13 Best Water Sports in Andaman - 2020 (Cost & 3500+ Reviews)
Water sports in Andaman is the most exciting activity for every water baby. The Islands boast one of the best water sports in entire India. The pristine islands of Andaman offer some of the most fun-loving watersports activities that make unforgettable experiences for visitors.

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Usually, the facilities for these activities are available in Port Blair and other islands nearby. Andaman & Nicobar Islands are surrounded by rich coral reef ecosystem and thus offers a unique lifetime diving experience. The Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex at Port Blair offers Safe water sports activities and also Adventure water sports activities and joy rides like speed boats, jet ski, bumper rides, and banana rides.
The experience is certainly worth cherishing. The North Bay beach, which is north of Port Blair, is known to provide snorkeling opportunities around its fringing coral reefs. Sea Walking is another must do water sports activity in Andaman and is the first one in India.

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Water activities include scuba diving, speedboat cruise, and snorkeling. Moreover, North Bay is also ideal for wilderness trekking and can be a heaven for hiking and trekking enthusiasts. Similarly, if you wish to indulge in sports fishing then Andaman is the place to be. You find many wide ranges of fishes starting from tuna, Barracuda, Giant Trevally, Red Snapper and many others. On the other hand, Havelock Island which is located 39 kilometres northeast of Port Blair is a picturesque island with beautiful sandy beaches and rich marine life.

Here are some of the water sports activities in Andaman :

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Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving

There is another activity which is a must try in the Andamans. Scuba diving had become one of the most favourite activities in Andaman. As the Andamans are known for its crystal clear water with the serene beaches scuba diving is the perfect fit for the exploration of the marine life. Witness the marine life and discover the undiscovered underwater.  

Swim with the colorful fishes as dive deep into the sea. Enjoy the scuba diving experience for about 30 minutes and see sublime aquatic life. You will be also guided through your scuba diving activity. The white sand beach and the blue-green water at the Elephant beach is enticing for almost every traveler and so one can see a lot of tourists here coming for scuba diving.

Location: This activity can be best enjoyed in the Elephant beach.

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Best Season: The best time for Scuba diving in Andaman is during the month of January to May


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Underwater Sea Walking

Underwater Sea Walking

What could be a better way to discover the deepest secrets of the underwater then sea walking? Yes, you heard it right guys. With the serene beaches and the crystal clear water, Underwater sea walking is one of the favorite water sports in Andaman which is loved by the people around the globe. 

With a colorful marine life the Andaman offers some of the best sea walking experiences. Explore the underwater stories of the marines as you walk underwater. A protective cap with a straightforward visor is set on your head. An extraordinary mechanical assembly permits typical breathing under the water. Lifeguards help with taking you submerged and go with you all through the stroll to ensure your most extreme wellbeing. Feel as if you are walking on the moon as you witness the majestic underwater life. If you are on a Andaman honeymoon trip, then this activity should be added to your itinerary.

Location: This activity is very famous in the Elephant beach in the Andaman.

Difficulty Level: Easy/ Moderate

Best Season: The best season for under water sea January to April as from May end until mid of September Sea walking will be closed


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Glass Bottom Boating

Glass Bottom Boating

While you are on your trip to Andaman this is another activity which you should definitely try. Most of you might have already heard about the one of a kind dolphin glass bottom boat in the Andamans. This is another most loved activity in the Andaman Islands which lets you explore the underwater marine life. And the best thing is that you will experience this everything like as if you are in the middle of the sea. Uncover the rich coral reef and the colourfull underwater marine life through this glass boat. 

There is a lot of boats in the Andamans which provides this exciting activity. The luxurious windows will take you through a journey of the underwater at a high speed. Make your 60 minutes the most memorable one as you enjoy this amazing glass boat ride in the Port Blair.

Location: Opposite Premier Industry, Dairy Farm Road, Port Blair - 744103

Difficulty Level: Easy

Best Season: The best season for Glass Bottom ride in Andaman is during the month of January to May.


