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Whale & Dolphin Watching

Whale and dolphin watching in Sri Lanka is a popular and exciting activity for nature lovers and adventure seekers. Sri Lanka's waters are home to a diverse range of marine life, including several species of whales and dolphins, most notably the mighty Blue whale. 

  • Mirissa

One of the best places for whale and dolphin watching in Sri Lanka is the town of Mirissa, located on the southern coast. Mirissa offers regular boat tours that take you out into the Indian Ocean, where you can spot blue whales, sperm whales, and various species of dolphins, including spinner dolphins and bottlenose dolphins. 

  • Trincomalee

Located on the eastern coast, is another excellent location for whale and dolphin watching. Here, you can spot blue whales, Bryde's whales, and even the occasional killer whale. 

  • Kalpitiya  

On the western coast, is also a notable destination for whale and dolphin watching. It offers boat tours that provide opportunities to see spinner dolphins, Risso's dolphins, and occasionally, even larger marine mammals like Bryde's whales or sperm whales. 

When engaging in whale and dolphin watching activities, Footfalls uses only responsible and reputable tour operators who prioritize the well-being of marine life and their natural habitat. Whether you choose Mirissa, Trincomalee, or Kalpitiya, you can look forward to an awe-inspiring adventure witnessing the beauty of whales and dolphins in the waters of Sri Lanka.

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