Sri Lanka is becoming a major spot for watching Whales and Dolphins. Dondra Point of down south in Sri Lanka is the main port of Whale Watching in Sri Lanka during December to April. Out of these months December, January and April are the peak months of sightings. During these months there is 95% chances of spotting Sperm Whales and great chances of spotting Blue Whales as their migration path is just off Dondra Point. We are able to arrange Whale Watching Trips off Dondra Point in a fully insured trawler boat which will last for 3 hours. Also there are good chances of spotting Spinner Dolphins also off Dondra. Ample of accommodation options are available as Dondra point can be reach easily from Hikkaduwa, Galle, Unawatuna, Weligama, Mirissa and Tangalle which are popular beach locations in Sri Lanka. Mirissa is the closest point to Dondra Point with good accommodation options.

We usually start at 6AM and the duration of sailing is 3 – 5 Hours at Sea. We provide Free Breakfast and Water, life Jackets and Life Guards are present in the Vessel as well. The boat has toilet facilities to cater to the long duration.

The cost is US$ 80 per person and children under 4 Years are free. Click here to book a Whale watching trip off Dondra Point/Mirissa.

Kalpitiya is the best places if you are interested in seeing Dolphins. During November to March is the best season to go Dolphin Watching off Kalpitiya. At a time you can witness 1000-1500 Dolphins. We can arrange accommodation in basic holiday cottages to nice beach villas in Kalpitiya area. Click here to see the hotels available in Kalpitiya area….

Kalpitiya is 3 1/2 hours drive from Colombo and 2 1/2 hours drive from popular beach location Negombo.

Whale and Dolphin watching is also possible during June to September off the eastern shores such as Trincomalee.

Dolphin Watching Offers by Sri Lankan Expeditions in Kalpitiya

– Dolphin Beach Day Trip – For locals and expatriates

– Dolphin Beach Dolphin Watching Excursion – For Foreigners

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Whale & Dolphin Watching Hotels in Sri Lanka

Kalpitiya luxury Beach Camp Sri Lanka – Kalpitiya
TURTLE POINT LODGE AND DIVING CAMP is situated near the small fishing village of Kandakuliya on the western beach of the Puttalam district of Sri Lanka, approximately 6 km from Kalpitiya itself.Kalpitiya luxury Beach Camp Sri Lanka-Kalpitiya

Turtle Point Lodge – Kalpitiya – Kalpitiya
This is 3 bed roomed cottage in a 2 acre land by the beach. No Electricity. Place is illuminated with Hurricane lamps. This is an ideal place for Thalawila St. Annes Church Pilgrimage Crowds.Turtle Point Lodge – Kalpitiya-Kalpitiya – Talawila

Kalpitiya Lagoon Cottage – Kalpitiya     Rates on Request
2 bedroom Kalpitiya Lagoon Cottage will be available for guests this season. This is an ideal place for Thalawila St. Annes Church Pilgrimage Crowds.Kalpitiya Lagoon Cottage-Kalpitiya

Dolphin View Eco Lodge – Kalpitiya     Rates on request
Nestled between the sea, the lagoon and the salt pans at the tip of the Kalpitiya town lies Dolphin View Eco Lodg, a Robinson Crusoe hideaway, two hours from the main international airport.Dolphin View Eco Lodge-Kalpitiya

Pigeon Island Beach Resort-Trincomalee – Nilaveli     Rates on request
Encrusted with strikingly beautiful coral reefs with shoals of brightly coloured fish, Pigeon Island is located north of Trincomalee, off Nilaveli one of the finest beaches in Sri Lanka – wide stretches of sand and what appear to be miles of clear shallowPigeon Island Beach Resort-Trincomalee-Nilaveli – Trincomalee

Weligama Bay Beach Resort Sri Lanka – weligama – Weligama     Rates on request
Resort is located on the beachside in the middle of beautiful Weligama Bay.Weligama Bay Beach Resort Sri Lanka – weligama-Weligama

Mirissa Hills – Mirissa     Rates on Request
Mirissa Hills is located a few minutes from beautiful Weligama Bay, commanding extensive views of the Ruhunu landscape – Sri Lanka’s “deep south”.Mirissa Hills-Mirissa

