Kaikoura Whale Watching. A uniquely accessible encounter with marine life in its natural habitat.

Whale Watching

Whale Watching in Kaikoura offers a uniquely accessible encounter with marine life in its natural habitat. Spot the local Sperm Whales, or watch as a pod of hundreds of dolphins playful swim along side your boat. Keep an eye out for Pilot, Humpback and Southern Right whales, Orca, the largest of the dolphins or even a mighty Blue Whale.

Whale Surfacing Whale Diving Dusky Dolphin

This week's featured whale watching tours in Kaikoura are:

Featured Whale Watching Tours

Kaikoura Whale Watch Day Tour from Christchurch

Kaikoura Whale Watch Day Tour from Christchurch

Dolphin & Whale Watching - Christchurch - Starting from $310.00 per person

Experience the natural treasures of New Zealand on a whale-watching cruise from the picturesque town of Kaikoura. Look for the mighty sperm whales that live in these waters along with dolphins, New Zealand fur seals and seabirds. Admire breathtaking views of the snow-capped Kaikoura Ranges and visit a fur seal colony on land. Wrap up the day with a wine tasting at a vineyard in North Canterbury. Your experienced guide shares informative commentary throughout the day on this fun and fascinating... More...

Whale Watching in Kaikoura by boat

Whale Watching in Kaikoura by boat

Dolphin & Whale Watching - Kaikoura - Starting from $150.00 per person

Whale Watch is located in the small coastal town of Kaikōura on the East Coast of New Zealand’s South Island a scenic two and a half-hour drive north from Christchurch and two hour drive south from Picton. Kaikōura is a special place of lush pastures and towering, snow covered peaks that fall to the sea. This rare magic continues just offshore where a deep undersea canyon combines with unusual sea currents to attract an extraordinary abundance of marine life, the most famous being the Giant... More...

Ocean Safari Heli-Whale Watch

Ocean Safari Heli-Whale Watch

Dolphin & Whale Watching - Kaikoura - Starting from $475.00 per person

In the stunning town of Kaikoura, where mountains meet ocean, experience the magnificent wildlife and scenery from the comfort of a helicopter and see the magnificent sperm whales from top to tail! Your 45 minute tour lets you experience the year round sperm whale population, with more time to enjoy the abundant marine life and a chance to see breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, the Kaikoura Peninsula, and the Seaward Kaikoura Mountain Ranges. More...

Kaikoura Whale and Dolphin Overnight Tour from Christchurch

Kaikoura Whale and Dolphin Overnight Tour from Christchurch

Dolphin & Whale Watching - Christchurch - Starting from $635.00 per person

Watch whales and swim with dolphins. This is a overnight delight for all those who wish to get close to nature. Journey from Christchurch to Kaikoura, where you will take a whale watch tour. Overnight in this tiny coastal town, before joining your Swim with Dolphins cruise. Dive into the oceans and swim next to these amazing mammals. A marine experience unmatched by any other.

 More...

Premier Helicopter Whale Watch

Premier Helicopter Whale Watch

Dolphin & Whale Watching - Kaikoura - Starting from $650.00 per person

Soar above it all on our longest and most exclusive helicopter tour for an unforgettable adventure viewing amazing wildlife and scenery. This 60 minute trip over stunning Kaikoura takes in ocean and mountains in a one of a kind adventure that has you orbiting sperm whales and viewing marine life, then heading to the mountains for an alpine landing for the chance to walk around for incredible views in a remote and rugged location. Slowly orbit and view the entire whale on this extended tour with... More...


Central Kaikoura Vacation HomeCentral Kaikoura Vacation Home - Holiday Home.

Central Kaikoura Vacation Home is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom detached holiday home. The property is centrally located to...

Kaikoura Quad Bike Tour from ChristchurchKaikoura Quad Bike Tour from Christchurch - ATV Tour - Christchurch. Starting from $350.00 per person.

Embark on an action-packed off-road adventure to the rugged Kaikoura coastline on this quad bike tour from...

 

New Zealand - Auckland - Bay of Islands - Rotorua - Wellington - Christchurch - Queenstown - Fiordland - Accommodation - Activities & Tours - Bus - Car Rental - Events - News - Virtual Tour - NZ Guide Book - Slide Show - Search