South Pacific Whale Watch Kaikoura NZ

Unparalleled Whale Watching and Unforgettable Scenery. South Pacific Helicopters offer scenic and whale watching flights in the incredible town of Kaikoura, where the Seaward Kaikoura Mountain ranges rise straight out of the Pacific Ocean. Kaikoura is one of the best places in the world to view marine wildlife including the mighty sperm whale, which can be found year-round in Kaikoura's waters. Whale watching by helicopter allows for uninterrupted views of the entire whale, as well as insights into their natural world only achieved by helicopter. Bespoke Adventures offered as well including heli-rafting, heli-picnics, charter flights, and many more. A trip for everyone! Family friendly, no minimum age limit.

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Opening Hours

Business hours
    Summer Office Hours - 08:00am - 6:00pm Mon-Sun | Winter Hours (01 June - 31 October) - 09:00am - 5:00pm Mon-Sun
Months of operation
    All Year
  • Proximity to airport:
    170km from Christchurch Airport, 130 km from Blenheim Airport, and 8 km from Kaikoura Airport
    Proximity to town:

Pricing & Conditions

Ages: Infants FREE 0-2yrs on the knee / Children 3-6yrs / Adults 7-99yrs