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Whale Watch® Kaikōura is New Zealand’s ultimate year round nature experience offering visitors exciting close encounters with Giant Sperm Whales. An impressive 95% success rate means that you are guaranteed an 80% refund if your tour does not see a whale.
The minimum age limit for children traveling on a whale watch tour is 3yrs+. See our Child Policy for further details.
Due to popularity, advanced bookings are essential.

Please note that times mentioned are check-in times only - please do not come earlier than the times specified.

Please note, our tours are currently closed due to New Zealand's Level 4 COVID-19 lock down. Future bookings beyond 1st July 2020 are still available. For more details on our response to COVID-19, please click here


New Zealand is now at Alert Level 1. We are looking forward to welcoming back our Aussie friends soon. For all our guests we ask that you maintain good hygiene by making use of hand sanitiser placed around our facilities. If you are experiencing any flu like symptoms, please stay at home. Contact us if you have any questions. Be safe and be kind.


Discount valid for adult fares only
Valid for travel between 1st February - 16th April 2021 
Discount automatically applied for direct website bookings only
Discount not applicable to the Captain's Cabin


Kids travel free with every fare paying adult, discount automatically applied online.
Valid for travel between 17th April - 4th May 2021 
Discount automatically applied for direct website bookings only

Book Now or Contact Us if you have any questions. 

Tours are available every day except Wednesdays (7 days a week during the School Holidays) & also Christmas Day.