Breathtaking aerial views of whales off the coast of Sri Lanka are provided by F-Air to promote ‘air tourism’ from the Sri Lanka Airforce base at Koggala Airport, Galle. “What better way to watch the blue whales than from a low-flying, small aircraft off Sri Lanka’s picturesque southern coast?”
Amazing pictures of whales off the coast of Sri Lanka are good news for this leviathan of the Indian Ocean
We see the whale as emblem of a threatened planet, writes conservationist Philip Hoare in the Guardian UK—and nowhere do we see them better than here in Sri Lanka. And the fact that we see them in such large numbers is good news for the future of whales worldwide.
Conversant Traveller blogger Heather Cole enjoys her first whale-watch in Sri Lanka from the deck of a catamaran after a night cruise in the Indian Ocean waters off Marissa, a premier south-coast beach resort.
Every year, National Geographic holds a travel photographer of the year contest, and this picture of a whale watching us watching them is one of the many outstanding entries.
Sri Lanka is globally renowned among travellers and marine conservationists as a prime location for watching whales and dolphins in the natural habitat.
Mirissa and its glorious palm-fringed sandy crescent beach is perhaps the best-known south-coast resort in Sri Lanka, and a haven for whale watching.