Coastal Whale Watch

Price From $565 50 Minutes
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Coastal Whale Watch

From $565 per person

This flight combines the best of both worlds.

Only by helicopter can you aerial whale watch one minute then be landing on a hilltop high above Kaikoura’s unique and rugged coastline in the next.

– Land above Goose Bay at our exclusive landing site over looking Hikurangi Marine Reserve and Kaikoura Canyon

– From the landing site you will see north along the coast to the peninsula, outh to the Haumuri Bluff, west past the rolling green hills to the Kaikoura Seaward ranges.

– When the whales are close to shore, it is possible to spot their spouts as they breathe and the splashing from dolphins jumping.

Approx 50 minute flight

Minimum numbers apply.  Minimum adult passenger numbers apply for flight to depart.

Please note: This product is on request. We will confirm availability within the shortest possible time after we receive your order.


Kaikoura Helicopters supports Project Jonah, a registered charity existing for one simple reason – to help marine mammals in desperate need. https://www.projectjonah.org.nz/

Their vision is to create a world where these animals are respected and protected. Project Jonah has pioneered whale rescue techniques, and has shared this technology and expertise with the rest of the world.

Kaikoura Helicopters actively support Project Jonah with funding and welcome our guests to have the option to donate as well when paying for their helicopter trip. Thank you.

  • Destination
  • Departure
    16 West End, Kaikoura 7300
  • Included
    Helicopter Flight
    Scenic Flight
    Whale Watching
  • Not Included
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Tour Location

16 West End, Kaikoura 7300

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Flight is operated by Kaikoura Helicopters

Operator Contact Details:

Ph: +64 3-3319 6609

Email: info@kaikourahelicopters.com

  • Bookings are NOT Live Availability on REZDY
  • Flights require minimum 2x passengers to confirm, so if less, then operator will need to fit them in with another group.
  • If booking within 2-3 days of departure, or if you have only 1x passenger, give Kaikoura a call to conform time to book.
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