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Best Adventure Tours in Pondicherry

The adventure activities in Pondicherry have earned a great reputation in India. The place brims with activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, canoeing, cycling, surfing quad biking, rock climbing, rafting, boating, and camping.

The best thing about the top adventure activities in Pondicherry is that one can choose their thrill from a wide range of packages and tours. For instance, you can either go for a private training session of surfing or learn it in a group at a more reasonable price. Most of the adventure activities near Pondicherry can be done in a single day. However, there are training courses that drift between 2 to 15 days. If you are looking to pump up some adrenaline or are simply looking to learn something new and thrilling, then head over to Pondicherry and soak in every moment spent by learning these adventure activities.

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Scuba Diving With Snorkeling In Pondicherry Flat 17% Off 6 Hrs ₹ 7499 5.0 star View Details
Cycling Tour in Pondicherry Flat 21% Off 2 Hrs ₹ 1590 5.0 star View Details
Paintball in Pondicherry Flat 60% Off ₹ 300 5.0 star View Details
Pondicherry Adventure Package - Flat 21% Off 3 Hrs ₹ 1080 5.0 star View Details
Thrilling Scuba Diving in Pondicherry 2D ₹ 7999 4.0 star View Details
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    Scuba Diving With Snorkeling In Pondicherry Flat 17% Off
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    About the Activity:- Being on the eastern coast of the country of India, Pondicherry sits at an amazing point for enjoying the amazing underwater life through adventure activities like Scuba Diving and Snorkeling.- Taking care of all odds and ends, the tour starts off wi...

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    Cycling Tour in Pondicherry Flat 21% Off
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    About the Activity:- Explore the most amazing sights of one of the most beautiful Union Territories of India; Pondicherry. And to let you enjoy every inch of the place and savor all the sights that this place has to offer, this cycling tour is a must have.- Enjoy a uniqu...

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    About Paintball:Paintball  is a fun way to escape the everyday routine and stress. A game best played in private groups, provides the ultimate fun-filled thrill, experience. You can work as a team, shoot your paintball guns with style and escape being a target.About the ...

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    Pondicherry Adventure Package - Flat 21% Off
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    About the Activities Combo:- The exclusive combo package includes activities like Zorbing, Target Shooting, Archery, Rope Course, Zipline, ATV ride and Sling Shot.- This whole package will surely thrill the person undertaking activities as they will surely experience ama...

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    Thrilling Scuba Diving in Pondicherry
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    Getting into the most amazing diving experience of your life now got easier! Now avail the scuba diving thrill at Pondicherry in no time and no hassle. This experience is sure to lay down the best memories in your entire life where you shall be entitled to come across...

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    Luxurious Stay at the Palais De Mahe in Pondicherry @ 30% off
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    Palais de Mahe resembles a French Mansion complete with cool, airy high ceilings, traditional roof beams, arched doorways and colonnades, and ochre yellow wall flourishes. Enjoy your stay with our carefully curated two-night package including daily meals, visit the grand...

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    Surf through Thrilling Waves in Pondicherry
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    Pondicherry is an amalgamation of the French culture and Indian culture. You will see various French style home, avenues and also Hindu temples and Churches. The beaches here are clean and serene. Most of the Tourists come here to seek tranquility but the waters here are...

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    Luxurious Stay at the Windflower Resort in Pondicherry
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    Remnants of colonial France, eastern mysticism, serene beaches and a fusion of Tamil and French culture and cuisine... Experience it all during your flavorsome Pondicherry vacation at The Windflower Pondicherry resort, set in Veerampattinam between the backwaters and the...

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    Surfing in Pondicherry Flat 11% Off
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    About the Activity:- Pondicherry on the eastern coast of India is a great spot for enjoying a variety of water sports, and the best one of them has to be the adventure of surfing on the waves of Bay of Bengal.- On this surfing package of 90 minutes, learn to surf on the ...

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    About the Activity:Get a glimpse of the life of a fisherman as you saunter through their quaint hamlet in Pondicherry. Also, witness firsthand how the skilled artisans give form to exquisite handmade artefacts. Around 8.30 in the morning begin the tour that would roug...

