Air Kaikoura Aero Club



Air Kaikoura Aero Club is a non-profit community run club in beautiful Kaikoura, offering scenic flights over the mighty Kaikoura ranges; whale flights to see the majestic sperm whale in the world famous Kaikoura whale watching area, and flight experiences in our training planes for those who have always wondered what it might be like to fly...

Whale Watching in Kaikoura will be the highlight of your trip to New Zealand. Air Kaikoura was the first to offer Whale Watching flights and for the last 25 years has been providing amazing whale experiences, scenic flights, pilot-a-plane trips and pilot training.

With one of the world’s most experienced whale watching pilots at the helm, let Murray and his friendly team of pilots/instructors fly you over the Kaikoura Sea Canyon to view the mighty Sperm whale from the tip to the tail.  Air Kaikoura boasts a 95% success rate of seeing Sperm whales, the opportunities to see other marine and mammal wildlife on your trip and the option to extend your flight with other scenic and pilot-a-plane options.

Trips run every day, weather permitting.  Let Air Kaikoura show you that there is…

“More to a whale than just the tail”

627 Kaikoura South Rd, Kaikoura, 7300, New Zealand


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