Our 1st Whale Watching Trip Post Earthquake - 2nd Jan 2017

Wahoo... We were able to go whale watching this morning with our first commercial tour since the 14th November 2016. Our guests were excited, we were excited and the marine life didn't let us down. We managed to view a sperm whale not too far offshore along with plenty of marine birds species as well as NZ fur seals at place known as Barney's Rock. What a great feeling to be back out doing what we love.

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ROAD ACCESS UPDATE

There is a possibility of short delays with it being 30km/hour through parts of the route. The full rebuild of the highway will continue in 2018. Check the NZTA website for road updates before traveling. INLAND ROUTE 70 IS OPEN 24/7.

ORGANISED TRANSPORT OPTIONS FROM CHRISTCHURCH

Hasslefree ToursCanterbury Leisure Tours & Kaikoura Express have daily services from Christchurch to Kaikōura with a return service from Christchurch. Kiwi Experience now have the option of a day tour out of Christchurch for their travellers. Intercity Bus also provides a bus service between Christchurch and Kaikoura return.

Progress on the work being done on the roads can be found on the dedicated Kaikoura Earthquake Response page provided by the team at NZTA. This page is updated weekly on Fridays. Work is also underway on the railway network, please be aware and take care when using rail crossings.