Thankyou for choosing to stay in our seaside town Kaikoura.
I have put together some information for you to read prior traveling to our beautiful town in parardise.
SH1 South to Christchurch is open from 6am to 8pm.
Access along State Highway 1 to the south of Kaikoura is restored with night-time restrictions. These will remain until all slip faces have been stabilised and traffic signals have been installed along a 1km coastal section of the route where there is single-lane access only.
Access will be two-way and only during daylight hours, 6am to 8pm. The last vehicles will be admitted to travel along SH1 south from Peketa at 7.30pm. Vehicles travelling north from Christchurch are advised to leave the city by 5.30pm to ensure they get through to Kaikoura before the road closes at Oaro at 7.15pm.
Inland Route 70 between Hanmer Springs/Culverden and Kaikoura is open
SH1 North from Kaikoura-Clarence/Picton closed for 6-12 months.
Whale Watch Kaikoura trips are operating daily (2-3 times per day around tides)
Dolphin Encounter and Albatross Encounter trips are operating daily (around tides)
88% tourism activity/attractions are open
88% retail, café and general services are open
78% accommodation providers are open
please read the following link for any further travel information.