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Aaditya Bhattacharya


We were provided meals on the tour.the food quality was good. thanks to thrillophilia for providing all the necessary equipments at the spot

Galle Fishing Tour With Guide Overview

Trip Starting From: Galle

Trip Location: Galle

About the Galle Fishing Tour:

- This activity will allow you to go Galle fishing like a local fisherman in Sri Lanka. 

- You will get to ride in paddle boats to let you experience the entire fishing process. 

- The operator will provide all fishing equipment. 

- The activity will be conducted at Hikkaduwa Lagoon. 

- Galle fishing tour is a guided by the instructor. 

- An English-speaking guide will walk you through the entire procedure, and teach you the skill of getting a good catch. 

- It has been designed in a way to let one experience a few hours of a fisherman’s life. 

- The duration of this activity is for two hours. 

- Pickup and drop facility is included in the cost of this package. 

- Unwind with relishing lunch at a local restaurant after spending the scheduled hours in the ocean. 

- The cost of tea and lunch is included in this package. 

- You can book this package as a solo traveller or as a group (two-three or four-seven). 


  • Fishing
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  • Boating

Other Inclusions

  • Hotel pick up and drop off from Galle
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  • Boat ride
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  • Fishing equipment
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  • English speaking guide
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  • Bottled drinking water
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  • Tea
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  • Lunch


  • Pick up and drop to the respective hotels in Galle is included.
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  • Private Vehicle

Things To Carry

  • Voucher received by Thrillophilia
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  • Camera
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  • Sunscreen
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  • Sunglasses
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  • Hat
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  • Comfortable Footwear


  • A child ticket will apply to children between the age of 2 to 11.
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  • Children below two years can accompany you on this trip, but cannot occupy a seat on the boat.
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  • A pregnant woman should avoid this activity.
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  • This activity is also not recommended for people with medical conditions and heart problems.
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  • Guests who need a wheelchair or have a walking disability may not be able to take this experience either.
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  • Please remember to entire your correct pickup address on the checkout page.
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  • The actual pickup time is 08.30 a.m.; we will get in touch with you a day before the expedition to confirm the same.
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  • Participants are requested to be at the hotel’s lobby at least ten minutes before the pickup time to ensure a timely return.

Tour Type

  • This is a private group tour

Galle Fishing Tour With Guide : Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellations are made 15 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
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  • If cancellations are made 7-15 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-7 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Galle Fishing Tour With Guide : Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Galle Fishing Tour With Guide : Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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    We were provided meals on the tour.the food quality was good. thanks to thrillophilia for providing all the necessary equipments at the spot


    People Also Ask About Galle Fishing Tour With Guide

    1. How to redeem the voucher?

      Redemption of your voucher for Galle fishing activity is very user-friendly. Check your e-mail to find your voucher after you make a booking on the website. You will have to show the same to the guide/driver on the day of your activity to confirm your booking.

      Take a print of the voucher or carry it on your mobile as per your convenience. If you find that you haven’t received the e-mail, then we request you to check your spam folder once. 

    2. Is hotel pick up and drop off facility is available for this package?

      Yes, pick up and drop off facility is available with this package. This facility is available in Galle city limits. The official pick up time is 08:30 a.m., and the official drop off time is 01:00 p.m. To ensure that you can avail this service with ease, please enter your pick up address on the checkout page when you make this booking.

      An operator will get in touch with you one day before your activity and re-confirm the pickup timings with you. Tourists are requested to be present at the hotel’s lobby at least 10 minutes before the scheduled time. With this, all activities can be commenced and concluded in time.

    3. Are meals included in this package?

      Yes, meals are included in this package. Galle fishing tour is a half-day activity where you are provided with one meal. The cost of bottled water is also included in the price of this package.

      Apart from that, you also get tea along with this reservation. You will also get to savour lunch at a local restaurant. The lunch will be delicious, and everything that you need after a hard-working day at the sea like a fisherman. You might get to try out some local delicacies too.

    4. I have a child, Can I go for fishing in Galle?

      You can go fishing in Galle even if you have a child. You should know that children between the ages two to eleven will be charged with a child’s ticket, and children above that will be charged with an adult ticket. You need not to worry about your infants below the age of two. You can take them with you too, as long as the child doesn’t occupy an adult’s seat.

      You need to make sure that you take care of your child in the boat. A lot of movement might not yield into a good fishing experience, and it might also be unsafe for them, and the people on the boat. We suggest that you allow your children to carry hats so that they do not get troubled with the heat.

    5. Is Galle safe for fishing?

      Yes, Galle is safe for fishing. In fact, this is the means of livelihood of many in this area. This activity is for people who want to explore Sri Lanka and Galle with a difference. You will find yourself in a unique experience than a regular sightseeing day. You will be accompanied by an English-speaking guide who will make sure of your safety.

      Before getting on the boat, the guide will explain the entire process to you and hand out some safety tips. He will also let you know about some safety measures while in the Sea. Participants of this Galle fishing activity are also requested to ensure that they adhere to the rules set out by the fishermen and that they wear comfortable clothes and footwear to avoid mishaps.

    6. What activities are included in this package?

      The Galle fishing tour package is packed with activities to do across the four and a half hours. Starting from pickup to drop, you will be engulfed by entertainment and amusement. It begins with a pickup at 08:30 a.m. from your hotel. Enjoy the view as the ride drives you to Hikkaduwa Lagoon. The main fishing activity goes on from 09:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

      Before stepping on the paddle boats, the guide will share some insights about how the people of Galle carry out fishing in the area and will also give you some secret fishing trips to make this activity a worthy one. The guide will then lead you to a local restaurant where you can enjoy some delicious lunch before the drive back to the hotel begins.

    7. What is the best time to go fishing in Galle?

      You can go fishing in Galle any time in the year except for the monsoons when the rains could disrupt the entire experience. The monsoon season will not just make the beach very wet, but also cause more giant waves than usual, which can be inconvenient for people who are not used to this activity. This is one of the reasons why even the fishermen of Gale avoid, or nearly stop fishing during the monsoon seasons.

    8. Is stilt fishing is famous in Galle?

      Stilt fishing is an ancient tradition of Galle in Sri Lanka. It is one of their most popular methods of fishing which dates back to many years from now. This process involves inserting stilts (long stick like things) deep into the coral reef and finding large fishes to sell/eat.

      Fishermen who are into Stilt fishing carry out this activity in the early hours of the day, and during sunset. It is a physically challenging task where the possibility is that one might not be able to catch any substantial amount of fish. Many stilt fishermen now offer their stilts by the shore for photography to tourists who want some pictures that show them doing the activity.

    9. What types of fishes are there in Galle?

      Galle has a variety of fishes that one can see or catch on their side of the sea. Some of them include Mullet, Rabbit fish, Barracudas, Bone fish, Spangled Emperor, Grouper, Parrot fish, etc.

    10. Do we need to bring our own Fishing equipment?

      No, you do not need to bring your own fishing equipment. The cost of this package includes the same for you, which you will get once you reach Hikkaduwa Lagoon. The guide will also give you a small training on how you can use them and will share some insiders on catching some good fishes.

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