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“First stop in Kaikoura”

Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
Ranked #9 of 37 things to do in Kaikoura
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Owner description: 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.
Vernon, Connecticut
Level 6 Contributor
265 reviews
170 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“First stop in Kaikoura”
Reviewed 17 October 2013

As with visitor centres throughout New Zealand, this one is staffed with friendly, and knowledgeable local people. Great information not only for the local area, but for the entire south island. As noted by others, there are reasonably priced souvenirs here. We in the states have much to learn, as many of our so-call information centers are staffed by disinterested, surly people, when there is even a visitor center for the area.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Eugene F
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Hong Kong, China
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Very helpful and friendly Staff”
Reviewed 28 July 2013

The centre has a great view of the mountains and ocean. It's nice to hang around on a sunny, breezy day! Doris, one of the staff was very friendly and helpful. She phoned around for us to secure accommodation in Christchurch.

Visited July 2013
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McHenry, Illinois
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
“Very helpful”
Reviewed 13 June 2013

The staff was very helpful. Got some nice t-shirts cheaper than elsewhere. Nice and warm on a raw June day.

Visited June 2013
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Thank Cynthia N
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Bangkok, Thailand
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
“Nice scenic view around the i site”
Reviewed 8 June 2013

The I Site was very clean and the officers were very friendly. I sit over there and relax with the beautiful mountain and beach. But the toilets outside are a little bit far, un maintained and dirty.

Visited May 2013
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Thank Sandratammy
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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“All the info you need..”
Reviewed 6 May 2013

Helpful staff, information on all types of adventures, tours accommodation eateries and travel at hand..nice souvenirs in the shop too..

Visited April 2013
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Thank pwhuds
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