Whale Watchingin Trincomalee

Shrouded in legend, myth and history, the natural harbour town of Trincomalee offers travellers a great many exciting activities. A fan favourite among local and tourists who visit Trincomalee is whale watching.

Whale watching in Trincomalee is best experienced during the months between May and October, due to the sea temperatures reaching just the right degree for the habitation of the largest mammal in the world. There are two options for whale watching in Trincomalee. One option is to head over to the Swami Rock cliff, which is a popular vantage point for whale watching from the shore. The other option is to go out to sea and watch the splendid marine mammals from a boat observation deck.

You can contact your local tour operator, or directly book a slot with the boat operators on site to make sure you don’t miss out on this stunning experience.