WHS which need to be visited at a particular time of year either because the main stated OUV can only be seen/experienced at certain times or because climatic conditions/conservation requirements require the entire inscribed area to be closed at certain periods.
|Djoudj||"The Sanctuary is closed for three months of the year because of the impossibility of moving about during the rainy season" (UNEP-WCMC) / "Ouvert de novembre à juin, meilleure période de décembre à mars." (see link)|
|Kaziranga National Park||The Park is closed from Mid April to Mid October due to monsoon rains during which the Brahmaputra breaks its banks.|
|Malpelo||No dive tours will take place during Columbia's heaviest rainy season ~ May/June|
|Manas Wildlife Sanctuary||Only open November to April because of the monsoon|
|Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve||Butterflies are only present from November to March|
|Nahanni National Park||charter flights only between June to September and the rivers would be frozen in winter so rafting/canoeing is out of the question - which are the only two realistic ways to access it|
|Okavango Delta||Can be visited all year, but OUV is derived from "The annual flood-tide, which pulses through the wetland system every year, revitalizes ecosystems and is a critical life-force during the peak of the Botswana’s dry season (June/July)"|
|SGang Gwaay||only has tours from April to September|
|Sceilg Mhichíl||Boats sail May-Sept: "The island can only be reached by a small boat on a calm summer day" .."yet trips are often blown out by sea conditions"|
|Taos Pueblo||Late winter to early Spring the Pueblo closes for about ten weeks. - Official Taos Pueblo website. This closure is due in part to both seasonal and resident accommodations.|
|Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino||Whales are only present from Jan - mid March|
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