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“Beautiful scenery” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Peninsula Walkway

Peninsula Walkway
End of Fyffe Quay, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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Kaikoura Whale Watch Day Tour from Christchurch
Ranked #2 of 33 things to do in Kaikoura
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Victoria BC
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Beautiful scenery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Make sure that you are able to do uphill inclines and wear decent shoes - it's not mountain climbing but there are a few trails that require a decent amount of stamina.

Visited October 2013
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“Stunning Views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Spectacular views from the top of this walk. Meet some seals when you arrive and keep an eye out for the seal pups playing in the water catchments on your way in.

Visited September 2013
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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“Get out on the reef!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Look some people will like this gentle walk, with interesting signage about Maori occupation etc, but as a long time resident get out on the reef and start looking at the rock pools etc. A tip for you all. The reef has a channel running through it and just about no tourists cross it BUT whilst the channel is deep on the right hand side it is shallow on the left (knee height). So, if there is a lowish time (0.3-0.4m, look at the papers or go on the met website) cross the channel half an hour either side and see the original seal colony, a seagull colony and just get a great vista of Kaikoura.

Visited July 2013
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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“Gorgeous on a sunny day”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

Great way to see NZ wildlife up close in a natural environment. Seals bask on the rocks and you can watch baby seals frolicking in eddy pools from a walkway along the roadside.

Visited August 2013
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Leuven, Belgium
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“Amazing views, relaxing walk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

We set of quite early in the morning and were all alone (except of course for the seals and sea birds).
Views of early sun, see weeds and flowers are captured on our most beautiful pictures of our trip.
Distance is doable.

Visited December 2012
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