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“great fun to see these baby seals” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Seal Colony

Seal Colony
State Highway 1, Ohau Point, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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Ranked #3 of 8 Attractions in Kaikoura
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Melbourne
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“great fun to see these baby seals”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

these seals were about 36km south of Kaikoura you just pull up at a roadside stop and look over the edge and there they were, brilliant

Visited March 2012
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Roxburgh, New Zealand
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“Worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

Easy to drive to (or walk). Can stay as long as you like. Seals are so cute to look at. Don't get too close though. No dogs allowed.

Visited October 2011
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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“Great”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

You can really get up close to the seals -but not too close as it is not fair on them. Got some fantastic photographs. Good to sit and relax watching them on the rocks and swimming in the bay.

Visited February 2012
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“Seals”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

Nice environment, but seals were too far out to see

Visited February 2012
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Ocala, Florida
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“Great fun!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

We so enjoyed the seal colony. The day we were there , there were only moms and lots of babies. THere were two different pools with babies playing in them and at one point they all got out and lined up on the rocks and slid back into the water. Could have spent the day there watching them.

Visited February 2012
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