Boasting luggage storage space, this property also provides guests with a terrace. Book whale watching kaikoura everything new zealand. Marlborough kaikoura region accommodation self catering holiday homes, houses, baches, beach houses, vacation rentals, cabins, cottages, chalets and more. Business and life partner to daniel, monique is a local marlborough girl who was brought up just up the road in blenheim, the heart of new zealands famous wine region. One of new zealands most picturesque coastal towns, kaikoura is built facing out to sea in full view of mighty whales rising and driving, to kaikouras back are magnificent jagged mountain ranges. Please check for travel restrictions before booking and travelling to an accommodation. The people, the land, the sea and all living things as one. Whale watch kaikoura from christchurch, new zealand. Framed by a flurry of albatross and petrel in the skies above and schools of whales, dolphins and seals in the oceans below. Sometimes the whale tours do also encounter dolphins.
New zealand s only marine based whale watching company offering an exciting upclose encounter with giant. Get close to nature, as youve never seen it before. Kaikoura is the whale watching capital of new zealand, every whale watch tour is a unique experience and the sightings vary. Kaikoura accommodation self catering holiday homes, houses, baches, beach houses, vacation rentals, cabins, cottages, chalets and more.
Do not drive to kaikoura to whale watch in the winter. Whale gets up close and personal at kaikoura beach stuff. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the whale watching, mountain views and surfing. After a 2 and 12 hr drive we arrived at the whale watch reception to book our tickets for the 15hrs sailing. Kaikoura is new zealands premium marine and wildlife destination. From there a whale watch cruise or if cruise cancelled due to weather, a flight with wings over whales, will take you to look for the majestic sperm whales and dusky dolphin. The giant sperm whales share these waters with up to 14 other species of whales and dolphins that migrate past at different times. Majestic snow capped mountains fall into the ocean here, while just offshore the 2km deep underwater kaikoura canyon attracts a huge array of marine and plant life, the most famous of which being the. Meet the team at wings over whales kaikoura whale watching.
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They can grow up to 20 metres and weigh over 50 tons. Book your accommodation with us and rest assured we will provide you with a simple onestop shop for booking, payment and assistance throughout your stay. Please note that these periods are available only as a single 7 night booking. This stunning view alone captivates those who visit kaikoura. Whale watch is new zealands only marinebased whale watching company operating year round. You can view sperm whales, dusky dolphins, seals and albatross all year round. Holiday homes and rental accommodation around new zealand an online directory self catering holiday homes, houses, baches, vacation rentals, cabins, cottages, chalets and more. Whale watch kaikoura new zealand tourist attraction. Whale watching in kaikoura nz kaikoura whale watching. On the 17th may 2011 we drove from christchurch to kaikoura to go whale watching.
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Travel may be permitted only for certain purposes and in particular, touristic. Whale watch is located in the small coastal town of kaikoura on the east coast of new zealands south island a scenic two and a halfhour drive north from christchurch and two hour drive south from picton. Head out on a whale watching adventure at nz s premier whale destination kaikoura with one of the countrys best whale watching tour companies. Blenheim kaikoura new zealands information network. Whale watch is new zealand s only vesselbased whale watching company offering visitors an exciting upclose encounter with the worlds largest toothed predator the giant sperm whale in their natural environment at all times of the year. Your purepod is made of heavy duty glass so you can see everything from the starry night skies above to the native plants growing beneath your feet. Earthcheck, is the worlds only truly global tourism certification standard and arose from the principles of agenda 21 the united nations action for climate change.
Ka01 kaikoura whale watching cruise with whale watch. Hotels near kaikoura whale watching tour, new zealand. The bach kaikoura, 14 margate street, kaikoura 2020. We were there at just before 1245hrs as requested by their staff sometime earlier. Visit kaikoura to see these amazing marine mammals and birds in their natural habitat. On the east of the south island, 180km from its largest city of christchurch, lies kaikoura, the mecca of new zealands marine life. Kaikoura whale watching scenic flight air kaikoura 40 minute flight. The seals are also fun and can often be viewed at ohau waterfall 26km north of kaikoura, or the many colonies along the highway. Perfect self contained studio in a tranquil setting close to south bay beach, a few minutes drive from kaikoura town. Kaikoura is renowned for its amazing marine life, and youll discover why on this whale watching tour.
