Whale Watching – Majestic Marine Mammals!

The East Coast of Sri Lanka, rich in coastal wonder and enchanting backdrops where sea meets shore. Amidst this paradise like setting one can also set off on a thrilling whale watching tour that gives you a unique chance to see these magnificent mammals of the ocean swim freely in their natural habitat. If you are in search of a place to stay when in the East Coast, consider Pasikuda accommodation such as Uga Bay which is ideally located by the beach and makes a great base from which to set out on your excursions.

When it comes to whale watching in Sri Lanka’s East Coast, Trincomalee is a popular place to visit. The best period for this family friendly activity is generally between May to October and provides you with a chance to spot the largest animal on earth, the blue whale. Seeing these marine mammals break the surface of the water is something few are bound to forget and is a sight that can be quite humbling. On your adventures at sea you may also spot other whale species including sperm whales and pilot whales. An added bonus of such excursions is the fact that you can see dolphins too and sightings of common bottlenose dolphins and spinner dolphins help make this outing a truly memorable one.

Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.

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