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Koura Bay Lodge

75 Koura Bay Drive, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
+64 3-319 7477
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  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
75 Koura Bay Drive, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for a weekend away and a golf trip. The room was great, clean and with an incredibly comfortable bed. The shower was so good you didn't want to get out of it! The view was stunning from the room and the restaurant....More

Thank kerryz17
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Every aspect of our stay at Koura Bay Lodge was of the highest standard. The best hospitality & views of Kaikoura, just stunning. From the minute we arrived, my husband & I were laughing & enjoying the best that life can offer. Played golf for...More

Thank NellyGurl01
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

You must do this one , visited in Dec2013 ! it will still be a special as the owner like me built and runs a golf course and shares a passion for golf as well as classic cars , and , we are both happy...More

Thank Sharpley
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Great view of the ocean and great cuisine. I would definitely recommend this place I have been before!

Thank cdnz1235
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This place is definitely a must for couples time out. Well maintained 9 hole golf course. Comfortable king bed with a lovely bathroom. We really enjoyed dinner. The venison was the best I have had for a very long time and the beef tender as....More

1  Thank Pauls C
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Make a reservation so you can enjoy this place. Out of town a bit but a lovely place to stay and the food was great

1  Thank pho2jen
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We came here with my husband's family for a mid-winter-get-together Sunday lunch. Viv and the team at amours Bay served us up the most delicious lunch that included moist stuffed chicken, rich seafood pie, creamy potatoes, fresh steamed greens and a fresh lime-y salad. Everything...More

Thank Maggie_Watts
Reviewed 24 May 2016

We dined here in 2014 (2 nites in a row) & April 2016. As we were staying at the lodge. I booked for 6.30pm. When we arrived there was already about 4 tables of 2 and 1 table of about 10. We waited nearly an...More

1  Thank KiwiMelza
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

The pristine golf course is very well looked after. I do not understand what's others are on about, in their reviews. Everyone ever had a bad day once in their life. Running a new business alone isn't easy. We just need to look at situations...More

1  Thank ArieR
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Visited Koura lodge at Easter for lunch and 9 holes of golf and knew I'd be back to stay. It won't be the last time either. I feel I have found a gem. Pure bliss.I'm not a great golfer so was ideal for me to...More

2  Thank lynnemcloughlin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 6 - USD 27
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Koura Bay Drive, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-319 7477
  • E-mail
Koura Bay Lodge is just 5 km North of Kaikoura, and set between the Beautiful Kaikoura ranges and the Ocean on a 9 Hole Golf Course. Our Restaurant is open for Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week (only on booking), serving Kaikoura's local Cuisine. Bar open anytime Lodge is attended for Food, Coffee & Drinks. Great for Functions including Weddings!!