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Private whale watching by Borderlands

Low carbon footprint
Support local business
On-the-ground prices


Private trip
Less than 1 day
Go out on a private boat for a half day whale watching trip to catch a glimpse of the blue whale and dolphins at play. Bookings are taken every day during whale season, from November to April each year. Depending on your group size, you will either get the 4-person boat (US$ 448 in total) or the 10-person boat (US $793 in total).

Meet your guide

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Our Pick!
Fluent English
11 years experience
American Health and Safety Institute Certfication
Borderlands are experts in expeditions, and have had vast experience hosting international film crews. Having gotten their start in Nepal, they take adventure in complicated places seriously. Borderlands are one of the most ethical local operators in the area, and take care to respect the welfare of the whales. They will do their best to ensure you have an unforgettable ocean safari.


Prices start from USD$448 per group (max group size of 10) Prices start from 75,532.80 LKR
Prices will differ depending on number of guests as prices include other factors such as number of meals served and/or equipment costs.


Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Fisherman's Bay - Weligama Bay
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Catch the whales live in action today!

  • 7:30 am Depart from Fisherman's Bay to Weligama Bay to observe ocean life
  • 1:00 pm Return back to Fisherman's Bay

What's included

  • Private boat
  • Guide/Skipper
  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Safety Equipment

Transport Information

No transport included

Meet-up Time
Meet-up Point
Fisherman's Bay

What to bring

Waterproof gear for your electronics

Important info

Booking Policy

Bookings should be made at least 7 days before the desired start date. If you require an earlier booking, please contact us and we would be happy to help!

Strict Cancellation Policy

The adventure can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. Cancellations after this date will not be eligible for a refund, unless your spot is booked and completed by another traveller. If your spot is booked and completed by another traveller, a full refund will be processed within 14 days of the adventure start date.

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Earliest available 21 Oct 2019
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USD$448 for group of 1

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Prices from USD$448
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