Mirissa is located in southern 240km from South of Colombo. Mirissa ia very popular for Whale and Dolphin watching during the period from November to April in warm and calm water. Whale and Dolphins are warm blooded, air breathing marine Mmammals. Blue Whales, Sperm Whales, Fin Whales and Humpback Whales can be watched specially in Mirissa waters. Common Dolphins, Bottle nose Dolphins, Spinner Dolphins and Stripped Dolphins are common to see in Mirissa. Also sometimes turtles and various fish species like Bluefin Tuna and flying Fish.