Pricing and Conditions

Adult $450.00 - $1350.00
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Other charges: Infants (0-2yrs FOC on knee 1 per tour) | Child (3yrs-6yrs) Discounted Rate | Adults (7yrs-99yrs) | Charter Flights available from $1,000 for Heli-Hunting, Rafting, Golfing or Fishing. Further pricing information: Ages: Infants Free 0-2yrs on the knee, Children 3-6yrs and Adults 7-99yrs.

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Minimum numbers apply. Group and family rates are available directly.

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Experiences are able to be changed up to 24 hours prior to departure free of charge. Cancellations less than 48 hours will be charged 50% cancellation fee. No shows will not be refunded. If the experience is cancelled by South Pacific Whale Watch due to circumstances outside of its control a full refund will be given.

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From our helipads located adjacent to the unique Kaikoura Whale Sanctuary we can have you airborne and searching within minutes for the amazing leviathans of the deep, the Sperm Whales that are resident in the Kaikoura region year round. During your experience with us you will be taken on a journey above one of New Zealand’s most unique areas, The Kaikoura Whale Sanctuary. There is also a chance to see the incredibly playful Dusky Dolphins and New Zealand Fur Seals which also call this sanctuary home. Our experiences also enable you to view the beautiful coastline and the spectacular Seaward Kaikoura mountains rising out of the ocean to over 2500 metres, on some of our flights we include a landing at our exclusive landing sites.

Opening times

Business hours:
8:30am to 5:00pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year


617 State Highway 1, Peketa, Kaikōura, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
Closest international airport is Christchurch Airport located approx 180km from Kaikoura or regional airport in Blenheim approx 137km from Kaikoura
bus Proximity to coach terminal:
There is a train station and a bus stop in Kaikoura offering daily services.
decisions Proximity to town:
We have an office & reception in the Kaikoura township as well as the check in point for flights, Kaikoura Airport approx 8mins drive from town.

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