Feel the thrill at these Water Sports Destinations

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Feel the thrill at these Water Sports Destinations

Water sports in India has always been highly sought after. With several states possessing impressive coastlines, the options for engaging in water sports are plenty. From white water rafting to snorkeling, from scuba diving to parasailing, this is the best way for experiencing the ultimate adrenaline rush.

The top destinations in India which attract a large number of water sports enthusiasts are Goa, Rishikesh, Andaman, Lakshadweep, Pondicherry and Kerala. No wonder, the lure of water sports in India has been increasing at a fascinating rate. Here are the list of destinations to try out if you are a water sports enthusiast.

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Snorkeling at Bangaram Island, Lakshadweep

Goa

White sandy beaches lined with swaying palm trees and a comforting weather the year round, Goa is inevitably the top choice as a water sports destination. The Arabian Sea offers enormous opportunities when it comes to trying out a variety of water sports. Some of the most famous of them are:

  • Wind surfing
  • Dinghy sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Water skiing
  • Angling
  • Parasailing
  • Water scooter
  • Swimming
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Parasailing at Tarkarli, Maharashtra

Rishikesh

Rishikesh is one of the most visited destinations the year round, both for the spiritual experience and opportunities for adventure offered by it. Among the many things to do in Rishikesh, water sport occupies a top position. Here, the mighty flowing Ganges creates exciting challenges for the water sports enthusiast. Some of the highly sought after water sports in Rishikesh are:

  • River rafting
  • Kayaking
  • Cliff jumping

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River Rafting at Kolad, Maharashtra

Andaman

It would hardly be an exaggeration to say that the beaches of Andaman truly resemble a paradise. Its long white sandy beaches and picturesque beauty, besides unlimited scope for adventure, attracts tourists throughout the year. On your next visit to this wonderful place, some of the water sports activities to try out are:

  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba diving

Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep is the place to be if you want to experience the thrill of water sports along with discovering the exotic marine life. The perfect blue waters and the pleasant weather above makes for a fabulous experience. It’s one of the major honeymoon destinations in India. Some of the water sports to try out on our visit to this place are:

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Scuba Diving at Kadmat Island, Lakshadweep

Pondicherry

Pondicherry is famous for its old French quarters, it’s wonderful promenades and chic boutiques. It also has some of the best beaches in the country. If you plan your beach holiday in India, then this is where you should be. However, this lovely place is also renowned for the exciting water sports opportunities offered by it. Some of the water sports to try out during your visit here are:

  • Scuba diving
  • Parasailing
  • Banana boat rides
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Sailing at Gateway of India, Mumbai

Kerala

Kerala, one of the most sought after winter holiday destinations, is the ultimate water sports destination. Apart from its backwaters, Ayurveda and coffee plantations, it’s also a favorite among water sports enthusiasts. The water sports to look out for during your visit here are:

  • Canoeing
  • Catamaran sailing
  • Parasailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing
  • Angling

Maharashtra

Maharashtra is bestowed with a coastline of 720 KM along the Arabian Sea and owns variety of beaches. If you have an affinity towards sun, sand, sea, and surf then Maharashtra has many interesting options in store. There are beaches for adventure lovers as well which ranges from water sports to snorkeling & scuba diving. The coastal climate of these beach locations make traveling pleasant all round the year. The water sports to look out for during your visit here are:

You can also check out India’s Best Scuba Diving Destinations

Author Bio:

Akansha Negi frequently writes at India Travel Blog by Indian Holiday Pvt. Ltd. She shares her passion of travel and love for various Indian destinations. While planning your holidays in India, browse through her write-ups.

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