10 Best Water Sports Tours in Gokarna - 2020 (with 239 Reviews)

Water sports in Gokarna are fun activities for water babies to indulge in. In this hippie town, there are a handful of water activities - parasailing, jet skiing, banana boat ride, scuba diving, and surfing. Gokarna is one of the best Indian destinations that has beaches most favourable for these water sports.

Tourists looking to indulge in jet skiing, banana boat ride, and parasailing can head to Om beach. Om beach is considered as the centre of most of the water activities in Gokarna. It has many local vendors that offer banana boat ride, jet skiing, parasailing all round the year. Kudle beach, on the other hand, is suggested for snorkeling and scuba diving.

The water in the sea here remains unspoilt as the beach meets not many number of tourists. Thus, the clear underwater visibility makes the beach a great spot for diving enthusiasts. Similarly, surfing, a rare sport practiced in India is seasonal as per the waves in the sea and can be done at any of these beaches.

This sport of riding on the waves can also be learnt and excelled at by approaching the surf schools that provide short term as well as professional long term training programs in Gokarna. 

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Banana Boat Ride in Gokarna Flat 45% off ₹ 600 4.0 star View Details
Jet Ski in Gokarna Flat 45% off ₹ 600 4.0 star View Details
Bumper Ride in Gokarna Flat 30% off ₹ 700 4.0 star View Details
Jet Ski at Om Beach, Gokarna 1H ₹ 420 4.0 star View Details
Speed Boating at Om Beach 1H ₹ 600 4.0 star View Details
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Banana Boat Ride in Gokarna Flat 45% off Best Seller
Banana Boat Ride in Gokarna Flat 45% off

Gokarna

The Banana Boat Ride at the Gokarna beaches will make your vacation experience of a lifetime. Hang on tight during these fun-filled and thrilling Banana Boat rides! You will travel down the beach shore and back on a 10-15 minute adventure of a lifetime. Come prepared to get wet and to leave with a smile and memories that last a lifetime!Travelers who are coming with their family and friends seeking a fun watersports activity should try the Banana Boat Ride. It is an inflatable boat that is shaped just like a banana and connected to a speedboat that pulls it along the water at the fastest speed. Everyone riding the banana boat must hold on as tight as possible as the speedboat attempts to flip the inflatable boat thereby dropping its passengers into the water.How to Reach?The exact location of the activity will be shared after the completion of the booking. You can easily access the location by public or private transport.
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Jet Ski in Gokarna Flat 45% off Best Seller
Jet Ski in Gokarna Flat 45% off

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Gokarna is popular amidst adventure seekers due to a number of water sports one can enjoy here. No one can get bored as this place has a multitude of activities available for one and all. Out of all those, Jet Ski is one of the most popular water sports in Gokarna that gives you a chance to ride the waves at extremely fast speed. If you have the need for speed then you surely have to try riding a jet ski during your vacation in Gokarna. Jet skiing is the most exciting and thrilling watersports activities being offered here. It is perfect for those vacationers and tourists looking adventure as well as those who want to just have a fun experience with family and friends. All you need to do is just sit on a motorized jet ski and move it around like a bike. Those who are riding the jet ski for the first will be coached by the team of certified instructors. 
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Bumper Ride in Gokarna Flat 30% off Best Seller
Bumper Ride in Gokarna Flat 30% off

Gokarna

The adventure of watersport activities in Gokarna entices thrill seekers in this laid-back town of Karnataka. Gokarna is a beautiful destination surrounded by temples and long stretches of beaches. Now if you want to grab a chance to experience water games and enjoy the energy that it renders, choose amazing Bumper Ride!!If you’re in Gokarna, then your exciting water adventure tour is not complete without a Bumper Ride. And, if you are already done with jet skiing, snorkeling, parasailing, and other such water sports, then the next bumper ride is for you. Enjoy this exhilarating ride in which you are sitting in a large air-filled rubber tube and dragged by a speed boat into the open sea.
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Jet Ski at Om Beach, Gokarna Best Seller
Jet Ski at Om Beach, Gokarna

