Feel wild and free

Discover the power of nature, pathways from the past, and ways into new worlds on our cycle and walking journey

through Marlborough and along Kaikoura's Pacific Ocean Coast.


From an abundant ocean and outstanding landscapes

to world-class wine and food, rich heritage and vibrant culture

- The Whale Trail® will connect you to our places, our people,

and to tales you'll want to retell for a lifetime.

Media release - 27 June 2019

Whale Trail funding announced

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The Marlborough Kaikoura Trail Trust is grateful to the following supporters and all who share our vision.

The Whale Trail is a registered trademark.

© Marlborough Kaikoura Trail Trust 2019.


Images by MarlboroughNZ and friends of the trail.