luxury cruise whale watching

The island of Sri Lanka is surrounded by gorgeous looking blue waters of the Indian Ocean. Under the sea, there lie many natural wonders like marine animals, coral reefs as well as centuries-old shipwrecks.

Whale Watching in Sri Lanka is one of the most exciting activity one should try out for a lifetime. According to the BBC viewers, Whale watching is rated as number four in the list of “50 things to do before you die”. More than 13 million people go for whale watching each year. Anybody can check out for the largest mammals in the planet from Mirissa, which is located 20kms south to Unawatuna.

Whales, like humans, are warm-blooded animals and these magnificent creatures breathe air despite you see them living under the water. There are some varieties of gigantic whales which can be seen roaming around the world oceans. Among the existing whale species, Blue Whales are the largest animals ever known to have lived on earth, even bigger than the now extinct dinosaurs.

Growing up to 100 feet long and upwards, their tongue can weigh as much as an elephant. Whales usually swim alone or in pairs.  They occasionally swim in small groups. Living up to 80 to 90 years, the continuous hunting of Whales have driven them to the brink of extinction. Although the powerful organizations witnessed the coming calamity and made an effort to safeguard these magnificent creatures.

In Mirissa, there are many varieties of Whales that you can check out. Whales such as Bryde’s Whales, Sperm Whales, Killer Whales and Fin Whales. Even different kinds of dolphins like  Common dolphins, Bottlenose dolphins, Spinner dolphins, Risso’s dolphins and striped dolphins can be seen swimming.

It is recommended to watch the Whales and dolphins during the months of December to January. One can see pods of Dolphins frequently accompanying the boats during these months.

Get your chance to enjoy a wonderful Whale Watching experience from a Luxury Cruise. We provide you with SUNSET packages and DEEP SEA FISHING packages that will offer you a number of benefits.

Please contact CoCoBay Unawatuna for more details and special rates.

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