Point Kean seal colony, Kaikoura, New Zealand

Point Kean seal colony, Kaikoura, New Zealand

Description: A highlight of Kaikoura is the Point Kean seal colony, where visitors can walk among the seals. The reef off the coast is a major breeding site for fur seals and is busiest during the breeding season (November -February), however seals are present year-round, some choose to rest nearby the car park. And the whole experience can be adorned by panoramic view of Kaikoura Ranges.

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Keywords: Kaikoura, New Zealand, fauna, seal, Point Kean, seal colony, New Zealand fur seal, Kekeno, Arctocephalus forsteri, mountains, Kaikoura Ranges, ocean

Exif: Exposure: 1/80, Aperture: 11.0, ISO: 100

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