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Traveller Tales from Pondicherry

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Pratyush dayal

11 October 2019

"One of the best experience of my life even though my ears are still blocked due to high pressure but the overall xperience was just awesome. Best Instructors provided to us. Not only they are good in...

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animesh mukharjee

21 August 2019

"The facility was good. the best part was that there were only two of us. instructors were friendly and extremely helpful. only problem is that you can't be sure of under water visibility in Pondicherr...

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Bhanukiran Paravastu

26 June 2019

This was my first scuba diving experience, and it was just awesome. I have no words to express my happiness here. All credits goes to the instructor Mike and Khushboo and other team members, they very ...

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Rati Gill

16 December 2018

One of the best experiences. Scuba and snorkeling at this rate in Pondicherry is a never should be missed package. Scuba is more adventurous and thrilling than snorkeling. You will dive deep into the u...

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Komal Chandak

14 October 2019

A once in lifetime experience and as our dive instructor said “after the first dive, you can’t stop yourself for the second and there is no stopping”. For the first timers, the thought of diving in the...

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Chaten Kaur

18 December 2018

Professional instructors with good quality safety equipments. Brief pool lessons were also given to us before the start of the activity. The food provided was delicious and local. Couldn’t have asked f...

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Gobinda Gowda

17 December 2018

This combo includes many activities like zorbing, target shooting etc. The adventure level of this package is on to some other level and a must try for all adventure freaks. The guides offered by Thril...

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Akshainie Kaniyar

10 December 2018

Surfing was done after proper guidance class. Equipment they provided were modern ones. Surf boards too. One of the best water sports I have done so far. Pondicherry is really beautiful. But people try

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Rageshwari Deshpande

10 December 2018

I have always been a fan of paintball and this tour didn’t disappoint at all. We were a group of 6 people and had immense fun doing this in Pondicherry. Will love to go for it again when I am in Pondic

What You Should Know More About Adventure in Pondicherry

  • Q. Which are some famous adventure activities in Pondicherry?

    Some famous adventure activities in Pondicherry are-

    Scuba Diving: Pondicherry is known for its enchanting marine life. Thus, Scuba Diving is one of the best adventure activities to do in Pondicherry. When you dive into the piercing blue waters of the Bay of Bengal, you explore a whole other world and come across exotic sea creatures such as sea snakes, kingfish, lionfish, manta rays, sharks, dolphins, colorful reefs, etc. All the divers are given basic training by the experts before diving in the middle of the ocean. The charges generally start from INR 5,000 and can go up to INR 90,000, depending on the package you choose. The minimum time required for the dive ranges between 2 to 4 days.

    Cycling: The vibrant city of Pondicherry is best explored through cycling. There are guided cycling tours provided by many companies. When you cycle through the city, you get an opportunity to get to know the culture, architecture, and heritage of the city in depth. Unlike other modes of transportation, cycling also lets you traverse through the narrow but colorful lanes of Pondicherry. Also, the French, Muslim and Tamil quarters are worth a cycling-tour. The tour should ideally start in the morning. However, you can start your tour at any time of the day. The bikes are usually offered on rent and look vintage in every sense of the word. Do not forget to carry a camera with you to capture the gloriousness of the city.

    Paintball: One of the best adventure activities near Pondicherry is paintball. Escape the daily routine of your life by shooting by paintball guns across the room. It is even better when you are a big group and want to indulge in some thrilling activities. The minimum people required to play the game is usually 4. Basically, you are given a gear, a paintball gun and are divided into teams before you head into the warzone and start shooting the other party. You will also be given the details and rules to follow while playing. It is great fun! Also, you learn how to build a great team. Isn’t that incredible?

    Quad Biking: One of the most popular Pondicherry adventure activities, Quad biking is an extreme sport that requires the rider to sit on a seat resembling that of a motorbike. The only difference is that a quad bike has four wheels. It is also known as ATV, which is short for All-Terrain Vehicle.’
    The 8X8 ATVs in Pondicherry will make you feel like the Incredible Hulk and you will enjoy having that kind of power when you drive the giant bike across an intense hilly terrain. What a rush it is to drive a 330 cc engine over diverse trail. If there is one word to describe Quad Biking, it’s thrilling!

