Best Activities for a Rainy Day in Kaikoura

THE 5 BEST Indoor Things to Do in Kaikoura on a Rainy Day

Best Activities for a Rainy Day in Kaikoura

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  • Grant N
    Hastings, New Zealand1,524 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We'd been before on out last trip but it's definitely worth doing again. The displays are great. Our only gripe was the fact that the earthquake display was now part of the general museum - that's only because it was fascinating seeing it all in one place before. However, there's a lot to see and a huge amount of history and local stories. Very well laid out and something for everybody. We'd go again if back in the area once more
    Written 17 April 2024
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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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  • Sophie
    75 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worth a visit if you're looking for things to do on a sunny afternoon in Kaikoura. Perfect for having a few locally brewed beers and playing a round of mini golf. The mini golf isn't the most exciting but is based on the town of Kaikoura which is a nice touch.
    Written 16 June 2023
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  • John Norvill
    Tauranga, New Zealand2 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    As far as the theatre was concerned it was top notch and the staff member was interactive. For both of these I would have given an 'excellent' review. The movie was excellent too BUT the volume was ridiculously loud. Within 1 minute I sounded my disapproval to staff who in all fairness was not prepared to adjust the settings. I waited until the trailers were over in the hope the film itself had less volume. It did but it was still far too loud. Twenty four hours later my ears are still suffering. No way should anyone be subject to this torture. If theatres want business then they need to consider their customers and not blindly follow the settings. Yes, I should have demanded my money back after the first minute. In future I will and I ask others to do the same. Then we can enjoy the films we enjoy with the appropriate level of sound. Personally I think a 50% discount would have been appropriate. This experience spoiled an afternoon outing with my wife who likewise suffered from the sound.
    Written 17 May 2021
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  • Julie dawn
    Akaroa, New Zealand2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I highly recommend Belinda, I had the one hour massage and it’s an amazing experience. If your in Kaikoura this is a must.
    Written 31 May 2020
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  • -l.e.m223
    Queenstown, New Zealand7 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very cute shop lots of different kiwi things prices do vary but lots of options, very clean and nice in the inside and lots of gorgeous hand made pieces
    Written 1 February 2023
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  • Bridget T
    6 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Entertainment AND beer !! A perfect combination. A really great, relaxed, funny and informative evening. Very good value for money !! Whether you are in to your craft beers (not me) or just looking for something different (me) it is a thoroughly enjoyable experience and caters for any level of 'beer-knowledge'. I had so many laughs and left with a wee bit of a glow !! A great range of beers which I'm sure even non-beer drinkers will find one they enjoy. It's entertainment as much as it beer tasting and information - very highly recommended.
    Written 9 April 2015
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