Top Ten Incredible Places in India to Enjoy Water Sports

Posted on January 26, 2023 by

Water Sports Destinations in india

Whether it be freediving or scuba diving, sea sports of all types offer invaluable experience and incredible adventures that one is likely to remember all one’s life. However, when one thinks of sea sports it is mostly international destinations like Australia and Mauritius that come to mind – due to a common misconception that India doesn’t support them. Nothing is further from the truth – with its large coastline and incredible plenty of rivers, India has several tourist spots which support water sports. This blog takes a look at some of these.

1. Goa

The first and the most obvious place for water sports in Goa. Popular among Indian and western tourists alike, the tourism capital of India is known for its pristine beaches and these beaches are also excellent to try a number of things – spending a lovely evening at beaches, dating on the beach side, partying, and trying some water sports. Scuba diving, kayaking, etc. are some of the sports you can try here. You can also try river rafting in the Mhadei River. Goa is at its best (and also most clouded) near new year’s eve but can be visited all months of the year.

2. Rishikesh

Another excellent place in India for water sports is Rishikesh in Uttarakhand. Best visited from September to November, the primary attraction of the city is its India’s yoga and meditation center but it is one of India’s most beautiful places and excellent for adventurous sports like cliff jumping, hiking, etc. Among sea sports we have tried here include body surfing, water rafting, kayaking, etc.

3. Andamans

One of the best places to try water sports in India is the Andaman islands. This is our favorite tourist spot. Whether it is tranquil beaches or pristine seashores; there are few places in India that parallel the charms of these islands. like snorkeling, glass boat riding, boating, etc. are some of the sea sports to try here. Adventure lovers may also want to try windsurfing, windsurfing, paragliding, swimming, fishing, undersea walking, banana boat riding, etc. Riding in sea boats with glass floors was the best experience we had here. Avoid visiting during monsoon season.

4. Kavaratti and Lakshadweep islands

Kavaratti is the capital of Lakshadweep islands, which is another island ground along with Andaman and Nicobar. The 36 Lakshadweep islands are located at a distance of 400 kilometers from Kerala shores boosts of azure sea water. Yachting, kayaking, snorkeling. Scuba diving, canoeing, swimming, and riding glass bottom boats are some of the things to try here. We particularly recommend Dolphin Drive Center especially if the readers love dolphins as much as us. Much like Andaman, a visit to these islands should be avoided during monsoon season.

5. Kovalam

Though a small town the next place in this list of top ten tourist attractions of India for water sports has three beautiful because- Samudra, Lighthouse, and Hanwha. Located by the Arabian Sea, the embodies several reasons why Kerala has been called God’s own country. Among water sports, One can try here include boating, kayaking, parasailing, windsurfing, water skiing, backwater cruising, etc.

6. Pondicherry

Once a French colony, Pondicherry has grown to be a popular tourist attraction due to its historical influence, French historical connection, architecture, and beautiful beaches. etc. Another reason to visit it is for sports, particularly scuba diving.

7. Zanskar

Zanskar Canyon of Jammu and Kashmir is located at more than 12,000 feet above sea level. The Zanskar River is one of the toughest River rafting challenges in India. Another sea sport to try at this Canyon is kayaking.

8. Darjeeling or Sikkim

Both these places have Teesta right where you can try tourists can Tey their hands at roar rafting.

9. Ladakh

This list of top ten places for water sports already includes several places to try rafting in but doing it on the Indus in Ladakh is to spend some time in a world of serene tranquil natural beauty that seems straight out of some fantasy book.

10. Arunachal Pradesh

The last but not least important tourist place to try water sports is the fierce Brahmlutra river flowing through Arunachal Pradesh. Kayaking here is one of the coolest things our readers can do in their life.

Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.s)

There are several questions relating to tourist destinations for trying water sports. The following are some of the most Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.s) :

Question: What are some of the best destinations for water sports internationally?

Answer: The following are some of the best international destinations for water sports:

Phuket & Koh Samui, Thailand

  • Port Louis, Mauritius
  • Brisbane, Australia
  • Lagos & Sagres, Portugal
  • Mykonos, Greece
  • Caribbean Islands

Question: What if I am an amateur at water sports?

Answer: Most of these places also have trainers for teaching.

If the reader has any other questions, they should feel free to ask them here.

The Bottom Line

One can easily wrap up the above discussion by concluding that sea sports are fun and everyone should try them at least once.

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