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13 Thrilling Water Sports in India You Need to Try At Least Once

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India is graced with a vast coastline of more than 7500 kilometres. With the Bay of Bengal to the east, the Arabian Sea to the west, the Indian Ocean to the south, and several rivers, there are numerous water sports that can be experienced in India. Following is a bevy of 13 water sports in India, which promises fun and thrill:


1. Snorkelling

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Best Place - Kadmat Island in Lakshadweep.

Best Time - From December to March.

Swimming Required - Yes

Price - You can do Snorkelling with a dive shop for as little as Rs. 400 per hour (including Snorkelling equipment).


2. Kite Surfing

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Best Place - Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu

Best Time - June to September

Swimming Required - No

Price - Renting the equipment would cost you Rs. 2400 for an hour.


3. Jet Skiing

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Best Place - Colva Beach in Goa

Best Time - From December to March.

Swimming Required - No

Price - A half an hour session starts from Rs. 500.


4. White River Rafting -

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Best Place - Teesta River in Sikkim.

Best Time - From November to March.

Swimming Required - No

Price - It starts from Rs. 800 per person for 30 minutes.


5. Scuba Diving

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Best Place - Havelock Island, Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

Best Time - From March to May.

Swimming Required - Yes

Price - Starts from Rs. 4500 for two dives (for certified Scuba Divers), including Scuba Diving gears, boat transfers, and food.


6. Sea Kayaking

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Best Place - Havelock Island in Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

Best Time - From March to May.

Swimming Required - Yes

Price - Rs. 3000 for a three hour session per person, including a life jacket, refreshments, and the guidance of a certified instructor.


7. Flyboarding

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Best Place - Goa

Best Time - From November to March

Swimming Required - No

Price - Rs. 6400 for 30 minutes.


8. Parasailing

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Best Place - Baga Beach in Goa.

Best Time - From November to March.

Swimming Required - No

Price - Rs.800 for a flight that lasts up to 5 minutes.


9. Surfing

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Best Place - Varkala Beach in Kerala.

Best Time - From November to March.

Swimming Required - Yes

Price - Renting a Surfboard will cost you just Rs. 300 per hour.


10. Windsurfing

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Best Place - Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu

Best Time - From April to September

Swimming Required - Yes

Price - You can take up a three hour introductory course which will cost you Rs. 7500.


11. Sea Walking

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Best Place - North Bay Island in Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

Best Time - From March to May.

Swimming Required - No

Price - Rs. 2700 for duration of 20 minutes.


12. Sailing

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Best Place - South Bombay

Best Time - From October to March

Swimming Required - No

Price - Rs. 3000 per person for 2 hours


13. Stand up Paddle

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Best Place - Kumarakom Backwaters of Kerala

Best Time - From November to April

Swimming Required - No

Price - Rs. 600 for a two hour session.


Which one are you trying next? Let us know in the comments.

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