Whale and dolphin watching in Mirissa is one of the most exciting water activities you can do in Sri Lanka during your holiday. Mirissa is the best place to start your whale and dolphin watching tour in Sri Lanka. In warm Indian ocean you can see Blue whales, Bryde´s whales, Sperm whales, Fin whales, sometimes Killer whales, and Common dolphins, Bottlenose dolphins, Spinner dolphins, Risso’s dolphins and Striped dolphins. Sometimes you can see turtles and various fish species, for example, Bluefin tuna and flying fish.
The whale watching season starts in November and ends in April.High season is from December to March. At this time is water off the coast of Sri Lanka warm and calm.
The boat leaves from Mirissa harbor at 6:30 o´clock in the morning and the tours last 3-5 hours (depends on spotting of whales and wish of our passengers). Afternoons are the ocean usually rough and not suitable for whale watching.
Swimming with the whales and dolphins is not permitted.
Rates on request