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Whale Watching Danushka

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Mirissa Fishery Harbour, Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They told us be at the boat at 6. We spent another 2 hours waiting for the boat to fill...then when we left 30 minutes out in the sea we turned back to the port to get another fat wallet tourist...then for the next 7...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jimmy N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was chosen by our guide and we were advised it would be around 2-3 hour Round trip. What we weren’t prepared for was the 6.5 hour trip we ended up doing with people being incredibly sea sick and being hurled around on bumpy, rock...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rachelhassey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We left port at 7am and were stuck on this boat for just over 6 hours. It was chosen by our driver. I would not recommend this boat, it is cramped seating. Not possible to relax and walk around much as no room. Saw some...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mary12Auckland
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

This was the worst tour we have ever done. First of all, we didnt see whales, thats why it took 5 hours, instead of the promosed 2 1/2. Then we saw dolphins. But it was more like dolphin hunting than watching. The old ship just...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank An W
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We had the most incredible experience going out in this boat. When we arrived on board we were given a cup of tea and ginger biscuits. Sea sick tablets were also offered. Bread rolls and water were offered when we sailed. The staff were phenomenal....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank julie_higgins
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We didn’t read the review, just tried it because in our guest house we get the recommendation for them. Our manager set up morning pick up and on the boat we got nice breakfast in box. We payed 2 tickets for 13000 rupees (with Tuktuk...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Renata O
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

After reading the last few reviews my new wife and I were slightly apprehensive about this trip. We got 2 tickets for 12000 rupees. However the trip was absolutely fine. We saw whales, the crew stopped on our way back so we could watch some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sean W
Reviewed September 4, 2018

The boats are rickety old steamers with thick diesel fumes forcing even the strongest stomach to churn and throw up your last night's dinner (no chance of hurling up your breakfast since you wouldn't have had any in your endeavour to reach the boat at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shashank J
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This company is an absolute disgrace. They put our lives at risk and refused to turn back when every single person on the boat asked. We were caught in massive winds and stinging rain and they made no attempt to ensure our safety. The entire...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Colin L
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

My driver call them a day before to book 2 ticket, for me and for my wife. The deal it was, 6500 rupees each person, included “breakfast”. They guarantee that we will see many dolphins and whales. If we do not see whales, they refund...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Kamani S
June 10, 2018|
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Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
Some companies don’t run trips in May/June because of bad weather. If you go to the beach or travel agents, they will be able to tell you if the boats are going out.
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