Kaikoura Wilderness Walks

Sophisticated Wilderness sums up the combination of an outstanding wilderness walking with an eco lodge offering true luxury close to Kaikoura in the Seaward Kaikoura range. Join us on a path of discovery through primeval native forests, pristine mountains, sparkling streams and dramatic alpine landscapes. A unique chance to experience an extraordinary range of eco-systems in a short time frame. Do you enjoy creature comforts at the end of a days walk? Shearwater Lodge is a wonderful surprise at 1000m where a roaring fire, hot showers (ensuite) & kiwi hospitality at its very best awaits you. A bird lovers & photographers paradise, a nature lovers dream, Kaikoura Wilderness Walks offer a truly authentic wilderness encounter.

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Opening Hours

Business hours
    Office Hours 8.30am-5.30pm, 7 days November to April. 8.30am-5pm, Monday to Friday, May to October. 3 Day Walk departs Tuesdays.
Months of operation
    Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Oct, Nov, Dec
  • Proximity to airport:
    Kaikoura Airport 55 mins, Christchurch Airport 2 hours 30 mins.
    Proximity to town:
    55 mins by car from Kaikoura

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