Meet The Locals

Kaikoura is the marine mammal viewing centre of New Zealand offering many exciting sea life attractions along the coastline and the peninsula.

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Dusky Dolphins

Dusky dolphins (Lagenorhynchus obscurus) can be found all year round along...

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Blue Penguins

The world's smallest penguin, little penguin (also known as little blue)...

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Fur Seals

Kekeno are well-known in Kaikoura, viewing a fur seal up close is an amazing...

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Australasian Gannets

Kaikoura is a great place for any wildlife lover.


The Lesser Albatross/Mollymawk is a smaller cousin to the Great Albatross...

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Humpback Whales

Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) are easy to identify and are well...

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