Top 5 Jet Skiing Destinations in India

Vacations are perfect when peace and tranquility are blended together with the right amount of adventure. A hot destination for all kinds of adventure activities, India’s varied terrain makes it possible and enjoyable to have fun anywhere. One of the favorite leisure activities of people throughout the world is to play in the cool water. A thrilling and magical experience, water offers us a distraction from the severe heat of the summers and provides a plethora of activities one can enjoy. Adventures like scuba diving, river rafting, underwater sea walking, kayaking and jet skiing are some of the enthralling activities one can experience in India. Jet skiing is also an enchanting water sport allowing you to speed away into the ocean with the wind blowing furiously in your hair. A refreshing and thrilling experience, jet skiing is offered in many places in India. Five of the best places one can go to enjoy jet skiing sport are listed here.

1. Candolim, North Goa, Goa

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One of the best beaches in India, Candolim beach is the ultimate destination for water sport enthusiasts all over the world. One of the longest beaches of Goa, it begins at Fort Aguada and stretches till the Calangute beach. Located 15 kilometres from the capital city of Panjim, Candolim resides in the district of North Goa. Accommodating visitors joyously throughout the year, Candolim is a haven for adventure seekers.

2. Dona Paula, North Goa, Goa

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A cherished spot for Bollywood directors for filming scenes of endearment, Dona Paula in the North Goa district lies 7 kilometres from Panjim city. The tranquil sea with azure waters and lovely golden sand, Dona Paula is the merging point of the rivers Mandovi and Zuari into the Arabian Sea. From incredible views of the sunset to amazing adventure sports, Dona Paula beach has it all. Giving other beaches of Goa a run for their money, this beach hosts myriads of water sports like Jet Skiing, Parasailing, Yachting, Water Scootering, Kayaking, Harpoon Fishing, Speed Boat Rides etc. Jet skiing here is an adrenaline rushing experience that shouldn’t be missed at any cost. Best avoided during the intense summer months, water sports at Dona Paula are best undertaken during the months of September to April.

3. Havelock Islands, Andaman & Nicobar Islands

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One of the most gorgeous islands in the world, situated 57 kilometres from the capital city of Port Blair, Havelock islands in the Andaman group of islands are a paradise for water sport enthusiasts. Delving into the clear azure waters of the Indian ocean is truly an exciting experience here. Radhanagar beach is the most popular beach on the main island and rightly so. The enchanting beauty of this beach will mesmerize you. From the crystal clear brilliant blue waters to the stark white sand, it is nothing short of heaven. Also providing amazing water sports facilities at the sports centre here, you can get your blood pumping by jet skiing in these amazing waters. Elephanta beach is another unexplored paradise at Havelock Islands providing yet another spot to enjoy your vacations in.

4. Baga beach, North Goa, Goa

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One of the quieter beaches of Goa is the Baga beach, located about 28 kilometres from the capital Panjim. With its picturesque backdrop, the lack of major public transport has contributed to the isolation of this enchanting spot. It forms a part of the 30 kilometre stretch beginning from fort Aguada till Sinquerim beach which continues as Candolim beach till Calangute beach and culminates finally with Baga beach. Best known for fishing and offering excellent water sports experiences like jet skiing, Baga beach is a favorite hangout of the Western tourists who frequent the beach looking for some quality adventure time.

5. Calangute Beach, North Goa, Goa

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The largest beach in North Goa and the most frequented by thousands of visitors from various parts of India and the world, Calangute beach is a destination throbbing with adventure activities. The water sports here are famous and gather crowds from near and far. Jet skiing offers an enthralling opportunity to go far into the turquoise waters of the Arabian Sea and have a joyous time.

Just 5 of the many destinations which offer jet skiing, India is a country with thrilling adventures, glorious scenic sites and rejuvenating experiences, all of which combine together to make a wonderful holiday.

About Rohit

An architect by profession, Rohit Agarwal is a curious traveller, seeking out the minutest detail about the places he travels to, and that’s what one will find in his writings. His writings have appeared in various blogs, he’s currently trying to bring forth as many different places a traveller who shares the same level of curiosity like him would like to visit through his writings.

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