Whale Watching Flights with Air Kaikoura

Whale Watching in Kaikoura will be the highlight of your trip to New Zealand. Air Kaikoura was the first to offer Whale Watching flights and for the last 25 years has been providing amazing whale experiences, scenic flights, pilot-a-plane trips and pilot training.

With one of the world’s most experienced whale watching pilots at the helm, let Murray and his friendly team of pilots/instructors fly you over the Kaikoura Sea Canyon to view the mighty Sperm whale from the tip to the tail.  Air Kaikoura boasts a 95% success rate of seeing Sperm whales, the opportunities to see other marine and mammal wildlife on your trip and the option to extend your flight with other scenic and pilot-a-plane options.


Trips run every day, weather permitting.  Let Air Kaikoura show you that there is…

“More to a whale than just the tail”


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