Lavender Farm

Dolphin Encounter pioneered dolphin swimming in Kaikoura New Zealand and have developed the tours for those wishing to enhance their understanding of dolphins in their natural environment.It is a truly unique experience! 

whale watching Kaikoura

An unforgettable experience. Kaikoura is one of the rare coasts in the world, where you find whales the whole year round. The whale watch station is a short 5 minutes drive away from our motel.

Coast Track

The Kaikoura Coast track has been voted one of the best hiking tracks in New Zealand. View rigid cliff faces, 8000 year old tree stumps, fossils and tremendous coastal views.

Geocaching Kaikoura

Welcome to the 1st Geocaching Motel in NZ. We are happy to give you complimentary introduction Geocaching Tour around Kaikoura.

Biking and Geocaching

Enjoy easygoing rides suitable for the whole family like the Kowhai River Track or choose the steep Mt Fyffe Track. You can rent bikes in Kaikoura at favourable prices.

Lavender Farm

Feel like in France. Enjoy a relaxing stroll through the lavender gardens in a tranquil atmosphere, have a coffee or tea, browse through the lavender products the shop, a shortt 5 minute drive away from our motel.

Kayak Tour

The best way to finish your day - on the Pacific ocean. The Sunset Tour is just amazing, you can see the local fur seals playing, visit the new "Hope Spring" or get your first T5 Geocache.

Kayak Tour

Not only will you enjoy an unforgettable fishing trip but you will also experience some of Kaikoura’s famous marine life including seals, albatross and dolphins as well as breathtaking mountain and sea views.


239 Beach Road Kaikoura

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Phone 0800 319 677

Cell 0274604740