Mirissa Whale Watching Day Tour


Just a quick 2 hour drive along the expressway will take you to the stunning beaches of Mirissa, where a boat awaits to whisk you away on an exciting 5 hour whale watching safari. Enjoy a picnic breakfast on board as you watch for the majestic blue whales to breach and take your breath away. The sheer scale of the gentle creatures can be quite astonishing and can make for some really great holiday pictures.

Afterwards, head back to shore for a sumptuous lunch at a recommended restaurant on the palm fringed Mirissa beach before heading back to Colombo.

Day’s Highlights

  • Pick up from Colombo hotel and transfer to Mirissa
  • Head out at 6:30 AM in search of Blue Whales return to shore by noon
  • Lunch at a recommended restaurant
  • Back to Colombo – approximately 2 ½ hours drive

About this activity

We take you to natural whale habitats in a safe and comfortable boat ride and Explain whale sights and discribe the whale’s behavior.

  • Duration 5 hours

  • Pickup from hotels in Colombo or agreed place .

  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.

Tour package Includes

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by private vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Bottled water
  • First Aid box
  • Life jackets

What’s Not Included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Optional gratuities
  • Entrance fee

Tour package Includes

  • What to wear or bring along , light clothing, a cap, sunscreem and your camera, sea sickness tablets to be taken 1.5 hours ahead of time.
  • Depending on the weather, the ride can be a little bumpy. Take anti-sickness tablets ahead of time. For protocol reasons you are compelled to wear a life jacket as you leave the harbour.
  • The duration of the transfers is approximate and will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel.
  • The tour is subject to favorable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date.

Relax Lanka’s Extras (Value Plus) on Complimentary Basis:

Complimentary cultural show entrance tickets for 2 pax.
01 local SIM card (data/voice) loaded with USD 03.
Free upgrade to the next room category on availability.


Standard check-in time and check-out time at the hotels 1400 Hrs – 1200 Hrs.
Availability at hotels is subject to confirmation of the tour and travel dates

Payment Policy

Please note we require 30% of the payment on confirmation with the balance settled 15 days prior to arrival, or full payment can be settled on confirmation.

Payment Methods

Bank transfer.

Cancellation Policy

Any cancellation should be notified in writing, 10 days prior to the arrival date, 40% would be charged , for cancellations made within 7 days , and  for ‘No Shows 100 % would be charge.


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