When you are travel through New Zealand one of the places that you have to visit is Kaikoura in the South Island. Kaikoura, famous for its crayfish, is located in the Canterbury region and is a popular tourist destination for whale watching and swimming with the dolphins.
Come to a place where you can witness fur seals lounging on the rocks by the water or watch dolphins as they play and put on a show just for you in the calm ocean waters.
Renowned for its great fishing grounds, you can come aboard one of the great fishing charters or dive on one of the fabulous reefs that be found within the area. Sea kayaking is another great way to spend the day with so many wonderful things to be seen and discovered, or perhaps you would like to take a scenic flights to the top of Mount Fyffe where you can stand on the top of snow capped mountain and take in the breathtaking views from all around....Such an amazing sight to see!
If you are looking to keep you feet on dry land then maybe you would enjoy the quad biking tours, horse riding through the forests and national parks, wine tasting tours or exploring the many attractions within the city of Kaikoura such as historical sites and museums as well as art galleries, arts and crafts shops, antique shops, boutiques and shopping precincts. You can also experience the sensation of getting close to the mighty albatross, one of the world's largest flight birds which congregate in great numbers in this one particular area.
With so many wonderful things to offer from land to ocean you have a holiday that you always dreamed about when you come to Kaikoura.