Water skiing in Andaman Water Sports Complex
The Andaman Water Sports Complex has aided tremendously to metamorphose the islands of Andaman and Nicobar into a hip and happening spot for various types of water sports.
Another specialty of the Andaman Water Sports Complex in India is that all kinds of safety measures are taken so as to avoid unprecedented mishaps and all the water-sporting events are precisely monitored by cautious eyes of the elite professionals.
The various water sporting facilities available at the Andaman Water Sports Complex are Paddle Boats, Aqua-Cycle, Bumper Boats, Aqua Glide, Kayaks and Rowing Boats.
Among the adventurous water sporting options that are primarily opted by the daredevils who prefer to live on the edge are Gemini Boats, Water-Skiing, Wind-Surfing, Glass-Bottom Boating, Speed Boating, Water Scooters and Para-Sailing.
Town: Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Exact Location: Situated near Cellular Jail in north- west Port Blair.
How to get there: Chennai/Calcutta to Port Blair by air. Drive to the club which is inside the city.
By Sea: Regular passenger ship services ply between Port Blair and Chennai (1,190 km), Kolkata (1,255 km) and Visakhapatnam.
Nearest Town: Port Blair which is 57 km away
Distance : Chennai - Port Blair - 1190kms, Calcutta - Port Blair- 1255kms
Best time to visit: October to May
Apart from water skiing you one can visit Gandhi park which has facilities like childrens park, amusement park, water sports, nature trail, a Japanese temple and a bunker.
One can also visit Marina Park which has a miniature botanical garden or Cellular Jail which was a mute witness to the tortures meted out to the freedom fighters, who were incarcerated in this jail followed by a Light and Sound show that brings the freedom fighters struggle alive.
Other places to visit in the nearby vicinity are Ross island, Viper Island, Cobyn Coves beach and Chatam Saw Mill.
- Although proper care is taken in the sports complex, it is our duty to abide by the rules for our own safety.
- Wear light and khaki clothes while on a sail boat. The lightness of the clothes will help you enjoy the ride more.
- Proper training before hitting the sea is of utmost important so that one is clear with the basics of sail boating.
- It is advisable to carry tanning ointments, sun block ointments, a pair of sunglasses and hats.