Our Kalpitiya dolphin watching boat hosts up to 6 people + driver and guide. It is equiped with a 40 hp Yamaha outboard engine. We have a special dolphin watching permit plus Sri Lankan Navy permission to operate the high power speedboat in the sea around the Bar Reef.


Life jackets are available and have to be worn at all times of the dolphin cruises. The boat is equipped with a shade roof.

Our dolphin watching guides and boat drivers are experienced fishermen of the Kalpitiya area. They are familiar with the best spotting areas as well as with the local sea conditions. 


Our main dolphin watching boat driver, Mr. Laxman, also is the head of the local fishery community and a very experienced and skilled fisherman.

Our dolphin watching trips start at the Elements Watersports & Nature Resort, Kalpitiya. The trip normally starts at 7:00 AM and lasts approximately 3 hours. 


After collection of the dolphin watching tickets ashore at Alankuda beach, the boat takes you out about 3 kilometers off-shore where the spinner dolphins are hunting in swarms of sometime hundreds of animals. If you are lucky you can even spot pink dolphins!


Cold beverages are included.


3 hrs Kalpitiya dolphin watching trip


The season for dolphin watching in the Kalpitiya area starts mid November and ends end of March.


Please contact us regarding the suitability of your desired dates. We want to ensure that you get to see dolphins!

Our skilled driver and guide will help you arrange a tailor-made trip along the beautiful shores of the Kalpitiya peninsula and magic islands. No matter how many guests (maximum 6) join the trip the charges are as follows: 

  • 1st hour 42 EUR (minimum charge even if the trip last less than 60 minutes)

  • every further hour 30 EUR (10 minutes 5 EUR)

  • Standby time for the boat with shut engine, somewhere at a beach or at sea will be charged at 12 EUR per hour. (10 minutes 2 EUR)

Private Boat Tours

Prices include 6 EUR/8 USD dolphin watching ticket and a soft drink. Each extra boat hour 30 EUR to be equally split amongst all participating guest.

1 guest in the boat: 95 EUR pp

2 guests in the boat: 54 EUR pp

3 guests in the boat: 42 EUR pp

4-6 guests in the boat: 32 EUR pp

Dolphin Watching Tours Kalpitiya

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Elements Beach & Nature Resort

Kappalady, Talawila

Sri Lanka


Colombo Office:

Elements (Pvt) Ltd

22/2, 1/1 Perera Mawatha


10350 Dehiwala

Sri Lanka

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