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Kaikoura Visitor Centre

West End, Kaikoura, New Zealand
+64 3 319 5641
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Ranked #4 of 9 Attractions in Kaikoura
Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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Sydney, Australia
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92 reviews 92 reviews
38 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Great 1st stop when arriving in kaikoura. Friendly staff, great maps & resources , also great apps to download for free - recommend

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Lisnaskea, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I visited the centre to find out about all the places of interest and things to do in Kaikoura. There was loads of information on everything in the area from whale watching to scenic walks. A great starting point if you are visiting the area for the first time. The only little point was the fact that I spent about... More

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Very useful places when visiting New Zealand. You can perform booking and inquire information for any places in New Zealand.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The visitor centre helped us book a fishing charter. Very helpful staff that made several calls and organised our trip. Thank you so much.

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Barry, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

As with all New Zealand information centres they are second to none when it comes to arranging your stay. You can book everything you want and pay for it at the centre (with the exception of commercial flights). The staff are brilliant and will cater for whatever you need. Pity some other sites around the world aren't as good as... More

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mold
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271 reviews 271 reviews
124 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

interesting little visitor centre bought a hand blown glass whale from hokitika from here before we went on the trip informative information given small cafe available and outside seating area also he train stops here

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The ladies working here are attentive, courteous, professional, informative and friendly. We had all our questions answered and more, We were offered lots of advice and recommendations on what to do and where to go with a 4 year old. We could not have been happier. Thank you!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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83 reviews 83 reviews
28 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The staff here were really helpful and friendly. They gave us good directions and travel times to places, and helped our friends with their bookings.

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Oxfordshire,UK
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

They have all the info you need and will book any tours for you and give you the advice you might want on top of the details found in the leaflet.

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Worcestershire
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We enjoyed our visit to the centre to book our whale trip. The manager had a great sense of humour, was efficient and friendly. Also told us different things we could do in the area.

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