Visit Kalpitiya, the Dolphin Watching Spot

Dolphine Watching in Kalpitiya

Watching dolphins is an incredible experience. But watching dolphins leap into the air and do a spin, barely a few feet away from you, is nothing short of magical. Make your Sri Lankan experience unreal by spotting spinner dolphins across the Negombo peninsula.

Indeed, the Sri Lankan peninsula is a marine paradise. Enjoy a beautiful scenic boat ride and finally meet our flipper friends. The surreal joy that the encounter brings is sure to make your time worthwhile.

What makes Kalpitiya a great choice for dolphin watching?

The Kalpittiya peninsula is flocked by hundreds of acrobatic spinner dolphins from early October. The waters are swarmed with these majestic playful creatures and they can be spotted swimming, riding waves and leaping out of the water in a twirl. The peninsula is home to the dolphins till march. During this period tourists can witness them doing dives, head slaps, nose-out and several other Ariel behaviors.

Another reason for the growing popularity of Kalpitiya is that the dolphin watching point is close to the shore, only a short boat ride away. The ‘Dolphin line’ is an area running north-south parallel to the peninsula and during peak season hundreds of dolphins can be found in the neighborhood.

Best for Family Travelers

If you are traveling with young kids, it can be a hassle to find the perfect activity for them to enjoy. While other water activities like snorkeling can be challenging, dolphin watching is simple, safe and a complete entertainer. No wonder, Dolphin watching is one of the most popular activities for families with kids. One of the happiest aquatic creatures, dolphins are full of life and watching them in their natural habitat is indeed a sheer joy.

Begin your journey

If you are enthused to explore the marine kingdom, it’s best to start with the dolphins. So, hop on board and enjoy the tour where you can witness the natural splendor of the dolphins.


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