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Air Kaikoura Aero Club

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Amazing experience!

A MUST DO IN THE SOUTH ISLAND!!! Was driving through Kaikoura and decided we would try our luck... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GrandTour813653
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A real good time

We went up in a small plane with three others to look for whales. Our pilot was so nice and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Misty M
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Amazing Whale Flights / Spectacular Scenic Flights / Charter Flights / Pilot a Plane & Flight Training Experiences Air Kaikoura is Kaikoura's longest running aerial operator. We have been operating scenic flights and flight training for 30 years...more
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627 Kaikoura South Rd, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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+64 3-319 6579
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A MUST DO IN THE SOUTH ISLAND!!! Was driving through Kaikoura and decided we would try our luck with spotting some whales. To our surprise we were lucky enough to only have to wait 3 1/2 hours (walked in at 11am and flew out at...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went up in a small plane with three others to look for whales. Our pilot was so nice and knowledgeable. We ended up seeing two sperm whales and had an aerial flight of the area. Well worth it!

1  Thank Misty M
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

It was one of the best experience in our lifes. Me and my wife enjoyed a lot.. we were able to see around 4 sperm whales .Amazing.. Pilot Jack has amazing flying skills and we enjoyed a lot with him..I was sitting next to him...More

1  Thank thasnim
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Did a last minute booking the night before and the system seemed to show an overbooking for multiple people the next day which caused us to wait a while before we could take the flight. However this was very minor as my partner and I...More

Thank Wafflepon
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

A cool non-profit ran by cool people. Fun little plane. Very knowledgeable and did a lot to make sure you have a first rate experience. Fun to see the entire whale body, especially in clear water. Would highly recommend.More

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AirKaikouraAeroClub, Manager at Air Kaikoura Aero Club, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Thank you very much Nichole for your great review. Air Kaikoura has been taking people out on our Whale flights for over 30 years, and we are Kaikoura's longest running Whale flight operator. We also have a 100% safety record and have the most experienced...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018

Took our flight with Steven, from the get go it was a really nice and welcoming experience. My girlfriend and I would highly recommend it. The guys here are really knowledgeable too, so questions are encouraged. Will be recommending to friends! Cheers Guys!

1  Thank Jon L
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Although we not able to see for the whale but still manage to catch up for the whale tail just slow down back into water. great kaikora scenic with a nice and friendly pilot.

Thank Erica_choy
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We did a fly with Jack, Very Nice! the weather was a little bit cloudy but the ride was beautiful, we saw one sperm whale during a 30min fly ! Recomended Thank you

Thank Swann D
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

This was our first time whale watching but we were limited for time and only booked the day of tour. Air Kaikoura Aero Club were able to take us up that morning and what a thrill it was! They planned/timed the flight for the best...More

Thank Schillaci10
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

When we came to the airfield we were delighted to hear that we might actually see blue whales that day! Everything went very fast, the check in, the weigh in, the payin’, just so that we might have a chance to actually spot the whales...More

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