The top 5 Sri Lanka water sports

Water sports in Sri Lanka are for everyone who looks forward to treating your adrenaline junkies. If you are an adventure enthusiast keep reading, because this time, you will be experiencing something better than jumping off a cliff or riding an animal.

The beautiful coast stretch around Sri Lanka and the untamed rivers are perfect playgrounds for extremely adventurous water sports throughout the year!


Yeah, I just said that!! 'throughout the year'.


The bright sun and the warm tropical climate have always been  blessing the adventurers to spend more time in the water without any discomfort.Here are the top 5 thrilling water sports you must enjoy in Sri Lanka.

1.Surfing
Surfing in Sri Lanka
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Sri Lanka has gained a worldwide popularity of its surf hotspots that provide surfers the perfect waves.Arugambay lies on the top of the best surfing beaches in Sri Lanka.Other than that Bentota, Tangalle, Hikkaduwa,Nilaveli and Kalpitia are ideal places for this thrilling water sport.If you are a beginner to surfing I highly recommend you to go to Weligama or Midigama beach.Riding over majestic waves of the sea- surfing as it is called, is one of the most popular water sport in Sri Lanka.
 
Best time-South Coast Season (November – April)  
                  East Coast Season(May – October)


2.White water rafting
The top 5 Sri Lanka water sports
White water rafting
I think there is nothing more adventurous than a ride on wild waters of untamed rivers. White water rafting is another option among the adventurous water sports in Sri Lanka that help you to treat your adrenaline junkies.Kithulgala is the best place in Sri Lanka where you can enjoy this thrilling experience.

Best time-May to December


3.Diving 

The top 5 Sri Lanka water sports

For all who are fascinated by the marine world and thrilled with adventures, Suba diving is for you. The scenic diversities located throughout the coastline around Sri Lanka is not second to the beauty of the scene above water. 

Coral reefs with tons of colours and textures, breathtaking fish actions and shipwrecks are some awesome features you can witness under water.Pigeon island, Nilaveli,Hikkaduwa, Trincomalee and Beruwala some beach spots famous for scuba diving in Sri Lanka.

Best time-West Coast Season (November-April)
                 East Coast Season (May-September)
                 South Coast Season(November -May)


4.Water Skiing

The top 5 Sri Lanka water sports
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Experience the ultimate thrill going behind a boat on your pair of skii ,enjoying the water splashes skimming the surface.Water skiing is another very famous water sport in Sri Lanka a lot of tourists fell in love with. Rush your adrenaline and experience a perfect water skiing adventure in your holidaying.Bentota,Negombo and Hikkaduwa are some beaches famous for water skiing in Sri Lanka.

Best time-West Coast Season (November-April)
                 East Coast Season (May-September)
                 South Coast Season(November -May)


5.Kite Surfing 

The top 5 Sri Lanka water sports

Kite surfing is an epic experience you must not miss in your visit to Sri Lanka. Get adventurous with splashing wind in hair moments in flat, choppy or wavy water.Kalpitiya and Arugambay are the most popular beach spots for kiting, ideal for free and wave riders. Also, beginners and freestyles find these spots perfect.

Best time -May to October
                  December to March
              Srilankakiteschool.com



Though I have mentioned some specific periods as the best time to visit these beaches,all these beaches are good to enjoy these adventures throughout the year.

The top 5 Sri Lanka water sports


So tell me in the comments about your favourite water sport and the water sport you are planning to try in Sri Lanka?Also, share your experience if you have already experienced these adventures in Sri Lanka.I'm sure first-time travelers will find it very useful!:)

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7 comments:

  1. I have always wanted to try kite surfing! I've done the others, but kite surfing seems like more of a challenge than I'm confident with.

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    1. Hey, I think you'll find kitesurfing isn't as challenging as you might think! If you haven't tried it by now, contact us if you're still interested in learning!

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  2. I live in Surf City USA and still don't know how to surf so I don't think I can go to surf lol...but the white water rafting looks fabulous!!!

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    1. Lolz!!

      Indeed Julie!White water rafting is a fab and thrilling adventure and my personal favorite.
      Thanks you soo much for stopping by.

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  3. If I come to Sri Lanka I def. wanna do the white water rafting and water ski. Looks great :)

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