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Whale & Dolphin watching tour in Mirissa

by Beyond Escapes Private Limited
Price Not Available
Nonrefundable No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required)

Highlights

  • Look for blue & other types of whales

  • Opportunity to photograph emphasizing behavior of sea lives

  • Take plenty of time to gaze out on the water to spot whales

  • Enjoy a picturesque beach & go on an existing marine safari

  • Environmentally responsible trip with a naturalist guide

Highlights

  • Look for blue & other types of whales

  • Opportunity to photograph emphasizing behavior of sea lives

  • Take plenty of time to gaze out on the water to spot whales

  • Enjoy a picturesque beach & go on an existing marine safari

  • Environmentally responsible trip with a naturalist guide

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Whale & Dolphin watching tour in Mirissa

Activity Location

Mirissa Sea

Mirissa Sea

Mirissa 81740

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Hotel Pick-up

    Mirissa

  • Hotel Pick-up

    Weligama

  • Hotel Pick-up

    Galle

  • Hotel Pick-up

    Unawatuna

  • Hotel Pick-up

    Koggala


Description

Whale and Dolphin watching is an exciting experience in the south coast of Sri Lanka. Mirissa is one of best places in the world to see Blue Whales and Sperm Whales on the same sailing. You will have a better chance of seeing these incredible animals during their annual migration from November to April when continental shelf is narrow to the South of Dondra.

You will be starting your tour from your hotel at 06:00 am and taken to Mirissa Fishery harbor. At 07:00 AM, you will start a memorable half day whale watching tour in the deep sea of the Indian ocean. Sri Lanka has many types of whales inhabiting its waters. The whale population around Mirissa, which lies on the southern coast of the island, includes blue whales, sperm whales, fin whales, occasional orcas, and many types of dolphins with a bit of luck. They are best seen between the months of December and April when the seas are comparatively calmer. Your boat will be reducing speed and engine noise as you approach the site where whales are most seen. You will be stopping at a safe distance of at least 300 feet away, with your closest approach being a 100 feet. This tour will allow you to watch the whales responsibly with minimal environmental impact. Your naturalist on board will give you more information on the whales and their behavior. He will also assist you with identifying the whales that you see. Look out for the spout of air and water, which signifies a whale coming up to breathe. Ensure that you do not disturb the whales.

It is recommended that you bring a packed breakfast with you.

After the tour, you will return to your vehicle and you’ll get back to the hotel by 11:00 AM.


Inclusions

  • Guided whale watching tour in Mirissa

  • Cover charges of the boat

  • Light snacks & water bottles

  • Roundtrip transportation to and from your Mirissa; Weligama; Koggala; Galle & Unawatuna hotels

  • Live tour commentary provided in English

  • All current taxes


Exclusions

  • Meals not listed as inclusions

  • Expenses of personal nature

  • Gratuities


Know Before You Book

  • Children 4 years and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.

  • If you are pregnant, you should not take part.

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • This activity is subject to cancellation based on inclement weather. Activity can be rescheduled or the payment could be refunded.

  • In order to redeem your voucher, you must present a valid passport or government-issued photo ID that matches the contact name you used when booking. If you do not present a valid form of identification, you will not receive admission, and you will not be issued a refund.

  • Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Mirissa; Weligama; Koggala; Galle & Unawatuna hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.


Whale & Dolphin watching tour in Mirissa ratings based on 1 Verified Review

5 out of 5

5/5 Apr 16, 2019

Excellent! I saw several different whales and the staff was very friendly. The boat tries to go to areas where there are less boats not to disturb their habitat so much. Highly recommend the experience!