Kaikoura Nature and Wildlife Fun
Kaikoura is a small coastal town, renowned for its crayfish, in the Canterbury region. A popular tourist destination, Kaikoura is famous for whale watching and swimming with the dolphins. Kaikoura nature and wildlife activities are fun and absorbing for the whole family. From petting animals to watching feeding sessions and learning of our endangered species, kids will love the interactive nature displays and wildlife activities. more
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Mobile-friendly - New Zealand's ultimate year-round nature experience offering exciting close encounters with giant sperm whales. Kaikoura's semi-resident sperm whales share their unique world with other whale and dolphin species, seals and albatross - all regularly sighted. Our 95% success rate means we guarantee an 80% refund if your tour doesn't see a whale.
Mobile-friendly - The dusky dolphins of Kaikoura are known as the "acrobats of the sea" due to their displays of brilliant leaps and somersaults, quite typical dusky behaviour. This tour operates all year-round and two options are available - swimming with the dolphins or remaining on board the boat to enjoy the spectacle. All swimming-equipment supplied and advance bookings are essential.
Kaikoura Llama Trekking includes spectacular views of the Kaikoura mountain ranges, North Island, and Kaikoura peninsular. The half-day trek include a coastal trek along the Kaikoura Bay, a visit to Fyffe House, peninsular seal colony and a free picnic with hot/cold drinks and homemade cake! The full-day trek is a high country trek on private land.
Mobile-friendly - Recently listed by 'Lonely Planet' as one of the top 10 Marine Encounters Worldwide, snorkelling with wild fur seals in the shallow waters of beautiful Kaikoura Peninsula, is truly a unique experience. It's one of those simple nature experiences that opens your mind to the sheer magnificence of our natural environment and its inhabitants. A must do in New Zealand.
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