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Snorkeling

Snorkeling

If you are in doubt which sports to begin with then let’s make it easier for you with this thrilling activity in Andaman. Considered as one of the famous activity in Andaman, Snorkelling is a must try for you. Get a chance to snorkel with the colourful marine life and discover the underwater marine life. 

The crystal clear shallow water makes it perfect for the snorkeling. Snorkel in the pristine and undamaged reefs, right off white sandy beaches. Spot many fish, a lobster, or even clams on the coral reef. For this thrilling activity, you will be provided with all your snorkelling gears for this activity. There will be a guide to assist you while snorkelling and also show you the best spots.  And if you feel like having anything then snacks and meals are available at the shacks near the beach.

Location: This activity can be best enjoyed in the Elephant beach, North Bay and JollyBouy.

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Best season: The best season for snorkeling in Andaman is all year round.


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Sea Plane Ride

Sea Plane Ride

Now heading out for something different than the usual is something all the wanderers wish for. This time if you are visiting the Andamans then you will definitely have a story of your own. Andaman is the primary spot in India to start the Seaplanes rides.

This thrilling ride is something you can't miss; it is effectively one of the best adventure water sports in Andaman. These gorgeous seaplanes can carry 9 travelers at a time and ply between Port Blair and Havelock Island. The ride takes only 15 minutes which otherwise by ferry would take 2 hours. Try this exciting activity in the Andaman and cherish these moments for a lifetime.

Location: This activity can be best enjoyed at Port Blair.

Difficulty Level: Easy

Best Season: The best season to try this activity is all year round.

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Mangrove Kayaking at Mayabunder

Mangrove Kayaking at Mayabunder

While visiting the Andamans a lot of you might be planning for some thrilling adventures. Mangrove kayaking in Mayabunder , Andaman is another activity which is a must try for you. The lush green mangrove of the Andaman comprises of 1/5th of India’s total mangrove cover. 

Sea Kayaking is one of the most preferred activities by the people around the globe in the Andaman Islands. You will indulge in this activity for around 2.5 hours. Listen to the birds chirping and enjoy the serenity as you cruise through the greenery.

Those of you who are looking for some peaceful environment this is the perfect place for you.  Most of all you can click some of the best shots with the amazing background.

Location: You can try this activity in Mayabunder, Andaman or Havelock Islands which are some of the best places to visit in Andaman.

Difficulty Level: Easy

Best Season: The best season for Mangrove Kayaking is during the month of January to May.


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Parasailing

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Parasailing

Experience the fun and thrill as you parasail above the twinkling waters of Andaman Islands. Parasailing is one of the favorite water sports in the Andaman. With a mixture of water and airborne adventure, you will definitely fall in love with this sport

A designed canopy is used to drag you through the wind as you experience the whole place from a different perspective. This activity is basically done in the calm waters. So, this time don’t miss a chance to try parasailing and experience the fun.

Soak in the amazing beauty of the region while you are flying up high in the air. You can enjoy this activity for 5-10 minutes. Nothing can be better than enjoying the view of the whole place from high above the sky. Don’t miss your chance to try this activity on your trip.

Location: Parasailing can be best enjoyed in the Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex in the Andaman.

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Best season: The best season for parasailing is all year round.
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Jet Skiing

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Jet Skiing

For those of you who are looking for something different than the usual Jet Skiing is the perfect sport for you. Feel the thrill as you break through the turquoise water in a criss-cross way. Get splashed right on your face as you ride in this amazing machine. Control your moves and the jet ski will give you the best experience of your life. 

You should be acquainted with the controls of the machine and soon you will wind up drifting over the Seawater. If you are bold enough to take this up alone then you don’t need any training or guidance. But there will be people with you while you try this amazing activity. After all, nothing can be a better experience than riding in the waters.

Location: This activity can be best enjoyed at Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex.

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Best Season: The best time for Jet Skiing in Andaman is during the month of February and March.

