Among many tourist attractions in our country, Whale watching industry has gathered pace during a short time of span. Now ranked as the best destination to see Blue Whales in the World, Mirissa Whale watching industry has grown into a reputed tourist attraction. Over 30 registered Whale watching boats operating in Mirissa area at present. One can see the enthusiasm of foreign tourists to venture into sea to have a closer look at these giant marine mammals, the largest living creatures in the World. On a daily basis, boat operators continue to take foreigners out to sea to offer them with the unique experience of sighting a Blue Whale. Some interesting facts about the Blue Whale are,
Blue Whales are more than 30 meters long and weight around 200 tons.
Their tongues alone can weigh as much as elephant.
There are less than 25,000 Blue Whales left in the entire World Oceans.