2 passengers: $325 can be spotted, as well as the world’s rarest and smallest dolphin – the Hector. Nº 10 sur 20 Excursions en bateau et sports nautiques à Kaikoura. You may also encounter New Zealand Fur Seals, pods of Dusky Dolphins the Wandering Albatross. whale watching tour operators and companies in Kaikoura, Kaikoura i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, Kaikoura Whale Watching Companies and Tours, Public Transport in Kaikoura – Buses and Trains. Explorer. Therefore we didn't get to see much of the actual whale. 3-4 passengers: $265, Coastal Whalewatch: Whale Watch is New Zealand's only vessel based whale watching company offering an exciting up-close encounter with the worlds largest toothed predator the Giant Sperm Whale in their natural environment at all times of the year, our 95% success rate means we guarantee an 80% refund if your tour does not see a whale.