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Top 5 Water Sports in Galle for An Exciting and Thrilling Vacation – Splish, splash and have a blast

Galle, a captivating Sri Lankan town, is perched on the country's southern coast. It is a popular tourist destination because of its colonial-era forts and cathedrals as well as mosques, museums, and forts. As Sri Lanka's second-largest city, it is also surrounded by lovely beaches & palm trees.

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Diving in the Sea

Seeing the fascinating undersea world up close and personal is only possible via the use of scuba diving equipment. Get up close and personal with the magical and spectacular marine world. It's hard not to be awed by the variety of marine life. Scuba diving involves using a pressurized air tank to allow the diver to stay submerged for an extended period of time. Those who have never done it before should sign up for a class to learn to operate the equipment while submerged in the ocean.
Scuba diving does have a number of health benefits, including alleviating stress and keeping you physically active because of the difficulty of moving the gear and diving underwater. There are so many things to do in Galle Sri Lanka but if you are ever in town be sure to check out the stunning Fortress Resort and Spa for a luxury stay on your first excursion.

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Snorkelling

Snorkelling is the practice of swimming in or around bodies of water while wearing a diving mask. In contrast to scuba diving, this activity is popular in Galle, where you may explore the fascinating underwater environment with simpler gear. It's a straightforward activity that doesn't necessitate a lot of training.
If you feel like you are a bit nervous, feel free to spend some time wading in the shallower pools before heading toward the deeper areas.

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Surfing

Surfing on the beach at Mirissa in Galle is another popular water sport. Surfing is a sport that involves riding as well as breaking waves on a surfboard while in the ocean. Surfing necessitates a choppy sea and large, powerful waves. Those who have never surfed before should enrol in lessons to learn the basics. Professional surfers from throughout the world visit Mirissa Beach on occasion, and these skilled athletes compete against one another.

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Jet Skiing

A must-do activity on the coasts of Galle if you enjoy speed is jet skiing. If you're searching for an adrenaline rush, this is the right activity for you. First-timers need to undergo a coaching session on the beach before they could even begin practising. This high-speed sport draws hundreds of locals and tourists due to its high levels of adrenaline that can be enjoyed. Galle's most beautiful beaches for water activities are Hikkaduwa and Unawatuna.

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Riding in Banana Boats

This is the most exhilarating activity that can be enjoyed by both adults and children alike. For six to seven persons, a banana-shaped inflatable dinghy is utilized. The speed boat then pulls the inflatable boat into the water, providing an exhilarating ride. Be sure to hold on tight or you will be flung off!

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