Kaikoura – Albatross Encounter LT-80D


Kaikoura is the home to more sea bird species than can be found anywhere else in New Zealand and this tour provides you with the opportunity to encounter many of these species including albatross virtually face to face.

Albatross Encounter brings you up close to a diverse array of seabirds including albatross, petrels, shearwaters, shags, terns and gulls. These species all occur naturally within a close proximity of the Kaikoura Peninsula. Kaikoura’s marine environment is home to more seabird species in a small area than anywhere else in the New Zealand.

Experience the thrill of getting face to face with the albatross and many other incredible species of seabird found close to the shore of Kaikoura which is now recognized as one of the worlds leading arenas for seabird watching.

This boat based tour can take you just 15 minutes from the coast before you start to encounter a diverse range of seabirds. Our experienced guides on board are able to assist  with identification of the birds and provide an educational and memorable commentary.

There is no minimum number requirement.

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Activity type : Daily Activity
Activity Time : 1.00 pm
Maximum number of people : 13
Venue Facilities : 9.7 metre monohull with up to 13 passengers and is powered by a 370hp Yanmar jet unit. On board facilities include a marine toliet.
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