Destination guide

Head to the tranquil city of Kaikoura

The beaches, wildlife and forests are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Kaikoura. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the whale watching, mountain views and surfing. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Seasonal weather in Kaikoura

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, February, January, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 68°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Kaikoura

Travelers enjoy Kaikoura for its wildlife, mountain views and seaside. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Kaikoura is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kaikoura Beach (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Mount Fyffe (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Seaward Kaikoura Range (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Okiwi Bay (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Mount Lyford (27.7 mi / 44.6 km)

Can I find a vacation rental around Kaikoura?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 54 vacation rentals near Kaikoura. From 37 Houses to 2 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Kaikoura for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Kaikoura?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Kaikoura. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kaikoura Beach: 54 vacation rentals
  • Fyffe House: 55 vacation rentals
  • Kaikoura Museum: 55 vacation rentals
  • Mount Fyffe: 54 vacation rentals
  • Ohau Point Lookout: 55 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kaikoura listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Kaikoura?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 37 Houses in Kaikoura. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kaikoura include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 6 rentals available
  • Cottages: 6 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Kaikoura?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 37 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Kaikoura. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.