Kaikoura – Discover the Whales by Air LT-80A


An unique opportunity to view the Giant Sperm Whale from the air with Wings Over Whales in Kaikoura. In addition a great sightseeing opportunity to view both the Kaikoura Peninsula and the rugged coastline where the mountains virtually come down to meet the sea.

This tour offers you a unique and memorable experience of sighting the giant Sperm Whale by air.  From the air you will enjoy magnificent views of the Giant Sperm Whale together with pods of Dusky Dolphins.

Depending on the season you may also see migrating Humpback Whales, Pilot Whales, Blue Whales and Southern Right Whales. Kaikoura often hosts the world’s largest dolphin the Orca and is home to the world’s smallest and rarest marine dolphin the Hectors.

In addition to the marine life this flight offers you magnificent views of the Kaikoura Township and Kaikoura Peninsula, as well as the Kaikoura mountains, often dusted in snow and the surrounding coastline where truly the mountains and the sea collide.

  • Viewing the Giant Sperm Whale by air

  • Viewing the Kaikoura township and Kaikoura Peninsula by air

  • Viewing the Kaikoura Mountain Range and coastline, where mountains meet sea, by air

  • Magnificent photo opportunity from the air including your cruise ship

  • Modern comfortable aircraft with great viewing as the wings are above the fuselage

The flight time is 30 minutes and departure times are not fixed, all flights are scheduled according to demand on the day, on cruise ship days demand is heavy and pre-bookings are essential.

All flights require a minimum of two passengers and a maximum of seven passengers.

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Activity type : Daily Activity
Activity Time : Flexible Departure Times
Maximum number of people : 7
Venue Facilities : Seven Seater aircraft with wings above fuselage for optimal viewing
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