Take part in New Zealand's best whale watching tour offering an exciting up-close encounter with the world's largest toothed predator, the Giant Sperm Whale!
On this unique 2.5 hour cruise you may also encounter New Zealand Fur Seals, pods of Dusky Dolphins and the endangered Wandering Albatross. Depending on the season you may also see migrating Humpback Whales, Pilot Whales, Blue Whales and Southern Right Whales. Kaikōura often hosts Orca - and is home to the world's smallest and rarest dolphin - Hector's dolphin. Kaikōura also attracts the largest concentration and variety of seabirds on mainland New Zealand including 13 species of Albatross, 14 varieties of Petrels and 7 types of Shearwater.
This whale watching tour has a 95% success rate of sighting the Giant Sperm Whale, and a great guarantee. If you do not see a whale you'll be refunded 80% of your fare. How good is that?
Step aboard for an amazing whale watching cruise in Kaikōura – book online with us today!
Address: Whale Watch Kaikoura, the Whaleway Station Rd, Whaleway Road, Kaikoura 7340, New Zealand
Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.
Car: Whale Watch Kaikoura is a 2.5 hour scenic drive north of Christchurch. Free parking provided.
This tour is subject to sea and weather conditions. This may mean a tour is cancelled or safety restrictions placed on children or passengers with medical problems.
While there is no guarantee that whales will be seen on your tour, in the event your tour does not sight a whale you will be refunded 80% of your tour cost.
10:00 am, 12:45 pm (all year)
7:15 am, 3:30 pm (November to March)
Actual time on the water is up to 2.5 hours. Including check-in time and the safety briefing, you should allow 3.5 hours in total for this activity.
What to bring:
Non-slip flat shoes/boots
Waterproof jacket/warm sweater
Upon booking this product, you will receive confirmation in the form of a tour voucher.
Please present the voucher on your mobile device on the day of the tour.
Your tour operator's contact details are included on the tour voucher.