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  1.  Kaikōura Helicopters Coastal Whale Watch

    Kaikōura Helicopters Coastal Whale Watch

    ​This flight combines the best of both worlds. Only by helicopter can you aerial whale watch one minute then be landing on a hilltop high above Kaikoura's unique and rugged coastline in the next. Land above Goose Bay at our exclusive landing site over looking Hikurangi Marine Reserve and Kaikoura Canyon. From the landing site you will see north along the coast to the peninsula, south to the Haumuri Bluff, west past the rolling green hills to Seaward Kaikoura Ranges. When the whales are close to shore, it is possible to spot their spouts as they breathe and the splashing from dolphins jumping.
  2. Kaikōura Helicopters Extended Whale Watch

    Kaikōura Helicopters Extended Whale Watch

    The extended option of our Classic Whale Watch, this flight gives you more time above Kaikoura’s unique deep-sea canyon searching for whales and other migrating marine life. The longer flight time allows us to search further offshore in the deeper waters, not only for the sperm whales but also for any migrating baleen whales such as the humpback, blue and fin whales as they travel between their feeding grounds in Antarctica and the warm waters of the South Pacific. On the way back to the beachfront heli pads keep an eye out for pods of our resident playful dusky dolphins, New Zealand fur seals basking along the rocks and the small hector dolphins swimming along the coastline.
  3. Kaikōura Helicopters Top n Tail Whale Watching

    Kaikōura Helicopters Top n Tail Whale Watching

    From whale tail to mountain top, this flight has it all covered. Taking off from our central beachfront helipads, within minutes you will be viewing the mighty sperm whales from the comfort of your helicopter. After viewing the magnificent marine life, you will fly high above Kaikoura and land amongst the towering Kaikoura Seaward Ranges, where you will take in some of the most breathtaking views that New Zealand has to offer. Seasonal snow landing. Views to the west of the Seaward Kaikoura Range, to the east Kaikoura flats and the iconic Kaikoura Peninsula stretching out like a whale's fluke. See the different colours of water along the coastline where the fresh, silty water comes out...
  4. South Pacific Helicopters-Scenic Flights

    South Pacific Helicopters-Scenic Flights

    There is so much to discover in Kaikoura in addition to the marine wildlife. Enjoy unparalleled views of the Pacific Ocean, the Kaikōura Mountain Ranges, and the Kaikōura Peninsula with the coastal Explorer flight or join the Aftershock adventure and view the unique geological sights from the 2016 earthquake before landing at one of South Pacific's exclusive landing sights. If you are after an even more actioned packed experience, South Pacific Helicopters also offers heli-rafting, heli-biking and heli-hunting tours. All of South Pacific Helicopter's tours can be customised to create that unforgettable experience.
  5. Kaikōura Helicopters Classic Whale Watch

    Kaikōura Helicopters Classic Whale Watch

    Tour departs from our beach front heli-pads and within minutes be in the spectacular environment that plays host to one of the worlds largest marine mammals, the magnificent sperm whale. From the comfort of our helicopter, you will enjoy the ultimate whale watching experience. Panoramic views of the Kaikoura Peninsula. See the seal colonies along the rocks at the end of Kaikoura Peninsula. If the whales are close to shore, possibility of seeing dolphins as well. Possibility of seeing baleen whales migrating through - humpbacks on their way back and forth from their feeding grounds down near Antarctica.
  6. Kaikoura Kayaks

    Kaikoura Kayaks

    Welcome to our magic little seaside village where the wildlife out numbers the humans and mountains meet the sea. The curious NZ fur seals are only a few paddle strokes away and our local guides would love to introduce you to them around the Kaikoura Peninsula. Watch seals dive and manoeuvre around your kayak, paddle with them as they swim around the Peninsula hunting for octopus. Continue your journey around the coastline for chance encounters with dusky dolphins and blue penguins. Paddle a crowd-free coastline with experienced qualified local guides, top kayaking equipment and an ocean teaming with marine life. Join our team on a real sea kayak tour that is enjoyable, interactive...
  7. Dolphin Encounter

    Dolphin Encounter

    Kaikoura is famous for marine mammals and birdlife and is regarded as the best place in New Zealand to view whales, albatross and to swim with dolphins. The Dolphin Encounter tour offers swimming with the dusky dolphins but if swimming is not for you, watching from the comfort of the boat is equally as special an experience. Tours operate three times a day in the summer months at 5.30am, 8.30am and 12.30pm and two times a day in the winter months at 8.30am and 12.30pm. Swimmers are provided with a full wetsuit, snorkel, mask and fins and only need to bring their own swimsuit, towel and small gear bag for their clothing, to take on the boat with them. Previous snorkelling experience is...
  8. Seal Swim Kaikōura

    Seal Swim Kaikōura

    Swim with wild New Zealand Fur Seals in the shallow waters of the beautiful Kaikoura Peninsula. You'll be a part of an intimate group of up to 10 like-minded adventurers suited up in warm wet suits and guided on your seal swimming experience. We cater for all abilities from experienced snorkellers to first timers. No experience is needed as our guides are very good at making people feel confident in the water. Plus, the wet suits we will give you will provide the same buoyancy as life jackets. This is an experience that you do not want to miss out on. Seal Swim Kaikoura has now been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for eight years running. Adults $120...
  9. Top Catch Charters - Kaikoura

    Top Catch Charters - Kaikoura

    Welcome to Top Catch Charters Kaikoura where you can expect a great day on the ocean aboard our purpose built 6.2m Osprey Boat, “First Light”. Your fully qualified skipper, Malcolm Halstead, has 35 years’ experience fishing in the waters of the South Island of New Zealand. It is Malcolm’s goal to make sure you have a memorable fishing experience while visiting Kaikoura. We cater for all ages on our trips and take great pride in introducing children and novices to the wonderful sport of fishing. We can also organise longer trips for experienced anglers. Our trips all leave from the safe port of South Bay Kaikoura. Once on the water it is a short trip to our abundant fishing grounds where...
  10. Whale Watch Flights

    Whale Watch Flights

    This will be a highlight of your New Zealand trip - a panoramic whale flight, with stunning scenic views along the spectacular Kaikoura coastline. View the mighty Sperm whales in their natural environment - from the air, you really get to appreciate the full size of these majestic mammals. Dusky dolphins and other marine creatures also play in the waters over the Kaikoura Canyon, we'll see them on your flight. After finding whales, we'll take you on a scenic flight around beautiful Kaikoura including the stunning Seaward Kaikoura Mountain Ranges to the west, and to the east, the deep blue Pacific Ocean. Flight training and Pilot-a-Plane experiences also offered for those who have...
  11. Seal Kayak Kaikoura

    Seal Kayak Kaikoura

    Levi's Pedal Kayaks is the first kayak tour of its sort in New Zealand, which allows you to either pedal or paddle. You’re going to love how easy it is to kayak in and around our beautiful Kaikoura peninsula. We have a 100% success rate of viewing Fur Seal. There is also a lot of other Marine life to view such as the Blue penguin, Albatross and plenty more.. Come capture the moments of the fun and friendly Fur Seals playing around and under your hands Free! Pedal Kayak. The hobie Oasis Pedal Kayaks we use are made By Hobie Cat one of the leading Boating and Kayak companies in the World, Which brings to you the latest in kayaking advancements. This breakthrough in technology literally...
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