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Kaikōura - What's Open this Summer

We welcome you all to come & explore our beautiful coastal town this summer!

For enquiries, bookings and great i-SITE SPECIALS please contact our friendly team at Kaikōura i-SITE Visitor Centre

Contact us: Phone: (+64) 3 319 5641 | Email:

i-SITE Summer Opening Hours

Monday  –  9:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday  –  9:00am to 4:00pm
Wednesday  –  9:00am to 4:00pm
Thursday  –  9:00am to 4:00pm
Friday  –  9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday  –  9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday  –  9:00am to 4:00pm


For a full list of Kaikōura Activities and What’s Open

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Please check here for regular updates.

Wine & Dine

For a full list of Kaikōura Eateries and What’s Open

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Please check here for regular updates.




For all Accommodation information, enquiries and availability please contact us.

Our i-SITE team provides expert advise on local accommodation options and are dedicated to find the best place for your stay in Kaikōura!

Travelling to Kaikoura

Please contact Kaikoura i-SITE for all transport timetables, prices, information and bookings on all of the following services.

By Bus:  InterCity services are operating daily between Christchurch & Picton.  Please contact us for bus timetables for Kaikoura.

By Ferry:  The Interislander & Bluebridge ferries operate for travel between Wellington & Picton.

By Train:  The stunning Coastal Pacific train journey between Christchurch & Picton is operating this summer on Tues, Weds & Thurs.

By Air:  Contact our team for more information about direct weekend flights between Wellington & Kaikoura!

By Road:  For all road status updates in our area please keep an eye on the NZTA website.