Sri Lanka is a nation for the wild and marine life enthusiasts! The wild and thickets of the jungle or the deep blue ocean, wherever you wish to spend your holiday, Sri Lanka has it all! However, this time of the year is the whale and dolphin watching season in Trincomalee. We guarantee that Whale watching in Sri Lanka should be right at the top of your to-do list while you’re in Sri Lanka on your visit to Sri Lanka this time of the year! Here are some must-know facts about Whale and Dolphin watching in Sri Lanka.
The months between April to July is the peak season for whale and dolphin watching in Sri Lanka. During this time whale watching Trincomalee is extremely popular and your chances of seeing whales are at the optimum. While you’re on your whale watching tour, keep your eyes open to spot sperm whales, blue whales and even spinner dolphins. You will be lucky to see these creatures roam the seas only around eight nautical miles east from Trincomalee, this is only around 30 minutes by boat! If you’re not a fan of boat rides, or is averse to seafaring in general, head on over to Swami Rock, a very tall and steep cliff which provides a great vantage point from which you might be able to catch a glimpse of a whale fluke breeching the waters of the Indian Ocean.