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Whale Watching by South Pacific Helicopters offering bespoke premier helicopter tours, based in beautiful Kaikoura providing a unique perspective soaring above our amazing resident sperm whales (Tip to Tail), dusky dolphins, and NZ fur seals and other whale species migrating through.
Whether you are an adventure seeker, a marine wildlife explorer, or share an interest in the great outdoors, you can experience the best of Kaikoura by air, land and sea.
You can enjoy the comforts of our log cabin terminal, with a lounge area, light refreshments, viewing deck, gift shop and restrooms based at Kaikoura Airport - 617 State Highway 1, Peketa, Kaikoura or book with the team at Kaikoura i-Site Visitor Information Centre and request a courtesy shuttle to the airport from town.
Our flights are family friendly, and mobility impairment or those who suffer from sea sickness are very welcome.
Infants (0-2yrs) FREE - 1 infant per tour on adults lap
Children (3-6yrs) 25% discount off full published rate
One of our exclusive tours showcases natures force, raised seabeds, changes to Kaikoura coastal areas, mountain ranges, rivers and infrastructure and a landing at a newly created dam known as 'Quake Lake' created by the Kaikoura 2016 7.8 magnitude earthquake.
In season a magical winter snow landing on the top of Mount Fyffe for incredible views of beautiful Seaward Kaikoura Ranges, towering 2500 metres straight out of the Pacific Ocean.
Let us plan your perfect 'Uniquely Kaikoura' experience. Only with South Pacific Helicopters offering year round epic experiences.Helpful information Kaikoura Airport Log Cabin Terminal State Highway 1, Peketa, is only 8 minutes south of Kaikoura.