The ever smiling, mischievous dolphins will put on a show while some of the oldest and largest sea creatures, the humpback and the blue whale will nonchalantly glide past you, when you embark on a dolphin/whale watching excursion off the Southern, Eastern, or the West Coast of Sri Lanka. The ideal location for whale watching would be Dondra Point (accessible from Galle, Hikkaduwa and Mirissa) and Trincomalee while the seas of Kalpitiya teems with an abundance of Dolphins
Sri Lanka’s Coast Guard assures a safer season of whale watching in Mirissa
With the Whale Watching Season in Mirissa being in full swing and many local and foreign tourists gathering to the Mirissa Harbor, The Sri Lanka Coast Guard has increased their vigilance in monitoring the implementation Of Sea Mammals Observation, Regulation and Control Regulations.
To ensure that the Regulations are adhered to by boat operators and tourists engaged in whale watching, the members of the Rohana coast guard base had been observing whale and dolphin watching activities in Mirissa since last year. The coast guards also make sure that the boat operators; crew and the tourists abide the safety precautions and regulations before and during their tour of observation