The waters of Sri Lanka sure do have surprises waiting to jump out at those who dive deep in search of treasure! There are several spots in Sri Lanka to see with your own eyes the splendour of the creatures of the ocean. Here are a few things to know before embarking on your whale watching journey.
The tropical waters of Sri Lanka are simply perfect for these warm-blooded animals to call home. Now under the Protected Zone of the International Whaling Commission, the waters hold many kinds of whale species. The most commonly spotted are the Blue Whale, Humpback Whale, and Fin Whale.
There are many kinds of these friendly creatures surfacing now and then in Sri Lankan waters. Some of the dolphin types to look out for include; Risso’s Dolphins, Rough-toothed Dolphins, Striped Dolphins and many more!
At various times of the year, these giants can be seen on various destinations across the island. Some of these destinations include Mirissa, Trincomalee, Kalpitiya, and Hikkaduwa on the coastal belt of Sri Lanka. Holidays can be planned specifically for your whale watching expedition with agents like Nkar Travel House.
Things to remember
It is important to keep in mind that on your tour, your skin will be subject to immense heat of the sun, therefore, carry your sunscreen lotion as well as sunglasses. Don’t feed the animals no matter what! Also, strictly follow the safety rules.
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