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Whale Watching Mirissa

#9 of 54 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Mirissa Features Animals
Hill Side, Mirissa | Mirissa, Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
+94 71 312 1061
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Low season, but still worth it

We were unsure if we should do this or not, because we read is was low season and there wouldn't be... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Budapest, Hungary
via mobile
An unexpected bonus

Because we are visiting in August we hadn't expected to see blue whales....but we did! The boat... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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We are the best whale watching tour operator in mirissa Sri Lanka, our boat deep blue & speed Liner has operated over 1000 daily whale watching tours successfully and we have 50ft & 85 seats trimaran boats & 40ft single hull boat with 40 seats & both with observation deck and also high speed boats which can reach the whale in half a hour.we depart out boats from mirissa harbor by right about 7am and while you in the tour you can watch blue whales,bryde whale,sperm whales and spinner dolphins. Boat tour may last 3-5 hours and you will be served coffee,breakfast,water bottles,also our qualified crew will assist you whenever you need.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good25%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible18%
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“sea sickness” (27 reviews)
“see whales” (24 reviews)
“sri lanka” (28 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Hill Side, Mirissa | Mirissa, Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
+94 71 312 1061
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were unsure if we should do this or not, because we read is was low season and there wouldn't be any whales, but we are so glad we did it. We saw whales 5 times. So incredible. The both was not too crowded because...More

Thank EmilieThomsen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Because we are visiting in August we hadn't expected to see blue whales....but we did! The boat trips start early, the sea can be fairly rough but the crew offer sea sickness tablets. The boat headed out to sea until you can't see land, all...More

Thank Sammywammywoodles
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You will see several whales (maybe its one family). You will go there by boat maybe 45 minutes and 30 minutes you will hunting the whales with another 3 boats. But I can recommend it. The Best boat is Eagle eye. The Red one.

Thank Rasto R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Woke up really early, left Colombo at 4am to reach Mirissa for whale watching. Around 730am the boats full of tourists left for the open sea. Many people including us preferred to sit on the floor of the top deck by the railing instead of...More

1  Thank DrSanaYasir
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff seemed friendly but unfortunately the trip was very poorly operated. The boat was very crowded and overbooked, people were sat on the floor and there was a struggle to find everyone life jackets. I was asked to wear one that was rated for...More

Thank Benwill79
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Was really disappointed by this trip - it was far too touristy as an experience although luckily we were with one of the smaller boats and got fairly close to the Whales and had expert boatsmen. However when we spotted whales we were followed by...More

1  Thank LuceW
Reviewed 28 June 2017

June may be off season. And so the sea is very rough and the whales stay away. It's a long long long journey - 7 hours or so. Everybody other than 2 or 3 people were sick and red puke bags were the most seen...More

4  Thank JanetGasper
Reviewed 21 May 2017

I have gone on this trip with my family in this year. Beauty of this is if the whether is good you will be able to see Dolphins and Whales both. You have to go in to deep sea and spend about 2hrs. full trip...More

2  Thank Sanka H
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I visited Lanka with family and friends last year December and visited Mirissa primarily for the Whale Watching experience that turned out to be quite disappointing!! This whole thing is a sham. There are 20-30 boats, loaded with over 100+ travellers do roughly 2k-3k tourists....More

1  Thank Manoj K
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We got to see 4 whales this morning and I was ecstatic! The crew gave us seasickness pills and a bit of food beforehand, and even had plastic bags at the ready. They constantly looked out for the passengers and offered them plastic bags once...More

3  Thank Nurul Ayuni N
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3 May 2017|
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Response from Manoj K | Reviewed this property |
Sankar, Lanka is a beautiful place with lots of things to do. I recommend out of my experience to drop the whale watching, you spend 2-3 hours with 100+ people in a boat and get to watch 2-3 seconds of a Whales tail from... More
15 March 2017|
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Response from blovesd2013 | Reviewed this property |
Good Boy Whale Watching and I have paid 4000 rupees
Kazi R
20 February 2017|
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Response from Kayleigh327 | Reviewed this property |
We went in September and we still could go out and saw 2 whales so don't worry! It was very rough seas though in September. Hopefully it shouldn't be too bad in May as peak times and calmest times are January-April as I... More