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Kaikoura Lookout

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Kaikoura Lookout

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Kaikoura Helicopters Extended Whale Watch flight

Depart from our beach front heli-pads and within minutes be in the spectacular environment that plays host to one of the worlds largest marine mammals, the magnificent Sperm Whale.<br>This flight allows you extra time in the whale area to view these majestic creatures of the deep. This also gives you the possibility of viewing dolphins for just a little extra<br><br>- A better option for when the whales are feeding further off shore or are holding their breath for longer than expected<br><br>- More chance to view any transient baleen whales - these whales typically spend short surface intervals (one to 4 breaths) followed by long periods under water (often 2-5 minutes), the longer flight time gives us longer wait for them.<br><br>- Depending on the location of the Sperm whales, gives us more time to search for dolphin and /or fly along the Kaikoura southern coastline on our way back to land.
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roaming_kiwi58 wrote a review Dec 2020
Christchurch, New Zealand2,561 contributions481 helpful votes
This lookout gives you a great view over the Kaikoura Peninsula, out to both sides of the peninsula, and towards the mountains. Worth the short diversion to enjoy the view.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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zam wrote a review Dec 2020
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If you are chasing sunsets, here is a great place to see and snap them. Just amazing scenery all around.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Jaroslav Nečas wrote a review Nov 2020
Brno, Czech Republic917 contributions91 helpful votes
If you are walking on the esplanade just take a moment to have a look on beatiful sea scenery during sun set.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Sharpei72 wrote a review Nov 2020
Christchurch, New Zealand305 contributions33 helpful votes
Easy drive to the top and excellent views over Kaikoura and from the other side out over South Bay. Came here to take some pics of the sunset and it was a really good spot photos and fish n chips!
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Rantin rover wrote a review Aug 2020
Biggar, United Kingdom8,129 contributions1,236 helpful votes
We were staying nearby and couldn't resist pulling into the car park for a view over the town as the sun set on Kaikoura. It is a good lookout point and worth a quick stop if you are nearby. The views from the Kaikoura Peninsula Walkway are better if you have more time.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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