Mon – Fri: 7:30am - 3:00pm

Sat: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Sun: 8:30am - 3:00pm

Cave Tours

Currently closed due to the effects of the Nov 14th earthquake

State Highway 1 South | Kaikoura | 7371

Ph. 03 319 5023

Freephone. 0800 524 522

Cave Tours

Caves Kaikoura Tours feature the famous Limestone Sea Formed Cave with it's 20 million year old formations.
The cave with its stalactites and stalagmites was discovered during the 1950s and has been a popular tourist attraction since.
Allow 45mins for this wondrous tour.

Open 7 Days

6 tours daily

10:30am - 3:30pm hourly

Bookings recommended



Book a Cave Tour

Due to the effects of the Nov 14th earthquake, we cannot take Cave tour bookings until further notice.



Caves Kaikoura Cafe offers you a convenient seaside dining experience, with ample parking and sea views.
Watch the whale and dolphin boats out of South Bay, you may even see a dolphin from the deck.
Enjoy a large range of food and beverages to take away or dine in at our modern and spacious cafe.

Open 7 Days

8:30am - 4:00pm


Convenient Coach Tour and Group Stop


Caves Kaikoura Cafe offers a convenient tour and transit coach rest and refreshment stop. Located mid-way between Christchurch and Picton, The Caves has ample and safe off-highway parking. Caves Cafe has the capacity to handle a high volume of customers with a large cabinet food and service area. Bathrooms are modern and clean. An appealing factor about the Caves location is that your passengers will not get lost shopping and cause delays to your timetable.


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Ph. 03 319 5023

Freephone. 0800 524 522

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Caves Kaikoura
State Highway 1


Penni Fissenden

email Penni

Ph. 03 319 5023
Freephone. 0800 524 522

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