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Kaikoura Attractions

It's no wonder so many tourists return to Kaikoura each year. This charming city is bursting with amazing things to do. Whether you enjoy exploring tourist attractions or having a go at more action-packed activities, you'll never be bored here.

Discover what makes Kaikoura tick with the very best tours & day trips. Browse through our top 12 fun activities in Kaikoura, and book with confidence knowing that we offer free cancellation and no added fees.

Things to Do in Kaikoura with Kids

There's fun for all the family wherever you roam in Kaikoura. Here are a few family friendly experiences to try together that are certain to make your getaway memorable:

Free Things to Do in Kaikoura

There's no need to constantly reach for your wallet in Kaikoura. The following won't even cost a penny.

Kaikoura Beach - Play some games with the youngsters or just sit back and catch some rays at this lovely coastal spot.

Peninsula Walkway - You're bound to feel connected with Mother Earth at this magnificent attraction.

Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Kaikoura on a sunny day?

A Kaikoura 4-Wheel-Drive ATV Adventure from Christchurch is the ideal activity for those who don't want to miss a second of sunshine in Kaikoura.

What to do in Kaikoura on a rainy day?

Make the most of rainy weather by signing up for an indoor activity, like a World War II Dangerous Skies Exhibition or a Combo: Knights of the Sky & Dangerous Skies Exhibitions.

Are there cheap things to do in Kaikoura?

What can you do in Kaikoura for free?

Your getaway in Kaikoura won't cost an arm and a leg with free things like these to enjoy:

  • Kaikoura Beach
  • Peninsula Walkway
  • Kaikoura Visitor Centre
  • Point Kean Seal Colony