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Exciting Watersports in the Maldives – Wet and Wild fun for everyone!

A vacation in the Maldives and its activities surrounding water is an experience that you'll cherish for the rest of your life. Listed are few of the exciting water sports that you should try.

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Kayaking

Kayaking

A Kayak is a narrow boat that is paddled using a double-edged oar. The boat sits very low and close to the water, letting you feel each little turn and twist your boat takes which is caused by the change in the water levels in the sea.

Kayaking cost around $30-$50 per person and is best enjoyed from April-October. Knowing how to swim is not a must but definitely would help in case of an emergency.

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Big Game Fishing

Big Game Fishing

Even though the Maldives isn't known for its big games fishing, it's an ideal gift to give any fishing enthusiast, which will guarantee a thoroughly delightful afternoon. Big game fishing is best enjoyed in the middle of the sea; hence it is advised to either to engage in this activity with a bunch other fishing enthusiasts at the hotel or resort you're staying at, as commandeering a boat alone can be very expensive. Some hotels and resorts will even cook your hard day's work into a scrumptious meal just the way you like it.

November-March is when this sport can be best enjoyed and it'll cost you approximately $85, given that you have a party of 6 to join you on your fishing trip.

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Snorkelling

Snorkelling

Clear blue water, a wide variety of sea life, majestic coral reefs and 26 atolls is what makes the Maldives one of the best places in the world for snorkelling. You don't have to know swimming to go snorkelling and the shallow waters of Maldives are an excellent place to learn swimming and the basics of snorkelling.

July-September is when the weather and water levels are optimum for snorkelling and the cost per person is around $85 dollars for 2 hours.

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Jet skiing

Jet skiing

If you're an adrenaline junkie then you're in for a treat! The raw speed that is involved in this sport makes jet skiing a popular activity in the Maldives. Luxury hotels and resorts similar to Adaaran Club Rannalhi offer its guest a chance to engage this blood pumping experience in a safe environment with the latest equipment, skilled instructors and professional lifeguards standing by in the off chance If an accident happens.

While the cost of renting a jet ski is around $75-$185 per person, jet skiing is best enjoyed during the months of April-October.

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Under Water Walking

Under Water Walking

If snorkelling isn't really your cuppa, fear not; Underwater walking is the next best thing. A see-through oxygen mask lets you stroll the sands of the deep sea and gaze at the beautiful corals and sea life that the Maldives has to offer at close range.

Underwater walking will cost around $30 and is best experienced during January-April.

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Glass-bottom boats

Glass-bottom boats

Climbing aboard a "Dinghie" or glass-bottom boat is the best way to enjoy the many wonders that the oceans of the Maldives have to offer without getting your feet wet.

Compared to underwater walking and snorkelling, glass-bottoms cost only around $30 per person and the April-October is the ideal time to enjoy this activity.