6 Alternative Activities in Kaikōura

Man riding downhill through forest at Middle Hill MTB.
From llama trekking to downhill MTB tracks, there's plenty to keep you busy in Kaikōura that doesn't involve a boat.

Kaikōura Peninsula Walkway

Sandy bay with cliffs on Kaikōura Peninsula Walkway, Kaikōura.
Place Kaikōura

The Kaikōura Peninsula Walkway has it all; the wild ocean, rugged cliff tops and mountain views capped with snow throughout winter, and an abundance of marine wildlife.

Mt Fyffe Distillery

Hand holding a bottle of Shearwater Gin from Mt Fyffe Distillery, Kaikōura.
Place Kaikōura

On the foothills of Mt Fyffe, Kaikōura, you’ll stumble across one of New Zealand’s smallest nano gin distilleries, Mt Fyffe Distillery.

Middle Hill MTB

Man doing little jump on his mountain bike.
Place Kaikōura

For the ultimate adrenalin fix.

Hapuku Lodge

Dessert with pear on the table at Hapuku Lodge. .
Place Kaikōura
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Your destination for luxurious accommodation and one of the finest dining experiences in the region.

The Pier Hotel

Outdoor seating area at The Pier Hotel.
Place Kaikōura
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A classic Kiwi pub and restaurant housed within an iconic nineteenth century hotel.

Wacky Stays & Llama Trekking Kaikōura

Llamas in the field at Wacky Stays.
Place Kaikōura

For something quite out of the ordinary.

Kaikōura Boutique Hotel

Exterior view of Kaikōura Boutique Hotel.
Place Kaikōura

A beautifully restored late 1800s hotel.

Hapuku Kitchen

Owner of Hapuku Kitchen, Fiona.
Place Kaikōura

A food and nature lover’s wonderland.