Top 10 Water Sports in Andaman That Water Babies Must Try!

Splash into the water, plunge into the sea, or wander under the sea! Indulge in water sports in Andaman to shell-abrate good times. Experience thrill over the water and calmness under the sea. Even if you don’t know how to swim, don’t sulk as many water activities in Andaman wouldn’t require its mastery.

Bestowed with miles and miles of sea, Andaman is one of the best adventure destinations in India and offers a plethora of water sports. Water babies or adventure lovers, if you fall under these categories, partake in the thrilling water sports in the Andaman Islands for an unparalleled experience.

Best Water Sports in Andaman for an Exhilarating Experience

Take a look at the top Water Sports in Andaman that you must never miss during your visit.

1. Scuba Diving

Put your wetsuit on and dive into the ocean like a mermaid. Move your arms back and swim towards the calm, peaceful environment under the sea. This will be a one-of-its-kind experience that will leave an imprint on your mind forever.

Enjoy one of the densest ecosystems of coral reefs and formations in Andaman. They are untouched and alive, housing some of the world’s most vibrant little fishes and sea-dwellers.

Do not worry as you will be guarded by the Andaman Administration. You just dive in and treat your eyes to the beautiful corals and fish that swim around from all directions, leaving you in awe and wonder.

This is a water activity, so make sure you visit at the appropriate time. The best time to visit Andaman & Nicobar Islands for scuba diving is from January to May, when the weather is pleasant and the ocean is calm.

Best Place: Havelock Island, North Bay Island, Neil Island, Port Blair
Cost: INR 3,499 per person (1 hour)
Tips: Bring diving appropriate clothes. Listen carefully to all the instructions given by the expert.

2. Sea Kart

How does the cool sea breeze rustling through the hair sound? Wonderful right? Experience the same while cruising on the sea kart in Andaman. One of the recently added activities in water sports in Andaman, Sea Kart is hands down one of the best water experiences you can have.

Starting from Corbyn’s Cove Beach, it takes you to Ross Island. It accommodated only 3 people including the instructor. Enjoy this next-generation water sport launched in 2020 in Andaman.

You will be surprised that Sea Kart is only available in two more other countries – Dubai and Mauritius. So, come visit Andaman and delve into the thrilling sea kart. Capture special moments through in-house DSLR photography (complimentary).

Best Place: Corbyn’s Cove Beach, Port Blair
Cost: INR 3,499 per person (1 hour)
Best Season: January to May
Tips: You do not need to be an expert in swimming or diving. Suitable for all above the age of 6 years. Also, pre-book this activity due to limited availability. You can access the Seakart lounge that offers premium amenities to guest.

3. Parasailing

Enjoy the thrill of sailing above the sparkling waters of Andaman. Experience one of the favorite water sports that is a blend of water and airborne adventure. If this interests you, parasailing is definitely the water sport for you.

A canopy drags you through the wild sea breeze as suddenly the surroundings get a new perspective. Sailing on the calm waters, which Andaman has an abundance of sounds like the perfect plan.

Lasting 5 to 10 minutes, parasailing in Andaman gives you the ultimate thrill. Plus, you can enjoy the scenic views from high above the sky. So, next time you are in Andaman, do indulge in parasailing.

Best Place: Havelock Island (Elephant Beach), North Bay Island (North Bay Beach), Port Blair (Corbyn’s Cove Beach)
Cost: INR 3000 to INR 4000 per person
Best Season: All year round
Tips: Wear comfortable clothes and waterproof sunscreen.

4. Underwater Sea Walking

Turn your vacation more on and travel to Andaman to try underwater sea walking. Yes, by its name you can imagine how fun and exciting this activity will be. Explore the hidden secrets underwater through underwater sea walking in Andaman.

Owing to crystal waters and unspoiled beaches, underwater sea walking has become a favorite Andaman adventure sport among water and adventure seekers. This activity gives you the chance to explore the rich marine life and who doesn’t like that?

Don’t know how to swim? Worry not! There are many lifeguards with you guiding you to enjoy this activity and ensure your most extreme wellbeing. Honestly, you will feel like walking on the moon.

Best Place: Havelock Island (Elephant Beach)
Cost: INR 4500 per person
Tips: Wear the protective cap with a straightforward visor to see underwater clearly.

5. Snorkeling

Snorkeling is hands down one of the most famous activities to do in Andaman. Better than swimming and more affordable than scuba diving, snorkeling is one water activity that lets you witness the underwater world without a complex setup.

The best part? You do not need to prepare in advance. So why wait? Just grab the gear and plunge into the clear waters of the island. Let all the tensions float away.

