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Mirissa Water Sports
Ranked #5 of 67 Tours in Mirissa
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Owner description: -------: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
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

I was whale watching one week a go we show whale and dolphin.
But this boat very noisy and big pollution. It is not good for the this environment.
And m feel not good on The boat
I like to see nature but not like this.
Please think about nature

Thank malasanjeewa
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Best whale watching crew to explore the southern seas. Very friendly, considerate and most importantly knowledgeable about whales and their whereabouts especially if you speak the language. We worked with Nalinda (one of the captains) and his Very hardworking, helpful and efficient crew. Food and beverages were provided with the juiciest watermelon at the end to top it off. had an amazing experience and look forward to my next visit and seeing the largest animals that have ever roamed the planet.

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

We were there for our first whale watching experience and thanks to the team of mirissa water sports we could see whales more than 6 times and more than 20 dolphins. Thanks a lot...

Thank swucmunasinghe
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We went with Mirissa watersport because of the good reviews. But none of them are true! They go way to close to the whales, its just terrible to watch. As some other boats keep a good distance, this company goes even in front of where the whale is swimming. Also no one could speak proper english on the boat, they could only tell us some things about the whales, but when you asked questions, they couldnt really answer them. I would not recomment this whalewatch company !!!!

Thank travelgirl5020
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

We used Mirissa Water Sports for our Whale Watching experience and would highly recommend using them. They put in a lot of effort when out at sea to get as close as possible to the Whales. Even when all the boats were on their way back to shore, we were one of the last few boats still out at sea as we looked for Dolphins. They were in no rush to get back to shore which was great, in comparison to other boats we saw head quickly back.

The crew was super excited every time they saw a Whale which definitely made the trip more enjoyable.

They also provided snacks throughout the trip such as water, fresh watermelon and what was great was the cold refreshing face towel! When checking into your experience, they also provide sea sickness tablet (if needed), which is great for those that would suffer from seasickness.

Would definitely recommend using Mirissa Water Sports for their Whale Watching experience, and I’m sure all their other experiences are just as good!

Thank Jay K
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