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Ocean Safari Heli-Whale Watch

By Whale Watching with South Pacific Helicopters
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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Scenic helicopter flight to view whales and other wildlife

  • What's included

    Headsets to hear the pilot clearly during your flight

  • What's included

    Live commentary from our pilots

  • What's included

    Round-trip transfer to and from town. Contact our reservations team to organise

  • What's excluded

    Food and drinks, unless specified

  • What's excluded

    Service

Know Before You Book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Infants must sit on laps

  • All flights are subject to weather conditions and minimum numbers. Please see our website for full terms and conditions

  • It is recommended to bring some warm clothing, comfortable footwear, sunglasses and camera

  • Our helicopter has a maximum of 4 passenger seats, if more people booking then they will be split between helicopters

  • Stroller accessible

  • Near public transport

  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible

  • Most travellers can participate

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travellers

  • Returns to original departure point

What you can expect

Our office is located right in the centre of Kaikoura town from here enjoy complimentary transport to the helipads to receive a short safety briefing from our pilots, as well as information about the Kaikoura Whale Sanctuary and the wildlife you can expect to see on the tour.  

After the briefing you're ready to head out and explore what Kaikoura has to offer! View sperm whales and resident pods of dusky dolphins and New Zealand fur seals. Kaikoura is located on the the migratory routes for humpback whales, southern right whales, killer whales, and even blue whales depending on the time of year. You'll experience stunning vistas of the Seaward Kaikoura Mountain Ranges, as well as the Kaikoura Peninsula, and the vastness of the Pacific Ocean. 

After a successful whale sighting fly along the coastline spotting wildlife including the resident populations of dusky dolphins as well as New Zealand fur seals 

Your experience ends back at the helipad where complimentary transport is waiting for you back to your hotel or into town.

Location

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Activity Location

  • Peketa
  • Kaikoura Canterbury

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • 617 State Highway 1, Peketa 7374, New Zealand
  • Kaikoura Canterbury
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