Where the whale watching happens - Kaikoura Peninsula Where the whale watching happens - Kaikoura Peninsula

Our Tours & Kaikōura Day Tours

Whale Watch is New Zealand's only vessel based whale watching company offering an exciting up-close encounter with the worlds largest toothed predator the Giant Sperm Whale in their natural environment at all times of the year, our 95% success rate means we guarantee an 80% refund if your tour does not see a whale.

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Kaikōura Marine Combo

Above - On - Below the Water
Please note this is unavailable for purchase at present

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Day Tours with Hasslefree

Full day tour from Christchurch

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Day tour with Canterbury Leisure Tours

Full day tour from Christchurch

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Coastal Pacific Train

Train service from Christchurch or Picton - Services suspended until further notice

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Whale Watch Tour Voucher

Perfect gift for a loved one

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The Fairways Accommodation Package

Packages suitable for couples, friends and families - saving you a huge 15% discount!

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More Mates Better Rates

Restless and feel like a weekend away with your mates? We have the perfect solution...

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Mountains to the Sea Combo

Looking for something to do over winter that involves nature both on land and out at sea? Look no further... Whale Watch have teamed up with the crew at Kaikoura Helicopters to bring you this exciting new combo offering...

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The White Morph Accommodation Package Deal

Packages suitable for couples - saving you a huge 15% discount!

For all our guests we ask that you maintain good hygiene by making use of hand sanitiser placed around our facilities. If you are experiencing any flu like symptoms, please stay at home. Contact us if you have any questions. Be safe and be kind. 


Child goes free with every full fare paying adult
Extended travel period between 26 June - 25 July 2021 
Discount automatically applied for direct website bookings only
Discount not applicable to the Captain's Cabin


On our vessel Te Ao Mārama

Book Now or Contact Us if you have any questions. 

Tours are available every day except Christmas Day.