Welcome to Encounter Kaikoura
Latest Information From Encounter Kaikoura
After the recent Kaikoura Earthquake we are now ready to operate limited dolphin tours and albatross tours.
Our customer service and retail store is open from 8.00am–4.00pm daily and phones will be manned to answer your questions during this time.
Currently we will be attempting to run unscheduled tours and private charters on request by prior arrangement only. Tours will operate subject to numbers and weather conditions.
Access to Kaikoura:
As you may be aware, access to Kaikoura is severely restricted due to the damage caused to roading in the recent earthquake. Current access to Kaikoura is by air and limited access via State Highway 70
Ph: 0800 733 365 (Within NZ)
+64 3 319 6777
2.5 hours drive north of Christchurch and 2 hours south of Picton.
A beautiful sunny day at Café Encounter, Kaikoura. Café Encounter is a fully licensed cafe located onsite. Full breakfast and lunch menus offer local produce, great coffee and a fantastic selection of local wines.