Exciting Water Sports in India

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water sports in India

If you are a water sports enthusiast or an adventure junkie, you have come to the right place. In this blog we are going to talk about all there is to know about water sports in India.India is increasingly becoming one of the top adventure sports destination of the world. Some of the top water sports activities in India include Scuba Diving, River Rafting, Kneeboarding, Kayaking, Jet Skiing and much more. Read on to know more about the top 10 water sports activities in India and the best destinations in India you can try these activities at.

Water Sports In India

River Rafting in Rishikesh

Rishikesh is undoubtedly one of the best places for water sports in India (white-water rafting). The gurgling Ganges surrounded by the majestic Himalayas make this water sport even more exciting.

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Cost: Between Rs.450 and Rs.1800 per person (depending on the rafting stretch)

Duration: Between 1.5 hours and 8 hours (depending on the rafting stretch)

Best Season: February to May, October and November

Where to Book:Red Chilli Adventure: +91 9536497597, Green Mount Adventure: +91 9897171422, Ganga Valley Adventure: +91 7055208617, 0135-2442125

Few Tips:

1) Pay attention to the preliminary training instructions given by your trainer.

2) It is advisable to carry a sunscreen lotion.

3) Carry a basic first aid kit in case of emergencies.

You can check out our Rishikesh Rafting Package if you wish to set your pulse racing with this water sports activity.

 

Scuba Diving in Andaman

Andaman is one of the favourite destination for water sports in India (for scuba diving). It is also equally popular among the honeymooners as well as the adventure enthusiasts.

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Cost:Rs.3500 to Rs.5000

Duration:30 to 60 minutes

Best Season: January to May

Where to Book:Dive Mantra: 08001403333,DiveIndia: 080011 22205, Barefoot Scuba: +91 9474263120

Few Tips:

1) If you get seasick, it is advisable to take some seasickness pills ahead of time.

2)  Always stay close to your guide and communicate using signals when the need arises.

3) Make sure your diving equipment works fine before you dive.

 

Banana Tube Boat Ride in Goa

This is one of the popular water sports in India that you can enjoy together with your friends or family.

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Cost: Rs.1399 (Minimum 4 Pax)

Duration:10 minutes

Best Season: October to March

Where to Book: Atlantis Watersports: 180030008208, +91 9767213311 / 22, Chris Water Sports: 0832-2780199, Goa Aquatic Sports Private Limited: 9822685025

Few Tips:

1) Make sure your safety gear and equipment are in place and functioning okay.

2) Avoid placing your hands or feet through the handles of the towing harness.

3) It’s advisable to keep a mini safety kit with you in the case of emergencies.

 

Wake Boarding in Goa

Goa is among the top destinations offering water sports in India.In fact Goa offers a wide array of water sports activities, wake boarding being a popular one.

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Cost: Rs.8500 (Minimum 5 Persons)

Duration: 1 hour

Best Season: October to May

Where to Book: Chris Water Sports: 0832-2780199, Goa Aquatic Sports Private Limited: 9822685025, Atlantis Watersports: 180030008208, +91 9767213311 / 22

Few Tips:

1) If you are a beginner, use shorter ropes as it decreases your chances of falling.

2) Don’t pull on the rope as that makes the board dip into the water.

3) Distribute your weight correctly and maintain your stance to avoid any falls.

 

Bamboo Rafting in Wayanad

This is an unusual and unique activity that can be categorised as water sports in India.You can try for a calm river experience amongst the spectacular views of Wayanad.

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Cost: Rs.600 per person

Duration: 3 to 4 hours

Best Season: October to March

Where to Book:3 Muddy Boots: +91 9544201249, Go Bananas: +91 8758039485

Few Tips: 1) Carry a towel, change of clothes and also your Photo ID.

1) Carry a towel, change of clothes and also your Photo ID.

2) It’s better to leave your electronic gadgets in your vehicle.

3) Even though the water may not have rapids, it’s still advisable to wear a safety jacket.

 

Kayaking in Alleppey Backwaters

The backwaters of Kerala are tremendously favourable for kayaking in India. The beautiful views just enhance the experience of kayaking even further.This is thus another of not be missed water sports in India activity.

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Cost: Rs. 1500 per person

Duration:4 hours

Best Season: October to March

Where to Book:Kerala Kayaking: +91 9846585674, Jelly Fish Water Sports: +91 9400893112, Kerala Taxis: +91 9656962225, +91 9995511749

Few Tips:

1) Get yourself a kayaking lesson before you attempt this water sport.

2)  Be aware of the weather conditions and the water temperatures.

3)  Invest in proper clothing according to the climate.

You can add Kayaking to your Kerala Honeymoon Tour Packages to make your honeymoon even more memorable.

Undersea Walking in Andaman

This is one of the extreme ocean water sports in India (Andaman) that you can enjoy without many complications. You don’t even need to know how to swim.water sports in India

Cost: Rs. 4500 per person

Duration: 4 hours

Best Season: December to February

Where to Book: Experience Andamans: +91 9932089771, 9932089787 / 78, Andaman Islands Private Limited: 03192 236649

Few Tips:

1) Make sure your headgear works perfectly fine.

2)Don’t panic if you brush past a lot of fishes as they are harmless.

3)  It is always advisable to know the basic signs to communicate under water.

 

Jet Skiing in Goa

Get ready to enjoy the adrenaline rush of this water sports in Goa.

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Cost: Rs. 399 per person

Duration: 2 to 5 minutes

Best Season: October to March

Where to Book: Goa Aquatic Sports Private Limited: 9822685025, Atlantis Water sports: 180030008208, +91 9767213311 / 22, Chris Water Sports: 0832-2780199

Few Tips: 1) Wear your life jacket and make sure it is properly fastened.

               2) If you are a first-timer, slow down before you take turns to avoid falling.

3) Brace yourself for impact when your jet ski jumps at the surface of the water.

 

Glass Bottom Boating in Andaman

Andaman is undoubtedly one of the best places for water sports in India with its countless water sports activities for all the adventure junkies. Glass Bottom Boating is an uncomplicated water sports activity that is done at Jolly Buoy Island.

Cost: Rs. 500 per person

Duration: 2 to 3 hours

Best Season: December to February

Where to Book: Experience Andamans: +91 9932089771, 9932089787 / 78, Andaman World Travels Private Limited: 08001420400

Few Tips: 1) Please carry your Photo ID proof.

1) Please carry your Photo ID proof.

2)Carry your own food and water as the island does not have any eatery options.

3) Carry an underwater camera if you have one and want to take pictures of the coral reefs.

 

Kneeboarding in Goa

Set your heart thumping with this adventure water sports in India (Goa).

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Cost: Rs. 1800 per person

Duration: 10 minutes

Best Season:October to May

Where to Book: Atlantis Watersports: 180030008208, +91 9767213311 / 22, Chris Water Sports: 0832-2780199, Goa Aquatic Sports Private Limited: 9822685025

Few Tips:

1) Pick the right kneeboard (Plastic – Beginners, Fiberglass – Advanced)

2) Keep a proper stance at all times and avoid getting distracted.

3)If the speed of the boat is too fast, make sure you know how to communicate with the boat rider.

You can check out our Mumbai Goa tour packages if you wish to enjoy this exciting water sports activity.

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