Fyffe House

sights / Architecture

Fyffe House information

Kaikoura , New Zealand
62 Avoca St
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adult/child $10/free
Opening hours
10am-5pm daily Oct-Apr, to 4pm Thu-Mon May-Sep
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Kaikoura’s oldest surviving building, Fyffe House's whale-bone foundations were laid in 1844. Proudly positioned and fronted with a colourful garden, the little two-storey cottage offers a fascinating insight into the lives of colonial settlers. Interpretive displays are complemented by historic objects, while peeling wallpaper and the odd cobweb lend authenticity. Cute maritime-themed shop.