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  • KAIKOURA MARINE COMBO!

    3 amazing activities for one special price including a flight, whale watching boat experience and a dolphin encounter. Find out about our Kaikoura Marine Combo.

  • WHALE WATCH GIFT VOUCHER!

    Looking for a gift that the marine lover in your life will never forget? Get them a Whale Watch Gift Voucher!

  • VISIT OUR ONLINE GIFT SHOP!

    Jewellery, toys, clothing, souvenirs - there's something for eveyone in our Whale Watch Kaikoura Gift Shop.

  • DOWNLOAD OUR FREE APP!

    Want to know about the whales, dolphins and marine life off the Kaikoura coast? Download our free app!

  • KAIKOURA - PROTECTED MARINE AREA!

    Find out more about the Kaikoura Marine Management Area established to conserve the local marine life.

Next Cruise Status

Date 4 May 2015
Tour Status
07:15am Call pending
10:00am Call pending
12:45pm Call pending
3:30pm Not Scheduled
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Our Awards

    • 2014 Australasian Responsible Tourism Award - Asia & Australasia World Travel Awards
    • 2011 Pacific Asia Travel Association Gold Award in Environment & Eco-Tourism Category
    • 2010 World Travel & Tourism Council, Tourism for Tomorrow Community Benefit Award
    • 2010 Champion Canterbury Award - Champion Host Med/Large Enterprise
    • 2010 Champion Canterbury Awards - Supreme Winner Med/Large Enterprise
    • 2009 Best In a Marine Environment - Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards
    • 2009 Supreme Winner - Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards
    • 2003 Champion Canterbury Awards - Champion Host Med/Large Enterprise
    • 2003 Australian Effects and Animation Festival Awards - Education & Training
    • 2001 Tourism Industry Association - New Zealand Tourism Operator of the Decade

Latest Update

Cancelled all day

Thursday 30th April 2015


We have had strong wind from the south all day in Kaikoura making conditions unsuitable for whale watching, we are hoping things calm down overnight and that we can be back out there tomorrow. 

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Whale Watch is one of the most popular tourist attractions in New Zealand. Experience the magic of Kaikoura whale watching with one of our tours.
03-319 6767
The Whaleway Station Whaleway Road Kaikoura, Canterbury 7340 NZ
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