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Friday, August 06, 2021

Water Sports to try on Holiday

Getting ready to scuba dive near Kadmat Island, Lakshadweep Islands, India

Going on holiday is all about trying new things. If you’re a fan of sports and are looking for a new adventure, water sports could be the thing for you. Lots of countries have opportunities to try water sports, especially those with good weather, and you won’t need any experience to get started. The hardest part is deciding what water sports you want to try the most.

Remember, when taking part in these kinds of activities it’s important to let your travel insurance provider know. Websites like https://www.uhcsafetrip.com cater to travellers who are planning on taking part in extreme sports, helping you to stay safe.

Snorkelling in the rich coral waters of the Kavaratti Lagoon

So what kinds of water sports are available to you? Here are some of the most popular choices:

Scuba Diving


One of the most magical ways to experience a new country, scuba diving transports you to a new world full of underwater creatures you’ve never seen before. Much more immersive than any boat trip or visit to the aquarium, some people choose to make their entire holiday all about scuba diving. If you want to see if you’d actually enjoy it before taking the leap, book some classes at home to get in some training.

Water-Skiing


This is one for all the thrill-seekers out there. Water-skiing means being pulled along by a speed boat, allowing you to surf along behind. If you aren’t sure whether you’ll be up to it, you can also be pulled along in a large ring for a more relaxed approach. Either way, this is an incredibly fun activity to do with friends and family. You’ll be able to laugh with one another and take some funny videos to send to everyone back at home.

Sailing


The sail's down at Port Blair, Andaman Islands, India

Sailing does require a bit of skill to do effectively, but there will be many experienced professionals happy to show you the ropes. You can get started with short sailing trips or even have a friendly race with others as you start to feel more confident. Perfect for those who don’t want to go too fast but need a bit more excitement than a cruise has to offer, sailing is something you can take up just about anywhere in the world.

White Water Rafting


Perhaps the most extreme of the entire list, white water rafting is a water sport that’s the closest thing you’ll get to a theme park in nature. Posing a little more risk than sailing, you should always go white water rafting with an experienced professional. You’ll be given all the safety gear you need so there’s no need to worry as long as you follow all the instructions you’re given. White water rafting is a great team-building exercise and will really help you to form a closer connection with the people you do it with.

Plan Your Trip Today


Now that you’re spoilt for choice, it’s time to choose a water sport and get booking your trip. Look into any experience you might need as well as appropriate insurance before making any commitments.



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