Kaikoura Albatross Encounter


Watch the majestic seabirds in action!

  • Free Cancelation - 48 Hrs Notice
  • Show Mobile or Printed Voucher
  • 3 Hrs 30 Min Duration
  • English
  • Join In Group
  • Meet Up At Location
  • See one of the most recognized seabirds in the world, the mighty albatross, up close
  • Take plenty of photos of the birds in flight from the sailboat
  • The 3.5 hour tour is a great way to spend time with the whole family
  • Learn about the best albatross viewing spots and their behavior from your English speaking guide
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  • Barbary 5 Jan 2018
    I love klook..will definitely book again with you.

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  • Kaikoura Albatross Encounter

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    Inclusive Of:

    • English speaking guide
    • Roundtrip cruise

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Meals
    • Motion-sickness medicine

    US$ 83.59

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What To Expect

You may have heard that Kaikoura is one of the best spots in New Zealand’s for whale and dolphin sightings. But that’s not all — it’s also an area abundant in seabirds like the southern royal albatross, one of the world’s largest flight birds. The three and a half hour tour offers a unique opportunity to see the majestic birds up close and take plenty of photos. Your meet up location is a two and a half hour drive away from Christchurch during – the perfect opportunity to enjoy stunning panoramic views of the region’s rich natural beauty. Once you arrive at the port, hop into a sailboat and cruise away from the coastline to reach the best albatross viewing spots. Admire the birds in their natural habitat and keep the camera ready for sightings.

Kaikoura Albatross Encounter
See beautiful seabirds in their natural habitat on the Kaikoura Albatross Encounter
Albatross Encounter New Zealand
Learn about the majestic birds from your English speaking guide
Albatross Encounter
Keep your camera close and take plenty of photos from the sailboat
Kaikoura Albatross Encounter
Let the boat take you to the best albatross viewing spots in the country
Activity Information


  • You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 2 business days. Once confirmed, we will send you the voucher via email
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email


  • Meet up at location
  • Take the shuttle bus to the port
  • Hop aboard the cruise and sail
  • Albatross encounter
  • Back to the meet up location
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Child ticket: Age 5-14
  • Children aged 0-4 can't join this tour
  • It is recommended to bring motion-sickness medicine
  • Please do not feed the birds
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity

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Activity Time:

  • 9:00am and 1:00pm
  • Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the activity time
Cancelation Policy
  • Once confirmed, no cancelations may be made
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Reviews (3) 5.0
  • Barbary 5 Jan 2018
    I love klook..will definitely book again with you.
  • Rebecca 6 Jan 2018
    The journey is very interesting! Guide speaker to explain the details, in groups, the albatross is very shocking, recommended.
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  • Neal 31 Dec 2017
    Tour guides are friendly, arranged well, you can see a lot of seabirds, it is worth to participate
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