Best Time To Visit Kaikoura

What is the best time to visit Kaikoura?

Although dolphins can be spotted year-round here, there are two main whale and dolphin spotting tours are either from May to October, when the most number of migrating whales are spotted or during spring/summer when blue whales and orcas can be seen. The most rainfall occurs from March to August, and many whale and dolphin tours get cancelled during this time.

Weather in Kaikoura

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Monthly Weather in Kaikoura

Month High/Low (°C) Rain
January 21°/ 14° 1 days
February 22°/ 15° 3 days
March 19°/ 12° 8 days
April 18°/ 11° 1 days
May 18°/ 11° 3 days
June 14°/ 8° 8 days
July 14°/ 8° 10 days
August 14°/ 7° 7 days
September 14°/ 8° 7 days
October 16°/ 9° 9 days
November 20°/ 13° 3 days
December 20°/ 13° 3 days

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