The waters of Lakshadweep Islands are completely untouched and pure, some even totally unexplored.The crystal clear water, the colorful coral and vibrant tropical fish, make a journey underwater a magical one. The islands are a popular location for water sports like kayaking, snorkeling and scuba diving, which tourists can enjoy on tours to the Lakshadweep islands. The water sport of snorkeling reveals the aquatic life of Lakshadweep to tourists. The island of Bangaram is surrounded by the shallow waters that are favourable for the sport of snorkeling.
Snorkeling among the adventure sports and activities in Lakshadweep has gained wide popularity.Snorkeling in Lakshadweep has emerged as the favourite sports with the tourists. Being a sport, it does not need a swimming expertise to enjoy. Any one can practice as it involves floating on the surface of the water with the help of wet suit, swim fins and a diving mask attached with a snorkel tube.
With the help of the snorkel tube, one can take advantage of floating in the water for hours with very little effort. The ideal time for snorkeling in Lakshwadeep is from the months of October to May. Snorkeling during monsoons should be avoided because of high tides in the water.
Bangaram Island is the main hub of snorkeling in Lakshadweep. The shallow waters of the island provide an excellent opportunity to snorkel. The Kadmat Island is another good option for quality snorkeling. Beside these islands, water sports institutes around the Lakshadweep has come up with provisions to let the tourists get drenched in the fun. The ideal time for scuba diving is from the months of October to May. Scuba diving during monsoons should be avoided because of high tides in the water.
The adventure sport of scuba diving is practiced in the islands of Lakshadweep. The beach resorts in the islands of Kadmat and Bangaram have provisions required to participate in the sport. The rich aquatic life of the Arabian Sea is best enjoyed by engaging in the sport of scuba diving.
The Kadmat Island Resort has the Lacadives diving school which provides instructions to the beginners in the sport of scuba diving. The instructors are trained and are masters of the sport. The course provided continues for eight days including instructions in day and night dives into the Arabian Sea. The gears required for the sport are provided by the institute itself. The tourists participating in the sport are required to have prior knowledge in swimming.
The pristine beauty of the underwater marine life that abounds around the islands of Lakshadweep is enjoyed most by engaging in the adventure sports and activities in Lakshadweep. Other famous and interesting water sports of Lakshadweep include lagoon fishing, canoeing, yachting, parasailling and kayaking.