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Air Kaikoura Aero Club

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627 Kaikoura South Rd, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 6579
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A great team of pro and friendly people - awesome flight and many blue whales for us

If you are in Kaikoura and wanting to see some whales, they are certainly the tour to go for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Julie2918
Whale watching flight

We booked a 40 minutes whale watching flight. It was great that they adjusted departure times to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elke B
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Whale Flights / Scenic Flights / Flight Training. Air Kaikoura is Kaikoura's longest running aerial operator. We have been operating scenic flights and flight training for 30 years. Our spectacular 30 minute whale flight gives you the chance to see the mighty sperm whale, whilst taking in some of the most stunning scenery New Zealand has to offer. We also offer complete Pilot training from our 25 minute trial flight, where you get hands on experience in our Cessna 150, right through to completing a private pilots licence. Air Kaikoura / Kaikoura Aero Club is a non profit organization meaning by flying with us your money goes back into our organization. We thank you for flying with us.
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627 Kaikoura South Rd, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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+64 3-319 6579

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Reviewed yesterday

If you are in Kaikoura and wanting to see some whales, they are certainly the tour to go for! Professionals, friendly and flexible (they had to reschedule me a couple of times on flight day but it worked well in the end for me). We...More

Thank Julie2918
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a 40 minutes whale watching flight. It was great that they adjusted departure times to the surfacing of the whales. Therefore we started about an hour later but were right on time to enjoy the whale about 10 minutes on the surface and...More

Thank Elke B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The team at air kaikoura are very knowledgeable and friendly. We had a great scenic flight and were lucky enough to see a humpback whale and some dolphins. The conditions weren't the easiest, but our pilot did his best to ensure that we had a...More

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was such an incredible experience, for the both of us. the team were very polite passionate and helpful, also very encouraging as we were interested in hearing about where a future career can lead you. We got to pilot the plane and I was...More

Thank shayshay26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As I opened this site to write a review, I saw that I had written a review on 25th January 2015 .... Kaikoura Aero Club has become a spiritual home for my flying. As you will see from the earlier review, I turned up in...More

1  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky to have an amazing day. Saw two large spermwhales. Jack the pilot was very friendly and shared many details about the flight, the scenery and the whales. Very recommended and worth the money. Book online in advance over bookme.com to see available...More

Thank Torsten A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The scenery in Kaikoura speaks for itself, but when the pilot declared weather conditions the best in weeks, our sightseeing trip entered the hall-of-fame conversation. Several whales surfaced as the pilot flew circles around them to give us a good look. The mountains meeting the...More

Thank Caucasianmalaysian
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Kaikoura has recently had a major earthquake. However, it's still just a brilliant place to visit. A flight with the friendly folks from the local Aero Club is a neat way to get an idea of how beautiful this area is. And, if you are...More

Thank Beltedcow
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Had a great time with Murray, saw a sperm whale and managed to get plenty of pics. Kids loved it, probably one of the highlights of our NZ trip. Excellent 👍

Thank Rbwhit
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We went for a whale watching tour with Air Kaikoura in December. Well, the Gods did not smile on us, and the famed whales did not make an appearance. (We then learnt that while whales do have to come up every 40 minutes to breathe,...More

Thank Sanjay D
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