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  1. Sri Lanka
  2. Eastern Province
  3. Trincomalee

Trincomalee: Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour

Product ID: 246582
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Enjoy a whale and dolphin watching near the Mirissa Drift. Marvel at blue whales, sperm whales, orcas, turtles and other marine life.
About this activity
Valid 1 day
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Chinese, English, French, German, Russian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Spot blue whales, sperm whales, orca, killer whales, turtles, dolphins and other marine life
  • Admire the Hindu Temple from the perspective of the ocean
  • Enjoy a boat cruise of the Marissa Drift
Full description
Depart from the diving center in Uppuveli section of Trincomalee at 6 am. Cruise in a speed boat from Mirissa Harbor nine nautical miles out to the Mirissa Drift. Spot blue whales as they feed in the ocean. Keep an eye out for other marine life such as sperm whales, orca, turtles, and dolphin. Journey with an experienced crew of whale watching specialists who can boast a 95% chance of spotting a blue whale. The crew takes care to follow international whale watching standards and guidelines for approaching whales. Take in a scenic view of the nearby Hindu Temple as you return to shore.
  • Speed Boat
  • Guide
  • Water and biscuits
  • Life Jackets

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Trinco Bay Dive Center (41 Alles Garden, Trincomalee 13000, Sri Lanka) located in Aqua Hotel next to the Fernando's Bar.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Sunglasses
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• The tour duration is 2-3 hours.
• Please bring a towel, camera, sunblock, and sunglasses.
• This tour follows international whale watching standards and guidelines for approaching whales.