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]
|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|
|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.