Kaikōura is the best place for whale watching in New Zealand, and one of the top spots in the entire world. Experience it from a whole new perspective and see the entire whale!
Whale watching from a helicopter provides excellent viewing of the entire animal, as well as insights into the animals' behaviour you can't get any other way.
We offer a variety of whale watching flights showcasing Kaikōura's amazing marine life. Home to a huge variety of marine life including the Sperm whale, found year round in Kaikōura's waters.
Situated on a major migratory path of a huge number of whales in New Zealand, we often have sightings of Blue whales, Humpback whales, Fin whales, Southern right whales, Pilot whales, and Orca, as well as a variety of dolphin species, depending on the season.
Helicopter whale watching gives you the flexibility to get around to different species that are in the area. Enjoy the stunning scenery of Kaikōura as a back drop.
Allow 30 min
From NZ $395.00
See the mighty whale in its entirety from head to tail!
Allow 45 mins
From NZ $525.00
Extended tour to enjoy more wildlife and scenery
Allow 60 mins
From NZ $795.00
Our 1 hour heli-experience exploring mountains and sea
Allow 80 mins
From NZ $995.00
The ultimate experience showcasing the best of Kaikōura
Whales and Cray Tails
Allow 3 Hours
From NDZ $1650.00
Experience the Kaikoura whales & cray like never before.