From NZ $525.00

Ocean Safari

Allow 45 mins

Grab yourself a great helicopter tour deal! Book our 45 minute Safari tour for the price of our 30 minute explorer. A total savings of $130. All you need to do is at the check out enter the promo code Freeupgrade Minimum numbers apply T&C Apply

In stunning Kaikoura, experience the magnificent wildlife and scenery from the comfort of a helicopter and see Sperm whales from top to tail! Your 45 minute tour lets you view the whales and see breathtaking views of mountains and sea.

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

After the briefing at our airport,  head out and explore what Kaikōura has to offer! View Sperm whales a from above, slowly orbiting the animals for incredible views and insights into the whales world.

Kaikōura is located on the the migratory routes for Humpback whales, Southern right whales, Killer whales, 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 the vastness of the Pacific Ocean. 

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

After a successful whale watch your pilot will fly you to an exclusive landing site accessible only by South Pacific Helicopters, where you can get out of the aircraft and experience incredible vistas of the mountains and sea. 



  • Extended flight for more time to view wildlife
  • View the whale in its entirety 
  • Locally owned & operated
  • NZ Must Do experience
  • Orbit around the whales
  • Exclusive landing sites in the coastal mountains
  • Highly trained Pilots
  • Suitable for all ages
  • Great views

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