About whales and Dolphins

We follow international whale watching rules and protect whales during the whale watching:
  • We don´t go too close to the whales (good distance for taking pictures, safe distance for whales.
  • We don´t cross whale´s cours.e
  • We reduce the boat speed to minimize the noise when we approach the whales.
  • We stop the engines if whales and dolphins come close to our boat.
  • Our passengers are not allowed to go under the water to take picture of whales, swim with them and touch them.
  • We don´t throw out any garbage into the ocean.


Whale And Dolphin Watching Season In Mirissa

Whales watching season starts in November and ends in April. Ocean is warm and calm during these months. ...

Start And Duration Of Whale Watching Tour

Boat leaves from Marissa harbour at 7 o’clock a.m and you should be there at least at 6.30 a.m. Tour duration...

Price Rate

per person - $41.92 , LKR.6500

Included With Price

Breakfast, (breakfast tea, sandwhich, cake fruit, water bottle).boat and passengers insurance...

Our Whale Watching Boat

70 passengers can be seated boat and passengers insurance is included in the price...

Type of whale we can see

Blue whale

Blue whales (Balaenopteramusculus) are the largest animals ever known to have lived on earth.These giant marine mammals length up to 100 feet (30 meters) and upwards of 200 tons.

Sperm whale

The sperm whale (Physetermacrocephalus) is the largest toothed whale and average length of mature male of sperm whale about 16m,normally males are much larger than males.

Fin whale

The fin whale (Balaenopteraphysalus), also called the finback whale, razorback, or common rorqual, is a marine mammal belonging to the suborder of baleen whales.

Killer whale

The killer whale (Orcinus orca), also referred to as the orca whale or orca, and less commonly as the blackfish or grampus, is a toothed whale belonging to the oceanic dolphin family.

Type of Dolphins

Common Dolphins

The common dolphin is the name given to two species of dolphin making up the genus Delphinus. Taxonomists and Cetologists usually recognise two species — the short-beaked common dolphin, which retains the systematic name Delphinusdelphis, and the long-beaked common dolphin Delphinuscapensis.

Bottlenose Dolphins

Bottlenose dolphins, the genus Tursiops, are the most common members of the family Delphinidae, the family of oceanic dolphin. Molecular studies show the genus contains three species: the common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiopstruncates).

Spinner dolphin

The spinner dolphin (Stenellalongirostris) is a small dolphin found in off-shore tropical waters around the world. It is famous for its acrobatic displays in which it spins along its longitudinal axis as it leaps through the air. It is a member of the family Delphinidae of toothed whales.

Risso's dolphin

Risso's dolphin (Grampus griseus) is the only species of dolphin in the genus Grampus. It is commonly known as the Monk dolphin among Taiwanese fishermen.