Best Water Sports Tours in Kerala
Set in Kannur, one of the oldest districts in Kerala is the pristine Payyambalam Beach. With white sandy shores fringed with deep green, it is a delight for beach lovers. The beach has also served as the backdrop for movies such as Alaipayuthe directed by Mani Ratnam. Indulge in a fun banana boat ride of around 10 minutes here.
Arrive at the beach and partake in this activity anytime between 8 am to 5 pm. Be kilted with life jackets and be seated on the prop that resembles a banana and is attached to the speed boat. Enjoy being toppled over with the sudden turn. Feel the joy of floating and head back refreshed.
Duration: 10 minutes
Unwind with a rafting trip at Kothad that is an island 10 kms away from Kochi, a major port city on the west coast surrounded by the river Periyar. A winding maze of interconnected channels, lagoons and lakes make up the backwaters of Kerala where this activity is conducted.
The paddling session would begin at 3:30 pm, with a brief introduction on safety aspects to be followed while kayaking in the waters. You would be kitted out in buoyancy vests before proceeding for the rafting in the meandering backwaters enclosed by tall coconut trees on both shores. On the way you can view local residents going about their daily life, fishermen angling for a good catch, or vendors ferrying their wares on small boats. This excursion also lends you an opportunity to spot regional birds like kingfishers, ducks, cormorants and darters. Photographs and videos of you propelling your kayak will be taken by staff assisting you on the trip.
Enjoy a merry banana boat ride at Kothad, an island surrounded by the river Periyar, which is the longest river of Kerala, and is 10 kms away from Kochi. The backwaters where the activity is conducted is composed of a meandering network of interconnected channels, lagoons and lakes.
The boat ride would begin at 3:30 pm, with a brief introduction on safety aspects to be followed while you are in the water. You would be kitted out in buoyancy vests before proceeding for the joyride in the winding backwaters with tall coconut trees standing on both shores.
Sit on inflatable boat similar to the shape of a banana. This boat will be connected to a speed boat which drives it through the waters and during the ride, the driver of the powered boat will attempt to toss the banana boat upside-down by making sharp turns. Photographs and videos of you riding the boat and then splashing in the water will be taken by staff supporting you on the trip.
Abut the Activity:Unravel the hidden water kingdom with snorkeling at Thiruvankulam. A suburb of the port city Kochi, it has several lagoons and canals in its proximity as well as an abandoned quarry,which is filled with accumulated water, at Mamala nearby. This 8 acres wide and 120 feet quarry is where you will experience snorkeling for two hours. You can choose to go for this recreational activity any time between 10 am and 4:30 pm.
Begin with an introduction to safety tips, after which you are trained in snorkeling. Once geared up, enjoy 20 minutes of snorkeling. With wide-ranging underwater visibility, you would be able to see plenty of colourful marine life like fish, sea urchins and corals. Photographs and videos of your underwater experience will be taken by staff supporting you on the trip.
About the Activity :
weekend in the serenity of the forests! Grab your friends and head for an
exciting bamboo rafting experience in Pozuthana in the forested, lush areas of
Wayanad. Pozhuthana has some of the oldest tea plantations in the area. The tea
gardens and the misty mountains in this area make for spectacular views. Park
your vehicle on the road at Peringoda. You can either get dropped back after
the exciting ride or instruct your driver to come over to the landing point
a pleasant meadow to reach the dirt trail that takes you to the rafting point,
which is on a bend in the Vythiri River. Do not forget to wear your life
jackets even though the river seems shallow. It hides deceptive deeps in its
path, therefore, an adept river guide will accompany you on the bamboo raft and
he will pole it midstream from where you will float downstream as the river
goes through exciting bends. The calm river is a true delight and allows ample
opportunity to observe birds and insect life on the banks, including the famous
Malabar Hornbill. Photographers can spot small shrines to tribal deities on the
river bank and splash around in shallow sections in the river. The raft will
finally stop below the bridge around 3kilometers downstream. You can dry off
and head to a local tea shop for hot tea and snacks. Book now for the best
deals and revel in adventure!
