8 Best Water Sports near Indore
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Last Updated: 04 Sep 2020
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From enthralling adventure sports to peaceful rides amidst nature, one will never fall short of water sports near Indore city. The city of Indore is known for its youthful vibe which makes it an ideal destination for fun-lovers as well as adventure buffs.

Apart from its historical monuments and lip-smacking delicacies, it has also earned a reputation for its fun-filled hangout spots. Certainly, with plenty of water sports opportunities in the city, it has numerous ways to set your adrenaline pumping.

Whether you wish to delve into the marine world or experience the thrill of underwater sports, Indore can serve a wealth of options to quench your adventure thirst.

With hangout spots such as Choral Dam and Safari Adventure Park, there are several water sports around Indore which display a unique facet to the outsiders. Not to forget the scorching heat of summer when the water parks come to your rescue and take you into a new world of fun and thrill.

Indore is blessed with a potpourri of such parks where you can enjoy the thrilling rides or just relax in a pool. So, if a long vacation is around the corner and you are planning a visit to Indore, extract some information about the best water sports around the Indore city and set out on an adventurous voyage.

Water Sports at Choral Dam

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Paddle Boating

Paddle Boating

Do you want to explore the peaceful corners of Choral Dam? Well, Paddle boating is a perfect way to experience the splendour and serenity of this place. Take your friends or family out for enjoying this exciting water sport.

Paddleboards give you a fun way to experience adventure. Paddle boating is an easy adventure and one does not need any expert skills to enjoy this ride. All you need to do is paddle the wheels and explore the picturesque surroundings.

Highlights:

-An incredible picnic spot.
-Umpteen adventure activities for children.
-Serene surroundings
-Splendid waterfalls.
-Delicious food at the in-house restaurant.
-Boat Rides

Timings: Boat riding activities at Choral Dam can be enjoyed between 9 AM to 6 PM.

Price Per Person: There is no entry fee for Choral Dam. However, boat rides at Choral Dam cost INR 130 per person.

Apart from water sports, there are a lot of other adventure sports in Indore which you should not miss.
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Motor Boat Ride

Motor Boat Ride
Motorboat rides are the perfect way to set your adrenaline pumping on the serene waters of Choral Dam. The thrill of exploring the lake view with the speed of the motorboat is unrivaled to any other adventure sports in Choral Dam.

Motorboat ride at Choral Dam is the most popular adventure sport which provides you with a real offbeat experience. Whether you are out on a family vacation or honeymoon, indulging in this enthralling ride in the second largest reservoir in Asia is something to cherish forever.

Imagine the joy of exploring the scenic offerings of the place with a touch a sense of adventure on Choral Dam. So, if you are willing to experience something thrilling, try out this exciting water sports around Indore and rejuvenate your inner self.
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Jet Ski

Jet Ski
Being one of the most popular water sports near Indore, Jet Skiing at Choral Dam will help you tease your adrenaline level. It offers you an opportunity to take a break from your mundane life and ride in the unending waters surrounded by lush greenery.

With the high-speed ride and irresistible scenic view of the dam, jet skiing is probably one of the most thrilling adventures sports to try here.

Choral Dam is also one of the most famous picnic spots in Indore but there are a lot of other such beautiful picnic spots near Indore which are ideal for weekend outing.

Water Sports at Hanuwantiya Island

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Mini Cruise

Mini Cruise

The mini cruise ride of seventeen seaters is something which remains on the top of the to-do list of visitors. Exploring the vast island on the cruise gives you a sneak-peek into the grandeur of the island.

Providing an escape from the boisterous crowd of the city, this is a perfect way to delve into the world of serenity and peace.

So, you will not only relish the tactile fresh air but also get a bird’s-eye view of the entire island. Being the popular water sport around Indore, the Jalpari ride can be enjoyed best during the Jal Mahotsav.   

Highlights:

-Night-Camping
-Bird Watching
-Parasailing
-Jet Skiing
-Water Surfing
-Banana Ride
-Water Zorbing
-Nature Walks
-Jal Mahotsav

Timings: If you want to enjoy these water sports on the island, you can visit here anytime between 9 AM to 6 PM.

Price Per Person: The prices might vary depending on the type of water sport that you want to enjoy. The charge for jet skiing is INR 390 while for speed boating, the charges are as low as INR 130. The prices for zorbing, parasailing, and cruise boat are INR 100, INR 800, and INR 4480 respectively.

There are various other things to do in Indore which you should not miss. Click the link know about them.

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Water Parasailing

Water Parasailing
Parasailing in Hanuwantiya Island is an impeccable experience for adventure buffs. Imagine the ardent feeling of flying in the sky and absorbing a bird’s eye view of the gigantic island. Well, parasailing is the most popular water sport near Indore for a reason and you can know it once you visit this king-size island.

In parasailing, riders get to enjoy the spectacular view of shoreline from the height. So, if you are someone who loves heights, parasailing is a perfect pick for you. The beauty of this sport is that it doesn’t ask for any skill. Being one of the easiest water sports, even a beginner can enjoy it and once you land back on earth, you will feel more refreshed than ever.

If you love thrill and adventure, there are many trekking trails near Indore which you should not miss to check out.
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Water Zorbing

Water Zorbing
If you want to add something new to your list of adventures, indulge in fun activity of water-zorbing on Hanuwantiya Island. The activity involves a water rolling ball which appears to be a massive inflatable sphere and allows you to walk across the water surface.

This giant ball is normally 2 meters in diameter and has an easy exit and entry. Water zorbing at Hanuwantiya island is fun and can be enjoyed by everyone irrespective of their age. If you are looking out for some cool water sports near Indore, this one is definitely not to be missed.

Also, don't forget to check out best places near Indore for an amazing weekend outing.
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Banana Ride

Banana Ride
A perfect treat for water lovers, a banana ride at Hanuwantiya Island will take you on a roller coaster ride. All you need to do is load your banana boat and then hang on tight. Banana boat rides are safe and are available in two different variants.

The first one is Double banana which doesn’t tip and the second one is a Single banana boat which requires balance. Banana boats are inflatable boats that acquire a shape of the banana. It can normally hold 6 people at a time.

With the cold splashes of water and speedy banana rides, you can’t ask for any more adventure on this splendid island. So, visit the massive Hanuwantiya Island and experience some of the best water sports around Indore.

Apart from these water sports destinations, there are many other places to enjoy water sports in Madhya Pradesh. Click the link to know more.
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Speed Boating

Speed Boating
Speed boating is one of the best water sports to practice on the island. Being a famous water sport around Indore, high-speed boat and splashes of water will quench your adventure thirst.

These engine-powered boats are available in different shapes and sizes. While some boats feature a sitting area and open cockpit, there are other boats which feature V-shaped hull too. This water sport can be best enjoyed during the Jal Mahotsav, the largest water carnival which is organized every year. With this, you have a chance to explore the magnificent Sailani Island by taking an adventure ride.

Besides these water sports near Indore, there are a lot of other adventure sports in Madhya Pradesh which you should try if you love thrill and adventure. 
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