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Full-Day Kaikoura Whale-Watching Tour

By Canterbury Leisure Tours
Price was undefined, price is now NZ$330
Free cancellation available
11h 30m
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Selective hotel pickup
Multiple languages
Cleanliness and safety

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

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided whale-watching tour

  • What's included

    Admission fees

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English

  • What's included

    Roundtrip transport to and from your Christchurch hotel

  • What's excluded

    Lunch - unless lunch option chosen

Cleaning and safety practices

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  • Contactless tickets
  • Vehicles and venues disinfected
  • Social distancing

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.

What you can expect

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.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Individually wrapped food options available

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Location

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Activity Location

  • Kaikoura

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Christchurch (Hotel Pickup)
  • Christchurch
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