For those of you who love wildlife, Kaikoura is the place to be!
This picturesque coastal town, situated on east coast shores of the South Island, boasts such natural wonders that few places in the world can compete!
Abundant with whales, fur seals and dolphins who live permanently in the coastal waters of the beautiful Kaikoura Peninsula.
Go whale-watching by boat or air at any time of the year and experience seal swimming with the playful New Zealand fur seals in the shallow waters.
The local speciality is crayfish, you will be spoilt for choice whether you are eating in or dining out. In the Maori language 'kai' means food and 'koura' means crayfish!