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Air Kaikoura (Kai Aero Club)

price$75-$150 (NZD)

View the mighty sperm whale, the largest toothed whale in the world, from the comfort of an aircraft. Typical flights are 30 minute duration over the Kaikoura sea canyon which is situated just off shore, at a depth ranging from 1000m to 3000m.
You can communicate with the pilot via headset and get fantastic camera shots of the whale from nose to tail, before it prepares for its next dive.
On occasion, other species of whales such as Humpbacks, Right Whales, Orca and Pilot Whales can be seen in the Kaikoura waters. Also view large pods of dolphins feeding and playing along the Kaikoura coast.

Helpful information Hours: 9am - 5pm. Outside those hours as required. Directions: Based at the Kaikoura Airport next to the big black hangar. 6km south of Kaikoura Town on State Highway 1 between Kaikoura and Christchurch.
Contact information Air Kaikoura Aero Club
627 Kaikoura main south road, Peketa 7300
p0800 247 524
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