海洋生物

暗色斑紋海豚 Dusky Dolphins

一種小型矮壯靈活的海豚,在觀鯨之旅途中經常可以看到,凱庫拉海岸經常可以看到大量的海豚習慣性地躍出海面進行捕獵或交配的戲劇性場面。這些海豚群可以達到100-1000只海豚,海豚可以長到2米長。

Dusky Dolphins

賀氏矮海豚 Hector's Dolphins

賀氏矮海豚是世界上體型最小最珍稀的海洋海豚,具有獨一無二的圓形背鰭,只有在新西蘭海域才可看到這種海豚。在凱庫拉,常可以由4到8只海豚組成 的小海豚群在海岸邊遊泳嬉戲。由於漁網以及農場排泄的磷化物導致的海洋汙染,賀氏矮海豚被列為有滅絕危險的動物。它們的壽命為20年,可以長到1.5米 長。

Hectors Haley Bacter7

新澳毛皮海獅 NZ Fur Seals

新澳毛皮海獅在凱庫拉海岸沿途多個景點都可以看到。上個世紀人們為了海獅毛皮而捕獵海獅使其幾近滅絕,現在它們是受保護動物。在凱庫拉半島的Point Kean毛皮海獅群居地可以觀賞到成年的毛皮海獅——從凱庫拉鎮可以步行或者短途駕車前往遊覽。

Fur Seal

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. 

Covid19 Protection Framework

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