Tourists watching a whale during the Fishing Tour in Mirissa Sri Lanka


Mirissa naturally bless with great fishing spots in Southern coat and 1000 meters depth from the shore is 8 NM. Hence fish have enough foods around the Mirissa coast and fishing in Mirissa possibility 90%. Mirissa fishing tour 8 – 12 NM and trolling game fishing tour with local fishing expert. There is a high possibility of fishing tuna, Skipjack Tuna, wahoo, seer and blue marlin.


Beauty of the Mirissa fishing tour is there are wonderful experiences. While you are fishing, you will spot Blue whale and other mammals. Mirissa fishers follow the Dolphins to identify the fishing spots and, in their experience, Dolphins are the best hunters find the fishing spots. So local fishers most of the time follow the Dolphins and Sometimes Dolphins will take you fishing spots. You can get this experience only in Mirissa. 


Mirissa fishing tour fun, challenging because you might be faster than dolphins and wonderful experience. Mirissa fishing affects two monsoon seasons and North-East Monsoon Season (December–February) is the best period of fishing in Mirissa.

Mirissa fishing tour starts from Second Inter Monsoon Season (October–November) and season continues to First-inter monsoon (March–April) every year valued guest can do fishing in from November to April comfortably. 

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 Mirissa
Mirissa fishing tour is taking place 8 - 12 NM away from the shore and it is 3 - 4 hrs trolling fishing tour in Mirissa. There will be a local fishing guide, who has experience over 20 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

    Near the Mirissa fishery harbour

    (pickup from the hotel 1 hrs before starting the fishing tour and 6 a.m. report to the Mirissa fish market and walk in Mirissa harbour with fishing guide)

  • 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
  • Foods

    After the fishing tour, local lunch at a local fisher's house or, in the 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 Mirissa 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 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+ 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 fisher’s house and experience hospitality
    Whales and Dolphin watching while doing fishing
    Visiting to local fish market and explore the local fishery harbour
    Beautiful Mirissa shore landscaping
    Explore the Mirissa fishing harbour and fish market

    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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