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Best Things To Do in Southern Province Sri Lanka

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Package Name Duration Price Rating Details
Sailing in Bentota in Sri Lanka 3 Hrs ₹ 7500 4.0 star View Details
Blue Whale Watching Tour in Bentota and Koggala 8 Hrs ₹ 3743 5.0 star View Details
Two Hours Scuba Diving at Hikkaduwa in Sri Lanka 2 Hrs ₹ 5104 4.0 star View Details
Scuba Diving at Hikkaduwa in Sri Lanka 1D ₹ 7009 3.0 star View Details
Whale and Dolphin Watching in the South Coast of Sri Lanka 5 Hrs ₹ 2837 4.0 star View Details
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    Sailing in Bentota in Sri Lanka
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    Bentota
    h3 Hours

    About the Activity:Climb aboard on your very own chartered boat and cruise through the sea to see the scenery of Bruwela and Bentota.During this three hours journey, starting from 9 AM, while on board, you can relax and revel in a luxurious environment and also learn how...

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    Blue Whale Watching Tour in Bentota and Koggala
    h8 Hours

    About the Activity: Delight in this amazing Blue Whale watching tour, witness these huge sea animals leaping out of the water in an experience like never before.Get picked up from your hotels at around 6 AM and reach the Mirissa Harbor from where at around 6.30 AM t...

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    Hikkaduwa
    h2 Hours

    About the Activity:Hikkaduwa is the perfect location to experience a perfect dive in Sri Lanka, the advanced open water dive package includes two adventure dives along with the gear.Explore the immense cargo holds of intact freighters such as the cargo wreck and WWI wrec...

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    Hikkaduwa
    d1 Day

    About the Activity:Hikkaduwa is the perfect location to experience a perfect dive in Sri Lanka, the advanced open water dive package includes two adventure dives along with the gear.Explore the immense cargo holds of intact freighters such as the cargo wreck and WWI wrec...

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    Mirissa
    h5 Hours

    About the Activity:Embark on a whale/dolphin watching excursion off the southern coast of Sri Lanka. The ideal location for whale watching would be Dondra Point accessible from Mirissa. Get picked up from anywhere in Mirissa and reach the Mirissa harbor at around 6 AM ...

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    Hikkaduwa
    h4 Hours

    About the Activity:Hikkaduwa is the perfect location to experience a perfect dive in Sri Lanka, the advanced open water dive package includes two adventure dives along with the gear.Explore the immense cargo holds of intact freighters such as the cargo wreck and WWI w...

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    Mirissa
    h4 Hours

    About Whale Watching in Mirissa:- Mirissa Whale Watching is a humbling experience that allows you a glimpse into the underwater world of whales, dolphins, turtles and more - The activity lasts for about 3-4 hours where you get a chance to sail into the ocean and witness ...

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    Akuressa
    h11 Hours

    About The Activity: Enthrall in a 35 km bike ride through the tea plantation in Akuressa, the journey is a relatively leisurely with small uphill climbs and terrains. Get picked up from your hotel in Galle Fort, Unawatuna or Koggala at around 8.30 AM ...

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    Mirissa
    h2 Hours

    About the Snorkeling in Mirissa:- Escape in the scenic beauty of Mirissa and meet sea turtles under crystal clear blue waters - Leave the mundane life behind to enjoy a day at Mirissa - a beach town situated on the South coast of Sri Lanka- Stand a chance to swim by the ...

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    Hambantota
    h14 Hours

    About the Activity: Yala National Park lies in the town of Hambantota in Sri Lanka and is one of its most momentous and exciting sights.The park is an important site for the migration of more than 197 birds during the months of winter, the most notable amongst them be...

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    Mirissa
    h3 Hours

    About the Activity: Let kids experience the fun and excitement of sailing with a brand new and exciting program.Climb aboard the boat Optimist and enjoy learning how to sail.A group of 3 to 8 kids will receive special attention and will get individual boats to each ...

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    Mirissa
    h3 Hours

    About the Activity: If you are looking for some enthralling fishing activity in Sri Lanka, this tour is a perfect fit for you.Rent your own boat at the beautiful coastal country of Sri Lanka and embark on an exciting fishing trip at around 3 PM from the Mirissa harbor...

