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Address: Galle Rd | Mirissa and Trincomalee, Mirissa 00081, Sri Lanka
Phone Number:
+94 77 497 8306

Blue Water Cruise (Pvt) Ltd is providing following activities

in Mirissa...

Blue Water Cruise (Pvt) Ltd is providing following activities

in Mirissa and Trincomalee.

Dolphin and Whale watching - private and sharing basis

Deep sea fishing

Under water photography and video tours

Sea birds watching tours

Sun rise tours

Sun set tours

Bay cruise

Costal cruise

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2 amazing mornings on private boat

we booked with this company 2 mornings for whale watching. The crew was very kind and managed to show us 15 blue whales each day far away from the other tourist boats. The boat... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Angie D
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London, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would rate this trip as good compared with other operators in the area, but average compared with other trips I've been on. We were booked to do two morning whale watching trips as part of the “Big 5 in 7 Days” trip with Eco Team. The boat they use is in a much better condition than some operators we... More 

Thank Over_Land_And_Sea
Level Contributor
46 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we booked with this company 2 mornings for whale watching. The crew was very kind and managed to show us 15 blue whales each day far away from the other tourist boats. The boat was very safe and even if we had on one day rough sea we never felt insecure and it was a lot of fun. The manager... More 

Thank Angie D
Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent four wonderful days on this professionally crewed boat. We had fabulous sightings of spinner dolphins, blue whales and, on the last day, mating turtles. Spotting was excellent and the skipper kept a respectable distance from these amazing creatures whilst giving us an excellent viewing experience from the spacious foredeck. The crew also had an ability to find our... More 

Thank Biggles001
Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The boat was sturdy, well crewed and not crowded unlike some of the others. We had several sightings of blue whales and spinner dolphins and stood on the foredeck to watch these huge creatures. Crew were excellent at spotting and speeding us to the right place for close encounters. We went out four days running and it was brilliant each... More 

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Craster, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Our group of 12 people shared the boat with maybe the same number again. It was not too crowded unlike some of the other boats out that day. Crew were friendly and helpful, and although keen for you to see the wildlife, were respectful of the dolphins and whales in not going too close with the boat. We enjoyed the... More 

Thank geedee5
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Had two days out whale watching with this company and had a wonderful experience. On the first day we had more than five sightings of blue whales. On the way out we came across a large green turtle floating on the surface. As we returned to port we came across a school of bottlenosed dolphins and then finally an adult... More 

Thank Brian L
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We really wanted to see blue whales while in sri lanka. Our agent found this company. We were impressed with their professionalism and respect for wildlife...not so evident among the other 14 vessels we saw on our safari out to the deep ocean trenches where the pygmy blue whales feed. Our spotters also found us a Bryede's whale on the... More 

Thank PhilippaRD
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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104 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

From complimentary pick up, uncrowded comfortable vessel to experienced and smiling guides/spotters Blue Water Cruise ticked all the boxes. They made sure we boarded safely and wore teh safety gear. What I particularly appreciated was that the guide made personalized attempts to make sure everyone saw everything. One of us was seriously seasick and the staff took really good care... More 

Thank Sukanya D
Bradfield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Really nice people. We had a large boat between just 4 of us with 4 crew on lookout for whales and other sea creatures. Blue Water Cruise is an ethical operator and the large boat and few people meant that we were able to enjoy good views and take some great photos. Saw a blue whale and two whale sharks... More 

Thank JohnPhillips241717
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Had one of the most amazing encounters or let me say a rare opportunity to see the blue whales in their habitat . What an amazing creature .. I feel honored to have caught a glimpse of him in his own habitat . (He or she is a ?😊) the journey was excellent great crew great captain and mostly I... More 

Thank SavJ

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