Category: Recent Sightings
Semi-resident sperm whale - Tutu
We had quite a few of our semi-resident sperm whales feeding in the canyon this month, examples being: Tutu, MatiMati, Manu, Tiaki and Saddleback.
It is not very common for us to see bottlenose dolphins on a regular basis off the Kaikoura coast however recently we had a pod of them along with some...
Unusual behavior of the sperm whale kind
Generally sperm whales are on the surface for around 10-15 mins taking in a new supply of oxygen as well as digesting their food and having a bit of a...
Pilot Whales & Bottlenose Dolphins
It has been a great start to the year with not only sperm whales feeding close inshore but we have also had a pod of pilot whales and bottlenose dolphins...
Happy New Year
We have been having some fantastic tours out at sea with 3-4 semi-resident sperm whales feeding in the canyon.
Merry Christmas from the team at Whale Watch Kaikoura
It seems we had a very jolly visitor to our marina yesterday, stopping by to wish our manuhiri (guests) a very Merry Christmas.
Tiaki, Jonah and Aoraki
We currently have three semi-resident sperm whales feeding close inshore - Tiaki, Jonah and Aoraki.
Semi-resident sperm whale - Jonah
Over the last couple of months we have been watching this incredibly beautiful whale on our tours.
Semi-resident sperm whales are back
We have had three of our semi-resident sperm whales move back into the Kaikoura canyon - Tutu, MatiMati and Tiaki after a few months of feeding further offshore.
Wonderful day for whale watching
We are having such beautiful weather in Kaikoura with warm temperatures and calm seas to go with it. Today's tours we have been sighting sperm whales, dusky dolphins, Nz fur seals and marine birds. We have also been seeing Hector's dolphins playing out the front of our office.