21 Best Things to Do in Southern Province Sri Lanka in 2019 (611

Popular Things to Do in Southern Province Sri Lanka

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Sailing in Bentota in Sri Lanka 3H ₹ 7500 4.0 star View Details
Blue Whale Watching Tour in Bentota and Koggala 8H ₹ 3743 5.0 star View Details
Day Trip to Yala National Park-flat 21% off 8H ₹ 4400 4.0 star View Details
Two Hours Scuba Diving at Hikkaduwa in Sri Lanka 2H ₹ 5104 4.0 star View Details
Scuba Diving at Hikkaduwa in Sri Lanka 1D ₹ 7009 3.0 star View Details
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Sailing in Bentota in Sri Lanka Featured
Sailing in Bentota in Sri Lanka

3H

Bentota

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 to sail.The boat stops at a wonderful cove, where you can take a jump in the waters or go snorkeling and paddle boarding. Explore and marvel at the sight of the Barberyn island and its light house during the tour.End your amazing sailing trip at around 12 PM.
Superb

26 Ratings

4.0

26 Ratings

Starting from

INR 8,000

INR 7,500

Blue Whale Watching Tour in Bentota and Koggala Featured
Blue Whale Watching Tour in Bentota and Koggala

8H

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 the boats will take you to the whale watching locations. The complete activity will take around 2-4 hours, depending up on the sight of the whales.After the whale watching, continue your journey and enjoy the time visiting turtle hatchery point, where you can watch cute little turtles hatching and making their way into the sea.Continue your journey and visit the age old tradition of stilt fishing at Koggala where fishermen sit balanced far from shore atop sticks and twine, hanging fishing rods into schools of fish.Aftermath, visit the famous Moonstone mine place and followed by an exciting shopping trip to the markets of Bentota.End your trip at around 2 PM by getting dropped off to your hotels. 
Excellent

33 Ratings

5.0

33 Ratings

Starting from

INR 4,083

INR 3,743

Day Trip to Yala National Park-flat 21% off Best Seller
Day Trip to Yala National Park-flat 21% off

8H

Hambantota

Yala National Park in Sri Lanka is the second-biggest day trip from the Colombo region. This private tour makes it a comfortable round-trip and includes a jeep safari around the plains and lagoons to look for leopards, elephants, birds, and more. Private transport, entry fees, and Colombo, Kandy or Hambantota hotel pickup and drop-off included.About the tour:-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 being the flamingo.-Explore the jungle and witness some of the most beautiful animals during your jungle safari. -Enjoy your jeep safari amidst the dense jungle of Bundala National Park.-Some of the species that you can spot include the hornbill, whistling duck, Eurasian coot and many more.-At around 7 PM, your jeep safari will come to an end and so this amazing and adventurous tour.
Superb

29 Ratings

4.0

29 Ratings

Starting from

INR 5,600

INR 4,400

Two Hours Scuba Diving at Hikkaduwa in Sri Lanka
Two Hours Scuba Diving at Hikkaduwa in Sri Lanka

2H

Hikkaduwa

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 wreck sites.During this two hours diving activity starting at 8 AM, you will get a chance to go for one shallow and one deep dive of 2m and 6m respectively.If you are a macro photographer you can search for nudibranchs, crabs, shrimps, electric rays, pipefish, sea moths and other critters on the rocky reefs.End your amazing and adventurous diving session at around 10 PM.  
Superb

30 Ratings

4.0

30 Ratings

Starting from

INR 5,784

INR 5,104

Scuba Diving at Hikkaduwa in Sri Lanka
Scuba Diving at Hikkaduwa in Sri Lanka

1D

Hikkaduwa

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 wreck sites.During this two hours diving activity starting at 8 AM, you will get a chance to go for one shallow and one deep dive of 2m and 6m respectively.If you are a macro photographer you can search for nudibranchs, crabs, shrimps, electric rays, pipefish, sea moths and other critters on the rocky reefs.End your amazing and adventurous diving session at around 7 PM.
Very Good

33 Ratings

3.0

33 Ratings

Starting from

INR 7,689

INR 7,009

Whale and Dolphin Watching in the South Coast of Sri Lanka
Whale and Dolphin Watching in the South Coast of Sri Lanka

