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Mirissa Water Sports

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-------:HAPPY WHALES & HAPPY TOURISTS:------- "Remember that the ocean is the whale's home and we should behave just as we would if we were to visit a friend, with respect." -Let's Promote Responsible WHALE WATCHING- THE PIONEER company for...more
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Harbour Road | Mirissa Harbour, Mirissa 0081, Sri Lanka
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 16, 2012

Mirissa is a well-known Sri Lankan town by so many tourists all around the world. It is situated between two major cities in the down south of Sri Lanka. Between Galle and Mathara you will see a crescent shaped beach with Clear water, fine sand...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed November 16, 2011

Coming from the Sunshine Coast in Queensland where we are lucky enough to see humpback whales and dolphins frequently we hoped to see blue whales while in Sri Lanka. We didn't have high expectations in relation to the boat and service but were still bitterly...More

6  Thank Happylitttlevegemite
Rosa200950, Owner at Mirissa Water Sports, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2011

Before the start the trip we hand over the small guidelines and detail book for customers ,it is clearly say if due to bad weather the captain decides to come back land within one hour after the start of the trip , we will give...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A long journey (5hrs 30mins) in total once you set off .. but understandable as the whales were far out. Crew were great and looked after everyone well, and we were rewarded in seeing 3 blue whales, loads of dolphins and a Bryde Whale on...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very enjoyable morning Whale watching with the Mirissa Water Sports team. When people are good at what they do it all seems effortless and your immediately at ease. This is how the crew operate no fuss big smiles and willing to help,...More

Thank Sandpit09
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We boarded the Mirissa water sports boat on a misty day and got a bit of the weather on our way to the whale watching area, which took about 1hr. The boat was quite small and we were about 25 on board which was perfect...More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

The best recommendation is to come back, and we came back two years after our first tour. Then we did five days and saw 4 blue whales, a bryde whale, dolphins, turtles and flying fish. This time we popped over for one trip while doing...More

Thank SteveJ420
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Went out on an early morning trip, lots of help getting on/off boat, travel sickness pills were available for those who needed them, and refreshing drink, breakfast (sandwiches & chocolate cake but already eaten beforehand so didn't eat) and fruit & wet towels provided throughout...More

Thank nowherebuthenaki
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Had the best trip whale watching in Marissa with muthu and his crew. They were so friendly and knowledgable, they showed us two whales having the best time. So much fun and a great atmosphere despite a few sea sicky passengers!

Thank xanypg
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

This is the most wonderful tour I ever did in my life. The people of this service are wonderful!!! They do not take any risk with the customers lives , even at the risk of losing their revenue they do not risk their customers safety....More

Thank chaayani
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Staff were very enthusiastic and knew were to find the blue whales and dolphins on our day, the sea was choppy and they give a breakfast off scrambled egg, I and others were polite and ate it but I wish I had not as 20-30...More

1  Thank Davide651980
Reviewed May 5, 2018

This is a well run company, with a good standard boat. Unfortunately on our 6 hour trip, we didn't see one whale. I totally understand that these are wild animals and there are zero guarantees but not once the entire journey did they offer us...More

Thank AusFamily123
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Although we did see a couple of dolphins and one whale this whole trip seemed rushed. As soon as we found the whale the crew seemed desperate to turn around and get back to Mirissa. One more glimpse and that is what we did. Breakfast...More

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Lisa C
November 16, 2017|
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Response from AsangaC | Property representative |
Thank you Ballarat.. Yes we, mirissa water sports was working with TUI. But for NO solid reasons, they stopped working with us..
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Dangerous54
December 12, 2015|
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Response from AsangaC | Property representative |
Dear Sir/Madam, Sorry for the late response. Kindly call on 0773597731 to discuss more. Yes we do have Spirit of Dondra Too available for private charter.
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