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Get off the beaten trail and explore the amazing scenic locations that have made New Zealand famous. Your guide will stop and give you time to capture the perfect photos of your journey to Kaikoura

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Hotel Pickups

We pickup from every major hotel and motel and return you to your accomidation at the end of the tour

Professional Guides

Professional Engish speaking Live Guide

Kaikoura Dolphin Encounter

Join us on this full day tour that includes a scenic drive from Christchurch over the Canterbury plains before arriving in the majestic seaside village of Kaikoura. In the afternoon take a boat tour with Dolphin Encounter Kaikoura.

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Tour Description

Watch dusky dolphins in their natural environment with this full day tour. The tour includes a scenic drive from Christchurch over the Canterbury plains before arriving in the majestic seaside village of Kaikoura. Once in Kaikoura we will make our way to a lookout to enjoy spectacular views of this pretty seaside village, the majestic mountains and the beautiful Pacific Ocean. Next we will visit a fur seal colony before heading into Kaikoura for some free time to explore and enjoy lunch at your leisure. In the afternoon you will board a catamaran and enjoy an up-close dolphin encounter.

Tour Highlights

  • Scenic tour from Christchurch over the Canterbury plains to Kaikoura
  • Informative and entertaining commentary from our local guides
  • Visit the lookout to enjoy breath-taking views of the mountains, village and ocean
  • Free time to explore Kaikoura village
  • View New Zealand Fur Seals at the local seal colony
  • In the afternoon, meet the 'locals' with a Dolphin Encounter

Tour Details

This tour is run on request as well as set dates, if you have a group that you would like to book on please get in contact with us (minimum 2 people).

  • Departs: Christchurch at 9.00am.
  • Afternoon Depatures on request
  • Pickup & Dropoff from Christchurch

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