Don't forget your camera for all the photo stops
Directions to Kaikoura Express
The Kaikoura Express runs from Christchurch up the coast to Kaikoura and can be booked one way or as a return trip. Each trip includes information on points of interest en route and there's even a chance to get a photo of the local fur seal colony on the way.
Free direct connections can be made with some of Kaikoura's best attractions including the Dolphin Encounter, Albatross Tours and Whale Watch.
Pick-ups and drop-offs can be made at central Christchurch accommodation and en route. The bus stops at the i-Site in Kaikoura.
Christchurch: 8.30am daily
Kaikoura: 4.30pm daily