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.
From the Kaikoura Travel Guide
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Apart from having one of our beds in the dorm double booked it was a great stay. The owner made every effort ot rectify the situation, and was hospitable, which made all the difference to our stay ... more
We arrived here around 4pm and rushed off to see the seals which were only about 2km walk south (past the seafood stall on the side of the road that cooks up fresh crayfish and mussels and scallops etc for you on the spot - very cool!) The hostel looks out over the water (well the road and car parks first, then the water) and out towards kaikora c ... more
With only 3 hours of sleep, we caught the 8:00am bus to Kaikoura. Kaikoura is known as one of the best dolphin swimming places in the world. Sometimes, over 200 dolphins have showed up to a boat of swimmers. Pretty insane. It was nice drive down the coast. Once we rolled into town, we were sitting ...
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