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Whale watching in Sri Lanka

Head out to the deep seas from the Eastern coast of Sri Lanka to witness the glorious giants of the sea! Tourists visiting Sri Lankan paradise engage in various excursions both in land and on waters surrounding the isle. Among these popular past times, whale watching is an experience that should not be missed. The best time to spot the blue whales and if you are lucky the sperm whales in the eastern shores are from months of May to October. During your visit to the region accommodation could be found at a Sri Lanka resort such as Maalu Maalu Resort & Spa. The location of the property allows travellers the opportunity to start off their whale watching journey in the early morning.

Step on aboard to an exhilarating journey to spot the biggest spectacles of the ocean and be mesmerized as the blue whales swim in the azure waters. If you are lucky you will be able to spot whale sharks during your sea voyage in the eastern seas of Sri Lanka. The southern shores of the isle also provides visitors to the country the opportunity to go whale watching, the best time to visit would be during the months of November to April. According to Dr. Charles Anderson, a professional marine biologist, the southern coast of Sri Lanka is one of the best places in the world to spot Blue Whales, as most of these creatures are on migration from their North East monsoon feeding grounds to the South West monsoon grounds in the Arabian Sea. Whale watching in Sri Lanka is possible throughout the year however if you pick the right season and the spot the chances of seeing these marvellous creatures will be high. Your expeditions will also provide you with plenty of photo opportunity and memories to take back home.

Uditha Dharmawardhane is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Roland Lefevre. He specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe.