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Kaikoura is a town in the Kaikoura District, in the Canterbury Region on New Zealand's South Island. The town has about 2,200 inhabitants and is a popular place in the country to go out on the ocean for whale- and dolphin watching.

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  • Hammer Springs - NZ
    We have a car hired (or will do!) between Picton and Christchurch via Kaikoura and on the drive between there & Christchurch we want to stop off somewhere on the drive. Now lve noticed a place called HAMMER SPRINGS which has thermal spas - has anyone ever stopped off here - is it worth ...

  • Travelling in New zealand
    there are bus tours. and a nice very taking you from the south island to the north island. if you in christchurch you should take a bus to kaikoura to go whale watching. make sure in the north island you visit lake taupo, rotorua, coromandel, waitomo caves and the bay of islands. ...

  • Suggested Camping Sites, NZ
    We're going to pass through Kaikoura and we need one nights accommodation, so I was thinking of camping. We'll be there around early January. Does anyone have suggestions or advice on the campsites there? I've looked up some already but reviews would be cool. Thanks! ...

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  • Kaikoura
    Kaikoura liegt 150km südlich von Blenheim an der Ostküste. Hinter dem Küstendorf und deren Halbinsel erstreckt sich die 2000 Meter hohe Bergkette. Kaikoura ist bekannt zum Surfen, Walbeobachtungen ...
    Posted in Neuseeland by A. L. K. v. H.

  • Kaikoura
    Kaikoura es un lugar de acantilados rocosos y playas grises,tranquilo y bonito,pero que si ...
    Posted in Nueva Zelanda by Laura Elena

  • Kaikoura
    way to Kaikoura arriving mid-afternoon. Kaikoura lies on a peninsula, and crayfish - for which the town is now famous - are abundant in its waters. (Kaikoura, literally translated, means 'meal ...
    Posted in Sharon and Andy's World Tour 2006 by andymoore

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