Alankuda Beach Hotel Sri Lanka – Kalpitiya – Kalpitiya     US$ 328 onwards
Situated on an undiscovered and deserted two kilometer stretch of a pristine private beach, Alankuda Beach offers a truly relaxing, discrete and romantic getaway.Alankuda Beach Hotel Sri Lanka – Kalpitiya-Kalpitiya – Talawila

Giragala Village – Mirissa – Mirissa     Rates on request
Most stunning view in all of Mirissa Hotels in our opinion. Located right in front of Giragala Rock on the famous beach of Mirissa.Giragala Village – Mirissa-Mirissa

Sunbeam Coral Villa – Mirissa – Mirissa     Rates on request
Located on the Colombo – Matara main road in Mirissa. Just 25mtrs to the Mirissa Beach is simple no frills lodge.Sunbeam Coral Villa – Mirissa-Mirissa

Palace Hotel Mirissa – Mirissa     Rates on Request
The Palace Mirissa is a tropical paradise resort in southern Sri Lanka, situated on a cliff 100 feet above sea level and offering a paramount view of the Indian Ocean. The coastal fishing town of Mirissa is just 5 minutes away from the Southern Capital ofPalace Hotel Mirissa-Mirissa

Mandara Resort Hotel – A boutique Hotel in Mirissa Beach – Mirissa     Rates on Request
Over looking famous “Read Cliff Mountains” and Mirissa Bay with a breathtaking view of the Indian Ocean Mandara Resort will leave you with all worldly cares behind.Mandara Resort Hotel – A boutique Hotel in Mirissa Beach-Mirissa

Paradise Beach Club Hotel – Mirissa – Mirissa     Rates on Request
A simple and beautiful Hotel by the Mirissa Bay. Mirissa is an unspoiled beach located in the down south of Sri Lanka. Rooms are scattered in the nicely kept Garden overlooking the Beach.Paradise Beach Club Hotel – Mirissa-Mirissa

Dolphin Beach – Kalpitiya – Kalpitiya     Rates on request
In Sri Lanka, just two hours from the airport and three hours north of Colombo, is an unspoilt peninsula of golden sand. Here lies a blissfully secluded resort with luxury tented accommodation. The bluest of skies melts seamlessly into the azure of the InDolphin Beach – Kalpitiya-Kalpitiya

Galle Fort Hotel – Galle     Rates on request
The renovation of Galle Fort Hotel is a triumph. The hotel evokes a subtle sense of colonial grandeur, skillfully updated for the modern age.Galle Fort Hotel-Galle

Thalassa (between Dickwella and Tangalle) – Dickwella     Rates on request
Our aims were simple; we wanted to build a big, beautiful, comfortable, family house with a pool on the best undeveloped beach in Sri Lanka.Thalassa (between Dickwella and Tangalle)-Dickwella

Palagama Beach – Kalpitiya     Rates on request
On the west coast of Sri Lanka, nestled on the ancient Kalpitiya peninsula, lies Palagama Beach.Palagama Beach-Kalpitiya

Silon Mo Hotel-Mirissa – Mirissa     Rates on request
Silon Mo is a hotel in Mirissa with spacious rooms and balconies overlooking the Indian Ocean.Silon Mo Hotel-Mirissa-Mirissa

Neptune – Weligama – Weligama     Rates on request
In the sunny south of Sri Lanka, nestled between tropical vegetation and the timeless blue of the Indian ocean, the Neptune Weligama can be found.Neptune – Weligama-Weligama

Ruwala – Kalpitiya – Kalpitiya     Rates on request
Ruwala Resort is a fusion of a rustic eco-retreat and adventure-park on the banks of the scenic Puttlam lagoon.Ruwala – Kalpitiya-Kalpitiya

Sri Lankan warm seas house thousands of marine species for the fascination of any scuba diver. The recreational coral reefs around the island range from depth 5-10 meters to 40 meters. Many ancient wrecks, caves and special reef formations will make a diver to experience best of Scuba Diving. The diving centers and training schools are equipped with latest scuba gear and internationally qualified instructors.