Whale Watching in Kalpitiya and Mirissa | Sri Lanka | Special Events
Whale Watching in Kalpitiya and Mirissa - The whale watching season in Kalpitiya and Mirissa is in full swing by January every year with whales and dolphins parading their presence in the Sothern and North-Western oceans of Sri Lanka.
In the oceans around Kalpitiya sperm whales, Blue Whales, pigmy sperm whales and pilot whales gather in large pods of fifty to hundred members, some in water as shallow as 30 meters, with large concentration gathering around Dutch reef. The whales are accompanied by large pods of Spinner Dolphins who could be found within a just one hour boat ride from Kalpitiya harbour. Other than the most common, the spinner dolphins, other species including Risso’s Dolphin, Bottlenose Dolphin and Striped Dolphin too makes appearance although not as frequently or in such large numbers.
Meanwhile Blue whales, Bryde´s whales, Sperm whales, Fin whales, bottle nose dolphins, common dolphins and spinner dolphins grace the waters of Southern Seas of Sri Lanka from Weligama to Mirrissa and can be found within just eight to ten nautical miles from Mirissa harbor.
Price - At your request, we will prepare the cost of the tour based on your requirements. Rates will vary from class of hotels and number of guests. Kindly provide us with more details of your travel to enable us to prepare a detailed itinerary for you to have a memorable tour of Sri Lanka.
Time - Nov 2017 to Apr 2018
* If you wish to customize a tour package to your requirements, our local travel experts at Pearl Ceylon are happy to customize the ideal itinerary for you.