Mountains and rugged coastline neighbor this charming seaside resort not far from Christchurch. It’s the perfect spot for spotting some of the more interesting marine life around New Zealand’s waters, with whales, dolphins and seals in abundance.
Accommodation in Kaikoura
Kaikoura boasts some genuinely impressive scenery, not to mention a wealth of fresh seafood, and is one of the country’s best eco-marine destinations. At Hapuku Lodge, as well as spacious suites designed and built by local craftsmen, there are tree houses, which sit 30 feet up in the canopy for amazing Pacific views.