A small coastal town on the South Island of New Zealand, Kaikoura is a popular travel spot because of its abundant wildlife: dolphin, sperm whale and seabird population. The area is a paradise for nature lovers and, if you’ve always wanted to see dolphins playing in their natural habitat up close, you will not get a better chance than this. Hop aboard a cruise that will take you to the best dolphin watching spots in Kaikoura and learn about their life from your expert English speaking guide. Want to get even closer? Learn how to encourage interaction with these intelligent and curious mammals and hop into the water for an up-close encounter. Swim and snorkel with the dolphins in their natural environment and don’t forget to take plenty of photos of the experience.
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.