Kaikoura Region

South Island

Kaikoura Region

Squeezed between two giants, a dramatic point where the Southern Alps and Pacific Ocean meet.

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Cobb Cottage Camping Ground

Molesworth Cob Cottage Campsite

Camping, Molesworth Station

Molesworth Cob Cottage Campsite

Camping, Molesworth Station

Camp near the original cob homestead built in 1885 close to the Molesworth Farm Park boundary

Seal Kayaking

100% Success rate for Seal Viewing! Voted "Top Choice" Lonely Planet, Kaikoura's Original Kayak Operator Est:1998. Paddle with playful Fur Seals...

Swim with wild New Zealand fur seals in the shallow bays of the beautiful Kaikoura Peninsula. This is an experience you do not want to miss! No...

Amazing rock formations on the peninsula

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Each camping location is approved by a regional council in NZ. So if it shows on the map, you’re allowed to stay.

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Show off dolphins

Swim with and watch wild dolphins in Kaikoura

Kaikoura Peninsula from the air

11.7 km return | 3 hours return

Jimmy Armers Beach, Kaikoura

Overnight Campervan Parking

Jimmy Armers Beach, Kaikoura

Overnight Campervan Parking

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Every camping site on your iPhone™, iPad™ or Android™ phone or tablet. Avoid camping penalties using this council approved app. Featuring offline maps.

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Sunbathing seal at Ohau Point

Ohau Point Seal Colony

Off SH1 - Nth of Kaikoura

Ohau Point Seal Colony

Off SH1 - Nth of Kaikoura

Watch NZ Fur Seals play - right next to State Highway 1.

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Nick Morrison

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Take the 1 minute drive down Kiwa Rd, directly off State Highway. Fantastic rest areas and one of Kaikoura's most consistent surf spots. Jump in the water or just take time next to the mighty Pacific Ocean.

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Kaikoura i-SITE

The Kaikoura i-SITE knows all the best things to do, places to stay and ways to get there plus we’ll take care of the bookings.

Pohowera, Kaikoura

Overnight Campervan Parking

Pohowera, Kaikoura

Overnight Campervan Parking

Paikea & whale

Whale Watch is a multiple national and international award winning New Zealand nature-based Tourism Company owned and operated by the indigenous Ngāti Kuri people of Kaikōura, a Māori sub-tribe of the South Island's larger Ngāi Tahu Tribe.

West End Carpark, Kaikoura

Overnight Campervan Parking

West End Carpark, Kaikoura

Overnight Campervan Parking

Coastal camping
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