About the activity: Indulge in bamboo rafting at Kuruva
Island in the lush forested regions of Wayanad in Kerala and explore the
beautiful rivers and streams around. The river location is in the midst of tributaries of the river
Kabini flowing through the Wayanad district.Row and paddle for over 2 hours as you
explore the depths of this amazing forests waters and you can avail this
exciting activity between 09:00 AM-03:00 PM. Prep up with life jackets and set off on the calm and tranquil
waters. As you glide along, witness the lush green cover of forests and other
stunning sights this island is blessed with.
About the Activity:The only marina in India, the Kochi International Marina houses an exciting array of water sports.Head out for a solid dose of Kayaking or pump some adrenaline with the jet ski ride!Have a great laugh in the sofa rides before setting off on banana rides with mates.This set of 4 activities in Kochi are bound to leave you transfixed, and with good quality equipment in place, you have nothing to worry about.
About the Activity:Unwind with a boating experience at Pookode Lake, a natural freshwater lake near Lakkidi, Wayanad that nestles between tropical forests of the Western Ghats.
Arrive at Kalpetta. The activity of 30 minutes can be availed of anytime between 9am to 5pm. Adorn your safety jacket and begin the activity. As you pedal across the placid waters, witness the fascinating flora and fauna that abounds. Consisting of wild animals and birds due to adjoining forest cover that surrounds the lake, get to experience a surreal encounter with nature. The dense forests and tall trees which surround the pathway provide you with adequate shade from the afternoon light.
About the Activity:A never before seen Kerala awaits you on this diving trip. Dive along the middle side of Kerala in a fantastic ambience of 8 acres wide quarry dominated with volumes of marine life and rugged surroundings. In the idyllic village of Thiruvankulam, you’ll spend two hours unraveling a world so different from ours.
Your diving session of close to 2 hours can begin anytime between 10am to 4.30pm. After induction on basics of snorkeling, diving types and techniques, you’ll spend around 20 minutes underwater exercising your recent knowledge. As you relax in the waters, you’re sure to be engulfed with a picturesque scene that will leave a mark. Be awarded a certification of participation at the end of your diving session.
About the Activity:Kerala, the "God's Own Country" is a true paradise for the backwater lovers. Be it a blissful houseboat experience or a lively kayaking tour, the backwaters of Kerala never ceases to amaze the backwater enthusiasts. This 7 hours kayaking tour is especially designed to satiate all the yearnings of the kayaking enthusiasts.
Following your pick-ups at Alleppey at around 11:15AM; if you are located out of the town you need to reach the pick-up point at 11:00AM, you will be driven to the kayaking basecamp in Thottathodu Pallam. Upon arrival at the campsite, attend a briefing session about the activity and know more about kayaking. Once done with the briefing session, kayaks and paddles will be provided. Start rowing the silent backwaters and embark with your exploration!
With your arrival in Kuppapuram, relish a delicious lunch and continue with the blissful journey. Enjoy the scenic views of Kerala while cruising thorugh the backwaters of Panakal Thode. Following this, paddle towards Umpikaran Thode, which is one of the picturesque canals in Kerala. Post your arrival, explore the splendid beauty of the vicinity and continue rowing towards Chennamkary Vattakayal, where you can relax and also get indulged into swimming. It is in this locale, you can visit the toddy shops and savour on this authentic beverage and other delicacies of Kerala.
Here onwards, head towards the rustic hamlets called Kainakary and Pallathuruthy. Following a short break in Pallathuruthy, the cruise will visit the venue of the popular 'Nehru Trophy' and finally towards SNDP Thode. With your arrival at SNDP Thode, this captivating kayaking tour will come to an end.
