Walks Kaikoura - Guided Walking Tours & Heli-Hiking

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Walks Kaikoura

Walks Kaikoura provide Guided Walking Tours and Heli-Hiking in Kaikoura New Zealand.

Experience the buzz and breathtaking natural beauty of the Kaikoura Landscape.

"The Jewel In Kaikoura's Crown"

Where the mountains truly do meet the sea.

A unique eco experience in the World, don't miss it, we are not only famous for our Whales, Dolphins, Seals.

Kaikoura is recognised internationally as an ultimate outdoor destination.

Walks Kaikoura is located in the town of Kaikoura, a scenic 2.5 hours drive north of Christchurch in New Zealand’s South Island. Experience 360 degree views where the mountains almost tumble into the sea. We operate year round walking and heli hiking tours. In winter snow can provide extra special vistas.


Let Walks Kaikoura take you on one of our unforgettable guided walks or heli hike for half a day or a full day with our experienced guides Shona and Ron.

On our iconic Mountain, Mount Fyffe we offer walking and heli-hiking options:

  • Option 1 - Walking– Full Day Walk to the mountain hut, explore and return
  • Option 2 - Heli Hike – Half Day Helicopter to the mountain hut explore and walk down
  • Option 3 - Heli Hike – Full Day Helicopter to the mountain hut situated 2/3 the way up the mountain, walk to the summit, explore then walk back down.
  • Option 4 - Heli Hike – Full Day Helicopter to the summit, explore then walk back down.

This trip will leave you with a great sense of satisfaction and amazement it is such a buzz, there is so to see, native forest, birds, alpine plants, views into deep river valleys, and breathtaking views of the surrounding rugged mountains and right back to the township of Kaikoura and the ocean.

Half Moon Bay and Okiwi Bay walks provide a perfect opportunity for those interested in local history, native flora and fauna, birds and panoramic views of the mountains and the sparkling Pacific Ocean.

Kaikoura Peninsula Discovery walk duration 2.5 to 3 hrs an easy flat walk after a short path up through a bush track. Experience 360oc views of the Mountains and the Sparkling Ocean, Learn about the undersea canyon and its location, discover one of the most biologically diverse coastlines in the South Island. Visit the oldest house in Kaikoura with significant historical history for Devonshire Teas and commentary about our whaling past among the most captivating views, lastly visiting the NZ fur seal colony.

We can combine some short walks forest and coastal.

We welcome individuals and groups, from experienced walkers to beginners.

As owner operators we pride ourselves in giving all our guests the best experience. Our fun approach will ensure your safety and comfort.

The range of options at Walks Kaikoura makes it one of the” things to do” in Kaikoura. Book now and explore this unique and stunning area.

Food and breaks

All options include homemade food, tea and coffee - Walk times include travel and refreshment breaks


Moderate fitness is required. You may encounter uneven surfaces, rocks, hills and sometimes water otherwise walking is generally on formed hiking tracks.

Your Guide Shona Gillespie has over 20yrs experience hiking in the South Island of New Zealand.

Walks Kaikoura - Guided Walking Tours & Heli-Hiking Enquiry Form


7 Bayview Street


Mobile: NZ: 0274 732 659


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Walks Kaikoura - Guided Walking Tours & Heli-Hiking Enquiry Form