Kaikoura Helicopters

Scenic Flights Wildlife Whale Watching

Kaikoura Helicopters is the most experienced aerial whale watching company in the world.

Kaikoura is world renowned for its whale watching – it also boasts some of the most spectacular scenery New Zealand has to offer.  Helping you experience this is Kaikoura Helicopters, the most experienced aerial whale watching company in the world.

We can have you lifting off from our centrally located heli-pads and within minutes be in the spectacular environment that plays host to the magnificent Sperm Whale.  From the comfort of our helicopter, experience this ultimate vantage point, viewing the entire whale from head to tail.

Our exclusive alpine flights allow you to get up close and personal with some of the highest mountains in New Zealand. Land at altitude amongst the stunning Kaikoura Seaward Ranges and encounter 360 - degree views of this unique and rugged coastline.

We also offer scenic flights, heli hikes, heli picnics, heli rafting, heli biking, charters, nationwide transfers, weddings, hunting, film and photography, gift vouchers, and all aspects of commercial helicopter work.

We welcome families with small children, the elderly, people with disabilities and those who may suffer from sea – sickness. Children under the age of 3, fly for free.

Our friendly and professional team takes pride in the services offered and always aims to provide the utmost satisfaction to our passengers, delivering an exciting and everlasting memory of the beautiful Kaikoura coastline.

Contact Kaikoura Helicopters


16 West End, Kaikoura

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  • Moderately Priced
  • Affordable

Best For Whom

  • Business Travellers
  • Mature Travellers
  • Families With Teenagers
  • All Ages
  • Couples
  • All Levels of Skier & Rider
  • First-Timers

Best For What

  • A Bit of Romance
  • A View To Die For
  • Wedding


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