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“Fabulous!”
Review of Ohau Stream Walk

Ohau Stream Walk
Ranked #1 of 37 things to do in Kaikoura
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Fabulous!”
Reviewed 27 August 2014

This is a very short walk from the car park and is free so you've nothing to lose. The seal pups are all along the stream and swimming at the bottom of the waterfall. Where else can you see seal pups in the wild for free?!

Visited August 2014
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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“Cute seal pups”
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Was amazing to see the seal pups up close swimming and playing at the bottom of a waterfall. It's only a short walk from the car park through some lovely forest. Well worth a visit.

Visited August 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Right time to come to Kaikoura”
Reviewed 19 August 2014

We were lucky to come to NZ in winter, otherwise we would miss this fantastic attraction. The information sign at the beginning of Ohau Stream Walk says that the seal pups reach maturity in Spring so in September there would be no pups at all. We saw about a dozen and they were very cute and full of fun. The best moments of our short trip to the South Island!

Visited August 2014
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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“Feel good moment.”
Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

I challenge anyone to spend a few minutes watching the seal babies playing and not come away with a big smile on their face!
They are just so darn cute :)
It's a privilege to be able to visit them.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great experience!”
Reviewed 14 August 2014

We took the short walk to the waterfall where the seal pups spend there time and it didn't disappoint! We saw about 25 seal pups swimming around under the waterfall, and some that were sleeping on the rocks. They're so fun to watch. This is a great activity for everyone, especially kids.

Visited August 2014
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