About Kaikoura

Kaikoura the favourite eco-tourist destination

With the Pacific Ocean at your door and snow-capped mountains reaching skyward from the rugged coastline, you could be in only one place – Kaikoura.

Waves on the Esplanade map

Kaikoura is situated

2.5 hours from Christchurch (scenic route)

1.5 hours from Hanmer (inland route)

2 hours from Blenheim (coastal route)