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“Fantastic Experience!” 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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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Fantastic Experience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

This is an experience not to be missed! We thoroughly enjoyed and were amazed to see 200+ seals playing in a waterfall. We could have spent the whole day watching them!

Visited June 2013
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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“A must see on the coast!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

This place is AMAZING! Go at the right time of year and be treated with seal pups playing everywhere! Not many places where you can get this close to these amazing animals in the wild. So close they fog up the lens of your camera! Keep an eye in the bush for sleeping pups in the trees and amongst the roots.
Easy walk to the waterfall and you will see pups going crazy having so much fun in the plunge pool!

Visited May 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“A wow experience with nature!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

This is one of these opportunities in life that you can't pass by.. You will literally stand in awe as you see hundreds of little seal pups chilling out and making their way to a beautiful waterfall where they are swimming, diving and playing with each other. The only way to sum it up is WOW! The walk is very easy and only takes 5 - 10 mins. A must see...

Visited June 2013
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Picton, New Zealand
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“great for everyone”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Having driven past this so many times i thought i had better stop. so glad i did, the walk isnt very far and the seal pups are all the way up to the waterfall. great walkway, pups were showing off jumping around and playing. great work doc staff for the upkeep on the track, i hope this can stay open to the public..

Visited June 2013
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McHenry, Illinois
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“Adorable”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

A very nice, easy walk ending at a beautiful waterfall. Pools along the way where the seal pups play. Great photo ops.

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