Outdoor Activities in Kaikoura

Outdoor activities in Kaikoura are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Kaikoura comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Kaikoura and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Kaikoura has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Kaikoura.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Kaikoura:

  1. #1 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Kaikoura
    - Used in 619 itineraries
    Ohau Waterfall Walk And Stream Walk

    Tags: Outdoors, Trail, Waterfall, Hiking Trail

    Address: Ohau Stream Walkway and Waterfall, SH 1 S, Half Moon Bay 7371, New Zealand

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Ohau Waterfall is a little distance away from the main town on the highway. This absolutely gorgeous place can be reached through a short and non-labor intensive walk and is a complete delight. Th...Read more

  2. #2 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Kaikoura
    - Used in 692 itineraries
    Peninsula Walkway

    Tags: Outdoors, Trail, Waterfront, Hiking Trail

    Address: Peninsula Walkway, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This incredibly scenic spot is a must visit in Kaikoura. The Kaikoura Peninsula which juts out into the ocean is an incredibly beautiful area and a walk down it is a unique experience. Morning or even...Read more

  3. #3 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Kaikoura
    - Used in 484 itineraries
    Kaikoura Ranges

    Tags: Outdoors, Mountain, View Point, Hiking Trail

    Address: Kaikoura Range, Canterbury 7371, New Zealand

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Town of Kaikoura is famous for the beautiful Kaikoura ranges that lie nearby. Two parallel mountain ranges lie side by side in all their majestic and mighty beauty in this place while the Clarence...Read more

  4. #4 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Kaikoura
    - Used in 583 itineraries
    Whale Watch Kaikoura

    Tags: Tour, Water Sport, Nature

    Address: The Whaleway Station Whaleway Road, Kaikoura 7340, New Zealand

    Timings: 06:45 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Whale Watch Kaikoura gives you the opportunity to get up close and personal with the majestic creatures from the oceans that are a cause of great wonder in humans. The sheer size of these creatures ma...Read more

  5. #5 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Kaikoura
    - Used in 269 itineraries
    Kaikoura Marine Aquarium

    Tags: Museum, Aquarium, Educational Site

    Address: Wakatu Quay, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Kaikoura, the beautiful Seaside city in New Zealand is blessed with tremendous marine wealth and while you will be doing all sorts of aquatic activities while here, it makes sense to visit this awesom...Read more

  6. #6 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Kaikoura
    - Used in 587 itineraries
    Mayfair Theatre

    Tags: Entertainment, Theatre, Cinema

    Address: 80 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand

    Timings: 09:00 am - 11:59 pm Details

    The Mayfair theatre is a wonderful community theatre in Kaikoura. This place is a breath of fresh air if you want to catch the latest flick while in Kaikoura. Unlike the typical boring multiplexes thi...Read more

  7. #7 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Kaikoura
    - Used in 402 itineraries
    Kaikoura Farm Park

    Tags: Ranch, Leisure, Farm

    Address: 12 Kowhai Ford Road, Kaikoura 7371 South, Island, New Zealand

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The Kaikoura farm is a wonderful place to visit in the town. If you are traveling with kids, this one is a definite must visit. The concept is that you get to visit a traditional farm in New Zealand. ...Read more

  8. #8 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Kaikoura
    - Used in 254 itineraries
    Maori Leap Cave

    Tags: Outdoors, Cave, Geological Formation

    Address: Kaikoura, NZ

    Timings: 10:30 am - 03:30 pm Details

    The Maori Leap Cave in Kaikoura is quite stunning. This cave with its stalactites and stalagmites was discovered some time in the 1950s and has been a huge tourist attraction ever since. The limestone...Read more

  9. #9 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Kaikoura
    - Used in 133 itineraries
    Lavendyl Lavender Farm

    Tags: Outdoors, Nature, Farm

    Address: 268 Postmans Road, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    This Lavender Farm is a wonderful place to visit. The place stretches on for 5 acres or so and is a lovely sight. Over 50 different varieties of purple lavender are produced here and used for various ...Read more

  10. #10 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Kaikoura
    - Used in 352 itineraries
    The Whaler Bar And Restaurant

    Tags: Bar, Food And Drinks, Restaurant, Entertainment

    Address: W End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand

    Timings: 03:00 pm - 11:59 pm Details

    The Whaler is a very pleasant Bar in Kaikoura. The place is perfect for a night out with friends or your significant other. Delicious fresh beer and lip-smacking sea food too go with it make the highl...Read more

  11. #11 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Kaikoura
    - Used in 94 itineraries
    Springbank Estate

    Tags: Estate, Tour, Food And Drinks, Winery

    Address: 152 Postmans Road, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand

    Timings: 11:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Not many know that Kaikoura is a very important producer of Wine. The weather of the place makes it is a great area to make wine in. If you want to know more about wine, the wine making process and wi...Read more

  12. #12 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Kaikoura
    Point Sheep Shearing Show

    Tags: Ranch

    Address: Kaikoura, New Zealand

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Experience sheep shearing in New Zealand at this wonderful show! It offers a golden opportunity to relish on the original atmosphere of kiwi shearing shed. It is a perfect show for people of all ages,...Read more

  13. #13 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Kaikoura
    - Used in 4 itineraries
    Dolphin Encounter Image
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    Tags: Tour, Entertainment

    Address: 96 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand

    Take a swimming tour with dolphins or simply look at them from your boat build on purpose off the Kaikoura coast, which is amongst the world’s top locations for seals, whales, and dolphins. In c...Read more

  14. #14 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Kaikoura
    Kaikoura Llama Trekking

    Tags: Trail

    Address: 8 Kowhai Ford Rd, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand

    Timings: 09:30 am - 12:00 pm Details

    The Kaikoura Llama Trekking is quite a popular activity in Kaikourawhere you would get the chance to explore the beautiful places with a llama by your side. The tour would take you to beautiful beache...Read more

  15. #15 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Kaikoura
    Seal Swim Kaikoura

    Tags: Tour, Entertainment, Snorkeling

    Address: 58 West End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand

    For an entirely unique experience, visit Seal Swim Kaikoura in New Zealand. Snorkeling along with the wild fur seals of New Zealand in the deep waters of the enchanting peninsula of Kaikoura is truly ...Read more