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Full-Day Kaikoura Whale-Watching Tour

by Canterbury Leisure Tours
per adult Price is AU$309
Duration: {0} Duration: 11h 30m Non-refundable No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English Picks up from select hotels Picks up from select hotels

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Enjoy a full day in Kaikoura, where mountains meet sea, and spend your day getting close to nature. Travel from Christchurch through the rural pastoral scenes of North Canterbury to Kaikoura in comfortable coaches. Upon arrival, join your modern, ocean going vessel for an exciting up-close encounter with the Giant Sperm Whales and acrobatic Dusky Dolphins in their natural environment, which can be viewed year-round. On any given day, you may be lucky enough to see some occasional visitors including Blue Whales, Fin Whales, Humpback Whales, Pilot Whales and Orcas. Your boat will also feature a unique, award-winning series of animation sequences designed to reveal Kaikoura’s hidden wildlife wonders both below and above the sea while the tour is taking place.

Back at the dock, take some time to explore Kaikoura or grab a bite to eat at one of the local cafes before jumping back on the bus and heading back to Christchurch. On the way, meet the local seals at a seal colony just outside of Kaikoura and stop by a winery in Waipara (time permitting) for a tasting of quality local wine.

Enjoy a full day in Kaikoura, where mountains meet sea, and spend your day getting close to nature. Travel from Christchurch through the rural pastoral scenes of North Canterbury to Kaikoura in comfortable coaches. Upon arrival, join your modern, ocean going vessel for an exciting up-close encounter with the Giant Sperm Whales and acrobatic Dusky Dolphins in their natural environment, which can be viewed year-round. On any given day, you may be lucky enough to see some occasional visitors including Blue Whales, Fin Whales, Humpback Whales, Pilot Whales and Orcas. Your boat will also feature a unique, award-winning series of animation sequences designed to reveal Kaikoura’s hidden wildlife wonders both below and above the sea while the tour is taking place.

Back at the dock, take some time to explore Kaikoura or grab a bite to eat at one of the local cafes before jumping back on the bus and heading back to Christchurch. On the way, meet the local seals at a seal colony just outside of Kaikoura and stop by a winery in Waipara (time permitting) for a tasting of quality local wine.

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7:00 AM, Kaikoura Whale Watching Day Tour in English

Duration 11h 30m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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per adult
AU$308.08

Total price is AU$308.08, taxes included

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7:00 AM, Kaikoura Whale Watching Day Tour with Lunch in English, includes Food Only

Duration 11h 30m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English. Select this option to include lunch at at local Kaikoura Cafe.

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per adult
AU$346

Total price is AU$346, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

Full-Day Kaikoura Whale-Watching Tour

Activity Location

Kaikoura

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Christchurch (Hotel Pickup)

    Christchurch


Highlights

  • Discover the local Sperm Whales & Dusky Dolphins of Kaikoura

  • Opportunities to see a host of spectacular marine life

  • Modern vessel with state-of-art visual features

  • Expert commentary from experienced local guides

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off included


Inclusions

  • Guided whale-watching tour

  • Admission fees

  • Live tour commentary provided in English

  • Roundtrip transport to and from your Christchurch hotel


Exclusions

  • Lunch - unless lunch option chosen


Know Before You Book

  • Children 3 and younger are not allowed on the Whale Watch Boats

  • At least 4 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • Roundtrip transport is available from most centrally located Christchurch hotels. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel foyer 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.


Full-Day Kaikoura Whale-Watching Tour ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

2 out of 5

26 Jun. 2017

Some post earthquake road work road delays from chc to kaikoura but otherwise a great day trip with 3 whale sightings

A verified traveller

United States