Attractions

Historic Building in Kaikoura

Fyffe House

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 t…
Farm in Kaikoura

Point Sheep Shearing Show

The 30-minute Point Sheep Shearing Show at the Point B&B is fun and educational. You can feed a ram, and lambs between September and February. Classic NZ!
Museum in Kaikoura

Kaikoura Museum

This provincial museum displays historical photographs, Māori and colonial artefacts, a huge sperm-whale jaw and the fossilised remains of a plesiosaur.
Wildlife Reserve in Kaikoura

Point Kean Seal Colony

At the end of the peninsula seals laze around in the grass and on the rocks, lapping up all the attention. Give them a wide berth (10m), and never get between them and the sea – they will attack if they feel cornere…
Viewpoint in Kaikoura

Lookout

Scenic lookout above the Point Kean seal colony, at the northern entrance to the Kaikoura Peninsula Walkway.
Viewpoint in Kaikoura

Lookout

Scenic lookout over the seal colony at the southern end of the Kaikoura Peninsula.
Viewpoint in Kaikoura

Lookout

Scenic lookout over the town and across the bay towards the mountains of the Seaward Kaikoura Range.
Viewpoint in Kaikoura

Lookout

Scenic lookout over South Bay on the Kaikoura Peninsula Walkway.