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Mirissa Water Sports

#4 of 58 Tours in Mirissa Features Animals
Harbour Road | Mirissa Harbour, Mirissa 0081, Sri Lanka
+94 77 359 7731
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fantastic crew

could not find any fault with this trip, crew looked after us non stop, bottle of water and... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Joe C
Falmouth, England, United Kingdom
Sheer magic.

I got up very early and made my way to the harbour. Every little detail has been thought through... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Midhurst, United Kingdom
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-------:HAPPY WHALES & HAPPY TOURISTS:------- "Remember that the ocean is the whale's home and we should behave just as we would if we were to visit a friend, with respect." -Let's Promote Responsible WHALE WATCHING- THE PIONEER company for commercial Whales and Dolphin watching in Sri Lanka. Mirissa Water Sports is a responsible whale Watching company which strives to promote responsible, sustainable and an Eco tourism progression in to Whale Watching industry in Sri Lanka. Why Mirissa Water Sports? ><> Most experienced crew ><> Fastest and biggest boats in the harbor ><> Three hull boats made out of fiber glass and with better compatibility ><> On board sanitary facilities. ><> Biggest Insurance coverage ><> Equipped with all safety requirements ><> Life jackets, Life rings, First aids and Life guards are provided ><> Follows international code of conduct for whales and dolphin watching ><> TripAdvisor winners from 2011 (Travelers Choice award) Our Team ><> Three captains with Coxswain certificate of competency under the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. ><> Six Life guards who certified under the Life Saving Association of Sri Lanka. ><> Six Fire fighters who certified under Mercantile Seamen Training Institute of Sri Lanka. ><> Six members have attended a course of instruction in first aid and have passed the proficiency examination held by the St. John Ambulance Association. ><> Six members have successfully completed an approved training programme in Personal Survival Techniques under CINEC MARITIME CAMPUS in Sri Lanka. ><> Three members with PADI License. ><> Professional and friendly staff to handle bookings Additional facilities ><> Free WI-FI and internet facility ><> Card acceptance facility ><> Parking and easy access to the pier ><> Whale watching certificates for children ><> Free tickets for children ><> Hotel booking ><> Tourist information counter ><> Vehicle arrangements ><> Breakfast and resting room for guides /drivers
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  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Harbour Road | Mirissa Harbour, Mirissa 0081, Sri Lanka
+94 77 359 7731
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

could not find any fault with this trip, crew looked after us non stop, bottle of water and breakfast first then watermelon and a fruit drink followed by a cold flannel on the way back, everyone got a chance to see the whales, people who...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I got up very early and made my way to the harbour. Every little detail has been thought through by a very professional team of people. After last night's mother of all thunderstorms I had wondered whether the trip would take place! For those that...More

Thank Serenade
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Our agent in the UK booked our whale watching trip with MWS and we were delighted with them. Yes, it's an early start but as soon as you get to MWS, you are offered tea, coffee, sea sickness tablets (yes, really) then once on the...More

Thank Jan O
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We went on a private Blue Whale Watching tour in March 17 with Marisa Water Sports. Boat was great, crew were even better but the whales stole the show. Fantastic experience, think we were lucky with very calm weather. If within your budget highly recommend...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Well-organised, safety-conscious and helpful crew providing excellent service. An enjoyable and exhilarating excursion.

Thank annsowls321
Reviewed 31 March 2017

So happy to have done the whale watching with Mirissa Water Sports. The staff is really friendly, I appreciate how they were putting attention on us to find a good place to everyone seeing the whale (I've got some amazing shots). Breakfast is included, as...More

Thank anamrtnz21
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The staff was very experienced and friendly. They offered us a nice breakfast, water and juices. I felt very comfortable and seeing a blue whale was an incredible experience.

Thank ninafroelich
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

It was very impressive to see the whale. The employees were very kind and helpful and our boat was always very close to the whale. Nice experience! I would highly recommend it.

Thank Ayla R
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Whale watching was great. We were warmly welcomed with a nice coffee and afterwards guided to the boat. There were life vests for everybody and the bpat has a lot of space. We were given water and a nice breakfast (fried egg on 2 slices...More

Thank Floor S
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We groaned at the thought of a 5am start from our hotel and questioned our mental state at the prospect of such an early start. Was it worth it? You bet it was. As soon as we arrived at the office we were offered coffee...More

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Hi i would like to take family out to see the whales on 26 Dec and want to charter our own boat. As we are staying closer to Galle and have young children it would be good if we could leave closer to 8am than 7am. Is this possible? Please message me with some details.
13 December 2015|
Response from AsangaC | Property representative |
Dear Sir/Madam, Sorry for the late response. Kindly call on 0773597731 to discuss more. Yes we do have Spirit of Dondra Too available for private charter.
Sandra L
We are at Latheena Resort as of 2/4/15 and would be interested in a snorkelling trip. Can you advise? Many thanks, Mr. Lyons
15 March 2015|
Response from SeasonedTraveller23 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't go snorkelling, but it might be worth asking Mirissa Watersports for their advice as the quality of their whale watching tour was excellent, so hopefully they can help you find good snorkelling too!
Hi, we are booked with you in mid Feb and I am just whetting my appetite and praying we will see a blue whale!!!!
16 January 2015|
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Response from AsangaC | Property representative |
Dear Sir/Madam, Looking forward to meet you in mid feb. Menawhile, please see our facebook page for more updates ! Cheers ! Asanga