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Weekend Retreat Kaikōura - The Spirit of the Whale

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The Spirit of the Whale - WEEKEND RETREAT

This 3 day immersive experience invites you to turn inwards and connect with your surroundings. Join us for a nature retreat from June 23rd to 25th, 2023, and take a break to unwind, enjoy the beauty of nature, and reconnect with yourself and the spirit of the whale.

When: 23rd - 25th June 2023
Where: Kaikōura, South Bay

Experience the Ultimate Retreat: Yoga, Whale Watching and More

We stay at a cozy and modern beach front property, located at Kaikōura's South Bay with a direct view of its beautiful coastline from the mountains to the sea, made for you to unwind and reconnect to nature.

Our retreat offers a wide range of pursuits to help you rejuvenate and relax. We begin our day with a moment of silence, expressing gratitude and intention. Yoga, meditation and breathwork will nourish your mind, body and soul while our plant-based menu and ceremonial cacao will nurture you throughout your stay and will leave you feeling satisfied and energized. We explore the breathtaking coastline of Kaikōura, taking a intentional walks spotting local seals and humpback whales migrating through Kaikōura. We connect and immerse with the spirit of the whale, opening up for connection and guidance. We close the weekend heading out to the open ocean with Whale Watching Kaikoura where we'll get close and personal with the whales witnessing their essence and mastery of the breath.
We open and close our retreat in circle, honouring each other and ourselves.

You relax, we donate:

Relax and Rejuvenate Your Mind, Body, and Soul while Contributing to the Environment and Whale Protection Efforts.

Not only will you be taking care of yourself, but you will also be making a positive impact on the environment and the protection of whales. 

By purchasing a ticket, you'll be donating 11% to seven distinct organizations dedicated to helping whales, including:
- Center for Whale Research
- Cook Island's Whale Research
- Kogia
- NZ Whale & Dolphin Trust
- Project Jonah
- The Whale Sanctuary Project
- an additional guest beneficiary announced at the start of June.

Morning in silence:
a morning practice of silence that enables you to start your day with gratitude and reflection

Yoga & Meditation: 
designed for all levels of experience, those sessions will help you find inner peace and reduce stress

breathing exercises will help you connect with your breath and improve your overall health and wellbeing

Whale Relaxation:
unique experience of gentle stretches to the sound of whales that allows you to observe and connect with these magnificent creatures in a new and profound way

Plant based Catering:
nourishes your body with healthy and delicious meals, cruelty free and climate friendly

Ceremonial Cacao:
opens your heart and nourishes mind, body and spirit

Intentional Nature Walks:
this will help you to arrive in the now, slow down and to reconnect with nature and yourself

Whale Watching (land and water based):
observing these magnificent creatures in different ways will lead you towards the essence of the whale

The Venue:

Stunning and modern beach front property, located in Kaikōura's most sort after location South Bay.
The beach front is only a stones throw away with an incredible view right from the living room and balcony.
From breathtaking ocean and mountain views, to spectacular sunsets. Even dolphins and whales can be spotted.
Lovely and warm community space for gatherings, yoga, mediation and breathwork.

Your room options:

> Private room with Queen size bed
> Double Room Queen size bed
> Double Room Single bed
> Group Room Bunk bed

"The most important investment you can make is in yourself."
(Warren Buffett)

This is not just a retreat for whale lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.

> This is an investment in yourself, your wellbeing and mental, physical and spiritual health.
> This is an investment in the protection of whales.
> This is an investment in the health of our environment.
> This is an investment in community and society.

This is an investment of only $1777!


> Meals (1x welcome buffet, 2x breakfast, 2x lunch, 2x dinner, 1x ceremonial cacao)
> Modern beach front accommodation
> 3 days / 2 nights
> Yoga, meditation, breathwork, whale relaxation, nature walks
> Whale Watching (water based with Whale Watch Kaikōura + land based)
> Donation of 11% towards 7 organisations protecting whales

    What to bring:

    > Yoga mat
    > Journal
    > Warm clothes
    > Good shoes/Hiking boots
    > Rain jacket
    > Refillable water bottle

    Please note that transportation to Kaikōura is not included.

    This is your time to relax and reconnect to yourself, nature and the spirit of the whale. 
    Get your ticket now.

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