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Top 5 Exciting Water Sports to try in the Maldives for Your Adrenaline Fix - Splashes Everywhere!

The Maldives is home to an impressive number of watersports made evident from its perfect location. Let's look at some of the most exciting ones.


Under-water Walking

This is a fun and novel experience that is noted as a guaranteed success by almost all who take part. You get to walk on the floor of an astoundingly deep ocean where you can watch all the amazing creatures in the water closely. This is often considered one of the top water activities to do in the Maldives. The best possible season to enjoy this is between January and April with the costs for such an excursion being around 150 USD. Make sure you fix your oxygen mask well on your face before you hit the waters.


Banana Boat Rides

Banana boats almost always prove to be a fun adventure for the family all across the world, and the Maldives is no different. The ride will undoubtedly fill your heart with excitement and enthusiasm while you glide on the blue waters of the Maldives. An Exceptionally thrilling activity, you can best enjoy this between the months of April and October, and generally costs around 60 or 80 USD per person. Make sure you get yourself harnessed well and always follow your guide's advice. If you're looking for a great place to stay while you're here, there'll be many places to choose from such as Maafushivaru Maldives for example.


Big Game Fishing

While simple fishing can be considered quite the ordinary event, that is not what the Maldives has in store for you. This fishing game brings you up close with some of the rarest species like Sailfish, Tuna and many more. Big Game fishing has routinely proved to be one of the most popular attractions amongst both locals and tourists alike. You'll be able to best enjoy this activity Between November and March with it costing around 85 USD per person or 650 USD for a six-person group. Note that fish food is provided by the staff of the service provider and that you need not take anything with you.


Scuba Diving

You'll find Diving, Scuba Diving and Wreck Diving amongst the most sought-after water activities in the Maldives and rightfully so. Diving in Maldives is often considered the most enjoyable watersport here, it is offered by almost all the many resorts in the country. You'll find that the best season to try this out would be between January and April. Scuba diving can also cost you between 130 and 1000 USD per person depending on the particular diving course you decide on. Make sure you inform your diving instructor of your diving experience so that he can cater the experience to your skill level.


Jet Skiing

If you're looking for something a little more casual but still extremely exciting, you should definitely check out Jet Skiing. The sport offers you a thrilling experience that lets you soar above the gorgeous waters of the Maldives. The ideal season to try this would be between April and October and it generally costs around 70 to 185 USD for a twenty-minute ride. Make sure you always wear your life jacket and if you've never ridden one before, tag along with an instructor.