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Whale Watch Explorer by Helicopter

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Starting from $349 USD / Adult
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Soar over Kaikoura's sperm whale habitat on this thrilling helicopter wildlife flightseeing adventure. Within minutes, you'll fly from Kaikoura to the sperm whale habitat. Sperm whales are present in the habitat year-round, affording excellent wildlife-watching opportunities. Enjoy once-in-a-lifetime views of the whales floating beneath the surface. Flightseeing is an excellent way to see these animals in the wild while also minimizing your impact on the habitat. As your helicopter slowly hovers above the pod, marvel at their gentle movements and see these majestic animals from head to tail, a truly one-of-a-kind view that can only be seen from the air. Along the way, have your camera ready for spectacular views of New Zealand's breathtaking coast.
HighlightsShow
  • View a whale from head to tail while hovering above these majestic animals in the skies above.
  • Journey out to New Zealand's whale sanctuary within minutes, viewing the whales just beneath the surface from the air.
  • See the whales while minimizing your impact on their habitat.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Sun protection
  • Cash/credit cards
What to WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
Important NotesShow
  • Pregnant women and guests with back/neck problems should not select this tour.
  • Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour.
  • Guests with concerns should consult their personal physician.
  • Guests using a wheelchair should be accompanied by an able-bodied companion.
  • Flight duration is 30 minutes.
  • Tour is subject to weather conditions.
  • Guests must be able to negotiate approximately 3 steps to enter and exit the helicopter.
  • while common, Wildlife sightings cannot be guaranteed.
Location Kaikoura, New ZealandKaikoura, New Zealand
Tour Code J407J407
Duration1.25 Hours1.25 Hours
Activity Level#Mild#Mild
RestrictionsMaximum weight: 242lbs or 110kg
Maximum weight: 242lbs or 110kg
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