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Mirissa Water Sports

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Harbour Road | Mirissa Harbour, Mirissa 0081, Sri Lanka
+94 77 359 7731
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Best time Whale watching

Had the best trip whale watching in Marissa with muthu and his crew. They were so friendly and... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
xanypg
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London, United Kingdom
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Whale watching at it's Best!!!

This is the most wonderful tour I ever did in my life. The people of this service are wonderful... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
chaayani
,
Colombo, Sri Lanka
via mobile
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-------:HAPPY WHALES & HAPPY TOURISTS:------- "Remember that the ocean is the whale's home and we should behave just as we would if we were to visit a friend, with respect." -Let's Promote Responsible WHALE WATCHING- THE PIONEER company for commercial Whales and Dolphin watching in Sri Lanka. Mirissa Water Sports is a responsible whale Watching company which strives to promote responsible, sustainable and an Eco tourism progression in to Whale Watching industry in Sri Lanka. Why Mirissa Water Sports? ><> Most experienced crew ><> Fastest and biggest boats in the harbor ><> Three hull boats made out of fiber glass and with better compatibility ><> On board sanitary facilities. ><> Biggest Insurance coverage ><> Equipped with all safety requirements ><> Life jackets, Life rings, First aids and Life guards are provided ><> Follows international code of conduct for whales and dolphin watching ><> TripAdvisor winners from 2011 (Travelers Choice award) Our Team ><> Three captains with Coxswain certificate of competency under the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. ><> Six Life guards who certified under the Life Saving Association of Sri Lanka. ><> Six Fire fighters who certified under Mercantile Seamen Training Institute of Sri Lanka. ><> Six members have attended a course of instruction in first aid and have passed the proficiency examination held by the St. John Ambulance Association. ><> Six members have successfully completed an approved training programme in Personal Survival Techniques under CINEC MARITIME CAMPUS in Sri Lanka. ><> Three members with PADI License. ><> Professional and friendly staff to handle bookings Additional facilities ><> Free WI-FI and internet facility ><> Card acceptance facility ><> Parking and easy access to the pier ><> Whale watching certificates for children ><> Free tickets for children ><> Hotel booking ><> Tourist information counter ><> Vehicle arrangements ><> Breakfast and resting room for guides /drivers
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Harbour Road | Mirissa Harbour, Mirissa 0081, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Had the best trip whale watching in Marissa with muthu and his crew. They were so friendly and knowledgable, they showed us two whales having the best time. So much fun and a great atmosphere despite a few sea sicky passengers!

Thank xanypg
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

This is the most wonderful tour I ever did in my life. The people of this service are wonderful!!! They do not take any risk with the customers lives , even at the risk of losing their revenue they do not risk their customers safety....More

Thank chaayani
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Staff were very enthusiastic and knew were to find the blue whales and dolphins on our day, the sea was choppy and they give a breakfast off scrambled egg, I and others were polite and ate it but I wish I had not as 20-30...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

This is a well run company, with a good standard boat. Unfortunately on our 6 hour trip, we didn't see one whale. I totally understand that these are wild animals and there are zero guarantees but not once the entire journey did they offer us...More

Thank AusFamily123
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Although we did see a couple of dolphins and one whale this whole trip seemed rushed. As soon as we found the whale the crew seemed desperate to turn around and get back to Mirissa. One more glimpse and that is what we did. Breakfast...More

Thank Laura D
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Had such a great time on my 1st trip that I went on a 2nd one with them. The boat crew were brilliant, they were fantastic at spotting Whales and Dolphins and ensured that everyone had a great time. They took care to give everyone...More

Thank 503nicola
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Went on a boat ride with bunch of friends on March was lucky enough to see Whales, Dolphins & Flying Fishes. Mirissa water sports provided an excellent service ! Food was great and the staff was friendly recommended for your next whale watching adventure.

Thank Poorna A
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

We had a nice time with my friends there. Facilities were really good and very safe. Lucky enough to see bunch of Dolphins very close. Highly recommend this place to have a family tour " WHALE WATCHING ".

Thank ChamilaDa
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Excellent and responsible whale watch company - wonderful customer service and they really make sure to watch the whales responsibly. The crew cares a lot about what they do and are amazing at spotting whales!

Thank Laura H
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

It was a remakable journey that i had ever experienced.Thanks to water sports club mirissa we had very safe,enjoyable time with our crew...your service was superb...and kind company of your team made us so comfortable throughout our journey..

Thank Sanduni M
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Lisa C
16 November 2017|
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Response from AsangaC | Property representative |
Thank you Ballarat.. Yes we, mirissa water sports was working with TUI. But for NO solid reasons, they stopped working with us..
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Dangerous54
12 December 2015|
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Response from AsangaC | Property representative |
Dear Sir/Madam, Sorry for the late response. Kindly call on 0773597731 to discuss more. Yes we do have Spirit of Dondra Too available for private charter.
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