Mirissa, Sri Lanka
Whale watching in Mirissa has become one of the most popular leisure activity since 2008 in Sri Lanka. Today whale watching in Mirissa is being enjoyed and loved by adults and kids alike. The Whale watching experience itself is claimed to be informative, recreational and adventurous as well to an extent. In fact, to watch how these giant mysterious marine mammals behave in a natural environment of their own is thrilling and one of the rarest sighting in the world and so it would be an unforgettable experience for everyone. Therefore It has now become a must do activity on ever travelers itinerary.
“Sighting a Blue whale swimming on the blue waters being one of the rarest sights on the Earth. Just imagine how wonderful it is when a blue whale shows up on the sea at once just some meters away from you and swims gracefully on the blue waters and how thrilling fascinating it is when it blows out the air through its blow hole on the body springing up the blue water few meters high into the air and swim on the calm and warm sea about 10 to 20 minutes. How joyful it is to see how the blue whale dives deep into the sea with its tail up on the air. And as well what an eye catching moment it is when dolphins gather around you and swims so fast with the boat. How amazing it is when it keeps jumping up and down through the blue waters playfully throughout the way right beside your boat”.
Whale Watching in Mirissa being a top leisure activity or a water sport that could be taken up all the year round with peaks from October through May, Today thousands of foreign tourists visit Mirissa purposely from all around the world to go whale watching and see how these ocean giants especially the Blue Whale behave in their natural habitat. Which is the largest living creature ever to exist on Earth and it has also been named as an endangered species of whales. To date 29 species of whales are reported to have been identified and documented along the shore of the Island. Apart from this majestic Blue Whale Other commonly sighted species of whales in the Mirissa waters are Sperm Whale, Bryde’s whale, Fin whale and Killer whale. Apart from these species of whales, On your whale watching tour you would also enjoy the sighting of ever-smiling, mischievous Dolphins, Sea Turtles, Flying Fish and Whale Sharks-the largest fish on Earth The most common types of Dolphins in the Mirissa waters are Bottle nose Dolphins, Spotted Dolphins, Striped Dolphins, Spinner Dolphins and Risso’s Dolphins.
Today Whale Watching in Sri Lanka has been totally regulated by the Department of Wildlife Conservation of Sri Lanka to ensure that the whales would not be stressed. nor would they be disturbed or harassed during the whale watching tour and that the whale enthusiasts would have more comfortable and safer whale watching tour with a well-trained and licensed crew plus standard services on board.
Lastly yet more importantly whale watching in Mirissa in fact offers the best price for whale watching in the world with a balanced trip duration compared to the other few places of whale watching on Earth. Which is why Whale Watching in Mirissa stays on top of all other locations today.
Hence Whale Watching in Mirissa is truly an opportunity of a lifetime.
COME | ENJOY WHALE WATCHING IN MIRISSA AND TAKE HOME EVER-LASTING MEMORIES OF WHALES AND DOLPHINS.