5H

Mirissa

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 from where at 6.30 AM you will be taken in a boat to the whale watching location.On the way, enjoy a lip-smacking breakfast on the boat with tea and get ready for to witness one of the biggest creature on earth. While aboard, the ever smiling, mischievous dolphins will put on a show while some of the oldest and the largest sea creatures, the humpback and the blue whales, will nonchalantly glide past you in the sea. It will also be made sure that the boat operators, crew and the tourists abide the safety precautions and regulations before and during the tour. End your amazing whale watching tour at around 12 AM by heading back to the Mirissa harbor and getting dropped off to your respective location in Mirissa. 
Superb

37 Ratings

4.0

37 Ratings

Starting from

INR 3,310

INR 2,837

4 Hours Scuba Diving at Hikkaduwa in Sri Lanka
4 Hours Scuba Diving at Hikkaduwa in Sri Lanka

4H

Hikkaduwa

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 wreck sites.During this four hour diving activity starting at 8 AM, you will get a chance to go for one shallow and one deep dive. If you are a macro photographer you can search for nudibranchs, crabs, shrimps, electric rays, pipefish, sea moths and other critters on the rocky reefs.End your amazing and adventurous diving session at around 12 PM.  
Superb

27 Ratings

4.0

27 Ratings

Starting from

INR 6,124

INR 5,444

Whale Watching in Mirissa - Flat 25% off
Whale Watching in Mirissa - Flat 25% off

4H

Mirissa

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 sea life in its natural habitat- You must report at the meeting point at 6:30 in the morning - Whale Watching in Mirissa includes a boat ride into the ocean for successful animal spotting - The activity also includes tea and breakfast (both vegetarian and non-vegetarian) at the beach before you hop on the boat - This is a group activity and is undertaken in a group of 10-30 people - The whale watching experience also includes a knowledgeable, English-speaking boat operator who will inform you about all the species that surround you - The boat is packed with all the essential safety gear - The package provides travel insurance for all the participants, which is taken care of by the tour operator - At the end of the tour, you are given a travel souvenir to remember the trip by - Children of all ages are allowed on the Whale Watching Tour - Children between the ages of 0-3 can join for free while children 4 years or older are eligible for an adult ticket - It is a fun experience which is enjoyed by the whole familyAbout Mirissa:Mirissa is a small coastal town, situated on the south coast of Sri Lanka in the Southern Province. It lies approximately 150 kilometres south of Colombo and is a popular tourist destination, mainly known for its beaches, fishing and whale watching opportunities. Whale Watching in Mirissa is a much-loved activity by the tourists and locals alike as the coastline presents opportunities of spotting pygmy whales and sperm whales in the winter and summer months when they migrate. At Mirissa, you can also spot the largest creatures of the planet, namely blue whales, swimming under the calm seas. Not only whales, but these waters are also home to several other creatures of the sea like many types of dolphins, bluefin tuna and flying fish. You can watch the dolphins as they jump around in their pods as your Mirissa Whale Watching guide turns off the motor of the boat to maintain the peace and quiet of the place. Children and adults watch these spectacular sights in equal awe, making it an ideal way to spend your mornings when in Mirissa.Mirissa is a small coastal town, situated on the south coast of Sri Lanka in the Southern Province. It lies approximately 150 kilometres south of Colombo and is a popular tourist destination, mainly known for its beaches, fishing and whale watching opportunities. Whale Watching in Mirissa is a much-loved activity by the tourists and locals alike as the coastline presents opportunities of spotting pygmy whales and sperm whales in the winter and summer months when they migrate. At Mirissa, you can also spot the largest creatures of the planet, namely blue whales, swimming under the calm seas. Not only whales, but these waters are also home to several other creatures of the sea like many types of dolphins, bluefin tuna and flying fish. You can watch the dolphins as they jump around in their pods as your Mirissa Whale Watching guide turns off the motor of the boat to maintain the peace and quiet of the place. Children and adults watch these spectacular sights in equal awe, making it an ideal way to spend your mornings when in Mirissa.
Superb

23 Ratings

4.0

23 Ratings

Starting from

INR 5,134

INR 3,850

Mountain Biking Tour at Akuressa in Sri Lanka
Mountain Biking Tour at Akuressa in Sri Lanka

11H

Akuressa

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 in the morning and proceed to the starting point. Enjoy a pit stop for a refreshment at the tea plantation and take a 15 minute walk to the river where you can enjoy a dip in the fresh waters of Hiyare Rain forest. The bike ride is provided with all necessary equipment for an enjoyable ride through the rough terrains.End your amazing mountain bike ride in the evening at around 7-8 PM and get dropped to your respective hotels in Kandy.
Superb

