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Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

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Address: West End, Kaikoura, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-319 5641
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: The Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre knows all the best things...
The Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre knows all the best things to do, places to stay and ways to get there plus we'll take care of the bookings.
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Great place to plan day activites.

Great place to come and find out what to do and where to go in kaikoura. Very friendly staff and you can book things here to

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Sheree R
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great place to come and find out what to do and where to go in kaikoura. Very friendly staff and you can book things here to

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Tasmania, Australia
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34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My husband really wanted to catch a big NZ fish. We had limited time at Kaikoura, but they were able to get him on a fishing trip. The staff made a number of calls, to achieve this. They were then able to show him on the map exactly where to go to meet the boat, as the departure site was... More 

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Marietvanvierzen, Manager at Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Kia ora Deb V, thank you for your lovely feedback; it is great to hear that your husband brought home a crayfish - a delicacy Kaikoura is renowned for! Thanks again. More 

Kaikoura, New Zealand
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The staff were very friendly and genuinely cared about you and always asked how did your attraction visit was. They were informative with maps and detailed descriptions and gave you truthful replies on how it was.

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Marietvanvierzen, Manager at Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Kia ora Chen W, thank you so much for the kind words. We really appreciate to receive positive feedback like this. We hope you enjoyed Kaikoura! Thanks again. More 

Sydney
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80 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

It was warm inside and they had maps for all regions in NZ - both Jasons and AA maps. Very helpful person at the desk with information on roads and restaurants.

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Marietvanvierzen, Manager at Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Kia ora kscott4, thank you for taking the time to write these comments. We always love hearing from visitors whom were satisfied with our service. Thanks again. More 

Fort McMurray, Canada
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62 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Helpful, friendly staff who assisted us in deciding what we wanted to do. Ended up having a great day. Thank you Elaine!!

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Marietvanvierzen, Manager at Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Kia ora Dumas85, Thank you for taking the time to list a review, your feedback is appreciated. We are very pleased you had a great day thanks to one of our friendly and knowledgeable staff members. Thanks again. More 

Porirua
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This is a must for anyone to go and partake loved it. Enjoyed the boat trip to swim with the dolphins loved that we seen the whale and seals just the whole atmosphere was just amazing I'm going back again with my family

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Marietvanvierzen, Manager at Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Kia ora Arohanoa, thank you for taking the time to list a review. We are very pleased you enjoyed Kaikoura's great atmosphere and wonderful marine wildlife activities. We would love to see you again when you bring your family in the future. Thanks again. More 

Rangiora
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35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We have found iSITES in NZ offer great information and this one is as good as they get.Very detailed selection of not only local facilities, attractions, accommodation, but also more extensive information also available of other areas in NZ set out in ordered easy to find fashion. Most helpful.

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Marietvanvierzen, Manager at Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We love to get feedback and especially this type of feedback! We hope you enjoyed your stay in Kaikoura and hope to see you again one day. Thanks again. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Lots of brochures and information. No problem refunding whale watching when it didn't go ahead. Plenty of other options offered if you waited to see wildlife.

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Marietvanvierzen, Manager at Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Kia Ora Anna, thank you so much for your kind words and taking time to share your experience with us.Thanks again. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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63 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

When I was organising an itinerary for my Probus Club to visit the South Island, I made extensive use of the i-Site to help plan activities and visits in the region. At all times the staff were friendly and helpful and seemed genuinely delighted that we were visiting.

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Marietvanvierzen, Manager at Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Kia ora Joy, Thank you so much for the kind words. It is really rewarding and encouraging to get such positive feedback about our services. We are passionate about Kaikoura and more than happy to share our piece of paradise with visitors from New Zealand or overseas. Thanks again. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The 3 of us plus dog found ourselves without a bed for the night after our original accommodation was double booked. It was coming up for 5pm on a Friday afternoon and the centre was due to close but after I rang them they said they would try to find something for us and would stay open until we got... More 

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Marietvanvierzen, Manager at Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Kia Ora Joanne, thank you for taking the time to write your wonderful review about us. We are here for your service and are happy to have been able to find you suitable accommodation. Thanks again. More 

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Additional Information about Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

Address: Address: West End, Kaikoura, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-319 5641
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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