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Speed Boating

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Speed Boating

Looking for something for that adrenaline rush? Well then now is the time you try this one of a kind experience in the Andaman Islands. Speed boating in another water sports in Andaman which is a must try for you. Take a ride on the wild side.  

Get a chance to take those sharp twists and turn while you are thriving through the waters at a very high speed. And most of all you don’t have to be worried as you will be inside the speedboat as you get splashed by the cold waters.

Soak in the amazing beauty of the region and stare at the distant sea as you take this ride. The feeling of happiness while you sit at the tip of the speed boat, is something you will never forget. Get ready for this adventure activity in the Andaman this time along with your loved ones.

Location: This activity can be best enjoyed at Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex.

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Best Season: The best time for Speed Boating in Andaman is during the month of January to May.

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Banana Boat Riding

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Banana Boat Riding

Guys hold on tight as you try this one of a kind banana boat riding in Andaman and make your adventure a lot more thrilling one. Out of all experience activities in Andaman, banana boat rides are considered as the best one. This is another adventure water sports activity in Andaman which is a must try for you. 

At a time six people can ride these boats that are shaped like a banana and are tied behind a speed boat to gain rush. The Banana shaped boats consist of a Tube. The boats are perfectly safe and you will be provided with life jackets.

Also, there will be an instructor who will guide you through the end of your ride. Feel the thrill as you take those topsy turvy turns. Most of all you will be riding along with your friends which is a lot more exciting.

Location: This activity can be best enjoyed in the Havelock Island and Rajiv Gandhi Water sports complex.

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Best Season: The best time to try Banana Boat rides id during the month of Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Oct, Nov, Dec

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Sport Fishing or Angling

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Sport Fishing or Angling

Not all water sports oblige you to get soaked. Try the exciting angling and fishing which is among the adventurous waters sports in Andaman. Feel the thrill as you catch some large fish and witness the beauty of the vast sea at the same time. Generally, these outings start toward the evening, post lunch. Angling in the untouched reefs of the Andaman Islands is something which is really worthwhile as you also get to explore the unbound beauty of this region. 

These tropical islands of rainforest, mangroves and profound drop off, makes a perfect area for any type of saltwater angling. This is something unique yet special, you will be awestruck as you take that long rides to these islands while heading out for fishing.

Location: Anarkali Colony, Shyam Nagar, Havelock, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744211

Difficulty Level: Easy

Best Season: The best time to try this amazing activity is during the month of February and March and November until Mid April.

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Dolphin Watching

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Dolphin Watching

Who does not love the dolphins? Dolphin watching is another favorite activity in the Andaman’s. Those of you who are planning to spot some dolphins in the Andaman then don’t miss a chance to visit the Lalaji Bay Beach on Long Island, Jolly Buoy located in the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Havelock Island.

Watch the playful dolphin tease you as you watch them.  Discover the world of dolphin from a different angle. Discover the marine life through the transparent glass while you cruise through the amazing island.

You will totally end up in a magical world of marine life. There are a lot of cruises from which you can choose from. Some of them are like Super saver cruise, Grand cruise, Sunset cruise etc.

Location: One can go for dolphin spotting in North passage / Lalji bay or the Havelock islands.

Difficulty Level: Easy

Best Season: The best time to try this amazing activity is during the month of February and March and November until Mid April.

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Surfing

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Surfing

There are a lot of beaches which are best for surfing in the Andamans. Get a chance to surf at the most serene and subtle water at the Andamans. This is another adventure water sports in Andaman which is slowly becoming famous among the people.

For surfing the surfers use a 2-4 m long surfing board which depends on the wind which will help him to surf in the waters. Feel the thrill as you glide through the water and take those sharp. 

This is the best way to overcome your fears while you surf. Most of all you will be in some of the best location here in the Andamans which are very less explored by the people. Head out to try this exhilarating activity in the Andmans.

Location: This activity can be best enjoyed at Little Andaman.

Difficulty Level: Difficult

Best Season: The best season to enjoy this amazing activity is during the month of mid February to April.

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