Tag: Marine Birds
Weekly Update - 28th August 2017
This week’s weather has been absolutely spectacular! We’ve had some amazing calm days out on the ocean and clear blue skies to match it. Our tours were able to sight semi-residential Sperm Whale Aoraki feeding in the Hikurangi Trench this week, as well as multiple other transient Sperm Whales passing through our region. On Thursday we had four Orca pay us a visit early!
Weekly Update - 14th August 2017
Even though we’re still in the last month of Winter, it’s starting to feel more and more like Spring! It was a cracker weekend here in Kaikōura with amazing sea conditions and picture perfect days to go along with it.
Whale Watch Kaikoura Weekly Update - 3 April 2017
Kaikōura truly is a marine mecca. We have had the opportunity over the last week is see sperm whales, a pod of orca passing through along with a humpback whale which seems to enjoy hanging around Kaikōura at the moment. We were also able to see dusky, common & Hector’s dolphins as well as NZ fur seals and various marine birds.
Marine Bird Spotlight – Hutton’s Shearwaters (also known as the Titi)
The Hutton’s Shearwater is an endangered seabird endemic to Kaikōura. Kaikōura is the only place in the world that the Hutton Shearwaters breeds, high in the Kaikōura Ranges at elevations...
School Holiday Special
For those of you who are planning on doing something as a family for the upcoming school holidays look no further, we have a great special just for you!
A Look Back Over July 2016
Did you know that winter time in Kaikoura is not only incredibly beautiful but also the best time of the year to come whale watching?
Te Wiki O Te Reo Māori - Māori Language Week 2016
It is Māori language week in Aotearoa (New Zealand) from the 4th – 10th July 2016.
School Holiday Special
This year seems to going by at a rapid speed of knots with it not being long until the school holidays...
A Look Back Over April 2016
Autumn is my favourite time of the year with all the beautiful colours as the trees start to shed their leaves.
A Look Back Over February 2016
February was a great month in Kaikōura, we had fantastic summer weather, amazing sightings of semi-resident sperm whales along with various visiting cetacean.