View the whales from tip to tail from our high-winged aeroplanes! SPECTACULAR WHALE WATCHING FLIGHTS While you are in New Zealand, head for Kaikoura and . . . More . . .
AA Members have free access to the Kiwi Whale Watchers Club - By joining the Kiwi Whale Watchers Club, between the special period, 1st May . . . More . . .
Exclusive landing sites only available to South Pacific Whale Watch WHALE WATCH EXPERIENCES Come and fly with South Pacific Whale Watch; a unique perspective soaring . . . More . . .
The Hikurangi Trench off the coast of Kaikōura is home to a wealth of deep-sea marine life, including orca, blue and humpback whales. Read the story . . .
Things to do
Observe seals and seabirds, explore historic pā and whaling sites and enjoy sensational clifftop views of the sea and mountains from this unique walking track. Read the story . . .
Do what the locals do in Kaikoura. Read the story . . .
Kaikōura is a magical place where the mountains literally meet the sea – it’s as if a fairytale land has been imagined into real life. Read the story . . .
Dozens of whale species are represented in these waters: most about as close to whale-watching tourists as they can get without actually hitting the beach. Read the story . . .
Visiting this reserve is an unparalleled opportunity to see whale, dolphin and seabird species, often in large numbers. Read the story . . .