Whale and Dolphin Watching in Kalpitiya

One of the main reasons for tourists to visit the Kalpitiya area from November to March/April is dolphins. You may see pods of up to 1000 dolphins.

Kalpitiya is perfect for dolphin and whale watching, because you do not have to head out too deep into the ocean to catch a glimpse of them. The continental shelf is much closer than reported in admiralty charts the shelf actually runs near and alongside the shoreline. This means you can see many species of marine life just a short boat ride away from the shore.


·         Start is at 7:00 o´clock in the morning.

·         The duration of the tour is 3-5 hours (depends on spotting of whales and wish of our passengers). An afternoon is the ocean usually rough and not suitable for whale watching.

·         Please take precautionary measures, recommended by your doctor if you are prone to sea sickness

·         Charges for per person $204USD  

·         Child Supplement

·         Under 5 Years - Foc

·         5-12 Years - 50% Discount



·         Charges for the boat for a half-day dolphin and whale watching Trincomalee

·         Lifejackets – Lifejackets for every size and age are kept aboard for our whale watching guests

·         Drinking water and a light snack during the tour

·         Current prevailing Government taxes and service charges

·         First aid if you are the type to be seasick



·         Transportation to/from location could be arranged on request

·         Optional activity costs

·         Any personal effects not mentioned here

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