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“A small boat, professionally captained” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Whale Watching Mirissa with Geeth

Whale Watching Mirissa with Geeth
Ranked #3 of 54 Tours in Mirissa
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: We are the whale and dolphin watching operator in Mirissa, Sri Lanka. We use comfortable and whales-friendly passengers boat for whale watching. Enjoy the unforgettable trip with us.
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“A small boat, professionally captained”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2013

Geeth is a responsible whale watcher, with a real respect for the blue whales and dolphins that we were privileged to see.

Visited February 2013
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“Whale watching with Geeth Mirissa”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2013

What a nice guy this Geeth and his crew of merry men. He's one of the only ones who doesn`t bother the whales and let's them free to swim wherever they want. some captains only think about short term gains and pleasing their coctumors. Geeth wants the whales to stay around for future generations unbothered too much by humans. If all captains would act like Geeth, your childrens children could go watch whales in Sri lanka. We were so lucky a whale just came up to Geeths boat because Geeth wasn`t chasing it like a madman such as other captains sometimes do.

The doplins were cool too =)

Visited January 2013
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“Whale Watching Mirissa with Geeth”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

Hi, It's me~
I spent two nights in Mirissa and joined Geeth team to watch whales. An amazing trip!We saw at least 10 blue whales. His boat and his crew are very nice people and helpful.
Finally, hope you be stronger from yr sorrow.

Visited February 2013
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“Whale watching without Geeth”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2013 via mobile

The first and last we saw of Geeth was in the harbour when we paid the slightly higher than average price for the trip.

We chose this company after looking at the website, and were hoping for a knowledgeable guide on the boat (Geeth?) to tell us about the different types of whales and impart a little wisdom. What we got was a young lad pointing and shouting "There's one!" a few seconds after the rest of us had spotted the spout. Another passenger asked what type of whale we were looking at. The boy replied "It's a whale!" Marvellous...

That said, we did see a lot of whales out there. No more so than any other boat though. My advice is shop around and get a good deal, they're all much of a muchness these companies however polished their websites and Tripadvisor profiles.

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Geeth S, Owner at Whale Watching Mirissa with Geeth, responded to this review, February 14, 2013
I am really sorry I was not able to accompany your whale watching trip (which I almost always do) but my father passed away these days. This things happen in our lives.....
The prices - there is only one price for all whale watching operators since 12th of February (Rs.6000).
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“Whales were amazing - Geeth's boat was nothing special!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2013 via mobile

We chose this trip with Geeth because reviews and the web site say that geeth and his team were well informed and interesting and that made it really appealing. Sadly geeth did not actually come on the trip and his team did little more than point at whales when they appeared which is a shame as we were really hoping to learn a lot as well as see the whales. There is no doubt that going to see blue whales is deserving of a five star score - it is amazing but from everything we saw - one boat is exactly the same as another and the service is almost identical.

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Geeth S, Owner at Whale Watching Mirissa with Geeth, responded to this review, February 16, 2013
I am sorry I was not able to go with your trip. I go usually every day but, as I wrote already by another review, one my family member had accident and passed away this week...
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