Find businesses who can help you enjoy whale watching in areas managed by DOC.
This marine reserve sits near the township of Kaikōura, at the point where the undersea Kaikōura canyon approaches close to the land. Visiting the reserve is an unparalleled opportunity to see them up close, and often in large numbers.
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Check, Clean, Dry between waterways and stop the spread of didymo.
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Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:1. Plan your trip2. Tell someone3. Be aware of the weather4. Know your limits5. Take sufficient supplies
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