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What to do in Kaikoura

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What to do in Kaikoura

Kaikoura is blessed with some of the most amazing, scenery that New Zealand has to offer and is still considered as one of the best kept secrets of New Zealand. During winter the mountains are simply breathtaking and worth waiting around for a day or two to see for yourself. There are many walks, mountain bike tracks, and sights to see including the seal pup nursary at Ohau. Kaikoura activities are like walking along a rocky shore, you never know what you will find until you start lifting the rocks. Ask the locals, the motelliers, the restaurant staff or even the staff at the Petrol Station, they know the places to see. Kaikoura is belssed to have the Whales and the Dolphins but they are just the stage show! spend some time in Kaikoura, relax and do some exploring, you will love it!

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1. Re: What to do in Kaikoura

how about you transfer the love......write some itinerary type thingos and lodge them into the frequently asked questions on the Kaikoura Forum.....it will help me when asked by mates.

My times there were a few years ago and there is always some new activity emerging......... Have they managed to get the hot smoked mussels going again.....I mean as good as the ones done by the folk at the fisheries by the Pier Hotel.

Edited: 27 July 2010, 03:39
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Agreed Bigfella10. We had three nights/ 2 1/2 days in Kaikoura and loved every minute. Stacks to do and lovely scenery with the black sand and beautiful blue ocean rimmed with snowy white breakers and the mountains unseasonally dusted with snow (we were there in Nov). We were blessed with beautiful weather, and splashed out plenty on taking the various tours, but Kaikoura was a clear winner for us on a trip where everything was just brilliant.

.. we did enjoy the little bit of seashore fossicking we indulged in too and the seal pup nursery was simply fantastic. Our favourite experience of the whole trip. :o)

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