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New Mirissa Whale Explorers - CLOSED

| Mirissa Harbour, Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
+94 77 205 0719
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You Get what you paid for

It's a big boat so that does mean the rocking on the sea is less. We saw about 7 whales on our trip... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
KJulian
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Semenyih, Malaysia
Don't book a trip with these guys very unsafe

We booked a private boattrip with a speedboat so we could leave a little later, have the fun of a... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
chrisI2540XN
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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We offer you the most comfortable and best tours for whale and dolphin watching, diving, fishing and sun set cruises with our well experienced crew
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible34%
Feb 13, 2017
“You Get what you paid for”
Feb 12, 2017
“Don't book a trip with these guys very unsafe”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Mirissa Harbour, Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
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+94 77 205 0719
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

It's a big boat so that does mean the rocking on the sea is less. We saw about 7 whales on our trip and the staff are extremely friendly. we paid Rs 4000 ( we were locals) but we were told there are other tour...More

Thank KJulian
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

We booked a private boattrip with a speedboat so we could leave a little later, have the fun of a speedboat and not get too sea sick. When we arrived there was no speedboat which meant we would not make it in time to see...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Pls don't bother to go on this trip unless u want to become severely sea sick. We paid 30US per person and we had to sail out in rough seas for six hours and only landed up seeing the whale's tail. Many people were seasick...More

Thank priyareub
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Really awsome....Simply amazing...we left around 7am from the Mirissa fishing port and we spotted around 4 whales with thin 2 hours time...what else you want....Worth the price and I recommend this to anybody who wants a real sea experience with some whale...

1  Thank Asanka A
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We left our hotel at 4:30 am to be there at 6:30. First we got screwed with the tickets. While we bought our tickets at 50$ per person some people there booked through the hotel for 25$ per person. Very excited we got on the...More

Thank YOUSSEF D
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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

The trip cost us 6500 lkr per person - our driver bought the tickets. Other reviews mention that they got 50% discount. This seems to be the biggest whale-touring boat in Mirissa. The other 7 boats that were around us were smaller. The crew was...More

Thank Andrey K
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Reviewed 12 November 2015

PLEASE DO NOT GO I went on one of those whale "watching" trips and it was just terrible. it has nothing to do with watching, as soon the crew spots the whales you go after them non stop (it seems really like the whales are...More

Thank Fabian n
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

We were skeptical that we'd be able to see whales at this time in the offseason (October), but we ended up seeing three whales and several dolphins with Whale Explorers. The boat was packed on two floors, but we were able to see the whales...More

Thank JoelJour
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Reviewed 30 July 2015

We went out on a totally new boat. I'm glad that the boat was at some greater size. The staff was really nice and helping out as people got seasick. We went out with 3 kids (4,8,10) and only one got sick once. We had...More

Thank momfortwo
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Reviewed 22 March 2015

We booked this tour via the hotel (Dream Palace Guest House in Mirissa - great place!) for a decent price (2500 LKR pp) and enjoyed it. Transportation to/from the harbour was included, as was breakfast (a box with sandwich and bun), drinks (water and fruit...More

1  Thank Joost J
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