From NZD $995.00

Ultimate Adventure

Allow 80 mins

Our longest and most exclusive tour! The Ultimate Adventure is an incredible experience capturing everything Kaikōura, from mountains to the ocean. This tour combines whale watching, our Aftershock Adventure tour along with two alpine landings.

Kaikōura Ultimate Adventure is an incredible experience capturing the best of Kaikōura's magnificent vistas of coastal shores, picturesque landscapes, majestic mountain ranges, and diverse marine wildlife in a way only a helicopter can.

This tour begins with whale watching, when you head out over the Kaikōura Whale Sanctuary and Hikurangi Marine Reserve to view the incredible wildlife found in Kaikōura’s waters. Experience the magnificent sperm whale, which can be found here all year round. Kaikōura is also a migratory route for a variety of different whale and dolphin species such as the humpback whale, blue whale, southern right whale, orca, and many more. 

From the comfort of the helicopter, this allows for incredible viewing and photo opportunities where you can see the entire whale tip to tail, and also witness some amazing behaviors of the animals you wouldn’t see from the sea. You can also spot the resident dusky dolphin and New Zealand fur seals playing off the shore. 

After viewing the abundant marine life, your trip takes you north along the rugged Kaikōura coastine. During this trip you can see the incredible changes from the 2016 earthquake that occurred in Kaikōura. The shoreline lifted up to 6 meters in places, entire mountains moved, and fault lines run out into the sea. 

Head into the Seaward Kaikōura Ranges for a landing at the turquoise waters of Hapuku Lake, which was created during the earthquake in 2016. Then we will fly you to the tops of the peaks for a second landing overlooking the ranges, Kaikōura Peninsula, and the Pacific Ocean. This position offers 360 degree views of incredible scenery. 

 

Highlights

  • Orbit around the whales
  • Two alpine landings in remote locations
  • Highly trained Pilots
  • Suitable for all ages
  • Incredible views of the scenery
  • View the whale in its entirety
  • See geological sites
  • Experience panoramic vistas

 

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