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  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“amazing trip”(3 reviews)
“whale watching”(15 reviews)
“blue whale”(7 reviews)
Our boat is specifically designed for whale watching and comfort. The interior cabin has seating for over 110 passengers and boat is well equipped with safety kits. Our trips offer 3-4 hour trips guided by our experienced naturalists. A presentation...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
+94 77 205 0719
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

I never knew that you could go whale watching in Sri Lanka especially to spot the elusive Blue Whale.We set off at 5-45 am to meet the biggest boat in Mirissa owned by Kumara.We set off at 6.30 and luckily we sat at the prow...More

2  Thank paulgray1
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

it began with the price: we payed for a place on the top but the staff said us that its already full. five minutes after a family came - gave one guy of the staff 5'000 rupies more - and surprisingly the top had some...More

1  Thank kathrinw89
kumaraandwhales, Owner at Kumara and Whales, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2016

Hi, Normally we charge 6500 LKR for Upstairs seat and 6000 LKR for downstairs seat. when a guest paid through a tour guide, there will be a discount because they bring lot of customers to us. also your guide booked a downstairs seat, so we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and i visited to watch whale during our tour in Mirissa. We never watched before this biggest animal. For the first time we watched them. It was amazing moment. All thanks to kumara and his crew members, specially one who was describing regarding...More

Thank usamahmohamed
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

I never knew that you could go whale watching in Sri Lanka especially to spot the elusive Blue Whale.We set off at 5-45 am to meet the biggest boat in Mirissa owned by Kumara.We set off at 6.30 and luckily we sat at the prow...More

2  Thank paulgray1
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Kumara is The Best (Owner ) Who organize the Tour .Easily can contact & really polite to Answer The All the questions .This Gentlemen is so Friendly . His mobile is Working All The Time ( 0094772050719 ,Kumara Phone Number) Also If you are Using...More

Thank Aerizo
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing experience of watching the largest living animal on earth. Thanks for friendly and experience crews who support us sporting them. Highly recommended for group trips.

Thank Janaka S
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We bought the lower deck ticket and just before the boat start sailing suddenly we were asked to move upstairs and they let us to pick wherever we wanted to seat. I guess its a free upgrade. The front seats were all token but at...More

Thank denisechan2015
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great guides with plenty of knowledge about the whales, lots of whales seen, really worthwhile. Can be done with large group or just individuals.

Thank theizzards2017
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We saw number of whales , dolphins and turtles this morning. This is something to remember for the rest of our lives. The staff were very helpful and knowgelable about this adventure. Learnt a lot from them. Worth every penny we spent on the day.

Thank n45joseph
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This boat touts itself as the biggest whale watching boat in Mirissa. Don't let that dissuade you. This is a well run boat. Competent crew. Good people managers. Simple boxed breakfast of a ham roll and a tuna sandwich with a bottle of water. They...More

Thank John Q
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing few hours and well worth the early start. Yes it is crowded and you feel s bit like sardines and no there is never enough time or closeness to the wildlife but where else in the world can you see 3 blue whales, 3...More

Thank gmackenzie63
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We really enjoyed the whale watching tour with Kumara and whales which was booked through our chauffeur and guide. The crew was very helpful and they gave detailed explanations about the different sea mammals that are found in the Indian ocean near Mirissa. We were...More

Thank Rashmi H
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