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We stayed in a Treehouse on our Anniversary trip and could not have been happier. The views were amazing to the point I asked my husband if we could move here. The chef is amazing and there is quite an amount of farm to table...More
The most amazing tree houses, great access to the beach and close to town as well, the property is surrounded by beauty: olive trees on one side, a deer farm on the other and the sea. The food was absolutely delicious both breakfast and dinner,...More
We had the most incredible stay at Hapuku Lodge. I could not fault any aspect. From the moment we arrived, we were made to feel welcome and wanted, and the attention to detail is second to none. The treehouse accommodation is an absolute treat, but...More
I am so pleased we didn't consider cancelling our stay in Kaikoura following the earthquake. We had a 6 hour detour drive down from Blenheim, but it was so worth it!
The Treehouses at Hapuku are simply stunning - the decor, the view, almost like...More
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My travel agents Trailfinders wanted me to cancel this part of my trip because of the earthquake they were literally ringing me every other day to tell me not to go , I am so glad I didn't cancel and waited...More
I am a travel agent and this is the advice we received: Road access to Kaikoura continues to be impacted with the inland road route now open for scheduled journeys. Please refer to the NZ Transport Authority... More
I am a travel agent and this is the advice we received: Road access to Kaikoura continues to be impacted with the inland road route now open for scheduled journeys. Please refer to the NZ Transport Authority website for further details.
There is also very positive news that the main state highway south of Kaikoura (SH1) is likely to be opened before the 20th December.
You could also look at taking a helicopter or fixed wing flight in and out. I can highly recommend this as a way to see the coastline, and is a wonderful experience. Hapuku are offering a significant subsidies for this as I am aware it can be expensive. Trailfinders should be able to give you the full information on this, let me know if they cannot. If you have car hire I am sure they can look at changing it around. It is not like you need it at Bay of Many Coves anyway, and they have a helipad.