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Whale Watching Tour in Mirissa from Hikkaduwa

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    What to Expect
    You will be starting your tour from your hotel in Hikkaduwa at 5:00 am. Your chauffeur will be picking you up from your hotel and driving you to Mirissa. You will be met by your boat tour guide at the piers of Mirissa. You will start your Whale Watching Tour at 6:30 am. The boat will take two hours ( it may vary due to the season ) to reach the place where whales are commonly seen. It is recommended that you bring a packed breakfast with you. You'll get a fruit plate, water bottle at the beginning of tour and Sri Lankan and western breakfast , snacks on the way back. However, please be environmentally conscious and avoid littering. 

    Trip Duration

    Trip duration varies daily, depending on where we find the whales and how far we have to go. This means, our whale watching trips can take between 2 and 8 hours. We NEVER can tell how long it will be exactly. In average, the round trip takes 4-5 hours.


    There is a very high chance to see whales during our tours (probability of 90 – 95%) and we will give our best to find them for you on every single day. However, on some days, even with our best efforts, it is impossible for us to show you the whales. In case of such an event we will refund half of the whale watching ticket money.


    We do NOT offer snorkelling or diving with the whales or dolphins as we do not want to involve in any activities which could disturb them. Again: We do NOT. And yes … NEVER!

    Please Note

    The Indian Ocean is not a calm ocean. There is always at least a light swell. If you tend to get sea sick or if it is the first time for you on a boat in the Indian Ocean, we advise you to take seasick pills on the morning of the trip (about 1-2 hours BEFORE you enter the boat). Or let us know when you book we'll give you one pill when we start from Hikkaduwa. The brand we use is Avomine. 
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your Hotel in Hikkaduwa
    Departure Time
    5:00 AM
    Return Details
    Pick up location in Hikkaduwa
    • Bottled water
    • Breakfast
    • Round-trip private transfer
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Snacks
    • Gratuities
    • Meals where not specified
    • Expenses of Personal Nature
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date for whale watching boat tour. Transfer fees may apply.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 24 January 2019 via mobile

    Chathura organasied a brilliant day whale watching for us. We were picked up right from pur accomodation and taken to the harbour where the boat was ready for us. We were fortunate enough to see to a number of blue whales and sea turtles aswell...More

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