Water Sports in Chikmagalur

When you think of Chikmagalur, pristine coffee plantations and lush Western Ghats probably come to mind. But did you know that this destination offers a lot more than just serene landscapes? Chikmagalur, nestled in the heart of Karnataka, is a haven for water sports enthusiasts and adventure seekers. In this blog, we'll dive into the thrilling world of water sports in Chikmagalur and also tell you about The Serai Chikmagalur, the perfect resort that can make your trip even more memorable.

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Jet Skiing in Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur presents fantastic opportunities for the adrenaline-pumping sport of jet skiing. Here, you can relish not only the thrill of jet skiing but also the breathtaking vistas of the encircling hills. It's essential to mention that jet skiing is generally a safe activity, but as with any adventure sport, safety precautions are paramount. Always wear a life jacket and closely adhere to the guidance provided by your instructor to ensure a secure experience. Bhadra River is one of the best places to indulge in this adrenaline-pumping activity.

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Banana Boating

Picture yourself seated on an inflatable banana-shaped boat, accompanied by friends or family, gripping the handles tightly as a speedboat whisks you across the water. One well-frequented location for banana boating is Yagachi Dam, conveniently situated approximately 22 kilometres from Chikmagalur. As for the cost, partaking in banana boating in Chikmagalur typically falls within the range of Rs. 200 to Rs. 500 per person. The exact price you'll pay hinges on factors like the duration of the activity and your chosen operator.

Speed Boat Ride

For those seeking an exhilarating yet leisurely experience, a speed boat ride in Chikmagalur is an absolute must-try. The region offers several fantastic locations where you can enjoy this activity. One of the popular spots for speed boating is the scenic Danikanahalli. Safety is paramount, so always remember to wear a life jacket and heed the guidance of your instructor. In terms of cost, indulging in a speed boat ride in Chikmagalur typically ranges from Rs. 500 to Rs. 1,000 per person. The precise rate depends on factors such as the duration of the activity and your selected operator.

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Cruise Boat Ride

Embarking on a cruise boat ride is a serene and unhurried way to immerse yourself in Chikmagalur's beauty and scenic landscapes. Cruise boats, designed for larger groups, offer a comfortable and leisurely experience on the water. Chikmagalur boasts several delightful destinations like Bhadra River and Yagachi Dam where you can enjoy a memorable cruise boat ride. As you drift along the water, you'll be treated to lush greenery adorning the riverbanks, and if you're lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of the local wildlife. The cost of embarking on a cruise boat ride in Chikmagalur typically falls within the range of Rs. 300 to Rs. 500 per person.

After a day filled with adventure sports in Chikmagalur, The Serai Chikmagalur offers the perfect sanctuary to unwind and relax. Our luxurious accommodations ensure you have a comfortable and lavish stay and our pristine pool beckons for a refreshing dip or a relaxing lounge session by its side. To complete your relaxation, our in-house spa offers rejuvenating treatments. When it's time to satisfy your taste buds, our in-house restaurant serves a wide range of delectable cuisines, including local specialties that allow you to savor the flavors of Chikmagalur. Our dedicated staff is always ready to assist, ensuring your stay is smooth and memorable. Book your stay now and let the adventure begin!

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