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Whale Watching Mirissa

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Hill Side, Mirissa | Mirissa, Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
+94 71 312 1061
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Terrible experience

Firstly the trip duration is 5 hours, not 2-3. You need to be there to buy a ticket at 6am. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Franck V
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Paris, France
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a worthy trip

When I found whale watching Mirissa website and sent email to them. They reply me very soon and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tom T
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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.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good24%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible18%
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“sea sickness” (28 reviews)
“whale watching” (63 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Hill Side, Mirissa | Mirissa, Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
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+94 71 312 1061
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly the trip duration is 5 hours, not 2-3. You need to be there to buy a ticket at 6am. The boat leaves at 7am and you will be back at 12pm (5h on the sea). We went in october, end of the rainy season,...More

2  Thank Franck V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I found whale watching Mirissa website and sent email to them. They reply me very soon and confirm the booking with me. When we reach Mirissa Mr.Ganidu Rochana arrange tuk tuk to hotel pick us up to the dock. During this trip we saw...More

Thank Tom T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An awesome experience..from the start of the boat ride..it was an amazing journey..where you get to see a whale ..well that’s reason enough...and you also get to see a few dolphins along the way..but make sure you bring your sea legs..or take some meds before...More

Thank Luvs_to_travel123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One off the must dos at Mirissa in Feb. There are several boats which will take you on these tours, you can book it through your place of stay or anywhere in the town or just at the beach. I booked it through Raja &...More

Thank traveller_prk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the reason why we planned Our Lanka Trip.. Whale watching !! There are many places from where u can do this, but the most popular is Mirissa.. I got packed breakfast from the Hotel & My Taxi dropped me at the Jetty. The...More

Thank NikeshGala
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Somewhat of an adventurous outing. Good for everyone who would like know the challenges of the ocean.There could be some uncomfortable feeling if touring for the first time.But get rewarded with the view of whales and dolphins in their natural habitat

1  Thank NishanthaPerera
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Just wanted to give people a heads up on the whale watching. We booked at the hotel we were staying at and were picked up at 0630 for the boat. When we arrive we found the main deck consisted of 8 seats across and about...More

3  Thank Bruce_Andrew_Thomas
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We have watched 2 blue whales for couple of times its move fast and boat driver sometimes can't make it so see us close view but still it's good activity

1  Thank Asim1010
Reviewed 18 August 2017 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

1  Thank EmilieThomsen
Reviewed 10 August 2017 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
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Graham T
16 October 2017|
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Response from NikeshGala | Reviewed this property |
Not pretty sure about it.. as it is the end of monsoons.. the best season considered is February, March, April
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Steven W
22 September 2017|
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Response from Bruce_Andrew_Thomas | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response Steven. To answer your question, the weather wasn't the problem in itself, we had limited time in Mirissa ( like most) and so were limited to the day. The main issue was how they crowded in the... More
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Shilpa B
19 September 2017|
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Response from moondog108 | Reviewed this property |
I would not take a child that young on a boat going out to sea, even if they supply a lifejacket. The day we went out the boat was very overloaded and there were women with very young children sitting on the deck who were... More
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