Whale Watching in Sri Lanka.

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Whale Watching and Dolphin watching are biggest tourist attraction here in Sri Lanka. Lot of people and boats are working in this trade. Sri Lanka is a tropical country. So it's warm water always attract large whales and playful Dolphins near to the shore. And you have the opportunity to watch them in close.
So Sri Lanka can offer you good opportunity to watch large Blue Whales, Sperm Whales and Dolphins in the deep sea. The specially built whale watching boats with experienced operators provide service to the foreign tourists and local visitors.

It is seasonal happening as there are chances for you to watch them either in the Eastern Part of Sri Lanka or in the Southern part of Sri Lanka.

Whale Watching Season.

  • Trincomalee District whale and Dolphin watching season. (May to October)
  • Galle and Mirissa Area whale and Dolphin watching season. (November to April)
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The whale watching expedition in the ocean will take somewhere from 3 - 8 hours of time.

Say it may take one day of your Sri Lanka trip. Before you pick your boat read the latest "Tripadvisor" comments and decide, which company boat you want to hire. Sri lanka Navy is operating boats for this purpose in the Trincomalee Harbour area.

Is Whale watching is worth?

Sure for many people don't have even saw ocean or a sea. When in Sri Lanka you have a big opportunity to watch the largest sea mammal live in front of you. If you are lucky enough you can view high tail diving 20 - 30 Blue Whales, Sperm Whales and lot of Dolphins on your trip.

Plenty of tourists were happy to have good experience on the sea while some unfortunate ones were disappointed with their trip as they had seen one or two whales only after spending nearly 8 hours. But there will be always playful Dolphins used to surround your boat. So keep your cameras ready to capture them as images or video clips.

Good Reading:

whalewatching.navy.lk
tripadvisor.com - Reviews Whale Watching Mirissa - Southern Province

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