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Sail Lanka Charter

82 reviews
Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
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About Sail Lanka Charter
Join us for an unforgettable cruise in Trincomalee! From 6:30 until 1:30 we offer unforgettable Dolphin and whale watching cruises. On board we will serve you a freshly prepared breakfast. After the whale and dolphin watching we give you the opportunity to snorkel, swim, stand up paddle and canoe under cliff with the famous Koneswaram Temple. When you come out of the water our chef will be waiting for you with his delicious lunch. Sail Lanka Charter is a spin off of the Building A Future Foundation. This non profit organization aims to educate Sri Lankan youth and create sustainable businesses to help further develop the country. The group teaches people technical skills, builds our own boats and charters them. Sail Lanka Charter is the largest sailing company in Sri Lanka and currently directly employs about 20 local employees and indirectly creates jobs, mainly in manufacturing and maintenance of boats and marina's, for more than 50 people.
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Reviewed January 12, 2019

After a fully packed week travelling around center and southern part of Sri Lanka, we enjoyed three unforgettable and relaxing days on catamaran "Jade". The crew at our disposal could not have been better: Captain Samitha, chef Ranjith, lifeguard Viduranga and Crew assistant Janaka took...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

6 nights sailing around Trincomalee in the North East Coast. Visiting picturesque beaches (with not a tourist in sight) while enjoying the chef’s Sri Lankan cuisine. Our final evening beach BBQ was one of our fondest memories and swimming in the sea at sunrise. Would...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank aliceluker
Reviewed October 1, 2018

We went on the 'Giants loop east' trip together with our 1 year old baby son. We really enjoyed the trip and we can recommend it. We felt very safe on board with our son. The crew takes good care of you. Sadly we were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank asambasamba
Reviewed October 1, 2018

There were 4 of us in total on the "Giants Leap East" trip. The crew managed our expectations well, explaining that blue whale sightings were not guaranteed - however we were lucky enough to see several of them, along with hundreds of dolphins. Breakfast and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Claire F
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

We do tha sailing boat ride in Trincomalee for visit wheals and Dolphins. Really we see 5 wheals and Dolphins more than 300 yesterday and specially this boat service and crew very very nice my clients so happy with that jurny. Reasonable price and including...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Our tour company had pre-booked this for us so we didn't know the details. We donned life jackets and got in a dinghy. Then we headed for the beautiful cat, Jade. Clean, well-appointed with friendly and knowledgeable staff. Delicious breakfast and lunch. We saw lots...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank BritZo
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Of all the days we had in Sri Lanka, this was one of the very best. An early start with breakfast on board the catamaran, and quickly dolphins following us....and then very nearly saw a whale (too fast for us!). Back into the bay gave...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank 405marki
SailLankaTrinco, Public Relations Manager at Sail Lanka Charter, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Dear Mark, I'm truly happy that you had a fantastic day on board with us. It was a real pleasure having you on board. We're happy we could make this day special and memorable for you. Hope you will sail with us again Margaux

Reviewed August 6, 2018

I had the luxury of doing two boat trips with Sail Lanka. We were a group of 10. The staff were so friendly and accommodating. The boat is super clean and very well kept with some great seating areas in the share and lounging spots...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tracy K
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

I’ll never forget this adventure in Sri Lanka! The boat was spacious and beautiful, I lay in the sun and had so many laughs with my friends. We felt totally taken care of in every way. The staff felt like friends and served us this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LauraH8773
SailLankaTrinco, Public Relations Manager at Sail Lanka Charter, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Hi Laura, it was a real pleasure having you and your friends on board! We will be delighted to have you joining us again

Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing trip we had with Sail Lanka. Setting off at sunset, seeing dolphins and whale breaching, having breakfast cooked for is on board and then going to see more whales. It is so special. The crew are great fun and seem to love...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MichelleNIC N
SailLankaTrinco, Public Relations Manager at Sail Lanka Charter, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Dear Michelle, Thank you so much for your great review & feedback on our crew members, we were delighted to have you on board with us. Hope you will sail with us soon!

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