Whale watching by aeroplane offers the unique perspective of viewing the entire whale from head to tail as he breathes on the ocean’s surface. You will have your own window seat and the opportunity to clearly view and photograph these beautiful creatures during your 30-minute flight from the comfort of a high winged aircraft.
Dolphin Encounter gives you the options to: Swim with the dusky dolphins in their natural environment OR Watch the dusky dolphins and their acrobatic displays, from the comfort of our boat AND Provide the perfect setting to enjoy great coffee and cuisine at the Encounter Cafe pre or post trip!
Whale Watch is New Zealand's only marine-based whale watching company offering visitors an exciting up-close encounter with the Giant Sperm Whale at all times of the year. Whale Watch scheduled tours operate daily.
Located within five minutes drive of the Kaikōura township on State Highway 1, this wonderful 18 hole golf course with breathtaking views, offers something for every golfer, from beginner to low handicapper. Facilities include club and trundler hire with golf carts also available. The clubhouse is open Thursday to Monday, 9am to 5pm offering food and refreshments as well as a licensed bar and visitors are always welcomed by our friendly staff.
Kaikōura’s Original Kayak Operator Est.1998. Award winning eco-friendly ½ day guided “Seal Kayaking” tours offer a safe, enjoyable, interactive experience, with little effort and a whole lot of fun. No experience needed, suitable for families, operating year round. Our tour guarantees 100% success rate of seal viewing and chance encounters with Dusky Dolphins, Blue Penguins and Albatross amongst other marine life while taking you on a journey around the rugged coastline.
NEW- Escape Rooms - they are themed games in which players are 'locked' in a room and have a set time limit to find clues and solve a series of puzzles to enable them to escape or complete a mission. Check out The Brewers Laboratory and The Gangsters Hideout (coming soon!). A newly renovated 18 hole mini golf course, set in a lovely sheltered location away from the road. Fun for all ages and group sizes. The Emporium is also the home of Emporium Brewing, with a 4 tap rigger station on site pouring the latest Emporium beers for you to take home and enjoy after your days activities (including the Whale Run!).