Whale History and Wildlife Cruise

Join us as we take you on an unforgettable (and fun!) whale and wildlife cruise. This small, fully guided group tour also encompasses a unique and little known part of NZ’s whaling history – and hopefully a few migrating whales in the Cook Strait.


$49.00 - $165.00
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Depart from Picton to Perano Whale Station for an immersive Experience

We cruise to the historic Perano Whaling Station through the calm, beautiful and majestic Queen Charlotte Sound to the Tory Channel, seeing a variety of marine wildlife on the way.

The Perano Whaling Station is the only restored whaling station in New Zealand. You will be able to see and touch actual machinery used during New Zealand’s whaling era and experience a audio visual display.

Head out into Cook Strait to Look for Whales:
Get your own set of Binoculars and Whale ID cards and help to find a Whale onboard our fully covered and stable vessel. We stay inshore within 2km of the coast line as this is where the whales travel.

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Physical address

Whale History and Wildlife Cruise, 1 Wellington Street, Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $49.00 - $165.00
Further pricing information:
If we cancel for weather full refund If we do not find a Whale then $50 refund
Cancellation policy:
48 Hours before Tour must notify to get refund

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
20 Minutes to Blenheim Airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
250 Meters
Proximity to town:
In Town

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Opening times

Business hours:
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Language support

  Written Spoken
French YES YES

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