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Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

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Address: West End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-319 5641
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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The Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre knows all the best things to...

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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Raewyn could not have been more helpful. She booked a fishing trip for me, drew me a map of where to find a supermarket with parking, and directed me to an Op Shop to find more... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Heather M
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Raewyn could not have been more helpful. She booked a fishing trip for me, drew me a map of where to find a supermarket with parking, and directed me to an Op Shop to find more reading material. On-site parking was a bonus. Thanks Raewyn

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Thank Heather M
Bristol, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we visited just before the earthquake, hopefully this good information centre is still ábale to keep people informed on what to see & what to do. Lots of ltereature, Leaflets & maps. Good views along the Lyell Creek from the 'Balcony' around the building

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Thank phshanks
Post Falls, Idaho
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26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Booked my bus out of town, showed me the path to my hostel, booked a fishing trip, made phone calls, just very helpful.

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Thank randyman050
Braunschweig, Germany
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88 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I had a stopover here on my way to christchurch. It is a nice small town and the staff at the i-site were friendly.

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Thank Lionheart92
Telford, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We went in to try and book a fishing tour for the following day, we had 3 to choose from and asked the Lady to help us with our choice. This didnt go down very well as she wasn't very helpful at all! All she told us was how long they'd be and how much they were, when we asked... More 

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Thank Becky L
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience with the I-SITE in Kaikoura, we needed a place to stay and were offered several options within our budget, Marietta made the booking for us and then also provided some information about attractions, including discounts, which we booked the following day. Really made our trip to Kaikoura.

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Thank Jenn P
Marietvanvierzen, Manager at Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Kia ora Jenn P, Thank you for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to be of your service and we are pleased to hear we have been able to "make your trip"; Kaikoura is such a special place. Thanks again. More 

Birchs Bay, Australia
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10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We went in to get advice on diesel availability and where we may get fresh water for our campervan. The lady we saw, late in the afternoon on Friday 16th Sept was very helpful and gave great advice! Thank you :)

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Thank Ainslie C
Marietvanvierzen, Manager at Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Kia ora Ainslie C, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are pleased to hear your found our service helpful. Thanks again. More 

Geelong, Australia
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30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We visited on two separate occasions and were helped by friendly, attentive staff who provided information, booked tours & made helpful suggestions for our stay in Kaikoura. This is a one-stop shop for tourist information with videos, printed material & noticeboards all providing up-to-date daily happenings for Kaikoura. Special thanks to Raewyn who helped us on two separate occasions, booking... More 

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Thank 307D
Christchurch, New Zealand
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102 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Heaps of local information from very friendly staff. If you visit when the place is closed there is also stacks of information available on boards outside that are updated regularly (trip times, etc).

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Port Gentil, Gabon
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127 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Perfect service and very helpful staff. It has everything you need to know to make the most of your visit.

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Thank HanneTheresia

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