Kaikoura Peninsula Walkway, Kaikoura

#2 of 34 in Trails in Canterbury Region
Must see · Hiking Trail · Nature / Park
Enjoy a gentle stroll along Kaikoura Peninsula Walkway for ocean views and wildlife sightings. Walkers can choose from a wide range of tracks traversing the peninsula's clifftop, ranging from just 200 m (0.1 mi) to 3.9 km (2.4 mi). Even the five-minute walk from the parking lot to the viewing platform rewards with views of the sea and mountains. Each trail features information boards and benches, providing pleasant resting spots. Keep your eye out for seals from the colony that lives just off the peninsula; bear in mind, however, that though they may appear friendly, they can be very protective of their young and should not be approached. Using our online itinerary creator, Kaikoura attractions like Kaikoura Peninsula Walkway can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Beautiful, easy walk. Stunning views of the ocean, snowy mountains and farmland; the trifecta! Can also see down to the seal colonies.  more »
  • We're discovering some of the gems that you miss from the road if you just drive through, and the peninsula walk is one of those. About 2.5 - 3 hours to do the full circuit, but the best part of the.....  more »

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