Trincomalee: Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour

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Trincomalee: Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour

From $31.28 per person

Enjoy a whale and dolphin watching tour near the Mirissa Drift. Marvel at blue whales, sperm whales, orcas, turtles, killer whales, dolphins, and other marine life.

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Highlights
  • 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 off the East Coast of Sri Lanka
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Depart from the diving center in Uppuveli section of Trincomalee at 6:00 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 and has your safety as first priority. Take in a scenic view of the nearby Hindu Temple as you return to shore.
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  • Speed Boat
  • Guide
  • Water and biscuits
  • Life Jackets

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      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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      What to bring

      • Sunglasses
      • Towel
      • Camera
      • Sunscreen

      Not allowed

      • Luggage or large bags

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      • The tour duration is 2-3 hours.
      • This tour follows international whale watching standards and guidelines for approaching whales.
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      4.3 /5

      based on 3 reviews

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      it was not very easy to find the meeting point. but Fernandosbar is great =) around the bar there are diving schools everywhere and none of them had a sign with Trinco Vay. Then we just asked at some diving school that looked like they were going to get ready and they somehow phoned back and forth and then we sat in their boat. We have not seen whales. wrong season (March). but an incredible number of dolphins. it was impressive! the dolphins have been right next to our boat!

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      March 6, 2020

      We didn't actually see Whales but had great fun anyway. We saw lots of dolphins and other wildlife. Totally worth the money. Great morning

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