Introduction

This unique short walk to a small waterfall can be inundated with playful seals in the waterfall pool or along the stream.

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Track overview

280 m one way

Walking and tramping

10 min Easiest: Short walk

Dog access

No dogs

About this track

Description

This short walk makes its way alongside Ohau Stream. During the winter months watch for seals in the stream that have travelled up from the ocean. At the small picturesque waterfall,  there may be a group of young playful seal pups swimming in the waterfall pool.

Ohau Stream Waterfall
Ohau Stream Waterfall

Getting there

There is a car parking area off SH1 27km north of Kaikoura.

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Know before you go

Toihu te whenua – leave the land undisturbed

  • Respect our cultural heritage
  • Protect plants and animals
  • Remove rubbish
  • Do not cut or remove vegetation
  • Light no fires
  • Keep to the track
  • Consider others
  • Enjoy your visit 

Contacts

Kaikoura Visitor Centre
Phone:      +64 3 319 5641
Address:   West End
Kaikoura
Email:   info@kaikoura.co.nz
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Wairau / Renwick Office
Phone:      +64 3 572 9100
Email:   renwick@doc.govt.nz
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