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Go whale watching in Kaikoura

Kaikoura is a marine mecca and wildlife enthusiasts dream. A picturesque town that lies between the rugged Seaward Kaikoura mountain range and the Pacific Ocean. In the coastal waters, the northern and southern sea current combine in the Hikurangi Trench. Creating nutrient-rich water with an abundance of food that attracts whales, seals, albatross and dolphins.

That means there’s no better place to go whale watching than in Kaikoura. Explore the Kaikoura Canyon and watch the impressive Giant Sperm whales in their natural habitat. They can be seen in Kaikoura all year round. Depending on the season, it is possible to see Humpback, Pilot, Blue and Southern Right whales.

Kaikoura is also home to a range of magnificent sea birds including Royal Albatross, gannets and herons. Your experienced guide will share interesting facts throughout the two and a half hour tour that will keep both yourself and your children entertained.

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