WHO ARE WE?

Based at Mirissa Harbour, Mirissa Water Sports provides exciting Whale watching, Sports fishing, Sailing, Coastal cruises, Snorkeling and Boating activities for visitors to Southern Sri Lanka where employment opportunities for young people were always extremely limited.

As a consequence of the tsunami, the situation was bad. That is a key reason why Building A Future Foundation has been created by Mr. Pierre Pringiers, Honorary Consul of Belgium to Sri Lanka. Building A future Foundation was launched to bring new ideas, technology and training to help generate employment for the youth from the tsunami affected coastal areas. The whole Building A Future initiative intends to get 50 young people each year into sustainable employment. Mirissa Water Sports is the first employment project of this initiative employing 10 people.

WHY MIRISSA WATER SPORTS?

  • Most experienced crew.
  • Fastest and biggest boats in the harbor.
  • Three hull boats made out of fiber glass and with better compatibility.
  • On board sanitary facilities.
  • Biggest Insurance coverage.
  • Equipped with all safety requirements.
  • Life jackets, Life rings, First aids and Life guards are provided.
  • Follows international code of conduct for whales and dolphin watching.
  • TripAdvisor winners from 2011 (Travelers Choice award).
  • Free WI-FI and internet facility
  • Card acceptance facility
  • Parking and easy access to the pier
  • Whale watching certificates for children
  • Free tickets for children
  • Hotel booking
  • Tourist information counter
  • Vehicle arrangements
  • Breakfast and resting room for tour guides and drivers
Crew
Every tour is accompanied and guided by our experienced crew who are glad to share their knowledge and provide guests with useful explanation throughout.10 people are currently working at the Mirissa Water Sports. All are young Sri Lankans from the coastal area affected by the tsunami. They all know the area very well and can point out interesting local features and sights.
Training
All the crew have passed internationally recognized certificates in first aid, personal survival and fire fighting. A swimming teacher is also training them to perfect their swimming and life saving skills. The crew also follows English classes to serve our guests better. Computer lessons, marketing, small business management, basic bookkeeping and computer applications are also part of their training program.
Security
Mirissa Water Sport is insured by AIA insurance, one of the most reputed Insurance Company in Asia.