Kaikoura Day Tour


Experience the magical marine life on a private day tour to the coastal town of Kaikoura, where mountains meet the sea. Get up-close with nature as you step on board for your Whale Watch Cruise. Spot the Giant Sperm Whales, dusky dolphins, albatross & an abundance of marine wildlife in their natural habitat. Walk up to the peninsula walkway with spectacular scenery & visit the seal colony.

 

TOUR Highlights:

  • Scenic drive to the coastal town of Kaikoura, where mountains meet the sea.
  • Admire the Giant Sperm Whale & other marine wildlife in their natural habitat on a Whale Watching Cruise.
  • View New Zealand Fur Seals in their local Seal Colony.
  • Walk up to the peninsula walkway to capture the spectacular scenery.

 

 

THIS IS A PRIVATE TOUR (i.e. ONLY FOR ONE PARTY)

Kaikoura Day Tour - Duration 10 hours (Tour Start Time: 8am)

$700 for upto 6 people

$1000 for 7 - 11 people

Whale Watch Kaikoura Activity Price extra: $120 Adult & $60 Child.

TOUR DESCRIPTION:

Spend your day on the coastal town of Kaikoura, where mountains meet the sea. After pick-up from your hotel in Christchurch, take around 3 hrs scenic drive through the wine-growing region of Waipara. Arrive in Kaikoura & take in the serenity of this beautiful town.
Hop onboard for an incredible Whale Watching experience & grab some wonderful photo opportunities. Lookout for the Giant Sperm Whale, dusky dolphins, albatross and a great variety of other marine wildlife.

After your Whale Watch Cruise, you have time to enjoy lunch at one of the many cafes and explore the charming little town by foot. Post lunch visit the Fur Seal colony on the shores of Kaikoura, with hundreds of adorable seals basking in the sun. Take a walk up to the peninsula walkway & capture the magical scenery in your cameras. Drive back via same scenic coastal route & drop-off to your location in Christchurch.

Keeping you safe during COVID-19

What you can expect during your visit:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff

Price includes:

  • Hotel Pick-up and drop-off
  • Transport in luxurious van (2017 or late model Mercedes Benz)
  • Private Tour
  • Professional Guide
  • Whale Watching Experience by boat
  • Visit a seal colony

Note:

  • Children under 3 years of age are not permitted on the Whale Watching Cruise.
  • Prior to departing from Christchurch, if the weather is unfavourable and Whale Watching Cruise is not operative we will cancel the tour and a full refund will be provided.
  • Whale Watch Kiakoura has 95% success rate means that you are guaranteed to see whales. In case you dont get to see a whale we will refund you 80% of the activity price.
  • If Whale Watch Cruise is cancelled at last minute, your guide can help you organise Whale Watching Plane Tour should you wish to do that. A full refund for the activity price is refunded if Whale Watch is canclled at last minute.

COMPLIMENTARY HOTSPOT WIFI & LIGHT REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED

YOUR FULL DAY KAIKOURA DAY TOUR INCLUDES:

Whale Watch Tour: Whale watch tour is New Zealand’s unique &ultimate marine experience. Get close to nature, as you’ve never seen before in about 3-hour boat cruise. The showstopper of the show – Giant Sperm Whales is all year round residents of Kaikoura peninsula.

OTHER OPTIONAL ATTRACTIONS IN KAIKOURA:

Seal Swim: Seal swimming is a totally unique experience with New Zealand fur seals in the shallow waters of beautiful Kaikoura coastline. An interactive swimming experience with the playful & cheeky fur seals is something to cherish for.

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