Located on a craggy peninsula beneath a beautiful mountain range is the seaside township of Kaikoura. Just a few hundred metres off shore is an intricate deep ocean canyon that brings a myriad of mammals and marine life almost to your door. With activities such as the famous Kaikoura Whale Watching tour along with albatross and dolphin encounter tours there is plenty to see and do on the water. There is also a number of stunning coastal walks available along with horse riding, skiing or a spot of shopping in the township. Kaikoura will serve up incredible kai (food) in the form of seafood straight from the ocean to your table fresh in daily.