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Premier Whale Watch Flight | South Pacific Helicopters

Experience the magnificent wildlife and scenery from the comfort of a helicopter see whales from top to tail on a 45 minute tour. View the whales and see breathtaking views of mountains and sea.

Experience the magnificent wildlife and scenery from the comfort of a helicopter see whales from top to tail on a 45 minute tour. View the whales and see breathtaking views of mountains and sea.

Highlights

  • This flight includes whale watching by helicopter and a coastal landing
  • Sperm whales
  • Coastal and sea views

Depart from the Helipads straight over the Kaikōura Whale Sanctuary to view some of nature’s most amazing marine life. This extended tour gives you longer to view the wildlife and the opportunity for a landing in a helicopter accessible only location.

Kaikōura is located on the migratory routes for Humpback whales, Southern right whales, Orca and even Blue whales depending on the time of year. You'll experience stunning vistas of the Seaward Kaikōura Mountain Ranges, as well as the Kaikōura Peninsula and gain a sense of the vastness of the Pacific Ocean.

After a successful whale sighting fly along the coastline spotting other wildlife including the resident populations of playful Dusky dolphins as well as New Zealand fur seals, with the gorgeous backdrop of mountains and sea at every turn.

The experience is rounded off with an exclusive landing at a site accessible only by South Pacific Helicopters. Here you are given the opportunity to hop out the aircraft and experience incredible vistas of the mountains and sea before finishing the flight back at the Kaikoura Airport.

*Refer to T&C's (please note: Minimum numbers are required for flight to operate I Max of 6 pax- larger groups can be split between aircraft)

Itinerary

  • Helicopter flight
  • Whale watching
  • Coastal landing
  • Panoramic views
Adult $1,050.00

Duration

  • Allow approximately 90 minutes for the whole experience

Location

  • 617 State Highway 1
  • Peketā 7374
  • New Zealand

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.

Notes

  • Please Note: South Pacific Helicopters has the right to alter passenger's flight times/bookings at their discretion, due to scheduling restrictions, weight and balance of the aircraft, to fill flights. All flights are subject to weather conditions, minimum numbers and South Pacific Helicopters terms and conditions. Minimum number required per flight. Changes to flight time may be required. Prices for Adults & Children.

Available Bookings from 26 Jun to 9 Jul 2024

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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