12 hours Kaikōura


Beach and mountains in Kaikōura.

Think you can't experience a taste of Kaikōura in 12 hours? We can prove you wrong. We’ve gathered a neat package of activities, delicious food, scenic spots, and great entertainment that can all be squeezed within a day trip to this seaside town. 


Walking Where Ancestors Once Walked

Maurice Manawatu sat in chair.

Maurice Manawatu

Maurice Manawatu belongs to the Ngāi Tahu hapū of Ngāti Kuri who arrived in Kaikōura many generations ago and married into the original peoples.