Kia Ora!

Welcome to Whale Watch Kaikoura

New Zealand's Ultimate Marine Experience.

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Our place Kaikōura

A magical world where the mountains meet the sea.

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Our nature perfect tail shot

Get close to nature, as you've never seen it before.

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Our people rich culture

The people, the land, the sea and all living things as one. Visit and hear our stories.

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Your experience let us share "our place" with you

Every New Zealand Whale Watch Tour is a unique experience and the sightings vary. Giant sperm whales are the stars of the show and year-round residents.

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Our Region

ALPINE PACIFIC TOURING ROUTE

Experience the Alpine Pacific, New Zealand’s newest touring route, 450kms of spectacular scenery winding past wineries, alpine thermal pools, wild surf, and wildlife.

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LEVEL 1 UPDATE - It's official, we are back whale watching!

Whale Watching tours will be operating every day of the school holidays, weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) and public holidays.

If and when there is demand we will schedule tours during weekdays, please keep an eye out on our booking page for when these extra tours become available. Please note there are minimum number requirements for this to happen.

For more information, please contact our Customer Service team on 0800 655 121 or res@whalewatch.co.nz 

Ngā Mihi

The team at Whale Watch Kaikōura