4 Great Attractions To See And Do In Kaikoura

Kelly C. Gamble
12 Thrilling Things To Do In Kaikoura

Kaikoura is located on the East Coast of the South Island of New Zealand and is home to approximately 4,000 residents, however over the summer this number increases due to the popularity of the area and the many great activities and attractions. If you are heading there for villas in bangalore a break why not book yourself into holiday villa in Kaikoura and check out some of these must see attractions.

Kaikoura Marine Aquarium Newly opened in December 2011, this little aquarium offers visitors a chance to see lots of marine animals including seastars, crayfish, octopus, paua, sharks and seahorses. You’ll also find lots of information about the Kaikoura marine environment and how to care for it. Entry is by donation making this attraction good for the budget, good fun and educational too! Seal Swim If you are looking for a unique experience close to your holiday villa in Kaikoura then swimming with the seals is a wonderful idea.

You’ll be kitted out with a wet suit and a snorkel, and with a small group of others you’ll get to experience wild New Zealand Fur Seals. The business owners, who are passionate about the animals as well as the environment, will guide you through the tour off the Kaikoura peninsula, in the seals natural habitat.

Quad Bike Tour If your holiday in Kaikoura is with a group of friends, why not consider this adventurous activity. You’ll get to experience the rugged coastline, incredible scenery including bush and sea views, whilst travelling over hills and through streams and countryside. A great way to experience something new, get to see some great scenery and spend a really enjoyable afternoon with your friends.

Previous quad bike experience isn’t needed as you will be given full training. Whale and Dolphin Experience No trip to Kaikoura is complete without taking a trip to see the whales and dolphins. The region is world famous for their whale watching history and recent industry and you will be thrilled at the chance to get up close and personal with these incredible creatures. You’ll get to encounter Sperm Whales in the custom build boats as well as getting to see Dusky & Hectors Dolphins frolicking, seals and the sea birds, Pelagic.

Kaikoura is full of lots of outdoor adventures, history and culture, however if you are keen to kick back and relax booking a holiday villa in Kaikoura means you have plenty of space for everyone, self catering options and flexible sleeping arrangements. You can spend the day experiencing all the attractions and relax in the evenings.

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