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“canoed”

Ohau Point Seal Colony
Ranked #3 of 37 things to do in Kaikoura
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Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“canoed”
Reviewed December 19, 2012

i went canoeing with a company that was recommended from the visitor center and we canoed to the seal colony and got to see it from a new angle!

Visited June 2012
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California
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71 reviews
43 attraction reviews
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“Lots of activity”
Reviewed December 14, 2012

We visited in early December and the colony was very active. The bulls were butting for dominance and some of the females had the tiniest pups. Most of the time when you see a seal colony, the seals are just laying around, but not here! Well worth the pullout from the highway.

Visited December 2012
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Little Sodbury, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Fabulous”
Reviewed December 12, 2012

This was Free, very enjoyable just a short drive from our hotel.
can be found at the end of the town.

Visited November 2012
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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277 reviews
111 attraction reviews
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“Delightful views of seals chilling out!”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

Just so wonderful to see large numbers of seals chilling out on and around the rocks along the shore line. Just so great to see and listen to their grumbles!

Visited December 2012
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Stony Plain, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“A must see”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

Easy to access. Relatively easy to walk around at low tide. Extremely good chance of seeing seals up close. We went to a colony on the west coast and couldn't get anywhere near as close as the Kaikoura colony.

Visited December 2012
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