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Albatross Encounter

price$60-$125 (NZD)

Albatross Encounter, is a well established pelagic boat tour operating from the seaside township of Kaikoura.

Kaikoura is the pelagic seabird capital of New Zealand with a large range of species, including many species of albatross, just 15 minutes from the Kaikoura coast - a truly unique area to New Zealand.

The Albatross Encounter operates boat cruises to the seabirds all year round and allows visitors the opportunity to see a magnificent array of ocean going birds at very close range.

There are many species to impress those wanting to see a diverse array of birds, from albatross, to petrels, shearwaters, gulls, shags and terns.

This tour is arguably the best short pelagic tour in the world - plan enough time in your itinerary to experience this special tour.

Encounter Kaikoura is a Qualmark Endorsed visitor activity, has attained the Enviro Gold Qualmark rating.

Helpful information Hours: Summer: 6.00am, 9.00am and 1.00pm - dependent on weather & sea conditions Winter: 9.00am and 1.00pm. - dependent on weather & sea conditions More Information:
  • Conference Facilities: Conference facilities available
  • Meeting Rooms: Two meeting rooms available
Directions: Albatross Encounter is located within the Encounter Kaikoura complex at 96 Esplanade, which is on the beachfront, approx 800 meters from the town center.
Contact information Encounter Kaikoura Office
96 Esplanade Kaikoura, 7300
p+64 3 319 6777
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