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Air Whale Watching in Kaikoura

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    Stop At: Kaikoura Airport, Kaikoura 7374, New Zealand

    Aerial Whale and Dolphin watching - for a 30 minute flight, please allocate a full hour to allow us to adjust your start time to give you the best chance of seeing marine mammals

    Duration: 1 hour
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    627 Kaikoura S Rd, Peketa 7374, New Zealand

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can pickup from the Kaikoura Information Centre; we request a donation to our non-profit club for this service.
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Use of a head set.
    • Children & infants welcome
    • Entry/Admission - Kaikoura Airport
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • If over 120kgs please contact the operator as additional space may need to be reserved to accommodate your party
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 September 2019 via mobile

    We went on a Whale Watching Flight. I was lucky enough to be in the front seat,although all seats have great views We saw Sperm Whale had an awesome flight with spectacular views.Our pilot Murray was excellent with very good local knowledge. The whole team...More

    Thank Paul B
    Reviewed 22 July 2019 via mobile

    We visited Kaikoura hoping to see whales but we never imagined we would be able to do a plane tour! There are two operators who carry out these tours and after doing much research we felt this one was the best as it is a...More

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    Reviewed 1 July 2019 via mobile

    A great experience, would highly recommend. Pilot was awesome, friendly, knowledgeable and gave us a very comfortable flight. Was just the pilot and two passengers, much better than being part of a large group on the boat and is the same price too. We saw...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Jamsey-D
    Reviewed 1 May 2019 via mobile

    We were offered this excursion as our whale watching boat was cancelled due to the weather. It was an amazing experience. We didn't see any whales or other animals even though our pilot Jamie tried really hard to find some. But he did make the...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank BexD139
    Kaikoura A, Manager at Air Kaikoura Aero Club, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2019

    Thank you for your great review. We do our very best to show you whales, but sometimes the weather conditions make things difficult for us. We are glade you enjoyed the amazing scenery that Kaikoura offers from the Air. Warm regards Team Air Kaikoura

    Reviewed 22 April 2019 via mobile

    Something very unique and unforgettable. The pilots were awesome and friendly and the views were breathtaking. Way better than being crowded onto one of the boats.

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank andrew b
    Kaikoura A, Manager at Air Kaikoura Aero Club, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2019

    Hello Andrew we really appreciate your great review. We sure are lucky to live in such a beautiful spot, with incredible marine life. Than you for taking the time to review our organisation. Warm regards Team Air Kaikoura

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