Kaikoura hugs a narrow strip of coastline that lies between mountain peaks and the Pacific Ocean. This is a favourite spot to watch and swim with New Zealand’s famous dolphins, sperm whales, fur seals and penguins.
This unique travel destination located midway between Christchurch & Picton offers visitors a fantastic blend of adventure, excitement, scenic splendour & relaxation.
Comfortable accommodation options close to the town centre, boutique wines & scrumptious cuisines and a host of holiday activities from hunting safaris to snorkelling, 4WD tours and much more- Kaikoura offers it all.
Mainstay Hotels in Kaikoura, South Island
Opened on the 30th September 2005, we are the closest Qualmark Rated Motel Complex to the Town Centre. We offer 20 spacious, self contained units all with cooking facilities. We have 4 x 2 bedroom units, 6 x 1 bedroom units and 10 x studio/twin units. All units have TV/DVD in each bedroom. Some units have spa baths and air-conditioning. We have king/queen size beds, solar heated swimming pool, outdoor spa pool and sauna all on site to make your stay a pleasure. Wireless broadband internet to all units. Continental breakfasts available if requested. We offer full conference facilities for up to 40 persons. We are a 5 minute walk to the town centre, cafes and restaurants. We are located at 16/18 Churchill Street, State Highway 1, Kaikoura, which is the main road heading to/from Picton-Christchurch. We are 2 hours from the Picton ferries and 2.5 hours to Christchurch.