3 Day Kaikoura Whale Watch & Eco Tour

3 Day Kaikoura Whale Watch & Eco Tour

Kaikoura is a magical place and is a haven for nature, wildlife as well as cultural activities, making it one of New Zealand’s favourite holiday destinations. Enjoy the delights of Kaikoura taking in a whale watch excursion and a dolphin viewing cruise.

Tour Info

Tour Name: 3 Day Kaikoura Whale Watch & Eco Tour
From: Christchurch to Christchurch
Valid: May 18 - Mar 19
Price:
From (NZD) $787 per person
Duration: 3 Days
Tour Code: SBCHC3K

Inclusions

2 nights self contained, apartment style accommodation at the Waves on Esplanade (optional Continental Breakfasts on request)
3 days rental of 1.8L Toyota Corolla or similar (other car categories available on request)
GPS Navigation unit
Unlimited kms and vehicle insurance (excess applies)
Whale watch cruise & tour
Dolphin Encounter spectator tour

Conditions

Prices are per person based on twin-share, and are subject to availability. Prices are correct at the time of submission but are subject to change without notice. Valid for travel May 2018 – March 2019. Blackout periods may apply. A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is required at time of booking.

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Day by Day Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Christchurch - Kaikoura

“Haere Mai” Welcome to Christchurch – the Garden City! Disembark, pass through customs and collect your luggage – it’s time to start your holiday. Collect your rental car and make your way to Kaikoura. A beautiful coastal town located on a thin strip of land nestled between the Kaikoura Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. The rest of today is at leisure to enjoy the local sights.

There are numerous fun activities to suit all the family including horse and Llama treks, kayaking, quad-biking, bush walks, farm visits and swimming with dolphins and seals.

Day 2
Kaikoura

The day begins with a morning Dolphin Encounter tour. A blend of ocean currents creates a habitat that supports an abundance of ocean species, from fish and birds to marine life including dusky dolphins, found in pods of up to several hundred.

View dolphins up close in their natural environment with a Dolphin Encounter Watch tour. Upgrade your itinerary to include a option to swim with the dolphins as well.

Later today, enjoy a Whale watch cruise. Every Whale Watch tour is a unique experience and sightings may vary from day to day. Giant sperm whales are the star of the show and are year-round residents. A typical Whale Watch tour may encounter fur seals, pods of Dusky dolphins and the endangered Wandering Albatross.

Depending on the season, you may also see migrating Hump Back whales, Pilot whales, Blue whales and Southern Right whales. Kaikoura also attracts the largest concentration and variety of seabirds on mainland New Zealand including 13 species of Albatross, 14 varieties of Petrel as well as 7 types of Shearwater.

Day 3
Kaikoura - Christchurch

Free time for some last minute activities before returning your car to Christchurch and departing for your next destination.

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3 Day Kaikoura Whale Watch & Eco Tour
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Tour Code: SBCHC3K
From (NZD) $787 per person
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