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Top 10 water sports to do in Thailand - An epic guide for water sport enthusiasts

Thailand is proud of many adventurous water sports. Here's a list of water sports you must try in the crystal clear waters of Thailand.


Scuba Diving

Scuba diving is one of the most beloved water sports in Thailand. Divers from around the world come to the deep blue waters here to discover the amazing marine life. The Pattaya region is very popular among divers. You can have a thrilling time among leopard sharks, manta rays and whale sharks. And with the brilliant coral display, it'll just make your trip. The best times to dive would be in the west coast during the months of December through to April. However, you can dive in the east coast at any time of the year. If you're looking for Riverside Bangkok hotels for accommodation, properties the likes of Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort would be a good place to start.


Banana Boat

Water-sports don't need to be the extreme kind always. You can opt for some fun times in the waters that doesn't pump adrenaline up to your ears. If this is your kind of fun, then banana boat should be on your list. It's also one of the best water sports to enjoy with your family. Good old family time! The best times to try this out will be from September to April.


Jet Skiing

You think water sports, and jet skiing immediately comes to mind. And with this one, you don't even need to know how to swim. Hopping on to a jet ski, and speeding across the splendid vast seas is something everyone should experience at least once in their lifetime. This is one of the most popular water sports activities in Pattaya. September through to April is the ideal time to try out jet skiing in the Thai waters.



Wake-boarding is a type of water sports that are gaining fans everywhere in Thailand. All you need to do is get hold of that cable attached to the speedboat, get on top a board to whizz past the wind. A truly exhilarating experience. There are many centres accommodating beginners as well as professionals. And this sport, unlike the others can be experienced at any time of the year in Thailand.



How about some old fashioned sailing? You can get on the yacht and sail towards the horizon discovering more and more about the vast ocean surrounding you. Here, in Thailand, there are many options available to sailors of this kind. And the best part is, it's available throughout the year.



If you aren's an avid diver and still want to see the marine world in all its glory, then opt for snorkelling. Snorkelling in Thailand is a fabulous experience as the waters have so much to offer you. The clear waters offer a view of if incredible corals, varieties of fish and so much more. The ideal times for snorkelling in Thailand would be from November to April.



How about some extreme sports? One that would pump adrenaline to your brains. Well then, kite surfing is just the thing for you. This sport is becoming extremely popular in Thailand and with good reason. It's extremely fun! There are many schools around the coast that offer lessons for beginners. You'll be good to go in less than 3 days. Ideal times to try kitesurfing would be from the months of November to April.