Whale Watch & PurePod Accommodation Package

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We have teamed up with PurePods in Kaikōura to bring you the ultimate Relax and Unwind Couples Whale Watch & Accommodation packages- These packages provide the ultimate experience from the exciting up close encounter with the world's largest toothed predator, the Giant Sperm Whale to relaxing, Unwinding and re-connecting with nature at one of two luxury glass eco-cabins. 

Unplug from reality and spend one night in a luxury glass eco-cabin, sitting atop a hill in a remote paddock just outside of Kaikoura. Take in unrivalled vistas of the Seaward Kaikoura Range and tree-clad hillsides from every direction and enjoy complete privacy with your loved one. Soak in the absence of people and traffic as you relax on the deck, embark on a walking trail through the vast and rugged landscape, and wonder at the brilliant star-filled sky at night. With not a soul for miles, the only thing on your agenda will be pure relaxation!

This experience provides an uninterrupted stay at one of two PurePod glass eco-cabins, a marine lovers experience on the water with Whale Watch Kaikōura and if desired will include a Dinner and Breakfast Hamper, incorporated into this hamper is the best available fresh local seasonal ingredients with a delicious grazing platter to start.  

Dinner & Breakfast Hamper;

Made from fresh local ingredients the evening eating includes a scrumptious platter of local cheeses, pâté, relishes and crackers with seasonal fruit. Plus the chef’s selection of lamb, beef or chicken (ready for you to cook on either the cooktop or barbecue) accompanied with a fresh seasonal salad and gourmet potatoes and something delightfully sweet to finish. Breakfast is organic muesli with yoghurt, a berry compote and croissants with butter & jam. Vegetarian and gluten-free options are available.

PurePod opions in Kaikōura;

Choose either the Manakau PurePod or the Kahutara PurePod for your luxurious getaway. 

Voucher Purchase;

Accommodation with PurePods and Whale Watch tours are subject to availability, Booking in advance is essential.

Once the voucher is purchased and dates for travel have been decided, we recommend you book with PurePods first by using the voucher number provided. Once accommodation has successfully been booked, you can then proceed to booking your Whale Watch tour. 

For voucher enquiries please call: 0800 655 121 (freephone within NZ) or +64 3 319 6767 (overseas).

Please note: This voucher is not to be used in conjunction with any other specials, deals or promotions. Valid for 12 months from date of purchase.

Valid for Purchase between 1st December 2021– 31st March 2022 and not applicable to Captain's Cabin , however you can choose to upgrade at the time of booking or checking in to your tour if there is availability.

listed below are the package prices, proceed to purchase via the "BOOK NOW" button. 

OPTION 1: Ultimate Relax & Unwind PurePod Experience, 2 ADULTS


a. 2 x Adult whale watching fares, 1 x PurePod experience (1night) 1x Dinner & Breakfast hamper NZD $932.10 (Original price NZD $1,069)  



b. 2 x Adult whale watching fares, 2 x PurePod experience (2nights) 2x Dinner & Breakfast hamper NZD $1,624.20 (Original price NZD $1,838)  



OPTION 2: Relax & Unwind PurePod Combo, 2 ADULTS  


a. 2 x Adult whale watching fares, 1 x PurePod experience (1night) NZD $771 (Original price $890)



b. 2 x Adult whale watching fares, 2 x PurePod experience (2nights) NZD $1,302 (Original price $1,480)



Full Terms & Conditions can be found HERE 

Choose either the Manakau PurePod or the Kahutara PurePod for your luxurious getaway 


All gift vouchers purchased through Whale Watch Kaikoura cannot be exchanged for cash. In the event of a tour cancellation or partial refund the recipient may exchange the remaining value of the voucher within the Whale Watch Gift Shop or towards the purchase of another Whale Watch Tour.

Please note this promotion does not apply to the Captain's Cabin , however you can choose to upgrade at the time of check in if there is availability.

Kahutara PurePod Experience

Kia Ora

Whale Watch monitors the latest public health advice and adapts the operation accordingly.

Key Themes:

  1. If you are unwell, have been to a place of interest in the last 14-days or are awaiting a covid test please stay home.
  2. Contact tracing is required so we ask you to scan in with the covid tracer app or use the manual sign-in option provided.
  3. We ask that you wear a face covering.
  4. Our cleaning procedures have been enhanced and hand sanitizer is available.
  5. We ask that you listen to all instructions provided by our team, please be patient and kind.

Vaccination Mandates - The Vaccine Pass - Covid19 Protection Framework

From Friday 3rd December 2021 all customers to Whale Watch will be required to present a valid New Zealand Government vaccine pass as part of the New Zealand Governments Covid19 Protection Framework to travel on our tours and enter our premises unless they are exempt.

You are exempt if;

  1. You are ineligible for vaccination.
  2. Children under 12-years and 3-months of age.
  3. People who are clinically exempted.

Please note: You may also be required to show a valid form of ID in the form of a current New Zealand drivers license, Passport or 18+ Kiwi Access Card to validate your ID. Please ensure you have one of these options readily available upon request.

The message from the New Zealand Government is clear. To enjoy the full life everyone in New Zealand deserves, get vaccinated today. If you are already vaccinated, do your best to help your friends and family get their vaccinations so we can all enjoy life within the new system. 

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Should you have any concerns or questions in this regard, please do not hesitate to contact our Customer Support Services team.