28 Ratings

4.0

28 Ratings

Starting from

INR 2,382

INR 2,178

Snorkeling in Mirissa - Flat 18% off
Snorkeling in Mirissa - Flat 18% off

2H

Mirissa

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 side of sea green turtles that make sure to create magical moments- Go snorkeling in Mirissa where you can witness the best of underwater life along with beautiful beach shores- Discover the flora and fauna by indulging in Mirissa snorkeling as the crystal clean water offers great visibility - Relax, swim, rejuvenate and go snorkeling in Mirissa for a fun filled day out!- Avail gears and life jacket required for swimming and snorkeling from the trip operator- Avail the services of professional guides to avoid hindrances during the adventure activities- Bring your cameras and capture the moments experienced underwater, each worth cherishing a lifetime- Spend early hours of the morning under the water for the best chances of swimming with green turtles and maximum visibility- Spend the rest of the day relaxing on a sunbed, getting a tan and escaping the routine life
Superb

36 Ratings

4.0

36 Ratings

Starting from

INR 1,708

INR 1,400

Yala National Park Safari in Sri Lanka
Yala National Park Safari in Sri Lanka

14H

Hambantota

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 being the flamingo.Reach the Yala National park at around 5 AM from where your jungle exploration will start after the lip-smacking breakfast.Explore the jungle and witness some of the most beautiful animals during your jungle safari. At around 1 PM, enjoy a lip-smacking lunch and at around 2 PM, start your jeep safari amidst the dense jungle of Bundala National Park.Some of the species that you can spot include the hornbill, whistling duck, eurasian coot and many more.At around 7 PM, your jeep safari will come to an end and so this amazing and adventurous tour. 
Superb

28 Ratings

4.0

28 Ratings

Starting from

INR 5,249

INR 5,202

Sail Training for Kids in Mirissa
Sail Training for Kids in Mirissa

3H

Mirissa

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 group.The activity lasts for 3 hours and is a truly enjoyable, exciting and adventurous pursuit and takes place at Mirissa Harbor. 
Very Good

30 Ratings

3.0

30 Ratings

Starting from

INR 2,000

Fishing Tour in Mirissa in Sri Lanka
Fishing Tour in Mirissa in Sri Lanka

3H

Mirissa

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.You can spot fishes like Grouper, Snapper Emperor, and Bonefish at the coast whereas Indian Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Sheerfish, Kingfish, Barracuda, Baramundi, Queens Fish, Jackfish, Trevally, Tuna are found in the open sea.End your fishing trip at around 6.30 PM in the evening by heading back to Mirissa harbor. 
Very Good

39 Ratings

3.0

39 Ratings

Starting from

INR 4,256

INR 3,783

Whale Watching Tour in a Private Yatch in Mirissa
Whale Watching Tour in a Private Yatch in Mirissa

7H

Mirissa

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 dolphins,On board, you can enjoy a freshly prepared breakfast and head out to the deck as soon as your guide spots whales.You will then head back to Weligama bay and then onward to snake island and Traprobane island.After playing and lazing around here, enjoy a lip-smacking lunch and then it will be time to head back by 1.30 PM.
Very Good

26 Ratings

3.0

26 Ratings

Starting from

INR 101,000

INR 100,000

Bundala National Park Safari in Sri Lanka
Bundala National Park Safari in Sri Lanka

13H

Hambantota

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 being the flamingo.Reach the Bundala National park at around 5 AM from where your jungle exploration will start after the lip-smacking breakfast.Explore the jungle and witness some of the most beautiful animals during your jungle safari. At around 1 PM, enjoy a lip-smacking lunch and at around 2 PM, start your jeep safari amidst the dense jungle of Bundala National Park.Some of the species that you can spot include the hornbill, whistling duck, eurasian coot and many more.At around 6 PM, your jeep safari will come to an end and so this amazing and adventurous tour. 
Superb

26 Ratings

4.0

26 Ratings

Starting from

INR 5,249

INR 5,202

Fishing in Mirissa
Fishing in Mirissa

4H

Mirissa

About the Activity:If you are looking for some enthralling fishing activity in Sri Lanka, this tour is what you are looking for!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.You can spot fishes like Grouper, Snapper Emperor, and Bonefish at the coast whereas Indian Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Sheerfish, Kingfish, Barracuda, Baramundi, Queens Fish, Jackfish, Trevally, Tuna are found in the open sea.End your fishing trip at around 6.30 PM in the evening by heading back to Mirissa harbor. 
Very Good

