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Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

West End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 5641
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Plenty of info for visitors

Plenty at the I-site centre; very helpful at the start of a trip to Kaikoura. The staff helped book... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
via mobile
The staff make these places

We were looking for information so i-SITE is obvious (plenty of parking in their large carpark... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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The Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre knows all the best things to do, places to stay and ways to get there plus we'll take care of the bookings.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good33%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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West End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 5641
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty at the I-site centre; very helpful at the start of a trip to Kaikoura. The staff helped book a one hour walk around town with local guide; giving great info about the town and the effects of the 2016 quake. Definitely worth a visit...More

Thank nickss1
Marietvanvierzen, Manager at Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora nickss1, thank you for your lovely review. Pleased to hear you enjoyed the walk with Sue. Thanks again.

Reviewed 17 September 2017

We were looking for information so i-SITE is obvious (plenty of parking in their large carpark helped) The building is modern and well stocked with brochures etc. The lady behind the counter was very helpful and gave us information about attractions and some about last...More

Thank Kiwiseley
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The staff in Kaikoura i-Site Vistior Information Centre are friendly and helpful and informed us about places to visit in Kaikoura and the free cheese tasting in town.

Thank jen112017
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We met with two ladies in the facility who were pleased to provide up to the minute details about the area. They gave us guide maps for local trails and pointed out the best route to follow in in the time we had available. We...More

1  Thank Floyd C
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Looked around for accommodation recommendations. Only 1 couple in the I site so not busy. No one greeted us till we opened the door to leave. A friendly hello goes a long way. Decided to drive the 2 hours home instead.

Thank Kiaussi
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Cold day so a welcome place for respite from the weather. A great array of information set out well. Helpful and welcoming person behind the desk.

Thank Buckoinchch
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Because the earthquake has disrupted every aspect of life in the area, this is the best place to seek up to date information on accommodation, attractions and highway conditions. You can book accommodation and attractions with confidence as the brochures and some websites cannot be...More

Thank blueduck49
Reviewed 7 May 2017

When we where there, they where not able to help us at all, and just said that we had to look at the brochures. I don't need and Information center to do that

Thank aussi33
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Nothing was too much trouble for Chris who assisted us. Knowledgeable, personality, efficient and a broad range of info.

Thank gertief320
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

It's a tourist centre. Right in town, on the other site of the bus stop. 10 out of 10. Great information and also great assistance with booking.

Thank k_sevenjoe
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Helen H
13 September 2016|
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Response from Marietvanvierzen | Property representative |
Hi Helen H, my apologies for the delay in reply, I just noticed your question. There are a couple of options for this situation: * split the family, so the parent not doing the dolphin tour can take care of your son while... More
To Y
21 September 2015|
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Response from Marietvanvierzen | Property representative |
Kia ora To Y, in addition to the excellent information of Peter F. I can advise that Kaikoura Shuttles has a 2 hour trip that includes a visit to Ohau Waterfall, the cost is $58 per person. Usually the baby seals are at the... More