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Kaikoura overview

Visitors to Kaikoura have positive things to say about this relaxing city and its beaches. You'll enjoy activities like whale watching and dolphin viewing. Visitors to Kaikoura can take time to see places like Kaikoura Museum and Kaikoura Beach. There's plenty more to see, including sights like Fyffe House and Mount Fyffe.

Where to stay in Kaikoura

A welcoming city, Kaikoura has a variety of hotels to choose from. There are 32 hotels in Kaikoura and you can shop as many as 14 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 11%. We have room prices starting at 16 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Kaikoura as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 6 5-star hotels from 42 USD per night
  • • 16 4-star hotels from 66 USD per night
  • • 11 3-star hotels from 64 USD per night

How to get to Kaikoura

Fly in to Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.), 94.8 mi (152.6 km) from downtown Kaikoura.

What to see around Kaikoura

The area is recognized for its natural setting, offering these places to visit:
  • • Kaikoura Beach
  • • Mount Fyffe
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Kaikoura Museum
  • • Fyffe House

When to visit Kaikoura

If you're just starting to think about trip planning, you might be wondering when is the best time to visit. Here's a list of seasonal norms to help you arrange your travel schedule:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 69°F day, 53°F night
  • • April-June: 65°F day, 43°F night
  • • July-September: 58°F day, 42°F night
  • • October-December: 68°F day, 47°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 9.69 inches
  • • April-June: 13.03 inches
  • • July-September: 14.13 inches
  • • October-December: 12.28 inches