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Salamanwaththa | Bandaramulla, Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
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Great experience

Went on a whale watching tour on 19 April as I was staying at paradise beach club nearby, the tour... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2018
yizhiong
via mobile
OVER CROWDED BOAT

Our tour guide arranged this trip for us. The price was on part with other companies. Imagine my... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
lauraekent
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Muscat, Oman
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Whale and dolphin watching in Mirissa. Free breakfast. International captain license, life jacket, full insurance, medicine. Fishing tour. Group tour.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible9%
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Salamanwaththa | Bandaramulla, Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Went on a whale watching tour on 19 April as I was staying at paradise beach club nearby, the tour is great, we saw dolphins and blue whales and the crews were friendly and also offer us fruits and water and biscuits/sandwiches, thoroughly enjoy the...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Our tour guide arranged this trip for us. The price was on part with other companies. Imagine my surprise when we boarded and discovered that we were going to sit on the deck without shade. I was lucky enough to find two seats -- far...More

Thank lauraekent
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

The crew of the Atlantis instantly welcomed us onto their boat, they were friendly, helpful and charming. Before setting off the crew offered seasickness tablets, although the sea on the day of our trip was very calm. After we began to head out to the...More

Thank S W
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Worst tour ever taken. The boat had initial problems which they “ fixed “. They took us to the whale zone and then the engine died. Stranded out there for over an hour. Finally a second boat came, they said they were going to transfer...More

Thank traveldoc27
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

There are quite a few whale watching companies in the area and when out on the water they are congregated together. Thus it is really the service that separates the companies. The tickets were 6,500Lkr or 40USD per person. The boat is probably one of...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Morning coffee was brilliant. Just about 1 hour after leaving the harbor we could see whales. The crew members' great hospitality really surprised us.

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Oh my word! These guys can spot whales from the distance which really surprised us like anything. First they told us you'll see a blue whale about 15 minutes later. The boat was moving fast and after that about 14 minutes later we saw the...More

Thank eva5442017
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

The crew members were amazingly friendly. Their coffee was excellent. They showed us so many whales. We were surprise to find them spotting whales from the distance. We highly recommend these guys.

Thank fernandeandrel
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

The boat was dangerously overcrowded and felt very unsafe. We didn't have seats and were squashed with our young daughters on the floor at the front of the boat, there were others squashed in between seats and walk ways. We were not able to stand,...More

Thank IDoves
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Tharindu_kaushalya, Manager at Atlantis Whales, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2017

Thank you for your review. Actually we never set off without providing life jackets to all of our passengers because your safety is our responsibility. Usually it takes a couple of minutes to provide life jackets to all the passengers and you seem to have...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

The crew members were really active with their hawk eyes when spotting whales. They took us to a whale paradise where we saw more than 6 whales including 2 blue whales.

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