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Whale Watching Mirissa

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Hill Side, Mirissa | Mirissa, Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
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We traveled from Kalutara early in the morning(3.30 wake up) to get the boat. It had an upper and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
paulofwestwickham
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Perfect 👌

Excellent! Nice breakfast and many whales and dolphines. Captain and workers were very professional... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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.
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  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible19%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Hill Side, Mirissa | Mirissa, Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We traveled from Kalutara early in the morning(3.30 wake up) to get the boat. It had an upper and lower deck, the seats were like tub chairs in rigid plastic fixed to the deck. Our fears were heightened when a member of the crew came...More

2  Thank paulofwestwickham
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent! Nice breakfast and many whales and dolphines. Captain and workers were very professional and fast. Majestic animals.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went whale watching and within 45 mins had seen 3 whales which was disappointing in itself as the seasickness pills made me happily drowsy and the rocking of the boat was actually quite fun so would have been super content bobbing about for at...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A mass of boats heading our of Merissa Harbor. Three hours out to get to the area where the whales are. Eleven boats chasing after a blue whale. 30-40 minutes where boats charging after the whale force it to sound prematurely. Then three hours back...More

Thank Fred R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Starting with a very early start from the hotel (4am) we arrived in Mirissa to catch the boat at 7am which is followed by an hour out to sea until you start seeing any activity. As with any wildlife, it is a gamble on what...More

1  Thank JUTR-KENT
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 7 hours on a boat with fellow passengers vomiting into clear plastic bags throughout. After 3 hours in extremely choppy waters with over fifty people on top deck alone crammed onto every space on the wooden chairs and floor, we reached the ‘whale...More

2  Thank lifeisasongsingalong
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The last day of our 9 day Sri Lankan wildlife tour was a 4.30am start to get to Mirissa to go whale watching. It was definitely worth it, we saw about 8 blue whales plus a massive pod of spinner dolphins and also bottle nosed...More

3  Thank CambridgeBob
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Though we had to wake up pretty early in the morning,the beautiful sight of the sunrise was a treat indeed. After an hour or so in to deep sea the first fight of the blue whale was fascinating. The Whale Watching Club personnel were very...More

Thank JChandrasekera
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A super friendly crew and a clean and safe boat provided us with a top notch experience. We spent the trip watching a huge blue whale and it’s calf surface, swim about and end the show with a raise of it’s tail before sliding back...More

3  Thank Christopher N
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Complete guarantee of sighting the blue whale at least 2 times at close proximity. Well taken care of passengers and their needs. Good Safety measures. Amazing experience. Worth spending 40 USD per person.

1  Thank Nayana S
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Vera Z
18 April 2018|
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Response from Johan A | Reviewed this property |
In Sri Lanka, there is not just one season. If you go to Mirissa, there are almost always whales, because of a so called "closed part" of the sea where they liv permanently. About the complaint from the other poster. This... More
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ManalishaC
4 April 2018|
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Response from Christopher N | Reviewed this property |
We negotiated through our hotel.
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Jeff B
14 January 2018|
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Response from NikeshGala | Reviewed this property |
we went with Danuska whale watching..
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