Whale Watching with Air Kaikoura
View the worlds largest predator from the air!
Whale Watching in Kaikoura will be a highlight of your trip to Kaikoura. Air Kaikoura Aero Club was the first to offer Whale Watching flights in Kaikoura and for the last 30 years has been providing amazing whale experiences. Let Murray and his friendly team of pilots take you out over the Kaikoura Sea Canyon to view the mighty Sperm whale, from the tip to the tail.
Air Kaikoura is the longest running, most experienced operator in Kaikoura and boasts the highest success rate at finding whales. There is an opportunity to see other marine and mammal wildlife on your trip and the option to extend your flight to give you the best chance of success. Air Kaikoura guarantees a flight with a minimum of two passengers, and our fleet includes our newest addition, the 8 seater GA-8 Airvan, a high wing aircraft perfect for scenic flights.
Why fly with us?
We have been Whale Watching for decades with a spotless safety reccord. Our pilots have tons of local knowledge.
Not for profit
Thats right! We are a not for profit organisation.
When you fly with us, you support our friendly local aeroclub.
We focus on the mission of the day but will have fun doing so. Come and have a chat and hang out. We like to be social.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
Tracey on Google
"Had a great morning whale and dolphin spotting. Pilot was brilliant, super friendly, knowledgeable and safe. Definitely recommend!"
Mike on Tripadvisor
"Went Whale Watching with Air Kaikoura today. Friendly informative staff, we saw Blue Whales! a great experience"
Air Kaikoura Aero Club is located 6.5km south of Kaikoura township, on State Highway 1.
627 Kaikoura South Road
Peketa, Kaikoura 7374
T: 03 319 6579
Freephone: 0800 247 524