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“What a fantastic find”
Review of Ohau Stream Walk

Ohau Stream Walk
Ranked #1 of 38 things to do in Kaikoura
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Reviewed 18 August 2013

Fabulous to watch the seal ops playing in the pool at the base of the waterfall. Possibly only see seal pups in winter. Surprising that they can make the long trek up to the pool of water.
Many thanks to NZ Frenzy as we would not have found this with only the well known guide books.

1  Thank Rod D
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Reviewed 18 August 2013

Magical - seal pups playing in the waterfall. What more could you want?
The walk through native bush is itself good, but you won't believe pups make it all the way to the waterfall until you see it for yourself. Well worth a stop on the journey along the coastal highway.

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Reviewed 15 August 2013

The cuteness was overwhelming and this was considered a peak life experience for some of the members of our party. Just great.

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Reviewed 14 August 2013

Wow, we had a great time visiting the seal pups. We did a day trip from Christchurch (2.5 hour drive) with the primary goal of seeing this waterfall. We were not disappointed! The waterfall alone is beautiful, but seeing over 50 seals swim and play right in front of you was a very unique and rare experience.

This is definitely worth the stop, and the walk is less than 10 minutes and manageable for just about anyone. Make sure you have enough time to really enjoy the waterfall!

We made a short highlight video if you want to get a real taste of the experience: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50EuGGqxXXw

1  Thank Evan F
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Reviewed 11 August 2013 via mobile

A lovely 5 minute walk through the woods following the stream up to a waterfall. There you can see lots of baby seals playing in the pool.
All for free!
We went in August which I believe is around breeding time so saw dozens. All very cute and playful up close.

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