Kia Ora (Hello) and Nau Mai Haere Mai (Welcome)

Whale Watch monitors the latest New Zealand public health advice and adapts operations accordingly.

Current Themes:

  1. If you feel unwell or are a positive case of Covid19 please stay home.  
  2. Please practice good hygiene, wash your hands often and remember to cough or sneeze into your elbow.
  3. We ask that you please listen to all instructions provided to you by our team, please be patient and kind.

COVID Clean Approved

Whale Watch Kaikōura has received COVID Clean approval and proudly displays the COVID Clean logo.

The COVID Clean Approved logo assures our manuhiri (visitors) that we are a Qualmark New Zealand operator who has health + hygiene procedures and protocols in place to help protect against COVID-19 (in accordance with government guidelines) in our workplace.

Covid Clean Approved

Nga Mihi Nui (Kind Regards)

The team at Whale Watch Kaikōura

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Q. How can I contact you?

A. You can contact our Customer Support Services team by email ( or by phoning us on +64 3 319 6767 or 0800 655 121 (freephone within NZ).

Q. Where can I find more information on COVID-19?

A. For up to date and accurate information on COVID-19 as it relates to New Zealand, please visit the following.

New Zealand Ministry of Health 

Unite Against Covid19



We are undertaking a number of building renovations at our Whaleway Station terminal to improve the visitor experience. 

  • Our main entry point to the building is closed for renovations and enlargement, access into the building is via the seafront side of the building (this is sign posted)
  • Our public toilets are closed for renovation and enlargement, we currently have portaloo's available (these are sign posted)

We apologies for any inconvenience caused by these building renovations.