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    Mirissa
    h8 Hours

    About the Yala National Park Safari Tour:- The Yala National Park Safari is an 8-hour long, guided safari through the most famous and second largest wildlife national park in Sri Lanka - The safari offers opportunities to spot herds of wild elephants, leaps of leopards, ...

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    Mirissa
    h7 Hours

    About the Activity:Embark on your very own whale watching cruise with friends, family and loved ones on your very own cruiser.The cruise departs at approximately 06.30 AM and goes through waters where you can see the stunning variety of marine life such as whales and ...

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    Hambantota
    h13 Hours

    About the Activity:Bundala National Park lies in the town of Hambantota in Sri Lanka and is one of its most momentous and exciting sights.The park is an important site for the migration of more than 197 birds during the months of winter, the most notable amongst them b...

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Attractions

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Whale Watching Spot

Whale watching spot comes at the top amongst the major attractions in Mirissa. You can find a number of operators around this area offering trips to the Indian Ocean for dolphins, whales, and turtles spotting.


Location:  Harbour Road, Mirissa, Sri Lanka.

Timings: Usually, the whale watching tour starts early in the morning around 6-7 AM and lasts for 4-5 hours approximately. The ocean gets rough due to sunlight in the afternoon, hence, it is difficult to spot a whale in the water at this time.

Price: The average cost for whale watching is Rs. 2500 - 3500. However, if you are a group of 4-5 people, you can negotiate the prices to get a better deal.

Best Time to Visit: The best time to spot whale is from December to March as the ocean is not rough during this time.

Distance from Mirissa: This place is located around 15-20 KM away from Mirissa beach.

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Secret Beach

The secret beach of Mirissa is not a secret anymore as it is easy to reach and well signposted nowadays. It is one of the amazing places to visit in Mirissa for capturing some beautiful moments and epic photographs.

Moreover, most of the beaches in Mirissa are crowded so the secret beach is the perfect place to relax and sit in a peaceful environment.


Location: Secret Beach Mirissa, Mirissa, Sri Lanka

Timings: Open for 24 hours.

Price: The best thing about Mirissa beach is there is no entrance fee for it.

Best Time to Visit: The best time to visit this beach is either early in the morning to relax or in the evening to enjoy an incredible sunset.

Distance from Mirissa: This beach is located at a distance of approximately 1-2 KM from the heart of the Mirissa town. You can reach a secret beach in several ways like you can choose to walk, hire a moped or take a tuk-tuk. However, try to start early if you’re planning to go on a walk, otherwise, it will be 20 minutes of hard work in direct sunlight on a steep pathway.

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Mirissa Beach

If you want to enjoy a sunset dinner at a lovely restaurant then do not miss to visit Mirissa Beach. It is one of those attractions in Mirissa where you can find plenty of great restaurants offering a variety of seafood.

Although you will find this beach a little crowded yet, it will give you a very relaxing vibe.


Location: Mirissa, Sri Lanka.

Timings: Open for 24 hours.

Price: Visiting Mirissa beach is free of cost. In fact, you can enjoy the Lion beers on free sunbeds at a very reasonable price.

Best Time to Visit: The beach gets busy from 11 AM so it is recommended to visit this either early in the morning to avoid the crowd or in the evening to enjoy a lovely sunset.

Distance from Mirissa: Once you reach Mirissa from Colombo, you can easily found this exotic beach as it is only a couple of KM away from the Mirissa railway station.

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Parrot Rock Bridge

Another one of the amazing places to visit in Mirissa is to climb up the Parrot Rock. This small and easily accessible rock will give you a stunning view of the Mirissa area. This is a place which will take your mind away from work and stress.

It is a very quiet place where you can relax watching surfers in the high tides of water. You can also chill out in the nearby restaurants of this place.


Location: Mirissa, Sri Lanka.

Timings: Open for 24 hours.

Price: You don’t need to pay any price for visiting this place.

Best Time to Visit: You can come early in the morning to enjoy with the low tides and the amazing morning sea breeze. Visiting it in the evening is also a great idea if you want to enjoy wrapping up activities looking at the breathtaking sunset.

Distance from Mirissa: The parrot rock is located to the left side of Mirissa beach. So once you reach Mirissa beach you can easily get on this rock to have an excellent sea view.

