The Point Bed and Breakfast
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Bed and Breakfast Kaikoura
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Sheep Shearing

    Daily shows @   1-30pm &  4pm. Come along and sample a true taste of New Zealand sheep shearing    Get up close to our Drysdale Ram  “Ram-Man”  and let him eat out of the palm of your hand. Taking place in an authentic Kiwi shearing shed you will get a taste of traditional sheep shearing including information on wool types, sheep breeds, tools and the techniques & equipment of the past.  It’s…


Accommodation Kaikoura Visitors to The Point will enjoy a good nights sleep in one of our two guest rooms; The Front Room or The Rutherford Room. Both these Queen rooms have their own private ensuite bathrooms, television, an electric blanket, room heater, hair dryer, heated towel rail, extra blankets and complementary chocolates are all provided to make your stay with us even more enjoyable.     Peter & Gwenda having…


TRAVELLING TO KAIKOURA –  Please allow extra time when travelling to Kaikoura as there are still roadsworks on either side. Please allow 3 hours from Christchurch and at least 2.5 from Picton. DINING OUT IN KAIKOURA –  We would suggest that you  make resturant bookings prior to arriving to Kaikoura as our Resturants are very busy and very popular. KAIKOURA EXPERIENCES –  To advoid disappointment please prebook any activties .


Opening hours for SH1 around Kaikoura confirmed The NZ Transport Agency has confirmed the initial hours of operation for State Highway 1 (SH1) north and south of Kaikoura will be 7am until 8.30pm, when the road reopens next month. “We’re committed to re-opening the road in time for the holidays so that local residents and visitors can make their way up and down the coastal corridor. When the road reopens…

October update

2/10/2017 Update Thank you for choosing to stay in our seaside town Kaikoura.  I have put together some information for you to regarding the road situation to read prior traveling to our beautiful town in paradise.  These updates can change at short notice, please check the link below with the latest updates. SH 1 Hundalee To Oaro Area Warning: Delays Road Works Due To Construction Of New Guard Rails And…

30 Jan 2017 update

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…

YEAH The Roads are open 22/12/16

The crucial road to Kaikoura has been re-opened. State Highway 1 south of the earthquake-damaged town is now open to the public, Transport Minister Simon Bridges announced on Wednesday. It ends more than a month of isolation for Kaikoura, with the highway on both sides closed due to the Earthquake. Great news – we now have two roads open into Kaikoura. Inland Road route is full accessible which is amazing along…

8/12/16 update

For Updates on the Kaikoura please visit Kaikoura Civil Defence

EARTHQUAKE UPDATE 27 November 2016

Just to let you know The Point B&B is OK, we survived the Quake and are ready to operate. We have water, sewer, phone and internet. The roads are still closed but are being worked on, the Whales and Dolphins have been spotted, the community has pulled together and are working hard with the support from out of to get our Town up and running. For updates on the road…

Spring is in the air

There is something special about Spring, new lambs and spring flowers are my favorites.

Fresh winter snow

It’s a beautiful here in Kaikoura today. Blue sky and a chill chill in the air from the snowfall over the last few days on the Kaikoura Seaward Mountain range.  Its winter paradise.

Stunning Views

The Seal Colony has amazing views of where the Mountains met the Sea. Sit and relax on the bench seat, watch the Seals and soak in the view.


Breathtaking views of the coast and mountains await our guests after a busy day on the road or enjoying yourself at one of Kaikoura's many award winning activities & attractions. Uniquely situated, nestled in a bay overlooking the Pacific Ocean and the Seaward Kaikoura Mountain Range.

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The Point Bed & Breakfast
The Point
85 Fyffe Quay
Kaikoura. 7300
New Zealand

Telephone: +64 3 319 5422