Here’s our pick of the best walks & hiking tracks in Kaikoura
Kaikoura is a beautiful place to walk, hike, and explore. Located right on the coast in the South Island of New Zealand, it’s the whale watching capital of the country. You’re sure to see them even from the beach. There are also plenty of smelly seals lazing around on the rocks right beside the main highway just before Kaikoura town.
With its stunning scenery and diverse terrain, it’s no wonder that so many people come here to enjoy the great outdoors. There are walks of all levels of difficulty, from easy loop tracks to challenging multi-day hikes.
Below are our walks & hiking tracks in Kaikoura for your enjoyment. They include full details along with stunning photos taken by us. You’ll find points of interest, track highlights, history, track quality, elevation and a personal run down on what we think about the walk. Kaikoura is an inspiring place to explore with plenty of great walking tracks.