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How we operate How we find whales

Sperm Whales "Click" to communicate and navigate in the darkness of the deep sea, by listening to these clicks using an underwater directional hydrophone our experienced crew can determine where a whale (or whales) may be.

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Our tours Kaikoura day tours

Tour check-in times all year are*:
7:15AM 10:00AM 12:45PM

*An extra tour is scheduled at 3:30PM from November to March.

Tour scheduling is subject to customer demand, please note check-in times do not indicate when the actual tour departs but when check-in procedures begin.

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Testimonials

"An experience of a lifetime... One that will remain etched in my memory. Fantastic crew and vessel. Thanks Jay and team!!"

Siddharth - India, Oct 2017

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COVID-19 (NOVEL CORONAVIRUS)

As a result of the latest restrictions and alert levels announced by the New Zealand Government, we have made the decision to temporarily close Whale Watch Kaikōura effective close of business 23rd March 2020.

This is a decision that has not been taken lightly, but we need to play our part in ensuring the health & safety of our staff, visitors and the Kaikōura community. We also acknowledge that we all have a part to play in helping in the fight against Covid-19.

If you have a booking with us please Click Here for more information.