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Feel the adrenaline course through your veins as you soak in the water sports in Andaman

Treat your soul to some beach therapy

If you are a sea lover and love water sports, this vibrant and tropical paradise is a hub of aqua adventures. From snorkelling to scuba diving, a trip to the pristine islands of Andaman will allow you to explore the sea of mysteries at its finest. Best of all, you do not require mastery in swimming, however, you must have the heart to dive into the sea with your life jacket on.

Best time to visit: The perfect time to head on this enthralling experience is post monsoon i.e. from November to May, as the sky is cloudless and the water, peaceful and safe.

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Here is a list of the most fun-loving water sports activities in Andaman which will leave you with a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Most Adventurous Water Sports Activities To Do In Andaman

1. Banana Boat Rides

Hold on tight as you try this exciting and fun banana boat ride in Andaman. At once, only 6 people can ride the boat which is in the shape of a banana. To gather the dash it is tied to a speed boat, making it a lot more thrilling. 

 Family enjoying the joyful ride of bumps and fall in Andaman

Don’t be afraid of those topsy turvy turns as the boats are perfectly safe and you will be provided with life jackets. Also, there will be an instructor who will accompany you and will look after your safety. 

Location: Havelock Island and Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex

Level of difficulty: Medium

2. Scuba Diving

Gear up for one of the most amazing water sports activity in the waters of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The best part is that you need not know how to swim to witness the rich marine life. 

Young woman goes scuba diving and explores the sea

You will start by practising in the shallow waters and once you get accustomed, “Splash!” and the undiscovered underwater unfolds before your eyes. There is no need to panic as you will be accompanied by expert dive masters who will look after your safety and comfort. Also, don’t forget to take a picture or two to cherish these awe inspiring memories later. 

Location: North Bay Island, Havelock Island, Neil Island and Chidiatapu

Level of difficulty: Medium

3. Underwater Sea Walking

Explore the magic of the underwater world as you go sea walking on the seabeds of the picturesque island of Andaman. With the help of a helmet and a visor, you will be able to walk past the exotic aqua life and the breathtaking coral reefs. 

 A unique water activity for an experience of a lifetime

Before diving in, the experts will teach you the basics and sign language, which will guide you through your journey underwater. Treasure the magic moments spent with your loved ones as you take photos while exploring the jewels of the sea.

Location: North Bay Island and Havelock Island

Level of difficulty: Low/Medium

4. Glass Bottom Boating

Prepare yourself for a close encounter with the vast variety of marine life through this glass boat. After going through the safety demonstration video, you will be all set for the fun ‘n’ frolic boat ride.

 Glass bottom boat as it sails over the Andaman Sea

Through the glass bottom present inside, you will be able to unravel the vast mysteries of the ocean without even getting your toes wet. Charge up your cameras as the trained professionals on board will familiarise you with the various wondrous marine life beneath.

Location: North Bay Beach  

Level of difficulty: Low

5. Snorkelling

Put on your mask and fins and brace up for the dive underwater, with this must try water sport in Andaman. First of all, a professional session of snorkelling will be conducted post which you can slip into your snorkelling equipment and snorkel away into glory. 

 Indulge in snorkelling amidst the peace of the aquatic world

As soon as you take your first drip, the underwater kaleidoscopic colours and the quietude of the sea will leave you truly mesmerised. Also, there will be a guide to assist you throughout, to ensure that harm befalls you. So, put on your adventure mode and wiggle among the colourful fishes in the serenity of the sea. 

Location: Elephant Beach and North Bay Beach

Level of difficulty: Medium

6. Kayaking

Explore the sights and sounds of the tropical mangrove forest as you paddle your way through the backwaters of Andaman during this activity. You will be provided with a gear, equipment and a life jacket, along with the guidance of an expert for this soulful water activity in Andaman.

 Tourists kayaking through the mangroves in Andaman

As you make your way to the mangroves, lend an ear to the birds chirping and enjoy the peacefulness of the surroundings. Not to miss, take some of the best shots of the amazing background to immortalize the amazing moments spent there.

Location: Havelock Island and Mayabunder

Level of difficulty: Low

7. Parasailing

Another one of the most availed water sports activities among the non-swimmers is Parasailing which is sure to give you a chill down your spine. There is a designed canopy which is tied behind the motor boat to glide you through the wind and along the waters at the same time.  

 Soak high over the clear waters of Andaman

Before you soar high over the sea like a free bird, you will be strapped by the experts with all the necessary safety requirements for a safe and fun experience.

Location: Elephant Beach and North Bay Beach

Level of difficulty: Medium

7. Jet Skiing

If you have the need for speed, feel the thrill as you zip through the waves in a criss-cross way. The cool wind and ocean water sprinkling all over the face will make the experience even more memorable and charming.

Female tourist tries this extreme water sport in Andaman

Once you reach there, the accomplished experts will acquaint you with the basics of the jet ski.  After the preparation, you will end up zooming through the sea and hustling against the breeze, which will ultimately satisfy your hunger for adventure.

Location: Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex

Level of difficulty: Medium

Surrounded by miles and miles of sea, silver beaches and rich coral reef formation, Andaman and Nicobar Islands has everything when it comes to exhilarating water sports in India. So go on and book yourself for this remarkable experience and make your vacation in the Andamans, a memorable one with OYO at your convenience. What are you waiting for?

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