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Whale Watching Mirissa - Whale Horizon

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​Whale Watching in Mirissa with Whale Horizon is a unique travel agency based in Mirissa, Sri Lanka. Known for our unique, exciting whale watching packages that never disappoint. Many people have lived in Sri Lanka their whole lives, but have never...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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56 Sea Road, Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I felt that every whale watching ship is as good as other. Fairly standard facilities. So just pick your price. We paid for Rs. 5,000 per person, no charge for kids on lap. You will find many seats free once ship starts so don't worry...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ashish1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super friendly crew. Everything was said with a smile or laugh. We got coffee, a good sandwich, fruit and water. We got to see a Blue whale around seven times and the first couple of times from around 5-10 meters. Amazing experience!!! The boat had...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank TimothyA651
travelwatchinglanka, marketing at Whale Watching Mirissa - Whale Horizon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thank you for your valuable review.hope to see you again..

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice and pleasant experience. We have been told to meet at 6:30 AM cause at 7 Am the ship will be leaving from the harbour - exactly what happened. We actually have left even a bit earlier. Also the ship was not full, so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 348nicum
travelwatchinglanka, marketing at Whale Watching Mirissa - Whale Horizon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thank you for your valuable review.hope to see you again..

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arriving at 5.45, leaving at 7:30, the harbour, loading the boat with more people that the seats available and taking life jackets from an another boat. We were the last boat to leave the harbour, with an occupancy rate well beyond 100% and obviously the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank olivier b
travelwatchinglanka, marketing at Whale Watching Mirissa - Whale Horizon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

hi. we are extremely sorry for your inconvenience that you have to face in. I coordinated with my staff and resolved all issues. However once again I must pardon you for that bad experience and thank you very much for joining with us.

Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

We went out yesterday morning at 6:30 as planned and arrived at the ferry port. We were promised while onboard that the tour could take up to 4-5 hours which we were really excited for. After 1 hour and only the sighting of a whale...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

We paid Rs 5,000 around €25 each. We were were picked up at 6:30am and the boat left at 7am. Pick up ride was included but not the return. We were told we’d be back in 3-4 hours. We ended coming back into port at...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Andrew D
travelwatchinglanka, Owner at Whale Watching Mirissa - Whale Horizon, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2018

I'm extremely sorry for the inconvenience that you have experienced. But now the management system has changed and all the weaknesses have corrected. However once again I must pardon you for that bad experience and thank you very much for joining with us.

Reviewed January 11, 2018

My sister and I booked this tour and enjoyed the experience. The trip lasted about 3 hours, the weather perfect and we saw blue whales and dolphins. The crew were experienced and helpful and served several good snacks. It was lovely to see a whale...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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travelwatchinglanka, Owner at Whale Watching Mirissa - Whale Horizon, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2018

Thank you very much for joining with us and we would glad to see you again..

Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

Great tour. Went out at 7 a.m. and got back at 10 a.m. after seeing blue whales 6-7 times and one sea turtle. Good captain and a relaxed approach to the whales made it a good experience. The breakfast was two toasts with cheese, coffee,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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travelwatchinglanka, Owner at Whale Watching Mirissa - Whale Horizon, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2018

Thank you very much for joining with us and we would glad to see you again..

Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Boat broke down half way out to the whales, left stranded swaying in the waves for an hour. Everyone around us was vomiting. We eventually were towed back to the bay, no whales, no food, just an upset stomach. Was told I would get a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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travelwatchinglanka, Owner at Whale Watching Mirissa - Whale Horizon, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2018

I'm really sorry for the inconvenience that you have experienced. But now the management system has changed and all the weaknesses have corrected. However once again I must pardon you for the bad experience you got and thank you very much for joining with us.

Reviewed May 26, 2017

We were 4 people (2 Germans + 2 Sri lankans ) and did whale watching tour with whale horizon on mid April.They provided life jackets for everyone which is good for safety. We saw 4 whales and some of them repeatedly appear next to us....More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank ChathuraLR
travelwatchinglanka, Owner at Whale Watching Mirissa - Whale Horizon, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2018

Thank you very much for joining with us and we would glad to see you again..

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we can show bluewhale pin whale sperm whale and many more kind of whales and dolphin
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