Laying down your head down after a day of sight seeing is easy in Kaikoura, and the range of accommodation will leave you wondering which place to pick.
The region has more than 30 Bed and Breakfasts set up by friendly locals and are a great option for visitors wishing to have a more personal experience and find out the inside knowledge from those who know best.
For those wishing to be closer to nature, the range of Campgrounds up and down the coast all have beautiful settings and something for every beach comber, sun worshipper or keen fisher. South of Kaikoura are the picturesque Peketa Beach Holiday Park and Goose Bay camping grounds and 32 kilometres north a giant crayfish greets those pulling in to the Waipapa Bay Campground for the night.
A stone’s throw from the main centre of Kaikoura are two popular camp spots, the Top 10 Holiday Park and the Alpine Pacific Holiday Park which have powered and non-powered sites. Visitors searching for a more upmarket stay will soon discover the range of luxury Lodges which are not only known for their views and comfort, but also their environmental stance. There are around 35 Motels in Kaikoura, many of which are situated along the peaceful Esplanade and Beach Road and the peninsula’s sweeping and majestic views is also home to many Apartments and Self Contained Units .
For those searching for the ultimate kiwi experience, renting a bach or staying at a Farm Stay or home stay is also a good option. Although visitors may be reluctant to leave Kaikoura, the drive along the North Coast to beautiful Kekerengu and Ward and the South Coast are exquisite with many points of natural beauty along the way plus plenty of quality accommodation options...