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Coconut Tree Hill

One of the unique and unusual places to visit in Mirissa is Coconut Tree Hill. Located at the end of Mirissa beach, this place is completely covered with palm trees.

It is one of those attractions in Mirissa, which are great for taking pictures of all the tall beautiful palms overlooking the ocean. You can also enjoy a well-deserved coconut at this place to add an extra memorable element to your journey.


Location: Mirissa, Sri Lanka.

Timings: Open for 24 hours.

Price: No entry cost.

Best Time to Visit: Being in the proximity of the main beach; it is recommended to reach this place early in the morning or before sunset.

Distance from Mirissa: You can reach this place by taking a short walk from Mirissa beach. It will take 10-15 minutes approximately walking along the beach to reach this beautiful spot.

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Weligambay Beach

It is a relatively smaller beach alternative if you want to avoid the crowd. It is quieter, serene and a great place for surfing beginners. At times fishing boats outnumber the tourists, especially in low season.

In addition to being a top surfing destination, this beach is also an excellent place for Instagram lovers. You can also take a few photographs with iconic stilt fishermen, a practice rooted back to World War II.


Location: Weligambay Beach, Mirissa, Sri Lanka.

Best Time to Visit: It is an amazing place to have breakfast or lunch with your friends and family.

Distance from Mirissa: Weligambay beach is located at a distance of 6-7 KM from Mirissa so you can always take a tuk-tuk to your destination. It will not take more than 10-15 minutes.

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Matara Beach

Mirissa is just a small town of Matara district so without a shred of doubt Matara beach comes amongst the popular beaches of Sri Lanka. You can enjoy long walks by the shore, taking surfing lessons, and beachcombing at this wonderful place.

Furthermore, if you are not into the mood of taking a walk or any surfing lessons, you can simply read your favourite novel gazing at the ocean in between. And post that, you can take a bath in the sea water if the tide is not so strong.


Location: Matara, Sri Lanka.

Best Time to Visit: Just like other beaches; try to get there early in the morning or before sunset as it gets crowded in the afternoon. Moreover, do not visit it on the weekend because being a major town in the country, it can get heavily crowded on weekends.

Distance from Mirissa: Being a major district of Sri Lanka, it is well connected to every major city and town in Sri Lanka. From Mirissa you can take a tuk-tuk which will not take more than 30 minutes to reach this beautiful beach.
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The Doctors House

If you want to have a great afternoon party with surf vibes then one of the amazing places to see in Mirissa is the doctor's house. It is a 200-year-old Dutch and Ayurvedic hospital which is located at the beautiful beachside village of Madiha.

You can have a delicious breakfast, wood-fired pizzas, snacks, and desserts from midday until 10 PM. This place also offers some of the exciting activities such as Surfing and Snorkeling which will give this place a permanent spot in your memory.


Location: The Doctor's House 87, Beach Road, Madiha, Matara 81000, Sri Lanka

Timings: This place is open from 8 AM to 10 PM.

Best Time to Visit: It is a great place to have breakfast and spend the afternoon so it is suggested to visit this place early in the morning.

Distance from Mirissa: It is situated at a distance of 8-10 KM from Mirissa. You can easily get a tuk-tuk from Mirissa to this place at the cost of 500 LKR approximately.

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Traveller Tales From Southern Province Sri Lanka

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Malati Varman

08 July 2019

It was a luxurious experience all together. Great food & drinks with extremely beautiful views of the sea.

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Vidya Embranthiri

08 July 2019

It was a luxurious experience all together. Great food & drinks with extremely beautiful views of the sea.

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Sonali Sundrani

28 June 2018

Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Sakina Hararwala

10 May 2018

"Our tour guide was dimendu, a very helpful person"

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Vasudev Singh

08 July 2019

Enjoyed a thrilling wildlife adventure safari tour in Yala National Park, which has the highest density of Leopards including Sloths bears & elephants.

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Hamsini Gowda

08 July 2019

it was a wonderful experience, firstly, we felt very safe, all safety regulations were adhered to, there was no overcrowding etc.

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Geeta Malik

08 July 2019

Enjoyed a thrilling wildlife adventure safari tour in Yala National Park, which has the highest density of Leopards including Sloths bears & elephants.

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Rudra Tandon

08 July 2019

it was a wonderful experience, firstly, we felt very safe, all safety regulations were adhered to, there was no overcrowding etc.

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