Seasonal Highlights

Whale And Dolphin Sighting (2 Days/ 1 Night) (South West Coast – December to April)

 

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Whale And Dolphin Sighting


From Colombo, travel to Mirissa. Enroute visit the 16th century Dutch Fortress at Galle and a Turtle Hatchery. Check-in at a hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

On the second day, leave for Mirissa Harbour and commence whale watching expedition by boat. Sri Lanka may be the most reliable and the easiest place in the world for seeing Blue Whales and Sperm Whales together. December to April is the season for whale sightings and December, January and April are the peak months.

Other species that could be observed are Humpback Whales, Whale Sharks, Falls Killer Whales, Pigmy Killer Whales, Melon Headed Whales and rare Bryde’s Whales. Pods of Bottlenose, Spinner, Spotted, Fraser’s and Risso’s Dolphins may also be seen amongst other marine life like the stingrays and turtles. Also observe sea birds such as Indian Swift Lets, Cattle Egrets, White Bellied Fish Eagles and even rare Pomarine Skuas. After a fulfilling day return to Mirissa Harbour. After lunch proceed to Colombo or return to your hotel.