Kaikoura
in Kaikoura District of Canterbury, New Zealand

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-42.417 and 173.683 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -42° 25' 0" and E 173° 41' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - NZD
Spoken languages:
English, Maori
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 01:17 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:47 am and 6:08 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
42.410 and -6.304 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Lucillo
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for New Zealand in Australia and New Zealand

Safety Score: 3,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to New Zealand.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning New Zealand. Last Update: 2020-04-05 07:24:15

Discover Kaikoura

Kaikoura in Kaikoura District (Canterbury) with it's 685 citizens is a city in New Zealand about 96 mi (or 155 km) south-west of Wellington, the country's capital city.

Local time in Kaikoura is now 01:17 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 12 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Kaikoura, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in New Zealand is Kaikoura Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 7 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Blenheim, Richmond, Nelson, Christchurch and Wellington. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 67 °F

Morning Temperature 9°C / 48 °F
Evening Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Night Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 50%
Air Pressure 1025 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 3% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 6th of April 2020

20°C (69 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Tuesday, 7th of April 2020

20°C (67 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Wednesday, 8th of April 2020

15°C (59 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

The Factory

Address
6,0 mi
5 Hapuku Rd
7371 Hapuku
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Point Bed & Breakfast

Address
1,3 mi
85 Fyffe Quay
7300 Kaikoura
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Quality Suites Kaikoura

Address
2,2 mi
154 Beach Road
7340 Kaikoura
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Nikau Lodge

Address
0,8 mi
53 Deal Street
7300 Kaikoura
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge

Address
0,9 mi
18 Churchill Street
7300 Kaikoura
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Bendamere House Bed & Breakfast

Address
1,0 mi
37 Adelphi Terrace
7300 Kaikoura
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 13:30
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Kaikoura Boutique Hotel

Address
0,4 mi
146 Esplanade
7300 Kaikoura
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park

Address
1,4 mi
34 Beach Rd
7300 Kaikoura
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Ardara Lodge B&B

Address
3,7 mi
233 Schoolhouse Road
7371 Kaikoura
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Alpine View Motel

Address
2,2 mi
146 Beach Road
7300 Kaikoura
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Crayfish and Paua in Kaikoura, New Zealand

Published: December 25, 2013
Length: 56:58 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Richard Horwell

Not the best conditions on the Kaikoura coast but still plenty of crays and paua to annoy.


Kaikoura, New Zealand

Published: February 06, 2009
Length: 19:24 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Philip Newman

Kaikoura is widely known as the whale watching capital of New Zealand. Unfortunately they didn't want to be watched today! After Matt finished taking photos of me for my website we headed...


Kaikoura, New Zealand HD

Published: February 04, 2015
Length: 31:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: QFSEMedia

Kaikoura is a small town on the rugged east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. Kaikoura means 'meal of crayfish' in the language of the native Maori people, who have lived here for generatio...


Coastal Pacific Train - Kaikoura to Picton

Published: August 16, 2013
Length: 22:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Timsvideochannel1

The Coastal Pacific is one of New Zealand's most scenic train rides, squeezed between the Pacific Ocean and the Kaikoura Mountain Ranges. This journey starts at the Whale watching town of Kaikoura ...


Kaikoura NZ

Published: March 07, 2013
Length: 09:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Kaikoura New Zealand Online Magazine

KaikouraNZ.com profiles an amazing breathtaking and once in a lifetime visit to a magic place on earth, Kaikoura, New Zealand Kaikoura NZ Magazine is an online touring and lifestyle magazine...


Coastal Pacific Train Journey between Christchurch and Picton, New Zealand

Published: August 06, 2014
Length: 58:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: KiwiRail Scenic

A stunning journey from Christchurch to Picton, between the rugged Pacific coastline and the steeply rising Kaikoura mountains. Experience spectacular views of the Marlborough wine growing...


Whale watching in Kaikoura, New Zealand

Published: February 21, 2015
Length: 43:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: VideoVoyage.TV

The Kaikoura Peninsula extends into the sea south of the town, and the resulting upwelling currents bring an abundance of marine life from the depths of the nearby Hikurangi Trench. The town...


Kaikoura Crayfish

Published: January 02, 2009
Length: 38:24 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: Annatville

Crayfish caught near Kaikoura N.Z. New Years Eve 2008.


High-speed Coastal Pacific - Part 2 - Kaikoura to Christchurch in 19 minutes

Published: June 17, 2014
Length: 21:32 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Timsvideochannel1

Join the engineer in the cab for an uninterrupted high-speed run from Kaikoura to Christchurch at 8 x full speed aboard the New Coastal Pacific Train.


Campervan Road Trip NZ | Kaikoura | EP02

Published: May 11, 2010
Length: 17:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MotorhomeRoadTrip

Book a camper trip like DJ and Dan's at http://goo.gl/FXFx0V We stopped to hit up the happening town centre of Kaikoura and find out what there is to do for those who don't have a million...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Kaikoura

Kaikoura is a town on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. It is located on State Highway 1 180 km north of Christchurch. Kaikoura became the first local authority to reach the Green Globe tourism certification standard. According to the 2006 census, the permanent resident population is 2,172, a 3.3% increase since the 2001 census. The town is the governmental seat of the territorial authority of the Kaikoura District, which is politically a part of the Canterbury Region.

Located at -42.4167, 173.683 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Populated places in New Zealand, Kaikoura District

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kaikoura, KBZ, Distretto di Kaikoura, カイコウラ, კაიკურა, 카이코우라, Daerah Kaikoura, ضلع کائیکورا, Каикоура, 凱庫拉