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Water Sports In India
India offers unlimited opportunities for those interested in adventure sports especially water sports, which includes Water Rafting, Water Skiing, Canoeing and Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Angling and Fishing. The vast coastline of India complements these water sports very well. Adventure lovers can enjoy adventurous water sports at the islands of Andaman & Nicobar in the Bay of Bengal and Lakshwadeep in the Arabian Sea. Goa provides the best option as far as water adventures go, here, amateurs can also enjoy watery flavor with the help of professionals. The Ganges and its tributaries in the northern part of India also provide river rafting adventures.

White Water Rafting
Whitewater rafting is one of the most famous water sport activity in India and riding the Ganges is every rafters dream come true, White Water Raftingin Rishikesh and Shivpuri. Most of the river camps and whitewater rafting tours on the Ganges above Rishikesh also provide rafting excursions and can be availed as a camping-rafting expedition.

To experience this adrenaline pumping and action-packed activity, one can get proficiency in just a few hours of training, facilities for which exist in different parts of the country. There is also provision for expert guidance on boards as well as logistics and rescue facilities. The whitewater river rafting stretch of the Ganges is from Kaudiyala to Rishikesh where the river has 12 major rapids over 36-kms long, most of which are easily negotiable and some require our expertise.

Scuba Diving & Snorkelling
Scuba stands for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus. Scuba divers carry a tank of air that allows them to breathe while deep underwater. Scuba diving usually done in the ocean, but divers also explore other bodies of water, including lakes, rivers, and ponds. There are many different types of diving, of which cave, wreck, tek, commercial and military diving are just a few. The most common form of diving is Leisure diving, or recreational diving. Recreational divers do so to enjoy aquatic life, but others carry out serious-work underwater. Commercial divers are highly trained men and women who work on offshore oil rigs, pipelines, harbours and wrecks. In addition to commercial operations, Police divers perform search-and-recovery missions. Military divers engaged in combat and surveillance. Treasure hunters and salvagers recover valuables by diving in areas where ships lie on the bottom. Marine biologists, geologists, and archaeologists use diving to gather valuable scientific information. The Professional Association of Dive Instructors (PADI) estimates that there are now 6 million active divers worldwide.

Canoeing 
              & KayakingCanoeing & Kayaking
Canoeing and Kayaking are also among the popular water sports in India. Kayaking is just like backpacking on an off beaten path and provides the best opportunity for sports lovers to come close to nature. The facilities for these sports are available on the beaches of Goa, Karnataka and Kerala, and lakes of north and northeastern states of India.

Water Skiing
When you are on a beach, there are plenty of things you can do. Water skiing is one sport that one must indulge into, if you are capable enough to try one out. Skiing is considered to be one of the major extreme adventure sports, and water skiing is something that gives a water sport lover the opportunity to make a splash at the watery body of the oceanic world. It is quite similar to surfing in many ways, you do need to balance on the ski board here too. Apart from this you also need to have a strong sensory power too. There aren't many private beaches in India, but the beaches close to the luxurious beach resorts are the one, that offer an array of hi-tech water sports with adequate equipment and the highest safety standards.

FishingFishing & Angling
India has magnificent facilities for water sports of fishing and angling. This sport is the greatest tribute to the enormous power and zest of Indian rivers. Lots of Fishing and angling sports are organized on the various rivers in India. Apart from water bodies in wildlife sanctuaries, rivers such as Cauvery, which meander through the forested regions of Karnataka offer both adventure and opportunity for nature lovers. Yet, there are several untouched rivers on the Indian sub-continent that are untouched. These include the Ramganga and the upper reaches of the Ganges in North India, the Cauvery in South India and the great Karnali river in remote West Nepal


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