Whale watch kaikoura
Whale Watch Kaikoura is New Zealand's only marine-based whale watching company offering visitors an exciting up-close encounter with the giant sperm whale at all times of the year. Their 95 percent success rate means guests are guaranteed an 80% refund if your tour does not see a whale. A typical whale watch tour may also encounter New Zealand fur seals, pods of dusky dolphins and the endangered wandering albatross. 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, the hector's. Kaikoura also attracts the largest concentration and variety of seabirds on mainland New Zealand, including 13 species of albatross, 14 varieties of petrels and 7 types of shearwater.