Ohau Stream Walk - closed: Walking and tramping in Okiwi Bay - Half Moon Bay area

Seals at Ohau Stream
Image: Shellie Evans ©


The Ohau Stream Walk is unsafe due to earthquake damage and is closed until further notice.


The best place to view seals currently is at Kaikoura Peninsula, just south of the township, a short walk around the shoreline from Point Kean car park. Seals can also be seen from parts of the Kaikoura Peninsula Walkway. 

Track overview

280 m one way

Walking and tramping

10 min Easiest: Short walk

Dog access

No dogs

About this track

Getting there

Start the walk from a car parking area off SH1, 27 km north of the nearest town, Kaikoura.


Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
Phone:   +64 3 319 5641
Email:   info@kaikoura.co.nz
Address:   West End
Kaikoura 7300
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Wairau / Renwick Office
Phone:   +64 3 572 9100
Email:   renwick@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Gee Street
Marlborough 7204
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