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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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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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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The staff would bend over backwards to help you whatever the situation. There are lots of information there for all to see re fishing trips, Whale watching and dolphins etc

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
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Dannevirke N.Z
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Dannevirke N.Z
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 NEW

The staff would bend over backwards to help you whatever the situation. There are lots of information there for all to see re fishing trips, Whale watching and dolphins etc

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Wirral
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

Nothing was too much trouble. They found an excellent horse trek for us, arranged booking and provided very accurate directions.

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Tennessee
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191 reviews 191 reviews
77 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Good souvenir shopping, friendly, helpful staff, lots of good information. Building close to the ocean.

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St. Brelade, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
55 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Located right in the town centre on the main street and with a large car park if you need any help or advice about Kaikoura or in fact any other tourist location this should make this your first stop.

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Skaneateles, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The Center was very helpful. They knew exactly where the Lavender farm was and provided great map and clear directions on how to find the farm. All of the visitor centers throughout New Zealand are well staffed with knowledgeable people who truly want to help visitors

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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185 reviews 185 reviews
94 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

A well informed group of staff with a great can-do attitude. Helpful. Lots of useful information and leaflets. Lots of parking.

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Singapore, Singapore
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

It takes time but the whales are there ..... Completely awestruck by the size of the whales . Was a wonderful experience .... need to book well in advance to make sure you get a spot on the day of your choice !!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Staff were friendly and helpful even though we walked in five minutes before closing. They were able to book an activity and provide information about local eateries quickly without making us feel rushed.

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Tamworth, Australia
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278 reviews 278 reviews
115 attraction reviews
255 helpful votes 255 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

The staff there have all the information you need when visiting kaikoura, thats their job and thats what they are professional about. Just ask anything from booking a tour or where to buy the cheapest clayfish. But toilet was not allowed to be use that day due to high traffic.

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Montgomery, Alabama
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154 reviews 154 reviews
95 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Friendly staff, nice and clean facility, helpful staff, can assist you with your travel plans--either for hotels or activities. adequate parking

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