whale whatching in mirissa

Mirissa’s whales

Travelers from all over the world come to Sri Lanka specifically to see Mirissa’s whales.

Mirissa is a bay with exotic beaches full of coconut trees and soft sand to walk on.

Its turquoise blue sea and waves invite you to relax and watch whales and dolphins.

Mirissa: concentration of whales

Mirissa is one of the best places in the world for whale watching.

The reason? Well, in 80% of cases you can see Mirissa’s whales.

In addition, Mirissa whales are often found very close to the shore, at a distance of between 6 and 9 nautical miles.

Whale Watching

What makes Mirissa’s whales so special?

In this coastal area of southern Sri Lanka we find a great concentration of the largest animal that ever existed on our planet Earth: the blue whale.

These gigantic cetaceans can be up to 30 meters long.

Its weight can be around 200 tons.

The blue whale is so large that its tongue weighs as much as an elephant.

His heart is roughly like a car.

Some of their blood vessels are so wide that a person could swim between them.

Its tail is the size of a small plane.

Its aerodynamic design allows it to swim at 20 knots, about 37 km per hour.

Indeed, the blue whale is one of the fastest animals in the world.

When is the best time to spot Mirissa’s whales?

The best time to see blue whales is from November to April.

Although we have customers who came in May and were able to see whales too. 


Other interesting marine species that populate Mirissa are…

Other mammals that populate the coasts of Sri Lanka are sperm whales and different types of dolphins.

In addition, we have several species of turtles and flying fish.

Tortoise Feeding

Sri Lanka is indeed the perfect place for children and for people who like animals and nature.

This country is incredibly green.

It is impossible not to find elephant herds on safari or even on the same road traveling.
It is also very easy to see leopards, macaques and other types of monkeys, giant squirrels, jackals, etc. etc

Furthermore, walking with children and adults through the Peradeniya Botanical Garden is a delight. Along with the giant trees and millions of plants, we will also find monkeys and other animals in this immense place.

We use all the available and easy-to-use technologies to stay in touch with our customers.

Besides the email, the most used method, we are always available by phone and WhatsApp.

It is also possible to communicate via Skype or FaceTime or any other application available to the customer, but only with prior appointment.

We pay a lot of attention in being able to communicate to the customer all the necessary information to offer all the tranquility to you even while you are on Tour.

Living and working in Kandy, facilitates access to privileged information to create new routes and itineraries to Sri Lanka.

This allows us to design exclusive and unique journeys, reaching some places that only we know.

This is why we receive an excellent score in everything related to the design of customised and on-demand trips.

Moreover, we pay a lot of attention to everything related to the management of the booking and assistance, always in English, Spanish and Italian, of your trip to Sri Lanka.

Meanwhile, those who love exotic beaches, full of palm trees and coconut trees, offer beaches in the west of the country such as Bentota, Ambalangoda, Chilaw and Negambo.

You can also swim in the Indian Ocean in the east of the country on the beaches of Trincomalee, Pasikudah, Nilaveli …

If you like surfing you can practice at Arugam Bay, Weligama or Mirissa. 

And of course, we have the beaches of southern Sri Lanka such as Tangalle, Unawatuna, Galle, Ahangama, etc. etc

If you like cities, we have Kandy, Jaffna, Galle Fort and Colombo where you can walk and shop among the wonderful shops and restaurants.
In a nutshell, we have a country with a wide variety of climates, places, cultures, religions, etc. 
Where we will always find Sinhalese smiling and waiting for us with open arms.

Coming to Sri Lanka and not being surprised is absolutely impossible.