Sights & landmarks in Kaikoura

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Kaikoura Landmarks

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  • Marje1902
    Market Deeping, UK49 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great place to stop and view the seal colony. Loads of seals from v small babies to energetic teenagers playing the water and exhausted mums just chilling on the rocks.
    Written 31 January 2024
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  • Happiness34127439032
    8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Pete did a fantastic job explaining and showing us all there is to know about sheep and shearing. Highly recommended for families. The view from the shearing shed was incredible!
    Written 12 October 2023
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  • Ann T
    Pascoe Vale, Australia1,443 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fyffe House is the oldest colonial building in the South Island. We were introduced to the museum by an enthusiastic young woman who gave us a personal guided tour of this interesting pink weather board house which was built on the bones of whales (literally) between 1844 and 1860 and has been the home of a whaler, a harbour master, a fisherman and their families. Worth a visit.
    Written 16 March 2023
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  • Gill O
    Ascot, UK633 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wow. Absolutely fabulous views all over Kaikoura. Definitely worth a visit on a clear day. Very windy as so high so go prepared!
    Written 12 December 2023
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  • Mary Somervell
    Nelson, New Zealand20 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our Kaikoura Coast Track private walk was a wonderful experience, with magnificent coastal views and plenty of variety including seals on the beach, regenerating native bush and stream crossings. Our twosome joined up with three friendly walkers on day 2. This very well organised operation is hosted by two farming families. The hospitality is superb with comfortable overnight accommodation and scrumptious meals (if you choose the catered option). The track is well maintained with very good signage. A moderate level of fitness is recommended for the walk of 4 to 6 hours each day including 2 hours of beach walking on day one and more climbing up and downhill on day two.
    Written 5 March 2023
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  • Ann T
    Pascoe Vale, Australia1,443 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    It's really curious to read all the the previous reviews because we had a very positive experience with the person who served us at the Farm shop. Admittedly, she wasn't there when we arrived and even calling out didn't work. We were about to leave some cash money for the beautiful alpaca merino scarf we wanted to buy when she appeared. She was friendly and engaging and we successfully made our purchase amongst all the lavender products.
    Written 16 March 2023
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  • gertief320
    Gosford, Australia19 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We did the 1 hr 'taster' with the llamas. So different from the usual activities on offer. Thoroughly enjoyed it.
    Written 18 April 2017
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