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Albatross Encounter brings you up close to a diverse array of seabirds including albatross, petrels, shearwaters, shags, terns and gulls. These species all occur naturally within a close proximity of the Kaikoura Peninsula. Kaikoura’s marine environment is home to more seabird species in a small area than anywhere else in the New Zealand.
Experience the thrill of getting face to face with the albatross and many other incredible species of seabird found close to the shore of Kaikoura which is now recognized as one of the worlds leading arenas for seabird watching.
This boat based tour can take you just 15 minutes from the coast before you start to encounter a diverse range of seabirds. Our experienced guides on board are able to assist with identification of the birds and provide an educational and memorable commentary.
On cruise ship days demand is heavy and pre-bookings are essential. There are no minimum number requirement.
Book tours in more than one port and receive a 10% discount on all subsequent bookings – Discounts applied at time of tour confirmations.