View of fishing boats on the sea in Hikkaduwa Sri Lanka


Fishing in Hikkaduwa is an exciting and challenging experience. Hikkaduwa also naturally blessed with many fishing spots because vast coral reef creates foods and home for many fish species. Hikkaduwa fishing tour takes place 6 NM–12 NM away from the coast. Hikkaduwa fishing season starts from after the second monsoon ends (November–April) and best fishing period from February–March. Possibility of Hikkaduwa fishing during the period over 90%.

Hikkaduwa fishing tour accompany with well experienced local fishing crew and they will direct you great fishing spots using their experiences. 


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

Deep Sea Fishing in Hikkaduwa
Hikkaduwa fishing tour is taking place 6 - 12 NM away from the shore and it is 3 - 4 hrs trolling fishing tour in Hikkaduwa. There will be a local fishing guide, who has experience over 15 years and he will take you 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,
Big eye Tuna

skipjack tuna

Little Tunny

Blue Marlin and marlin

Operational Details

  • Starting Point

    At Hikkaduwa fishing point (you will pickup from the hotel 1 hrs before starting the fishing tour and at 6 a.m. report to the Hikkaduwa fishing point)

  • 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.
  • Duration

    Between 3 - 4 hrs.

    After the fishing tour, local lunch at a restaurant or if evening chilled beer


  • Guide
    Well experienced Boatman/ Fishing guide
  • Equipment
    All required fishing equipment
  • Encampment
    Private charter boat with Refreshments
  • Transport
    Free Pick & Drops to Galle - Unawatuna hotels
  • Food
    Local Sea food lunch at a local restaurant

    Additional Details

  • Standard Local Fishing Boat Specification

    • Local standard motor boat 19.5 ft length and 5 feet width boat.
    • Boat engine capacity 15 - 40 H.p. 
    • Life Jackets available 
    • maximum capacity 3 guest per boat
  • 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


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

    Rate per-person


    Tour Highlights

    Private guided fishing tour (3 - 4 hrs)
    Local sea food lunch at a local restaurant
    Explore Beautiful Hikkaduwa coast landscaping

    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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