A man enjoining The fishing boat ride in Negombo Sri Lanka


Negombo is the best place for fishing tours in Sri Lanka and naturally blessed with great fishing spots around the Negombo coast. fishing in Negombo is one of exciting experience in Negombo and there is high possibility of fishing Yellow fin tuna in Negombo fishing tour. mostly Negombo fishing tours take place 4 - 8 NM away from the shore. Negombo fishers have an inborn talent in fishing and making delicious seafood cuisines. Negombo fishing possibility over 70% in fishing tour in Negombo but specially month of December - March is the peak season Fishing in Negombo and fishing possibility over 90% during that period. Negombo is the biggest fishing city in Sri Lanka and around 70% of domestic consumption fish and seafoods supply in Negombo. over 90% export fishery industry handle by Negombo fishers. 
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) 

Negombo coast belongs to South-West and South-West coast season is from November–April. Due to warm waves and the current of the ocean, Negombo's best fishing season is December-March. Negombo is the best spot for tuna fishing in Sri Lanka and there is a high possibility of fishing Yellow Fin Tuna Negombo Sri Lanka. Majority of Negombo population in fishery industry and key income sources related to Fishery. 

Deep Sea Fishing in Negombo
Negombo, deep sea trolling fishing is taking place 4–8 NM away from the shore and it is 3 - 4 hrs trolling fishing tour in Negombo. 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 Jetwing Beach Hotel in Negombo

  • Starts At

    • Morning fishing tour starts at 6.30 a.m –10.30 a.m
    • 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 Jetwing Beach Hotel in Negombo

  • Pick Up

    Pickup from the hotel 1 hrs before starting the fishing tour

  • Duration

     4 hours


  • Guide
    Well experienced Boatman/ Fishing guide
  • Equipment
    All required fishing equipment
  • Encampment
    Private charter boat with Refreshments
  • Transport
    Free Pick & Drops within 3 Km of our Point (Jetwing Beach 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

  • Extended Transport
    Pick up and drop transport away from our point (3 km)

    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.
    Center cockpit
    8 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 - 2+ Pax

    Rate per 2 persons


    Professional Fishing Boat and fishing trip with Sri Lankan seafood lunch
    • 1 - 6+ Pax

    Rate per 6 persons


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

    Rate per-person


    Tour Highlights

    Private guided fishing tour (4 hrs)
    Local sea food lunch at fisher’s house
    Visiting to local fish market and explore the salty fishing process
    Free snorkeling session (20–30 minute)

    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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