    Surfing: Spending a day in the ocean and under the sun while learning how to surf seems like a great idea, doesn’t it? And it also helps you in getting that body shape you crave—yes, surfing in Pondicherry is one of the best things to do on your vacation. The surfing packages are usually of one day, which includes training followed by surfing amongst the ocean waves. You are accompanied by a trained instructor. Life jackets and surfboards are also part of the package. One can take the lessons privately as well as in a group. It is recommended to wear round neck t-shirts and board shorts to be comfortable at the time of the activity.

  • Q. Where can we go camping near Pondicherry?

    There are numerous places in Pondicherry that offer camping. The most famous of them all is in and around Auroville. You will have to acquire permits for the authorities to pitch a tent in the area but it’s all worth it once you spend a night amongst a sky full of stars and the pure Auroville. Some other camping places in Pondicherry are Chunnambar, Le Aham, Rock Beach, Ousteri Lake, Serenity Beach, Promenade Beach, Bharathi Park, and Backwaters of Pondicherry.

    There are a lot of hotels, homestays and other accommodations that arrange for camping for the visitors. It is highly recommended to add bonfire to your camping itinerary, along with a menu of local food to make your camping experience a night to remember.

  • Q. Can we do scuba diving in Pondicherry?

    Yes, you can go for scuba diving in Pondicherry. In fact, it is one of the most popular adventure activities in Pondicherry for you to indulge in. Some of the best places to go scuba diving in Pondicherry include Temple Reef, Coral Shark Reef, Arvind's Wall, and The Hole. Rock Beach, Promenade Beach, and Karaikal Beach are quite famous for scuba diving adventures.

    The duration of each dive can last from 20 minutes to 2 hours. The cost of scuba diving in Pondicherry varies from INR 5,000 for a day’s training and dive to INR 85,000 (approx.) for a full-fledged two-week course.

  • Q. When is the best time to visit Pondicherry?

    The best time to visit Pondicherry is during the months of October to March. The weather is at its best during this time of the year. The temperature drifts between 15 - 30 degree Celsius, which is an ideal time to indulge in some popular adventure activities in Pondicherry such as Scuba Diving, surfing, snorkeling, canoeing, kayaking, cycling, etc.

  • Q. What will be the cost of surfing in Pondicherry?

    The cost of surfing in Pondicherry ranges from INR 1,500 per person to INR 20,000 per person, depending on the package you choose. The minimum cost of the package is generally INR 1,500, which includes a day’s training, surfing, a trainer, and surfing gear and is usually applicable to group training.

    Private lessons generally start from INR 2,000 per person. There are training packages from 5 days to 15 days, both for groups as well as private lessons.

  • Q. Which places are good for kid adventure activities in Pondicherry?

    The best adventure activities for kids in Pondicherry are wall climbing, trekking, paintball, canoeing, camping, sailing, parasailing, go karting, boating, cycling, yachting, high rope traversing, surfing, scuba diving, swimming, rock climbing, and kayaking.

    Apart from the above activities, kids can also visit numerous places in Pondicherry, such as, Kallialay School, Auroville, Pondicherry Museum, Dune Eco Village, Roof Gardens, The Pelican Playhouse, and Sita Cultural Center.

  • Q. What clothes should I wear in Pondicherry?

    Pondicherry has a tropical climate. So, cotton clothes are the best to wear during your visit to the city. Men are recommended to wear pants and shirts and women can wear Indian clothes, pants, skirts, dresses, blouses, tops, etc. In any case, wear clothes you feel most comfortable in. If you are going for adventure activities near Pondicherry, then wear clothes recommended by your trainer.

  • Q. Where can I do snorkeling in Pondicherry?

    The best place to do snorkeling in Pondicherry is Aravind’s Wall. The place is well-known for its diverse range of sea creatures, such as parrotfish, eels, lionfish, triggerfish, whales, reef sharks, sea turtles, sea snakes, and rays. It is also known as the ‘go-to-destination’ for snorkeling.

    Since snorkeling is one of the top Pondicherry adventure activities of all time, there are numerous places and packages that offer this adventure sport. A few other recommendations for snorkeling in Pondicherry are The Hole, Danny’s Eel Sanctuary, Temple Adventures, and Cool Shark Reef. You can also opt for professional snorkeling lessons and become an instructor of the same.