Part 9. Sea life.

April 2017 – May 2017


sea life,dolphins, South Island ,New Zealand

One of the interesting entertainments in New Zealand is whale watching. But during the Whale Watch Tour you can see not only the whales, but also a lot of dolphins, seals and a variety of birds.



Seal Colony Tauranga Bay,cliff, South Island ,New Zealand

Seal Colony Tauranga Bay – a good view point for watching seals.

Seal Colony Tauranga Bay, South Island ,New Zealand

Here are really a lot of seals, but they are quite far away.

Seal Colony Tauranga Bay, South Island ,New Zealand

It is interesting to observe them, they are of different ages and in different places.

Seal Colony Tauranga Bay, South Island ,New Zealand

Some splash in the natural pool, some are basking in the rocks.

Seal Colony Tauranga Bay, South Island ,New Zealand


bay, Kaikoura,Whale Watch Tour, South Island ,New Zealand

Further our way was to a small town Kaikoura.

bay, Kaikoura,Whale Watch Tour, South Island ,New Zealand

The town is located far from all other attractions and the road is not very good.

birds, Kaikoura,Whale Watch Tour, South Island ,New Zealand

This place is popular with whale watching tours.

bay, Kaikoura,Whale Watch Tour, South Island ,New Zealand

We’ve took a tour in http://www.whalewatch.co.nz.

searching for whale, Kaikoura,Whale Watch Tour, South Island ,New Zealand

The tour costs 150nzd per person. Expensive of course, but I really wanted to see the whale)

big bird, Kaikoura,Whale Watch Tour, South Island ,New Zealand

We already slimmed with whale sharks on Philippines and it was awesome.

Whale, fountain, Kaikoura,Whale Watch Tour, South Island ,New Zealand

This time I wanted to see the tail of the whale, as it is in all famous photos.

Whale,  Kaikoura,Whale Watch Tour, South Island ,New Zealand

As in the Philippines, we swam long enough along the bay and listened to the whale with a strange device.

Whale, fountain, Kaikoura,Whale Watch Tour, South Island ,New Zealand

Whail was found. He regularly blew a fountain of water and troubled the water.

Whale, fountain, Kaikoura,Whale Watch Tour, South Island ,New Zealand

But he did not want to show the tail and went to a depth (((

Whale, Kaikoura,Whale Watch Tour, South Island ,New Zealand

Team was not trying to find another whale for us (apparently it was considered that the program was completed.

dolphin, Kaikoura,Whale Watch Tour, South Island ,New Zealand

In addition to whales, you can see a lot of other marine life there.

seal, Kaikoura,Whale Watch Tour, South Island ,New Zealand

Seals jumped out of the water.

dolphin, Kaikoura,Whale Watch Tour, South Island ,New Zealand

And there was really a lot of dolphins.

dolphin, Kaikoura,Whale Watch Tour, South Island ,New Zealand

Also were some different sea birds.

dolphin, Kaikoura,Whale Watch Tour, South Island ,New Zealand

It is worth mentioning that at the boat it is strongly swayed.

dolphin, Kaikoura,Whale Watch Tour, South Island ,New Zealand

It is better to sit behind, many Chinese tourists have not seen anything and suffered in their places.

dolphin, Kaikoura,Whale Watch Tour, South Island ,New Zealand


dolphin, Kaikoura,Whale Watch Tour, South Island ,New Zealand

From Kaikoura, we went straight to Christchurch, from there was a flight to Auckland and there began a real dream – a journey to Vanuatu)))

dolphin, Kaikoura,Whale Watch Tour, South Island ,New Zealand

The Trip.
Part 2. Qatar.
Part 2. The Hobbiton.
Part 3. The Coast of the northern island.
Part 4. Moeraki boulders, Taiaroa Head and Nugget Point.
Part 5. Fjordland.
Part 6. Quinstown.
Part 7. Mount Cook.
Part 8. West coast.
Part 9. Sea life.
Part 10. Vanuatu, Espiritu Santo.
Part 11. Million Dollar Point and SS President Coolidge.

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