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Unique Among Holiday Houses Kaikoura

Unique Among Holiday Houses Kaikoura Summer is here and the roads are open!! – make the most of it with a stay at The Factory, one of the most unique holiday houses in Kaikoura. A stay at The Factory, Kaikoura is like staying at a luxury holiday house that is also a resort, with your […]

Why you should visit Kaikoura now (and stay at The Factory)!

  Why You SHOULD visit Kaikoura (despite the earthquake)! At 3 minutes past midnight on November 11th 2016 we were woken with the most extreme earthquake I have ever experienced – we could only cling to the bed for a very long two minutes as the house sounded as if it was shaking itself to […]

Blue Whales, Orca and Sperm Whales!

What a week it has been here in Kaikoura for marine sightings.  We are incredibly lucky to consistently see Sperm Whales, Dusky Dolphins, Hector’s Dolphins and New Zealand Fur Seals but yesterday on a Whalewatch tour, our guests  saw three blue whales! What an incredible experience to get up close to the largest, heaviest and loudest mammals that […]

Spring in Kaikoura

Spring! My absolute favourite time of the year in New Zealand. You can’t help but feel happy when you are surrounded by beautiful spring flowers and baby animals. This is the time of year when it can feel like summer one day and winter the next – or both in one day! – but the […]

Wonderful Winters in Kaikoura

I love winter in Kaikoura. I know it’s cold, and sometimes wet and windy, but these wonderful crisp winter days just make you glad to be alive. Kaikoura tends to be very quiet at this time but what people don’t realise is how special it can be here at this time of the year. The […]

Beginning of Autumn

It has been a truly magnificent summer – endless days of sunshine and warm weather.  Our poor farmers are suffering of course and are praying for rain, but for tourists and tourist operators it has been a glorious few months.  Our beautiful weather looks like continuing in autumn and here in Kaikoura some amazing marine […]

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