Kaikoura is famous for whales and dolphins, but did you know it is also known as the albatross capital of the world?
New Zealand's Great Walks
The best-known hiking trails are New Zealand’s Great Walks. Administered by the Department of Conservation, these popular trails are maintained to a high standard. Bookings are required during the summertime peak season for the Milford, Routeburn and Kepler tracks, and year-round for the Lake Waikaremoana, Heaphy and Abel Tasman Coast tracks.