Travel by road or train through the rolling hill country of North Canterbury, enjoying the beauty of its rural pastoral scenes to Kaikoura. This area is renowned for its variety marine mammals, including the giant sperm whale and the acrobatic Dusky Dolphins (sightings not guaranteed). Arrive in Kaikoura and board the whale watch boat. Before heading back, visit a seal colony and make a stop at the North Canterbury vineyard to enjoy a wine tasting. Lunch is included.