Kaikoura - Albatross Encounter Cruise Tour
Get up close and personal with the largest wingspan on the planet!
Kaikoura is known as the albatross capital of the world and is one, if not the best place to see these
magnificent birds!. Blessed with an abundance of pelagic and marine wildlife, up to twelve different
species of albatross can be seen along this spectacular coastline. An expert local guide will help you identify the various species and ensure you have a trip to remember!
Encounter Kaikoura is a friendly and enthusiastic business dedicated to providing our customers with
Transfers between our base and the harbour, and back.
Light refreshments on board (ginger cookies & hot chocolate!) (conditions permitting)
Our vessel has ample seating, a spacious viewing platform and an emergency on board toilet
(full facilities are available at base and at the harbour)
Child: NZ$55 (3-14 years***)
**Sea conditions on the day need to be ideal for children to participate on this tour. The skipper reserves the right to increase the age limit if they believe the conditions warrant this decision. I have attached our policy for further information.
There are also blankets on board should these be required in the colder months.
Complimentary information pack on return from the tour.
Tours scheduled daily:
We close just one day each year - Christmas Day!
Tours last approximately 2½ hours,
To confirm your check in time for your trip please report, if possible the day prior, to our base at 96 Esplanade, and then again on the trip day.
What to bring:
All tour partipants should bring warm clothing (layers are a good idea), a small bag for all
their gear, sunscreen and of course their camera!
Please note our tours operate in the open ocean and we are subject to sea conditions and weather on the day of the tour. All tours are also subject to minimum numbers to operate.
Adult Price $115