Whale watch tours from kaikoura if you are staying in kaikoura, you can view and book your whale watch tour here. Experience the alpine pacific, new zealands newest touring route, 450kms of spectacular scenery winding past wineries, alpine. Every new zealand whale watch tour is a unique experience and the sightings vary. Our 95% success rate means we guarantee an 80% refund if your tour does not see a whale. A 95% success rate means a guaranteed 80% refund if your tour does not see a whale. Private parking can be arranged at an extra charge. Marlboroughkaikoura new zealand holiday homes, baches. Nz holiday homes and baches accommodation for rent. Whale watching in kaikoura nz kaikoura new zealand travel. From your catamaran boat youll get up close to whales, seals, and dolphins in the deep waters off shore, as well as albatross. Kaikoura whale watching flight air kaikoura 40 minute. We visited the legendary seafood bbq, did a 3 hour coastal walk and went on the whale watch kaikoura trip.
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Whale watch offers international and domestic visitors to kaikoura an exciting close up encounter with the giant sperm whale, the largest of the toothed whales. Find unique places to stay with local hosts in 191 countries. Enjoy an amazing 3day tour to kaikoura from christchurch. Kaikoura boasts a wealth of marine life and is known for swimming with dusky dolphins and fur seal, whale watching. They offer visitors an exciting upclose encounter with the giant sperm whale. The ultimate marine experience whale watch is new zealand s only marinebased whale watching company offering visitors an exciting upclose encounter with the giant sperm whale all year round. Kaikoura accommodation self catering holiday homes, houses, baches, beach houses, vacation. Affordable kaikoura accommodation step off the beaten track with a stay at kaikouras most peaceful fully selfcontained cottages. Boasting free private parking, the holiday home is in an area where guests can engage in activities such as hiking, diving and fishing. Purepods is a total immersion, totally private experience of your own slice of the beautiful new zealand landscape. Whale watch is located in the small coastal town of kaikoura on the east coast of new zealands south island a scenic two and a halfhour drive north from christchurch and.
Find hotels near kaikoura whale watching tour, nz online. Whale watch kaikoura is new zealands ultimate all year round natural experience get up close up to giant sperm whales, the largest toothed predators an impressive 95% success rate means that you are guaranteed an 80% refund if your tour does not spot a whale. The hauraki gulf marine park just outside auckland city is also a significant whale watching area with. Whale watch kaikoura the stars of any whale watch tour are the giant sperm whales that live yearround off the coast of kaikoura. Bookabach has a selection of 64 holiday homes, including houses, holiday lodges. Enjoy a panoramic whale flight, with stunning scenic views along the spectacular kaikoura coastline. Giant sperm whales are the biggest of the toothed whales and the worlds largest predator. Their 95% success rate means they guarantee an 80% refund if your tour does not see a whale. Capture the adventure and awe of new zealands rugged coastline with whale watch souvenirs and kiwiana gifts. Each tour is a unique experience and while sightings do vary, you can also enjoy viewing other stunning ocean life, include new zealand fur seals, dusky dolphins and the endangered wandering albatross.
Kaikoura man levi oconnor can see the ocean from his home and said his brother had noticed the whale from afar. Browse our homes to see where you want to stay, weve got heaps of fantastic places to make your stay in ohope and visit to the eastern bay of plenty a wonderful time. Located two minutes drive from the centre of town, our five cottages offer you an environment of pure relaxation and combined with magnificent sunsets and views of south bay. An impressive 95% success rate means that you are guaranteed an 80% refund if your tour does not see a whale. Whale watch kaikoura all you need to know before you go. Browse and book a range of amazing whale watching experiences and tours departing from new zealand s famed whale watching region, kaikoura, that will thrust you into upclose contact with some of the most incredible creatures of the natural world.
Kaikoura whale watch tour from christchurch go new zealand. Cedar bach in kaikoura provides adultsonly accommodation with free bikes, a garden and barbecue facilities. Akaroa or kaikoura for whale dolphin watching akaroa. Whale watch is new zealand s only marinebased whale watching company offering visitors an exciting upclose encounter with the giant sperm whale at all times of the year. Known as the whale capital, kaikoura is a worldfamous whale watching site, in particular for sperm whales which is currently the most abundant of large whales in new zealand waters. Witness these gentle giants of the ocean that the kaikoura region is famous for including sperm. Whale watch kaikoura 2020 all you need to know before. I would recommend kaikoura over akaroa for a family. As a result of the latest restrictions and alert levels announced by the new zealand government, we have made the decision. Now is the perfect time to start thinking about booking your summer holiday, the bach kaikoura has two week long booking spots available for 2431 december and 31 december to 7 january. Great little place, friendly host and one of the most. Dolphin watching tours and swimming with dolphins in kaikoura, new zealand. Kaikoura is a stunning seaside township, located on the east coast of new zealand s south island, around two and a half hours drive north of christchurch.95 999 807 1041 262 850 1422 1320 667 192 356 852 1200 1015 346 1453 1235 1085 1430 935 405 411 569 1349 58 933 759 1537 200 422 264 691 34 682 798 892 683 590 722 716 1330 864