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Close encounter with wildlife
See native wildlife in their natural environment
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Day One Meet and Greet at Christchurch International Airport and transfer to your Christchurch central city hotel, the remainder of your day and evening at leisure.
Day Two Spend your day getting close to nature. Travel by road enjoying the rural pastoral scenes of North Canterbury, to Kaikoura where mountains meet sea. Kaikoura is world renowned for the variety of marine mammals which can be seen, not least of all the giant sperm whales and the acrobatic Dusky Dolphins. On arrival in Kaikoura you will join the Whale Watching tour. From the boat you will have the opportunity to see and photograph the giant sperm whales and a host of other marine life, including dolphins, the New Zealand Fur Seal and occasionally other whale species which migrate through the waters off Kaikoura.
After your Whale Watch Tour enjoy a café lunch in the heart of the Kaikoura Township. Following lunch a visit a to New Zealand Fur Seal colony. This stop will provide you with some magnificent photo opportunities of these splendid creatures which were virtually extinct less than 100 years ago.
On your return to Christchurch a stop will be made at a vineyard where a wine tasting has been arranged for your pleasure, at a winery in the Waipara Region of Canterbury, renown for some of its great wines.
Day Three Morning at leisure. Tour will conclude at the hotel upon check out.
Lunch in Kaikoura on Day 2
Food and drinks, unless specified
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
Christchurch International Airport
Tour begins with pickup upon your arrival at Christchurch Airport. Please provide arrival flight details on booking