rest of NZ

Thank AndrewRolleston
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Plenty at the I-site centre; very helpful at the start of a trip to Kaikoura. The staff helped book a one hour walk around town with local guide; giving great info about the town and the effects of the 2016 quake. Definitely worth a visit...More

Thank nickss1
Marietvanvierzen, Manager at Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Kia ora nickss1, thank you for your lovely review. Pleased to hear you enjoyed the walk with Sue. Thanks again.

Reviewed 17 September 2017

We were looking for information so i-SITE is obvious (plenty of parking in their large carpark helped) The building is modern and well stocked with brochures etc. The lady behind the counter was very helpful and gave us information about attractions and some about last...More

Thank Kiwiseley
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The staff in Kaikoura i-Site Vistior Information Centre are friendly and helpful and informed us about places to visit in Kaikoura and the free cheese tasting in town.

Thank jen112017
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Helen H
13 September 2016|
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Response from Marietvanvierzen | Property representative |
Hi Helen H, my apologies for the delay in reply, I just noticed your question. There are a couple of options for this situation: * split the family, so the parent not doing the dolphin tour can take care of your son while... More
To Y
21 September 2015|
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Response from Marietvanvierzen | Property representative |
Kia ora To Y, in addition to the excellent information of Peter F. I can advise that Kaikoura Shuttles has a 2 hour trip that includes a visit to Ohau Waterfall, the cost is $58 per person. Usually the baby seals are at the... More