Ohau Point Seal Colony, Kaikoura

4.7
At Ohau Point Seal Colony, meet the baby seal pups as they play under a waterfall and swim along the stream. Once nearly wiped out by hunters, these fur seals mature and grow in the safe environs of the stream before they are ready to go hunting in the ocean. Take the Ohau Stream and Waterfall walk to reach the pools where you can closely interact with friendly pups. The colony is located on private land, whose the owners organize guided seal swimming tours in the charming little bays of the peninsula. If you don't feel comfortable in the water, you can watch these lovable creatures from a large float board. Our Kaikoura route website makes visiting Kaikoura and other {2} attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • It's great to see it turned into a lovely spot after the earthquakes and seeing all the seals back to that area, high enough view that you can see many seals aswell as space you can walk about  more »
  • We stopped at the viewing gallery when we were heading to Kaikoura and we were so amazed to see pups feeding. What a wonderful treat.  more »
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