Best trails in Kaikoura

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What to expect

Check out some of the best hiking, walking and backpacking routes in Kaikoura, New Zealand. The Kaikoura Peninsula Loop is the most popular trail. There are trails of various difficulty levels including medium, difficult, and extra difficult. The trail with the highest elevation climb is the Mount Fyffe Forest Walk and the trail with the least amount of climbing is the Kaikōura Peninsula Walkway. The longest trail is the Kaikoura Peninsula Loop at 12 km. For a shorter adventure you can try the Kaikōura Peninsula Walkway at 1 km. Get off line access to Campsite, Viewpoint, History, and Restaurant locations and much more with a Hiiker subscription.

Trail difficulty calculations

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