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“AMAZING!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ohau Waterfall Walk and Seal Pups

Ohau Waterfall Walk and Seal Pups
Route 1, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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Ranked #1 of 33 things to do in Kaikoura
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Kaikoura, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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“AMAZING!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

this is a 'must see' find out where it is and GO HERE :D such a peaceful private place and only 5 minutes walk off a highway .... best of all IT'S FREE!

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“Ohau waterfall and seal Pups a MUST see!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Only a 5 min walk off SH1 to see this one-of-a-kind finding. Numerous seal pups swimming around beneath the waterfall and quite photogenic. How they climbed up the creek to this spot is amazing! A real nature treat!

Visited October 2012
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“Seal pups in their natural environment”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

This is a unique experience. Go at a quiet time as it can get overrun by people, but you can watch seal pups playing in their natural environment in the water pools and under the waterfall. We went in June and were totally blown away by the experience. Perfect for kids. Take a jersey or jacket as it can be quite cool in the shade up the valley.

Visited June 2012
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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“Keep it a secret”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

We didn't really know what we were about to see until we got there, and even then we could scarcely believe it - about 30 seal pups playing in a pool in front of a waterfall. It was like something out of a film. I almost expected there to be a couple of mermaids on the rocks. Awesome is an over-used word but this certainly is. Incredible.

Visited September 2012
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“Great way to see the seals”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

As long as you go at the right time when there are heaps of seals it is such a great way to see them.

Visited July 2012
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