Ready the pier to morning fishing boats in Bentota Sri Lanka


Fishing in Bentota is challenging fishing experience in Bentota and fishing in Bentota is tour simply make your own sea food in Bentota. Bentota fishing tours take place 5 NM away from the shore and trolling fishing in Bentota 4–5 hours. 

North-East Monsoon Season (December–February) brings the more fish to Bentota coast. Fishing in Bentota best period is January–March period and possibility fishing that period over 90% but Bentota fishing season starts from November–April. Bentota has south coast sea food cuisines and you can celebrate with chilled beer cooking own fish. 

 Deep sea trolling fishing is the best way to do the fishing in Sri Lanka and Sri Lanka naturally blessed with warm water around the island. Sri Lanka is the one of best fishing spot in the world. You can do fishing throughout the year and fishing spots may vary because of the monsoon effects. 
There are 4 monsoon changes in Sri Lanka and 2 major monsoon changes affect fishing in Sri Lanka.  

First Inter Monsoon Season (March–April) 
South-West Monsoon Season (May–September)
Second Inter Monsoon Season (October–November)
North-East Monsoon Season (December–February) 

Fishing in Bentota
Bentota fishing tour in deep sea trolling fishing is taking place 5 - 15 NM away from the shore and it is 4 - 5 hrs trolling fishing tour in Bentota. There will be a local fishing guide, who has experience over 20 years and he will take you hop fishing spots based on his experience. If you are beginners, then he will teach you using the fishing rods and he will share some fishing techniques with you.    

Possible Fish species 
Yellow fin tuna
Giant trevally,
Queen Fish
Blue or Black Marlene


Operational Details

  • Starting Point

    Near the Bentota bridge (Boat house)

  • Starts At

    Morning fishing tour starts at 6.30 a.m–10.30 a.m and evening fishing tour starts at 3 p.m–6.30 p.m

    Note: we are highly recommending morning fishing session and possibility of fishing so high

  • Finishing Point

    Near the Bentota bridge (Boat house)

  • Pick Up

    Pickup from the hotel 1 hrs before starting the fishing tour

  • Duration

    Between 4 - 5 hours


  • Guide
    Well experienced Boatman/ Fishing guide
  • Equipment
    All required fishing equipment
  • Encampment
    Private charter boat with Refreshments
  • Transport
    Free Pick & Drops from Bentota hotel
  • Entrance
    Local fish market visit & salty fishing processing experience
  • Food
    Local Sea food lunch at local house
  • Refreshment
    Refreshments during the fishing tour

    Not Included

  • Drinks
    Alcohol beverages

    Additional Details

  • Standard Local Fishing Boat Specification

    • Local standard motor boat 15 – 19 ft length and 5 feet width boat.
    • Boat engine capacity 25 H.p.
    • Life Jackets available
    • maximum capacity 2 pax per boat
  • Professional Fishing Boat Specification

    35ft ft length and 9 ft width boat.
    Centre cockpit
    6 pax capacity and at once can-do fishing 4 pax. 
    Life Jackets available 

  • Recommendations

    casual dress
    Good sunscreen
    Hat and sunglass

    Rates Per-Person

    Fishing trip on Standard Local Fishing Boat with Sri Lankan seafood lunch
    • 1+ Pax

    Rate per 2 persons


    Professional Fishing Boat and fishing trip with Sri Lankan seafood lunch
    • 1+ Pax

    Rate per 6 persons


    Grilled Supplement with Two beers
    • 1+ Pax
    • 1 Days

    Rate per-person


    Tour Highlights

    Private guided fishing tour (4 - 5 hrs)
    Local sea food lunch at Boat house

    Tour Locations

    Payments and Cancellations

    Payment policy
    • Tour will confirm up on the payment.
    • You may need to check the availability before making the payment.

    Cancellation policy
    • If you are going to cancel the activity before the 24 hours of the operation, take place, then we will not apply for any cancelation charge.
    • If the activity cancels from My Ceylon Adventures (our) end because of unexpected weather condition effect then Fully refunded (100%) or you can book alternative activity instead of the refund.

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