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Join-in whale watching by Borderlands

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


Group trip
Less than 1 day
Join a larger boat for a half-day whale watching group trip. Join-in boats only go out on Wednesdays and Saturdays each week. Bookings are taken during whale season, from November to April each year.

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$138 per person Prices start from 23,266.80 LKR
Prices may differ based on no. of travellers. Please select no. of travellers in the booking form to see the final adventure price.


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

Spot the whales live in action!

  • 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

  • Join-in on large boat (max capacity: 44 persons)
  • 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 22 Oct 2019
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