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Gokarna

Embraced with the pleasant waves of the Arabian Sea and cosseted by the charm of Gokarna, Om Beach entices visitors from different parts of the world. Be it spending leisure time with family and friends or taking part in different water sports, enjoyment never ceases at this beach. A sought after water sport at the Om Beach is Jet Ski. Cruising the pleasant waves of the Arabian Sea while manoeuvring the Jet Skis has its own delight! The fun starts around 10am with your arrival followed by a briefing session at the beach. Post this, gear up with life jackets and hop into one of the Jet Skis. For about 10 - 15 minutes of frolic rides, ride over the azure water and curate some everlasting memories. Duration: Each session lasts for around 10 - 15 minutes
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Speed Boating at Om Beach Best Seller
Speed Boating at Om Beach

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Gokarna

Situated ideally between Karnataka and Goa, Gokarna provides an extended stopover experience for a bold traveler. Blessed with pristine white sandy shores and crystal blue waters, Om Beach is amongst the most popular. On your day out at the beach, engage in a ride of speed boat (available between 10 am to 3 pm), a recreational water sport that gives an adrenaline rush and awakens your senses.  Arrive at the beach, get a brief on the activity and be prepped up with life jackets. With a high power engine igniting your ride through the beautiful waves of the sea, you are in for a hair-raising experience. Feel the powdered sea drops as you cut through waves, glide over smooth waters, and catch a glimpse of the vast expanse of an almost unending horizon from your mean-machine. This is perhaps the most defining one-quarter of an hour of your lifetime. Duration: Around 15 – 20 minutes 
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Water Sports Activities in Gokarna Flat 20% off New
Water Sports Activities in Gokarna Flat 20% off

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Gokarna

Well-known for its blissful beaches and pristine waters, Gokarna is an ultimate destination for adventure seekers and also for those who want a break from the monotonous life. Here, you have the option of simply strolling down the beautiful serene beaches or can indulge in revitalizing activities like parasailing, banana boat ride, and jet-skiing.There are a plethora of fun-filled activities that you can indulge in with your friends, family, or beloved. This whole tour includes five activities: Boat Trip, Swimming, Diving, Kayaking, and Cave Exploration that will make your experience memorable. Though you will be wearing a life-jacket still it’s fun to fall inside the waters, and the adrenaline rush is simply amazing!How to Reach?The exact location of the activity will be shared after the completion of the booking. The location can be easily accessed by public or private transport.
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Beach Camping in Gokarna ! Best Seller
Beach Camping in Gokarna !

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About Gokarna Witness the white sand beaches and serene Arabian Sea in Gokarna. It is not as crowded as its other counterparts on the same coastline due to which the beaches here are clean and perfect for experiencing water activities. Camping on these beautiful beaches of Gokarna is an amazing way to escape from your monotonous routine. Experience the mesmerizing view of the Arabian Sea sitting in your tent.An ideal weekend getaway to flush off the tarmac, rush, and worries of your busy life with an exotic blend of sun, sand, waves and total relaxation. This coastal paradise will present the perfect teaser for the dream year you are going to have.
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People Also Ask About Water Sports in Gokarna

  1. What are the famous water sports in Gokarna?

    1. Parasailing: Who would not want to see the beautiful coastline of Gokarna along with the majestic Western Ghats from a bird’s eye view? Indeed one of the most popular water sports in Gokarna, parasailing can be experienced at Om Beach. The best time to carry out this activity is between the months of October to April when the sky is pretty clear.

    2. Banana Boat: If you are looking for a fun activity amongst all Gokarna water sports which is not very adventurous, hop onto a banana boat. This banana boat is pulled by another boat against the force of the waves.
    Playing with the waves, the rider of the boat tries to turn the banana boat upside down and the riders get a surprise fun fall into the water! The activity is sure to be loved by all the water babies!

    3. Surfing: In the list of other Gokarna water sports, surfing is a must pick for most adventure sports enthusiasts. The far-stretching beaches of Gokarna that have strong waves make for the perfect surfing conditions for beginners as well as experienced surfers.
    There are several surfing schools in Gokarna that provide certified training of this sport and qualify an individual to practice surfing across India. There is no reason why anybody would not like to engage in this water sport of riding the waves!

    4. Jet Skiing: Put on your life jackets and get riding on a jet ski where you can play with the waves of the Arabian sea. The activity is absolutely fun and quick to learn. It requires no long term training, just brief instructions that a rider needs to understand; which is given by the expert professional before going out in the water sport.