Activity:Unravel the stunning beauty of Munnar by indulging
in various adventure activities available here. Embark on this amazing
adventure ride by indulging in an interesting session of River Crossing in
Munnar.Feel your heart beat increasing as you embark on
this adventure journey with family and friends. An ideal getaway destination
with friends and family, Munnar, is known for its tranquil environs and
picturesque views.In this adventure activity of river crossing in
Munnar, the participant is required to cross rivers while tied/ harnessed to a
safety rope. He/she should hold the safety rope in hands and cautiously cross the river. This thrilling activity maintains constant level of exciting and thrill all throughout the time. The trick is simple as you are required to use your hands
and pull yourself up in order to reach the other end of the river.Delight in this amazing adventure activity of
river crossing in Munnar that enables you to shed off all the cobwebs of
routine life. Transportation: Available at an extra priceActivities: River Crossing
Difficulty Level: Easy
Kothad Islands, blessed with abundant backwaters of River Periyar provides for some of the best avenues to glide over tranquil waters. Enjoy rowing as you learn to navigate through the waterways. With this experience, you’ll not just come closer with nature, but have a good workout as well.
Arrive Kothad Island for your kayaking experience of around 2 hours. A relatively new destination, Kothad attracts outdoor sports enthusiasts. Around 3:30 pm you’ll begin your session under skilled professionals. Learn the basics of kayaking, implement rowing techniques as you soak in every inch of the wonder of nature. Head back to Kochi around 6 pm.
Rejoice in the serene experience of boating in Banasura Sagar Dam, the largest earth dam in India. The backdrop of Banasura Hills, further adds to the appeal.
Arrive at Kalpetta. You can partake in this tour of 20 minutes anytime between 9am and 5pm. Wear the safety jackets, be seated on the pedal boat and pedal away. The sight of lofty green mountains appearing to touch the sky contrasting with the little fishes swimming around in the blue water makes for quite an experience. Breathe in the fresh air, feel rejuvenated and head back to the starting point.
Activity: Boating Activity in Basasura Sagar Dam
Nileshwaram, a secluded backwater terrain is sandwiched between Nileswaram and Tejaswini Rivers. Pitching itself on natural beauty, history, and heritage; the endless canals of backwaters here are regal and simply divine. You have around 5 hours to kayak and maneuver on such a silent water path, before reaching the vastness of the Arabian Sea at the end of your ride.
Around 8am, after breakfast at Nileshwaram, you’ll be transferred upstream of River Tejaswini. From here take a gentle trip down river and confront river winds. Relax in the serene surroundings as you row to reach Nileshwaram. Indulge in lunch that can be arranged by us at an extra cost and unwind for couple hours. Head out again around 4pm to navigate yet another backwater stretch opening into the immensity of Nileshwaram Beach. Stay on till sunset and return to the city.
Duration: Around 5 hours of activity spread over 11 hours
Enthrall in a relaxing bamboo rafting adventure in Periyar Tiger
Reserve while relaxing in this nature’s abode with friends and family. Embark
on this amazing experience - the technique for this water activity is pretty
simple, all you need to do is just float in the water.
Feel the cold water splashing on your face as you indulge in bamboo
rafting in Periyar. This amazing water sport requires a basic level of fitness,
thus, providing an opportunity to almost everyone to taste the bounties of
water sports. While here, you will be guided by trained experts who will help
you in all the basics of bamboo rafting such as riding the raft and gliding
through the waters. Enjoy this rejuvenating activity right from dawn to dusk –
lose yourself in the lap of Mother Nature for an unparalleled experience.
While in Periyar tiger reserve, delight in a trekking experience
through luxuriant forest sprawling throughout the region. Walk through narrow
pathways and witness the best views of the lush-green thickets enveloping the
place, lofty mountains surrounding your stay here. Enthrall with family and
friends in this amazing bamboo rafting in Periyar tiger reserve with friends
Types: Packed Lunch (1)
and Bamboo Rafting