Whale Watching in Sri Lanka

Capture Memories With Gentle Whales

The deeper waters of Kalpitiya are known for whale watching in addition to dolphin watching.

There are five types of whales that occupy the Kalpitiya coastal stretch where the most commonly spotted is the Sperm whale. Sperm Whales are the second largest in the whale family. Among other whales one would be able to spot in Sri Lankan shores of Kalpitiya are the Blue Whales, the Minke Whale, Melon Headed Whale and the Dwarf Sperm Whale.
More mysterious than the frolicking Dolphins these gentle Giants can be spotted during the periods of November- December and March through April in Kalpitiya waters.

This would be among the top 10 in any nature lovers bucket list. And what better way to do it than right here in Sri Lanka!

The best thing about Whale watching in Kalpitiya is that you do not need to travel too far out into open seas unlike the other Whale watching locations in Sri Lanka.

A Whale watching experience will leave you spellbound and in awe of nature’s magnificent creations. Spotting a Whale in these waters equals to seeing a majestic Elephant in the Sri Lankan jungle.

Be mesmerized by a whale watching experience in the tropical seas of Sri Lanka.

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Useful Tips

  • Best period for Whale watching is November through December
  • And again the period from March through April
  • Longer excursions can be arranged on request
  • A Naturalist with expert knowledge on Marine life will accompany you