    5. Scuba Diving: Take a dip into the underwater world of Gokarna. Swim with the fishes, discover the beauty of corals in this otherworldly experience. The reefs in Gokarna are swamped with a variety of fishes - angelfish, snappers, parrotfish, squirrel fishes, sea urchins, sea cucumbers and so many more!
    If luck is in favour, one can also witness fishing with the hawksbill turtles and dolphins! All these factors make scuba diving one of the best water sports in Gokarna, must try for all water sports fanatics!

  2. Where can I go for sightseeing in Gokarna?

    Being one of the top tourist attractions, there is a wide variety of places to visit in Gokarna. Few of them are listed here:

    1. Paradise Beach
    2. Half Moon Beach
    3Gokarna Beach
    4. Shiva Cave
    5. Nirvana Beach
    6. Koti Tirtha
  3. What are the must do things in Gokarna?

  4. How can I go to Gokarna from Bangalore?

    The distance between Gokarna and Bangalore is 516 kilometers by road. And there are several ways to reach Gokarna. There are direct trains between the two destinations that take about 16 hours and are very economical. Similarly, regular buses also ply between Bangalore and Gokarna which take about 10 hours to cover the distance.

  5. How many beaches are there in Gokarna?

    Gokarna has five major beaches:

    1. Gokarna Beach: This beach is also known as the main beach of Gokarna. It stretches long and is at the edge of the Karnataka state. On most days, this one is very crowded in comparison to all other beaches of Gokarna.

    2.Kudle Beach: Kudle beach is located between Gokarna beach and Om beach. This beach is known to offer great views of the setting sun and is one of the most preferred one amongst tourists.
    The north end of the beach connects further to Gokarna beach while the south end leads to Om beach, however, it has rocks blocking the path. The beach has many shacks, cafes, and guesthouses which makes it a great pick for tourists.

    3.Om Beach: The beach is named after its shape of Hindu religious letter Om. It is serene with soft sand and is the centre of all water sports activities like surfing, parasailing, banana boat rides, jet-skiing, and all others. The beach is also the best option for swimming; even for a non swimmer.

    4.Half Moon Beach: Just about 20 minutes from Om beach, the Half Moon Beach which is yet another beautiful stretch of sand and sea. It gets its name from its shape which is like a half-moon. The beach has a minimum crowd and is ideal for anybody looking for some time for solitude and peace.

    5.Paradise Beach: Moving further south to Half Moon Beach is the Paradise beach. This beach is a rocky one and thus can be accessed only on foot. Thus, the beach is a lesser known one, and a less crowded one. It suits best for nature lovers looking for some time away from city hustle or crowd.

  6. Where is Gokarna beach situated?

    Gokarna beach or the main beach is located at the end of Gokarna, marking its edge in Karnataka state. The beach is quite a long one as it stretches far along the coastline. It is particularly famous amongst pilgrims as it is located close to the famous Mahabaleshwar temple and is relatively crowded as compared to the other beaches.

  7. Is Gokarna safe?

    Yes, Gokarna is a safe place. Gokarna meets many national as well as international tourists every year. With each passing day, the destination is gaining popularity amongst tourists and the credit for this goes to its shielded environment.
    Gokarna also invites many solo travelers who come from India as well as from across the globe, which means it holds the reputation of being a safe space to be at.

  8. What is Gokarna famous for?

    Gokarna is famous for its beautiful coastline, the golden sand on the beaches, the palm trees that enhance its beauty and of course, the sunsets in the Arabian sea. The destination is a traveller's pick as it has less number of tourist footfall, thus allowing one to absorb the serenity here. It is often referred to as Goa, but far less commercialised.

  9. How far is Gokarna from Goa?

    The distance between Goa to Gokarna is merely 145 kilometers. From Goa, the beaches of Gokarna are extremely accessible. There are regular buses as well as shared cabs that run from different parts of Goa, from both ends - south as well as north Goa.
    Thus clubbing Gokarna in a Goa trip is also a great idea for anybody who wishes to see both these destinations that are best known for their beaches. 

  10. What is the best time to visit Gokarna?

    The best time to visit Gokarna is between the winter months of October to March. During these months, Gokarna maintains pleasant weather conditions with temperatures ranging between 25 to 32 degrees. Summer months of April and May can be avoided as the temperature hits about 40 degrees and the weather gets very humid.