27 Ratings

3.0

27 Ratings

Starting from

INR 30,000

Lake Bird Watching Tour in Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka
Lake Bird Watching Tour in Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka

3H

Hambantota

About the Activity:Enthrall in this delightful bird watching tour that provides you with a blissful and an unparalleled experience.Delight in the frequent spotting of various known and rare bird species along Weerawila Lake, Pannagamuwa Lake, Debarawewa Lake, Tissa Lake and Yodha Wewa. This pleasing tour kick-starts at around 05.30 AM and ends at 9.00 AM. Rivet in this amazing experience along with family and friends.Relish the jeep safari to the destination early morning with a soothing atmosphere to nurture you beside.
Superb

35 Ratings

4.0

35 Ratings

Starting from

INR 3,547

INR 3,310

Day Tour to Bentota Village
Day Tour to Bentota Village

1D

Bentota

About the Activity:If you are looking for some tour to explore the beautiful city of Bentota, this tour is a perfect fit for you.Get picked from your hotels in Bentota at around 8 AM and began your journey with the cherishing sights in the small village that is located amidst rich greenery.Indulge in the boat safari activity in Bentota river and explore the dense forest and its greenery.Visit and admire the stunning beauty of mangrove lagoons accompanying you throughout your safari, followed by the visit to turtle hatchery point where you can have sight of turtles moving to the sea.Aftermath, take a walk to the old coconut factory and delight in the lush-greenery of Bawa garden and Herbal garden.Visit the famous Buddhist temple, post this enthrall in an exiting shopping spree before enthralling in an array of water sports available at this small town.End your trip in the evening by getting dropped of to your respective hotels. 
Excellent

34 Ratings

5.0

34 Ratings

Starting from

INR 3,062

INR 2,722

Whale Watching Excursion in Mirissa in Sri Lanka
Whale Watching Excursion in Mirissa in Sri Lanka

4H

Mirissa

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 7 AM from where you will be taken in a boat to the whale watching location.On the way, enjoy a lip-smacking breakfast on the boat with tea and get ready for to witness one of the biggest creature on earth. While aboard, the ever smiling, mischievous dolphins will put on a show while some of the oldest and the largest sea creatures, the humpback and the blue whales, will nonchalantly glide past you in the sea. It will also be made sure that the boat operators, crew and the tourists abide the safety precautions and regulations before and during the tour. End your amazing whale watching tour at around 11 AM by heading back to the Mirissa harbor and getting dropped off to your respective location in Mirissa. 
Very Good

41 Ratings

3.0

41 Ratings

Starting from

INR 2,866

INR 2,837

Private Sunset Cruise in Mirissa - Flat 30% off
Private Sunset Cruise in Mirissa - Flat 30% off

3H

Mirissa

About the Sri Lanka Cruise:- Have a private cruise in Mirissa all for yourself or for your group consisting of 25 people at the most- Watch the sun set into the horizons of sea and sky in complete serenity- Spend three hours of quality time with loved ones in the middle of shining blue waters on Sri Lanka cruise- Have your private space without the hindrance of other tourists- Grab some cocktail, lay on the sunbed and enjoy views of the sunset- Indulge into eating delicious hors-d'oeuvres as you relax your body, soul, and mind seeking tranquility on the deck of the ship- Take a dip into the natural clear blue water pool or go snorkeling with fishes- Try some adventure sports like stand up paddle boating for best of fun time with the provision of proper and necessary gears- Enjoy the best of luxury and sunset views in the golden hours by the shores of Mirissa- Rest in spacious indoor quarters munching on the snacks and cocktails being providedLocation: Mirissa Harbour
Excellent

23 Ratings

5.0

23 Ratings

Starting from

INR 86,429

INR 60,500

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08 July 2019
Excellent
It was a luxurious experience all together. Great food & drinks with extremely beautiful views of the sea.
08 July 2019
Excellent
It was a luxurious experience all together. Great food & drinks with extremely beautiful views of the sea.
28 June 2018
Excellent
Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
10 May 2018
Sakina Hararwala Day Tour to Bentota Village
Excellent
"Our tour guide was dimendu, a very helpful person"
08 July 2019
Superb
Enjoyed a thrilling wildlife adventure safari tour in Yala National Park, which has the highest density of Leopards including Sloths bears & elephants.
08 July 2019
Superb
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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