The Union Territory of India, Lakshadweep Archipelago, A group of 36 small and big islands and islets situated in the south-west 459 km away from Cochin is blessed with beautiful Azure blue ocean, lagoons and non-polluted air along with extravagant marine life is a dream destination for almost everyone from across the globe.
Although Fishing is a prime business source for many locals, the government is boosting Tourism to create more employment opportunities for locals. To keep tourists engaged and keep up the flow of tourists, the Lakshadweep government conducts various activities using their surroundings, mainly water sports. As well as to protect the vulnerable nature only discreet sports are boosted.
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Furthermore, to develop and encourage water sports in Lakshadweep government has started organizations like water sports institute at Kadmat Island, Scuba diving center at Kavaratti, Minicoy dive center, Dolphin dive center at Kavaratti where different types of waters sports are introduced to beginners and train them. Lakshadweep offers their guests various water sports and water sports in Lakshadweep difficulty level ranges from easy to moderate level where all precautions are taken by experts only.
Lakshadweep is surrounded by some amazing corals, Turtles, different species of colorful fishes, and some other exotic marine animals and to experience their magical life nothing is better than Scuba diving. Scuba divers jump into the water up to a certain depth with the help of scuba gear and experience underwater life. Lakshadweep is a group of many islands with equally beautiful yet different views and geographical structures, but for Scuba diving Agatti, Kadmat, and Bangaram take the award home. Each island has different underwater views as well as different types of fishes and corals which give you different experiences all the time. For Scuba diving water sports charges in Lakshadweep are usually Rs. 2000 per person and they provide you basic training along with required equipment like a Diving mask, oxygen cylinder, wetsuit, fins. For scuba diving in Lakshadweep, you must be above 10 years. Divers of the age group from 10 to 14 years must dive with certified adult or PADI certified professional trainers only.
Snorkeling is another activity that allows you to take a plunge in the open azure blue ocean to watch the beautiful marine life underwater. The only difference between snorkeling and scuba diving is in Scuba diving you jump in with an oxygen cylinder to a depth of more than 10 to 12 meters and in Snorkeling, you keep swimming on the surface with a snorkel mask.
For snorkeling in Lakshadweep best places are Kadmat, Kalpeni, and Bangaram islands with serenity.
Snorkeling water sports price in Lakshadweep is from Rs. 1000 to Rs. 1200 per person.
Just like the Scuba diving Age limit for Snorkeling is 10 years and above with certified parents, or professionals.
Kayaking and Canoeing are almost the same except for a few differences with equipment structures. Both are required to be paddled by paddler with help of Single bladed or double-bladed paddles, and the kayak is closed deck watercraft in which the paddler sits while the canoe is open-decked watercraft in which the paddler kneels.
Both the activities required calm water and Lakshadweep Island Minicoy is the best place with Kayaking and Canoeing water sports cost in Lakshadweep is Rs 500 to Rs.1500 depending on duration, season, and guide requirements.
A life jacket is an important thing while kayaking or canoeing and it is provided by the vendors along with watercraft and paddles.
Boating is one of the most favorite activities of many tourists visiting Lakshadweep. There are many types of Boating are done in Lakshadweep like Speed boat ride, Glass bottom boat ride, Dolphin tour boat ride, deep fishing boat ride, and sightseeing boat ride.
Vendors of water sports in Lakshadweep Charges differently for Boating depending upon the type of activity, duration, and location.
To enjoy Boating, the best places are Agatti, Minicoy, Kalpeni, Bangaram, Kavaratti islands in Lakshadweep.
Glass bottom boat ride is the most famous and liked boating type amongst tourists in Lakshadweep. Glass-bottomed boats are usually transparent at the bottom due to glass or some transparent material sheet which allows us to see underneath the water surface. Lakshadweep Island is surrounded by crystal clear Bluewater with live coral reefs, fishes, and many other marine animals. And Glass-bottomed boat rides allow us to see them without actually getting into the water.
The glass-bottomed boat ride is one activity that allows children below 10 along with their parents because it is safe and they don’t have to get into the water to watch marine life which makes this ride loved by all.
Glass-bottomed boat ride water sports in Lakshadweep cost vary from Rs.1000 to Rs.1500 per ride for a minimum of 4 people for 30 to 45 minutes.
The safest and eco-friendly Glass-bottomed boat ride is done in Agatti, Minicoy, Bangaram, And Kadmat Islands in Lakshadweep.
Lakshadweep is encircled with a vast ocean full of different fishes which is why fishing is a prime business and now it has been made as an activity for tourists to experience the traditional methods of fishing in Lakshadweep with their local fishermen.
Fishing is also very famous amongst tourists who love to eat fish and what is better than eating your own caught fish.
This activity can be done in Agatti, Kadmat, Kalpeni, Bangaram, and Kavaratti at a very nominal rate, and other than experience your gain is your caught fish which you can ask the resort chef to cook for you or set up a barbeque where you can cook it. Along with the above water sport activities Water skiing, Banana ride, Jet skiing, Bumper ride, windsurfing, water surfing, Quad bike riding are also done in Lakshadweep.
water sports packages in Lakshadweep are the best selling amongst tourists as they get a variety of sports at discount rates in one package. There are many packages offered by resorts, cruises, and local vendors to tourists including various water sports activities. Tourists can choose from a variety of packages depending on their favorites, costs, and other aspects suitable for them. Water sports packages cost in Lakshadweep also depend on activities included, duration, season, number of people in the group, and bargaining. Although rates are fixed by the department of tourism in Lakshadweep; one can get enough discount on bulk bookings.
The best season for any water sport activities in Lakshadweep is from October to May as the water is preferably calm and crystal clear due to no rain and dry weather. During monsoons, any water sport activity is not done for obvious reasons.
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