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What to do in Kaikoura

Wings Over Whales

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Great for
  • Adventure

A 30 minute flight allows a birds eye view of the sperm whales and other marine life, along with spectacular coastline and mountains. Experienced pilots will also provide an informative commentary, and you’ll spot Maori fortifications (Pa sites) as you fly over the township.

From £107 per adult

Please Note: Tour departs hourly on demand between 9am and 4pm from Kaikoura Airport. Tour includes a 30 minute whale watching flight with experienced pilots and commentary, and the chance to see sperm whales and up to 500 dusky dolphins.

Whale Watch Kaikoura

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Great for
  • Adventure
  • Beaches & boats
  • Visiting friends & family
  • Wildlife & nature

Travel to Kaikoura to one of New Zealand’s leading eco-tourism destinations, renowned for its variety of marine mammals. Spot sperm and humpback whales, dolphins and seals (weather permitting) which are all attracted by the rich feeding grounds. After lunch there’s time to visit a fur seal colony on the rocky shores just outside of Kaikoura, before travelling back to Christchurch with a stop for wine tasting at one of the exclusive local vineyards.

From Christchurch from £191 per adult

From Kaikoura from £91 per adult

Please Note: Pick up at approximately 7.20am, returning to Christchurch at around 6.30pm. If booking tour from Kaikoura this departs at 7.15am, 10am or 12.45 from the Whaleway Station in Kaikoura.

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