Plan a trip to Andaman and enjoy snorkeling at the most popular sites. You will fall in love with the ecosystem that Andaman possesses and the wonderful sight it offers to all those who come on an adventure vacation to Andaman.

Best Place: Havelock Island, North Bay Island, Jolly Buoy, Neil Island, Red Skin Island
Cost: INR 400 to INR 500 per person
Tips: Do an equipment check before entering the waters.

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6. Jet Skiing

Looking for a different experience? Jet Skiing is more of a wonderful water activity in Andaman that takes you at a high speed on the water with sheer power. When the waves splash on your face, it leaves you refreshed and with a big laugh on your face.

Feel the thrill as you ride on the turquoise waters in a zig-zig motion. Control your movements and the Jet Ski for the best experience on your Andaman holiday.

Learn the controls of the Jet Ski and soon you will drift on the sparkling waters of the Andaman Islands. And if you are daring enough to take this activity up alone, you don’t need any trainer.

Best Place: Port Blair, North Bay Island, Havelock Island, Neil Island
Cost: INR 600 per person (10 min)
Tips: Do not stand while riding the Jet Ski.

7. Sport Fishing/ Angling

Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Sailfish, Dorado, and Dogtooth Tuna are some of the fishes you can catch while enjoying one of the most preferred water activities in Andaman, Game Fishing or angling. And remember not all water sports require you to get soaked!

Try this exciting fishing activity in Andaman which is among the most adventurous water sports in the Andaman Islands. Feel the thrill as you catch a large fish along with witnessing the scenic beauty of the sea.

Fishing has adventure and surprise, and there is no better place to fish than the deep seas of the Andaman Islands. Do you agree?

Best Place: Port Blair, Havelock Island, Cinque Island, Rutland Island
Cost: INR 10,000 to 13,000 per person
Tips: Practice your cast. Keep patience and you will catch a large fish.

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8. Mangrove Kayaking

You already know the Andaman Islands are blessed with pristine shorelines and verdant greenery. What better way to experience nature than kayaking through the mangrove forests? Right? Thus, kayaking is one of the best water sports to do in Andaman for an exhilarating experience.

Have first-hand experience of kayaking through the narrow paths in the lagoons, shaded by dense mangroves and forests. Hear the sweet chirps of the birds and listen to animal sounds.

Mangrove Kayaking is truly one of the best ways to explore a different side of the islands. With the availability of night kayak trips and Bioluminescence kayaking, you are definitely promised a memorable time.

Best Place: Havelock Island, Tanaz (Night Kayaking), Port Blair, Baratang, Neil Island, Ross Island
Cost: INR 3,500 per person
Tips: Before indulging in the activity, always check the weather.

9. Banana Boat Ride

One of the water activities in Andaman for family and friends, a Banana boat ride can be enjoyed by both kids and adults. Accommodating six people at a time gives you the chance to share fun and excitement with your loved ones or fellow travelers.

Sit on the banana-shaped boat that drags you along the water at high speed. Hang on tight as you ride the waves. Experience the refreshing splash of water and enjoy the sudden jumps in the air created by the waves.

For extra fun and thrill, the driver takes sharp turns of the boat, which flips the banana boat sideways and upside down. Either hang tight on plunge into the sea for a memorable experience.

Best Place: North Bay Island, Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex (Port Blair), Havelock Island (Elephant Beach)
Cost: INR 3,500 per person
Tips: Always check your safety gear.

10. Sofa Ride

One of the unique activities to try in Andaman is the Sofa Ride. As the name suggests, you sit on an inflatable sofa-type platform that has the perfect balance and safety belts. This ensures you don’t slip out.

Enjoy with friends and family the ultimate thrill of riding the waves while a speed boat pulls you at full speed.

Soaring around the sea in this sofa is truly a thrilling experience that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Do not worry, it is completely safe as you are combined with an instructor, an experienced rider, life jackets, and also helmets.

Best Place: Port Blair, Havelock Island (Elephant Beach),
Cost: INR 500 per person
Tips: Minimum age requirement for this activity is 12 or above and 60 or below. For Elephant Beach additional INR 700 per person is required. In case of bad weather conditions, this activity is canceled.

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Excited to indulge in the best water sports in Andaman? Visit the heavenly islands of Andaman and experience thrill and fun with your friends, family, or beloved. Kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving, or underwater sea walking, choose from this list of water activities in Andaman and have the most memorable time of your life. Book Andaman adventure packages with Indian Holiday especially curated for all the water babies and adventure junkies for an unforgettable experience.


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Manmeet Kaur

A writer by profession and a storyteller by heart, Manmeet has a passion for traveling and treating her taste buds to different cuisines. Besides, she loves to binge-watch movies and series every now and then. She is also an avid reader, which keeps her engaged.