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Marine life A magical world

The new Kaikoura Marine Management Area developed to conserve Kaikoura's whales, dolphins, seals, albatrosses, rock lobster, shellfish and finfish was formally opened by Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith on the 6th of August, 2014.

Learn more about Kaikoura's marine life

Recent sightings Capturing the moment

We regularly record special sightings here to share with you.

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Inland Road Route 70 between Christchurch (via Waiau) to Kaikōura is OPEN 24/7.

Please drive to the conditions & visit nzta.govt.nz/p2c for more information.