Are humpback whales more active in the morning or afternoon?
People always want to know if whale watching is better in the morning or the afternoon. To be completely honest there is really no ‘better time. ‘ As a general rule, the ocean is calmer in the mornings.
What is the best time to see whales in Kaikoura?
June to August
The best time to see whales in Kaikoura is from June to August. This is the peak time for migrating whales. In addition, the resident sperm whales when visiting during these months.
Are whales more active in the morning or evening?
A lot of people tend to ask, “Are whales more active in the morning or night?” The answer is there is no answer! Whale patterns are unpredictable when it comes to the time of day, but with more light, of course it’s easier to spot the whales.
Can you see whales in the afternoon?
Whales are out and about doing their thing day and night, so whether you go out in the morning, afternoon or evening you’ll always have a great chance of seeing whales and other marine wildlife.
What month is good for whale watching?
Whale watching season typically runs from June to October and any month is a good time to get up-close and personal with these gentle giants. Everyone’s favourite aerial behaviour, when the whales launch their entire body out of the water in a spectacular breach, can be seen at any time.
Can you see whales from the shore in Kaikoura?
Being rich in nutrients the Kaikoura coastal environment entices a wide range of marine animals to the area. These include Giant Sperm Whales which can be seen all year round.
Can you see whales in the evening?
What is the best weather for whale watching?
If you are looking to get fun, casual whale watching photos, anytime of day works great! But if you are a professional photographer the ambient light of mornings and evenings is best, and those stormy days can often produce an epic sunset, perfect for capturing images of humpback whales in Maui’s tropical waters!