1 day in Canterbury Region Itinerary

1 day in Canterbury Region Itinerary

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Kaikoura
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Hanmer Springs
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Kaikoura

Head to the small town of Kaikoura, a humble setting from which to witness some of nature's grandest designs.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): make a trip to Ohau Point Seal Colony, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then trek along Ohau Stream Walk.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kaikoura trip planning app.

Christchurch to Kaikoura is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hanmer Springs.

Things to do in Kaikoura

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Trails
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ohau Point Seal Colony ©
Ohau Point Seal Colony
Ohau Stream Walk ©
Ohau Stream Walk

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Hanmer Springs

Hanmer Springs

Springs

Action and relaxation are the reasons that most people head to Hanmer Springs, where natural thermal pools bubble among dramatic alpine surroundings.
To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hanmer Springs tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Kaikoura to Hanmer Springs takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Hanmer Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife
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