Check your Pickup LOCATION & Time with Your Hotel Reception or Helpline Number given on Voucher. You May be picked up from your Hotel or May have to reach at desired location 10 min before tour departure time. Spend your day getting close to nature. Travel by road or train through the rolling hill country of North Canterbury, enjoying the beauty of its rural pastoral scenes, to Kaikoura where mountains meet sea. Kaikoura is world renowned for the variety of marine mammals which can be seen, not least of all the giant sperm whales and the acrobatic Dusky Dolphins. On your arrival in Kaikoura you will be transferred to a whale watch tour; by boat, light aircraft or helicopter, the choice is yours ( Extra Cost ). In the afternoon you will visit a seal colony where fur seals may be viewed at close quarters. On your return to Christchurch a stop will be made at a North Canterbury vineyard where a wine tasting has been arranged for your pleasure.