Welcome to Kaikōura

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Welcome to Kaikōura, we hope you enjoy your stay.

Responsible Freedom camping

Rules and guidelines on where and when you can camp for free.

Report an issue or make a complaint 

Events Kaikōura

Information about what's on visit Events Kaikoura.

iSite Kaikōura 

Help booking your adventure, iSite Kaikōura, located in the West End.

Report a problem

Report a problem or contact Kaikōura District Council.

Town siren

Kaikōura does not have a tsunami siren. The siren you may hear is the siren for our local fire brigade. If you hear the siren and then see cars with their lights and indicators flashing, please move your vehicle off the road and let them pass.

Important notices

There are currently no notices.


This WIFI is provided free by Kaikōura District Council (KDC) and access to the service is at the discretion of KDC . Your session may be blocked or terminated at any time at the discretion of KDC.

The following activities are prohibted: spamming, invasion of privacy, obscene or indecent speech, defamatory or abusive language.