Trincomalee Whale Watching

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Whale Watching on a Luxury Catamaran

Experience a fantastic half-day Whale Watching Excursion in Trincomalee on a shared luxury Catamaran!

Enjoy a 7-hour excursion on a shared luxury catamaran in Trincomalee. You will have the unique opportunity to enjoy a half day experience on the East Coast and observe the whales and dolphins that come to the East Coast of Sri Lanka from May to October every year. During the Peak Season, when the whales move to the East Coast and its calm waters, you will be able to enjoy a premium whale watching cruise on a shared boat. Ideal for families and groups of friends and colleagues.

The Whale Watching expedition lasts in total 7 HOURS, every day from 6:30 am to 1:30 pm and leaves from Dutch Bay in Trincomalee.

INCLUDED Whale Watching Experience


Water and midday snack Water Activities
Transport to the pick up location
Tips and other gratuities
WILDLIFE FEES applied by Wildlife Department. See below for more information
  • Rates are per adult. Children below 12 years old pay 60USD.
  • This excursion is also available as a Private Catamaran: US$ 750 for the boat rental plus 70US$ per adult and 40US$ per child. Contact us and send us your details and preferred dates.
    Under the new gazette regulation on whale watching, the Wildlife Department will be charging a fee for all the Whale watching cruises (Mirissa & Trincomalee).
    All the Whale watching guests will be charged an entrance fee of (including service charges & VAT):
    – Foreign adult – USD 18/LKR 3,300 approx.
    – Foreign child – USD 9/LKR 1,650 approx.
    – Local adult – LKR 200
    – Local child – LKR 125

Every morning from 6:30 am to 1:30 pm
At 6.30 am guests board the Catamaran from Dutch Bay and set sail towards the whales. Along the way the chef serves a freshly prepared breakfast and the moment whales are spotted you will be invited to the bow or upper deck for the best view.

After the whale watching you will return to shore and anchor for few hours in the Back bay near ThiruKoneswaram Temple. Guests can swim and snorkel until the snack is served.

At 1.30 pm guests disembark at Dutch Bay.

The lower deck of the Catamaran has a fully equipped kitchen, cushioned benches and jute, a newly developed bio-composite by our boatyard, and tables that can seat 24 guests. The bathroom with toilet and sink is located in the rear.

Additionally, this luxury Catamaran is equipped with:

Champagne and Wine glasses
Snorkelling gear
Stand-up Paddle boards
Fresh water shower
Equipped kitchen
Chef onboard
Safety equipment

Price: $100.00

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