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Wings Over Whales

#5 of 27 Tours in Kaikoura Features Animals
Kaikoura Airport | 617 State Highway 1, Kaikoura 7340, New Zealand
+64 3-319 6580
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Wonderful Whale Watch with Wings over Whales

Thanks to the team at Wings over Whales today. I was given a fantastic flight. Anthony was a... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2016
Katie-jayne G
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Kaikoura, New Zealand
Great Way to See The Sights and of Course Whales

The team at Wings Over Whales was professional, personable and safety conscious. On the day we were... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
TravelWarriors
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United States
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Kaikoura Airport | 617 State Highway 1, Kaikoura 7340, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

Thanks to the team at Wings over Whales today. I was given a fantastic flight. Anthony was a brilliant pilot with great knowledge of the local area and marine life. We had wonderful sunshine and beautiful flying conditions. Kaikoura showed off all it has to...More

3  Thank Katie-jayne G
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The team at Wings Over Whales was professional, personable and safety conscious. On the day we were origionally scheduled for the flight, the weather was of slight concern and no flights were going out. It seemed like all of the staff were at the desk...More

3  Thank TravelWarriors
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Just off the plane and I'm still amazed at the 20 foot male sperm while we saw, had a great time, pilot Edward was a good laugh and felt really comfortable with him at the helm. Would highly recommend!

3  Thank Martin W
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We booked a trip and because of the clouds they had to cancel it. They were very nice and booked us in one hour later. Clouds were gone and had an amazing flight. Because of our pilot Edward, we saw a whale just diving under....More

3  Thank olaf h
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We just went on the most amazing flight with Wings Over Whales. This company is fantastic, very informative, educational and WOW great views of a giant sperm whale. After our whale dove we had a flight around beautiful Kaikoura snowcap ranges and coast. Edward and...More

3  Thank Alix L
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable flight and friendly team. Spent some good quality time with one of the local sperm whales. Highly recommend for all ages.

3  Thank Colleen C
Wings0verWhales, Manager at Wings Over Whales, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your flight with us! Fantastic to hear that you had a great experience. Best wishes

Reviewed 20 September 2016

Flight was rescheduled due to weather. Appreciated the focus on safety. This trip was worth it even if you don't see a whale-the peninsula is just gorgeous and by air even better! Pilot Anthony gave pre-briefing re:whales and safety. Then, board and after a few...More

4  Thank lisiech
Wings0verWhales, Manager at Wings Over Whales, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks very much for choosing to fly with Wings Over Whales and wonderful to hear that you had a lovely experience. We hope that you enjoyed the rest of your holiday in New Zealand!

Reviewed 8 September 2016

Had such an awesome time yesterday with these guys. The views were awesome, and seeing whales and dolphins from the air is an experience not to be missed. From the air you can see just how many dolphins are below you rather than the few...More

3  Thank gabriellecrawford
Wings0verWhales, Manager at Wings Over Whales, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your thoughtful review- it's always great to receive positive feedback and to hear that you had a wonderful experience with Wings Over Whales!

Reviewed 7 September 2016

An awesome flight I would recommend to anyone. The Wings Over Whales staff were so friendly and added to the wonderful experience of seeing a whale for the first time!!! It was breathtaking to see a whale so close, there were stunning views and lots...More

4  Thank Alyse_McKenzie
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

A helpful team of obliging and kind staff made this an enjoyable trip. Though initially hit by technical issues, the crew were able to salvage the day and made a proactive effort to make sure that not only it was a success to get out...More

2  Thank kittentravels
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Anuja S
Boat or plane ? What do u recommend ?
10 October 2016|
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Response from Janlyn-60 | Reviewed this property |
Boat gives you a closer encounter, but plane lets you see more area and greater chance of seeing whales and dolphins. I would base my decision on the time of season I was visiting.
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Jobeale
I'm thinking about taking my 18 month old on this tour and wondering how suitable it would be and whether there would be any problems with this.
19 October 2015|
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Response from Wings0verWhales | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your enquiry. We often have babies and toddlers on our flights and they fly with no problems at all- in fact they usually drop off to sleep! We can provide a set of ear muffs to protect little ears but... More
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