Whale Watching in Mirissa Sri Lanka
Mirissa -The World’s Best Place to see Blue Whales
Whale watching in Sri Lanka is one of the most unique and interesting water related activities you can do during your holiday tour in Mirissa Sri Lanka.
The warm Indian Ocean of the southern Sri Lanka is the best place to spot a wide variety of whales & dolphins. There are believed to be around 26 different species of whales traversing this region such as Blue whales, Bryde´s whales, Sperm whales, Fin whales, sometimes Killer whales and also includes the well loved dolphin like common dolphins, Bottlenose dolphins, Spinner dolphins, Risso’s dolphins and striped dolphins.
The south tip of Sri Lanka is the easiest place to see blue whales in a very short time. And especially Mirissa & Weligama areas are the well known spotting places of the blue whales in the entire world. Sperm whales, right whales, killer whales, whale sharks, turtles, and kinds of dolphins also spotted in this part of the island all around the year.
Out of different types of whales Blue whales are the largest mammal ever known to have lived on Earth. The blue whale is enormous and is named after the blue gray color of its skin. These giant marine mammals lengthen up to 100 feet (30 meters) and upwards 200 of tons.
After Blue Whale, Sperm whales are the largest toothed whale and average length of mature sperm whale is about 16m and they have unique features, its head is huge 1/3 of the body size & head is blunt and asymmetrical with blow hole being on left. And brain is the largest brain ever which is around 9kg.
Usually, the whale watching season in Sri Lanka starts in November and ends in April. Thousands of tourist & animal lovers flock to Mirissa during November & April months to catch a rare glimpse of the schools of whales and the playful Dolphins. And during these months the Ocean is warmer and calmer than the rest of the period making the trips lot safer than other times of the year.
May – October is the off season for whale watching although whales can be spotted during this period, the ocean can be rougher and the weather conditions will interrupt the experience.
Our Whale watching & dolphin watching tours are well organized and guided by experienced tour guides to get the best value out of your time & money. We arrange daily whale watching tours in Mirissa beach (however subjected to the weather conditions of the day). A typical whale watching cruise is approximately 2 to 4 hour long and we guarantee that you will spot free roaming whales & dolphins during the tour.
We provide the full service in collaboration with service providers and most importantly we guarantee the safety & security of our customers. We provide safety equipments, life jackets and the instruction to make a safe & memorable whale watching tour in Mirissa beach.
What We Provide...
- Whale watching in ultimate comfort.
- Kayaking, and Fishing
- TV on Boat with Instructions about Whales & Sri Lanka
- Free Wi-Fi on Board
- First Aid box
- Emergency Contact Number - +0094 777 511717
- Life jackets
- Water bottles