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Dolphin and Wales watching

Dolphin and Wales watching

Introduction

Sri Lanka is becoming a major spot for watching Whales and Dolphins of western, Southern and Eastern part coastal of the Island. The main season of Whale Watching in Sri Lanka is during the months of December to April. During these months there is 98% chances of spotting Sperm Whales and great chances of spotting Blue Whales as their migration path is just off Dondra Point in suthern part of the Island.

Kalpitiya is the very suitable places to watch Dolphins.. At a time you can witness 1000-1500 Dolphins. Alankuda beach in Kalpitiya is best location in West coast.

Whale and Dolphin watching is also possible during June to September off the eastern shores such as Trincomalee In eastern part of the Island

Season

Whales watching December, January and April are the peak months at Dondra.
 
Whales and Dolphin watching June to September at Trincomalee and During November to March is the best Season to go at Alankuda-Kalpitiya.

Whales and Dolphin watching

Tribe of Dolphin Tribe of Whales
 
  • Grampus griseus
  • Balaenoptera acutorostrata
  • Tursiops truncatus
  • Balaenoptera edeni
  • Tursiops aduncus
  • Feresa attenuata
  • Steno bredanensis
  • Balaenoptera physalus
  • Stenella longirostris
  • Physeter macrocephalus
  • Stenella attenuata
  • Peponocephala electra
 
  • Orcinus orca
 
  • Ziphius cavirostris