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“Whalewatchingmirissa with Ganidu Rochana is AMAZING!”

Whale Watching Mirissa
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: We are the best whale watching tour operator in mirissa Sri Lanka, our boat deep blue & speed Liner has operated over 1000 daily whale watching tours successfully and we have 50ft & 85 seats trimaran boats & 40ft single hull boat with 40 seats & both with observation deck and also high speed boats which can reach the whale in half a hour.we depart out boats from mirissa harbor by right about 7am and while you in the tour you can watch blue whales,bryde whale,sperm whales and spinner dolphins. Boat tour may last 3-5 hours and you will be served coffee,breakfast,water bottles,also our qualified crew will assist you whenever you need.
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“Whalewatchingmirissa with Ganidu Rochana is AMAZING!”
Reviewed April 9, 2013

You must use whalewatchingmirissa.com with Ganidu Rochana if you are going whale watching in Mirissa. We can echo the comments made below that you will have an amazing trip and the best chance to see these amazing animals. The crew are superb at spotting and then positioning the boat to get great views without disturbing the whales to much. The boat is very stable and you get a delicious breakfast pack and hot coffee or tea. The crew really do take good care of you and safety is uppermost. We cannot rate them highly enough - for an all round marvellous experience, with blue and sperm whales, dolphins, seabirds and flying fish. The other great thing about Ganidu is that he will arrange a bespoke trip around Sri Lanka for you, from initial airport transfer, hotels, transport between places, safaris (we did Yala, Bundala and Sinharaja parks), visits to temples, etc. Just tell him what you want and he'll sort it, no problem, and it all works like clockwork. He is totally reliable and keeps in close contact with you when you are in the country, attending to any details. He has a fantastic team of drivers and guides: Lawrence met us at the airport, Ruwan took us from Mirissa to Yala, Sanjay was a wonderful driver/guide in Yala and Bundala, Ruwan then took us to Sinharaja and thence on to Negombo before our return flight from Colombo. All extremely professional and excellent value for money. Sri Lanka is a most fabulous country and generally not commercialised. The people are very friendly and welcoming. The wildlife is amazing - in addition to the whales, we had amazing sightings of leopards and other big mammals and the birding is superb as are the butterflies and it's a botanists paradise also. There's also lots of culture to absorb - something for everyone, and you won't be disappointed!

Visited March 2013
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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“Whale watching at Mirissa”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

Only a few days ago we had a great experience of Whale watching at Mirissa through whalewatchingmirissa.com . They are honest sincere and dutiful. Ganidu Rochana is a nice guy fluent in English. We wish him success in life.

Visited February 2013
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Derby, United Kingdom
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“Don't miss this if it's the right time of year!”
Reviewed February 13, 2013

Up at 05.00 with a packed breakfast from the hotel and then another one from the company. Now, if you suffer from seasickness, then think again but you can take a tablet from the company before you board but it can get ROUGH out there! No-one on our trip was sick! From our point of view, it was worth all the effort and every penny having seen over 20 blue whales, fin whales and numerour spinner dolphins. The crew are very, very keen and extremely good at spotting blow holes. A once in a lifetime experience and one not to be missed. Of course, it is seasonal.
Try your best to avoid the Sri Lanka Navy trips, the boats are HUGE and very crowded!

Visited January 2013
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Bodh Gaya, India
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“Whale Watching Mirissa,Srilanka”
Reviewed January 18, 2013

Wonderful!! Mind Blowing .. Beyond my expection,Enjoyed my visit my friends.Thrilled to watch Whale,My dream come ture, only read in my school, I would recommend this place. Realy wonderful. Ashwini/Buddhagaya/India

Visited September 2012
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Bali, Indonesia
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“Really fun”
Reviewed January 15, 2013

An amazing experience. Make sure that you have at least a small breakfast before the tour. Breakfast was served on the way out on the boat. If you easily get sick on the sea you should maybe re-consider. A lot of fun trying to find the whales. We got really wet from the big waves. Definitely one thing on the bucket list to be done.

Visited December 2012
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