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Mirissa Whale Watch

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Great views of blue whales

The day we went out whale watching maybe 12 boats were out looking for whales. The boats took had... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
Chris A
Expensive but great !

We saw three whales and lots of delphins in our tour. The boat was not confortable and the sea was... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
Gabriella G
Bologna, Italy
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Mirissa Whale Watch™ provides passengers with the adventure of a lifetime through excellent customer service, Good Boats, the highest possible safety standards and added value from an on-the-water education of the South coast Eco-System. Join our...more
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Latheena Beach Resort | Mirissa North, Weligama, Matara 81740, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

The day we went out whale watching maybe 12 boats were out looking for whales. The boats took had varying amounts of passengers and I would estimate approx 150 were on the one was on. Crews from different boats liaise with each other to find...More

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

It's a must while visiting Mirissa. Do not miss the chance to see the largest animal on Earth in it's natural habitat. Take the morning ferry, it increases the chances of spotting whales. As and when the day progresses increased number ferries drives them off....More

Thank Arunanshu K
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The best value and organised excursion we have ever had anywhere in the world! We went on one in Cnaada, were starved (no food for 7 hours) and little engagement. Here you get drinks hot and cold, fresh coconuts , hot breakfast and snacks. The...More

Thank ranim2510
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Had to wake up at 5:30 in the morning, got on the boat around 6:45 am, didn't leave the port until 7:30. You receive a lifejacket, plastic bag (in case you have to vomit), and a seasickness pill. You will also receive some food (Sandwiches,...More

Thank Nicholas K
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We saw three whales and lots of delphins in our tour. The boat was not confortable and the sea was bad, but it was a great experience!

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Reviewed 12 July 2016

You have to wake up at around 5:00 AM to get a seat in the upper deck as the boat leaves at 7:30 AM. You will be offered a Sea Sick Pill and a pink plastic bag. The boat leaves at sharp 7:30 and you...More

Thank Aditya R
Reviewed 30 June 2016

It is a very long 5-6 hour travel in a boat for just a few glimpses of whales and turtles (sometime you might get lucky and see something really interesting though).. But definitely a no if you have travel sickness/sea sickness!

Thank Ayush N
Reviewed 29 June 2016

it is about 6 hours journey by boat and they will provide the breakfast in the boat. Make sure that you travel in a big boat.small boats are cheap but very uncomfortable.To see whales you have to little luck too. then within short time you...More

Thank Manoj A
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Snorkeling with whales is very exciting adventurous activity. I went to mirissa with two of my Polish friends and we were engaging with there snorkeling with whales tour. First day we had not any luck of finding whales , we only saw dolphins. But second...More

Thank Dulanjala S
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Mirrisa was included in our trip to do just whale watching, We stayed in Galle and driver told us to reach the destination before 6 Am. Correct decision boat was full since holiday time at srilanka new year time. Boat operator trying to give seat...More

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24 December 2016|
Response from Manoj A | Reviewed this property |
try mirissa. its about 4500