Kaikoura – where the mountains meet the sea – is the best place to experience marine life encounters, coastal walks & fantastic local food!

Kaikoura Day Trip From Christchurch Highlights

  • Get up to 10% cash back per person when you book with us

  • A full-day trip to Kaikoura – where the mountains meet the sea

  • Opportunities to spot incredible wildlife & marine life

  • A delicious lunch of fresh fish & chips

  • A wine tasting at a premier Waipara winery

  • Snacks & water throughout the day

  • Transport onboard a comfortable minibus, with expert commentary from your driver

What to Expect

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Frequently Asked Questions about Kaikoura Day Trip From Christchurch


Yes! The Operator is proud to be certified a Zero Carbon Business Operations with Ekos. They have measured and offset the carbon footprint of the Business Operations for the 12-month period ending October 2021 with certified carbon credits from Ekos.

These certified carbon credits are sourced from projects that grow and protect forests in Aotearoa and internationally. They help to deliver climate resilience, waterways protection, erosion control, biodiversity conservation, and community economic development.



Wear comfortable clothes appropriate for the weather, as well as sun protection with sunscreen and a hat. Don't forget your camera for all the fantastic scenery and bring money for souvenirs. If you're participating in any aquatic activities, bring swimmers and a towel. 


  • Cheviot 

  • Kaikoura 

  • Waipara 



Driving straight from Christchurch to Kaikoura takes around 2 hrs 30 mins. However, your guide will take the scenic route with great stops along the way, so the journey will take longer – but it's all just part of this incredible experience. 


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Pickup Locations

  • Breakfree
  • Christchurch Bus Interchange, Bus stop on Lichfield Street
  • Christchurch City Hotel
  • Crowne Plaza
  • Distinction Christchurch
  • FIno
  • Heartland Hotel Cotswold
  • Hotel Give
  • Rydges
  • Sudima CIty
  • The George
  • Urbanz

Tour Operator

Cheeky Kea Tours
Christchurch Bus Interchange, Corner of Lichfield & Colombo streets

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