Try your luck at big game fishing in Mirissa [3 - 4 hours]

Mirissa is considered as one of the best location to go deep sea game fishing on Sri Lanka's southern coast. We would have an added advantage of spotting whales – mainly Blue Whales and Sperm Whales. This is a wonderful, 3-4 hour deep sea and fishing tour. As you go deeper towards the shelf, Sail fish.

You will meet: Sassha Fernando [SID: 9]
The young talented 4 star instructor, Sasha Fernando, born in Negombo and now is 26 years old. Studied at St.Nicholas International school and started his journey with the interactions with the world under water at the age of twelve, that sums up 14 years of diving. He became a diving master at the age of 18 and then after two years, a two star instructor and currently is an idc instructor.
Meeting point – Mirissa Harbour
Meeting time - Morning – 7 a.m. (most preferred) Evening – 3 p.m.
Maximum 6 pax per boat
Possible period: November-April
Experience English-speaking fishing guide
Boat charter fee
Hire of complete sport fishing equipment
Light refreshment and drinking water
Government tax
Transportation to and from starting point
Any tip for staff

Tour In Brief

This tour will give you a first-hand experience of deep sea fishing during your trip in Sri Lanka. We will pick you up from your hotel in Mirissa, Galle, Unawatuna, or Koggala (additional charge may apply) and drive you to the Mirissa harbour where you will start your fishing tour in the deep sea.

Boats leave the picturesque harbour at Mirissa (35km south of Galle), and will take you to known fishing hotspots in the area. Chat with our guides and local fishermen as they share their experiences with you on your journey.

The Indian Ocean off the coast of southern Sri Lanka offers some of the richest sources of deep sea fish in the world. Sri Lanka Day Tours' deep sea fishing tour takes you to the heart of the warm, nutrient-rich waters, which contain a wide range of game fish. The tour is suited to experienced anglers as well as first-timers, and makes for an unforgettable adventure.

Deep sea fishing is a necessary part of life in the coastal regions, as the larger varieties of fish – an important part of the local diet – dwell in the deep sea.

Varieties of fish typically caught in these waters include Spanish mackerel, blue and black marlin, sail fish, yellow fin tuna, barracuda and giant trevally.