in Kaikoura District of Canterbury, New Zealand
- 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: 12:21 PM (Sunday)
- Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
- UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:19 am and 7:59 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 42.410 and -6.304 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,4 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: 2020-10-24 08:31:20
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 12:21 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 13 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: 23°C / 73 °F
|Morning Temperature||10°C / 49 °F|
|Evening Temperature||19°C / 66 °F|
|Night Temperature||13°C / 56 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1022 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 9 km/h (5 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 3% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Sunday, 25th of October 2020
22°C (71 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.
Monday, 26th of October 2020
19°C (66 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Tuesday, 27th of October 2020
10°C (50 °F)
9°C (48 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
The Point Bed & Breakfast
Quality Suites Kaikoura
Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge
Bendamere House Bed & Breakfast
Kaikoura Boutique Hotel
Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park
Ardara Lodge B&B
Alpine View Motel
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
Not the best conditions on the Kaikoura coast but still plenty of crays and paua to annoy.
Kaikoura, New Zealand
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
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
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 ...
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
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
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...
High-speed Coastal Pacific - Part 2 - Kaikoura to Christchurch in 19 minutes
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
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...
Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.
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 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.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Kaikoura.
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