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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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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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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245 reviews 245 reviews
113 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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81 reviews 81 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I liked the fact I could book a bus tour of Christchurch at this center. It was well-organized with a large selection of activities in the area.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Very informative guides, worth every penny. We saw 3 Sperm whales, Albatross, dolphins and various other seabirds. Bit 'bumpy' in places, but well worth the nausea.

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Navarre, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

The i-Site visitor center was a great place to start. The staff is knowledgeable and helpful. The can also book tours for you.

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