Transportation:: Private Transport Cancellation Policy: Full refund on cancellation 24 hours before the trip Pick-up location and time: Colombo, Kalutara, Bentota, 0400 hrs
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Go in search of whales on this 4- to 6-hour morning whale-watching cruise from Colombo, Bentota and Kalutara. After early morning hotel pickup, done a life vest and cruise onto the Indian Ocean aboard a comfortable, 50-foot (15-meter) boat, with an expert skipper and crew. Savour a continental breakfast and tea or coffee as you sail to areas frequented by whales. Watch for species such as blue, sperm, killer, humpback and pilot whales in the waters, snap once-in-a-lifetime photos and look out for other marine creatures, including dolphins and sea turtles.

After the whale watching trip, you make a short trip to the secret beach in Mirissa where you swim with the endangered sea turtles. Mirissa is most popular as a beach holiday destination and a whale-watching spot, but it is equally good for spotting ea turtles. The sea off the secret island is inhabited by a large number of sea turtles and you will rarely miss the opportunity to see dozens of sea turtles.

  • 4- to 6-hour morning whale watching boat trip from Mirissa.
  • 100% guaranteed whale sighting. If you don’t see the whales on your trip, you can do the tour again next day free.
  • Spend 1 hour in the sea off mirissa while swimming with sea turtles.
  • Sail onto the Indian Ocean to spot blue, pilot, sperm and other species of whales.
  • Watch for other wildlife such as dolphins, whale sharks and sea turtles.
  • Enjoy a light breakfast and morning tea or coffee as you sail.
  • Life vests and safety equipment fitted onboard.
  • Self Guided walking tour in the Galle Fort.
  • Family-friendly cruise with hotel pickup and drop-off included.

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Reserve your tour now and pay when you meet us. Send us the duly filled tour booking form, we will arrange your tour and you can make the payment as you meet us on the first day of the trip.

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Trip Includes

  • Hotel pick-up from Colombo, Kalutra or Bentota
  • All charges for whale watching cruise
  • All equipment charges required for turtle watching
  • All government taxes
  • Entire ground Transportation
  • Galle fortress walking tour
  • Breakfast served onboard
  • Highway toll
  • Motorboat ride in Mirissa

Trip Excludes

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers.
  • A maximum of 12 people per booking.
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required.

Trip Map

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Itineraries

Day 1

Time : 4:00 am

COLOMBO / MIRISSA

Meet and greet by seerendipity tour representative at your hotel (04.30 am) and drive to Mirissa harbour.

 

Board the whale watching boat at 0630 am and sett to the sea, the whale watching trip lasts between 3 to 5 hours return transfer.

 

WHALE WATCHING MIRISSA

The warm Indian Ocean of the southern Sri Lanka is the best place to spot a wide variety of whales & dolphins. There are 26 different species of whales and dolphins traversing this region such as Blue whales, Bryde´s whales, Sperm whales, Fin whales, sometimes Killer whales and also includes the well-loved common dolphins, Bottlenose dolphins, Spinner dolphins, Risso’s dolphins and striped dolphins.

 

The south tip of Sri Lanka is the easiest place to see blue whales in a very short time. And especially Mirissa & Weligama areas are the well-known spotting places of the blue whales in the entire world. Sperm whales, right whales, killer whales, whale sharks, turtles, and kinds of dolphins also spotted in this part of the island all around the year.

 

Make a stop at secret beach

The secret beach of Mirissa is one of the best places to swim with sea turtles and you have the opportunity to spot rare sea turtles at their doorstep. You will ride about 50 meters in a motorboat where the sea turtle are occurring.

 

Make a stop at Galle fortress on the return journey.

The fort has a colourful history, and today has a multi-ethnic and multi-religious population. The Sri Lankan government and many Dutch people who still own some of the properties inside the fort are looking at making this one of the modern wonders of the world. The heritage value of the fort has been recognized by the UNESCO and the site has been inscribed as a cultural heritage UNESCO World Heritage Site under criteria iv, for its unique exposition of "an urban ensemble which illustrates the interaction of European architecture and South Asian traditions from the 16th to the 19th centuries.

 

Later visit Masl museum in Ambalangoda, Hikkaduwa beach and Moon tone mines.

  • Hotel pick-up from Colombo, Kalutra or Bentota
  • All government taxes
  • Entire ground Transportation
  • Galle fortress walking tour
  • Breakfast served onboard
  • We reserve the seats in the whale watching boat
  • Highway toll
  • All equipment required for turtle watching
  • Motorboat ride in Mirissa
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Ticket for the whale watching boat, which cost USD 49 per person
  1. :

    It was a dream for me to swim with sea turtles

  2. :

    Walking tour in the Galle fort, swimming with sea turtles and a close look at whales all are good, mind you within few hours of time

  3. :

    We have done whale watching in Iceland 2 years back but whale watching in Sri Lanka was better

  4. :

    Fantastic trip very well organized and enjoyed a lot. Never seen whale so closely.

  5. :

    The nice tour we had seen whales but the boat trip was very long about 4 hours

  6. :

    I had seen many sea turtles and Blue whales as well, it worth money

  7. :

    Just after 30 minutes, we saw 2 blue whales just next to our boat, amazing experience

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