Kaikoura Albatross Encounter
Watch the majestic seabirds in action!
- 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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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 sailing boat 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.