Kaikoura is a beautiful seaside holiday spot located on the East coast of New Zealand’s South Island. A haven for unique bird species and marine life, this travel destination is a favourite among nature enthusiasts.
Kaikoura is home to the third largest whale in the world - The Sperm whale, which is about 18 metres long and is said to have a brain larger than any other animal alive. Other aquatic life includes the Humpback and Pilot whales, Fur seals, Dusky Dolphins, Hector’s Dolphins and the magnificent Albatross.
This holiday destination is also a Mecca for adventure travellers. Outdoor activities in include whale watching, shark cage diving, snow boarding and skiing (during winter), kayaking, swimming and hiking.
There are a range of comfortable and affordable hotel accommodation options available in Kaikoura.