3 Day Kaikoura Whale Watch & Eco Tour

3 Day Kaikoura Whale Watch & Eco Tour

Enjoy the delights of Kaikoura taking in a whale watch excursion and dolphin viewing cruise.

TOUR OVERVIEW
Kaikoura is a magical place and is a haven for nature, wildlife and cultural activities, making it one of New Zealand’s favourite holiday destinations that families will love. A beautiful coastal town located on a thin strip of land nestled between the Kaikoura Mountains & the Pacific Ocean. There are numerous fun activities to suit all the family including horse & Llama treks, kayaking, quad-biking, bush walks, farm visits and swimming with dolphins and seals.

Every Whale Watch tour is a unique experience & 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 & the endangered Wandering Albatross. Depending on the season, you may also see migrating Hump Back whales, Pilot whales, Blue whales & 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 & 7 types of Shearwater.

A blend of ocean currents creates a habitat that supports an abundance of ocean species, from fish & 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. Option to swim with the dolphins is available (extra cost applies).

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

Day by Day Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Christchurch - Kaikoura

Collect your rental car and make your way to Kaikoura. The rest of today is at leisure to enjoy the local sights.

Day 2
Kaikoura

The day begins with a morning Dolphin Encounter tour. Later today, enjoy a Whale watch cruise.

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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Departures: May 18 - Mar 19

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