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Join us for an unforgettable cruise in Trincomalee! From 6:30 until 1:30 we offer unforgettable Dolphin and whale watching cruises. On board we will serve you a freshly prepared breakfast. After the whale and dolphin watching we give you the...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

You start a bit early (6:30) and it lasts until 13:30 (best for avoiding the harsh sun of the afternoon). You start by breakfast then dolphins watching, whale watching, back closer to the shore for snorkeling, kayak, stand-up paddel, lunch and done. The best about...More

4  Thank Alice G
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We booked more than oké month in Advance. Pretty expensive but it was to be one of the highlites of our saus at Trincomaléé. Suposed to be..... We went to sleep early because we arranged a tuk tuk ride to the meetingpoint at 6 AM....More

3  Thank Joellemmens
SailLanka, Global Manager Sales & Marketing at Sail Lanka Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Dear Joel, Thank you for your valuable review. We truly appreciate your feedback. On behalf of the entire Sail Lanka team, I would like to renew our apologies for the inconvenience caused and are truly sorry for the unpleasant experience you and your family had...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

6 nights sailing around Trincomalee in the North East Coast. Visiting picturesque beaches (with not a tourist in sight) while enjoying the chef’s Sri Lankan cuisine. Our final evening beach BBQ was one of our fondest memories and swimming in the sea at sunrise. Would...More

1  Thank 860alicel
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We went on the 'Giants loop east' trip together with our 1 year old baby son. We really enjoyed the trip and we can recommend it. We felt very safe on board with our son. The crew takes good care of you. Sadly we were...More

1  Thank Asambasamba t
Reviewed 1 October 2018

There were 4 of us in total on the "Giants Leap East" trip. The crew managed our expectations well, explaining that blue whale sightings were not guaranteed - however we were lucky enough to see several of them, along with hundreds of dolphins. Breakfast and...More

1  Thank Claire F
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

We do tha sailing boat ride in Trincomalee for visit wheals and Dolphins. Really we see 5 wheals and Dolphins more than 300 yesterday and specially this boat service and crew very very nice my clients so happy with that jurny. Reasonable price and including...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Our tour company had pre-booked this for us so we didn't know the details. We donned life jackets and got in a dinghy. Then we headed for the beautiful cat, Jade. Clean, well-appointed with friendly and knowledgeable staff. Delicious breakfast and lunch. We saw lots...More

1  Thank BritZo
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Of all the days we had in Sri Lanka, this was one of the very best. An early start with breakfast on board the catamaran, and quickly dolphins following us....and then very nearly saw a whale (too fast for us!). Back into the bay gave...More

2  Thank Mark I
SailLankaTrinco, Public Relations Manager at Sail Lanka Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Dear Mark, I'm truly happy that you had a fantastic day on board with us. It was a real pleasure having you on board. We're happy we could make this day special and memorable for you. Hope you will sail with us again Margaux

Reviewed 6 August 2018

I had the luxury of doing two boat trips with Sail Lanka. We were a group of 10. The staff were so friendly and accommodating. The boat is super clean and very well kept with some great seating areas in the share and lounging spots...More

Thank Tracy K
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

I’ll never forget this adventure in Sri Lanka! The boat was spacious and beautiful, I lay in the sun and had so many laughs with my friends. We felt totally taken care of in every way. The staff felt like friends and served us this...More

Thank LauraH8773
SailLankaTrinco, Public Relations Manager at Sail Lanka Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Hi Laura, it was a real pleasure having you and your friends on board! We will be delighted to have you joining us again

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

What an amazing trip we had with Sail Lanka. Setting off at sunset, seeing dolphins and whale breaching, having breakfast cooked for is on board and then going to see more whales. It is so special. The crew are great fun and seem to love...More

Thank MichelleNIC N
SailLankaTrinco, Public Relations Manager at Sail Lanka Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Dear Michelle, Thank you so much for your great review & feedback on our crew members, we were delighted to have you on board with us. Hope you will sail with us soon!

Reviewed 9 July 2018

We had a 7 hour trip on a catamaran boat to see whales and dolphins with only 4 other people on board. The crew were very friendly and professional from the start to the end. We were really lucky to have seen so many dolphins...More

1  Thank HannaH1771
SailLankaTrinco, Public Relations Manager at Sail Lanka Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Hi Hanna, Thank you very much for your review! We are glad you enjoyed the sailing trip and the food cooked on board. We will be down South and up North from October until March. Hope you will sail with us again!

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