5 Fun Water Sports to Try - A List of Fun Water Activities

Table of Contents

1.SCUBA Diving

2.Fly-board Flying

3.Water Skiing


5.SUP Yoga

Let's Step into the World of Water

Earth is called the Blue Planet for there is around 70 percent of its surface was covering by water while 30 percent by land. In spite of running onto the earth, I suppose you are getting interested in exploring this mysterious underground world.

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As summer is near, there is no better recreational activities than playing around in the water to cool off. I believe you will have fun to get the thrill of adventure in the deep blue water, no matter it is in a tranquil lake or roiling currents. Let's take a look at this blog which I will give you some advice to choose the best 5 fun water sports for you.

1.SCUBA Diving

You might not have been able to swim into the water like a mermaid once but I am sure diving underwater to explore the ocean must be one item of your life list even though there is not yet a chance you get to experience.

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As a mode of underwater diving, scuba diving needs breathing equipment (completely independent of a surface air supply) to help divers to spend more time underwater. As you should know, the name "SCUBA" is an acronym for "Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus".

It must be great to sink down through the ocean and to view the beauty of marine organism that most of us are hardly to get close to. However, a best dive site in the world will agreeably provide more incredible experiences than a normal one. For example, you will find an wonderful coral garden like you’ve never seen it before in Cape Kri, Indonesia, where cultivates a great marine life including 374 different species of fish.

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However, there is one important thing you should pay attention on before planning your first SCUBA diving vacation. That is, you need a scuba certification to do this sport, just like driving a car, because scuba diving requires specific knowledge, skills and training. If you want to call yourself a scuba diver,get a scuba certification first.

2.Flyboard Flying

Have you ever imagined that you would be a super hero in some story one day? What about trying to experience the feeling of fly first? Here I bring you the newest extreme water sports - Flyboard Flying.

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Flyboard sport is known as hydroflying arming the rider like a future warrior. It requires a separate boots installed with a primary nozzle to attach to a PWC (Personal Watercraft) via a long hose, providing propulsion that allows the Flyboard to reach up 22 meters (72 feet) in the air or dive headlong through the water. And the PWC will follow behind the rider at the same time to give you the freedom to go anywhere.

Learning to operate the Flyboard is much easier than you might think. When given proper instruction, you will start flying the Flyboard during the first 5 minutes in the water. Next, you can divert and control that thrust to create any type of movement you want. The coolest thing about flyboarding is the tricks. Now, let’s watch the following video to feel this sports.

3.Water skiing

Have you ever heard of water skiing? It is a recreational surface water sport, largely enjoyed all over the world, in which the skier with adequate body strength and good balance is pulled behind a powerboat on a stretch of water, zipping the surface on two skis or one ski. In fact, if you're near a popular spot, you'll find there are water skiing equipment that you can rent.

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Well, there is one interesting fact that it’s illegal for a boat to tow a water skier if there are fewer than two people inside. In addition to the driver and the skier, a third person who usually sits in a chair on the boat is needed to watch the skier and inform the driver if the skier falls.

People who love this sport are crazy on performing in some incredible ways. According to the world record for most simultaneous water skiers, there were 145 people have water skied off the back of a tow boat, which makes an amazing record back in 2010. So, are you getting interested in joining in this adventurous family?


Well, I've noticed that some of you like to enjoy more casual but fun water activities to spend your holidays rather than adventurous ones. So I am going to introduce you two lovely projects. Kayaking is the first one.

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Kayak which literally translates to "hunter's boat" has a history of at least 4,000 years. It is created by the Inuit of the northern Arctic regions to help for hunting and fishing. As you could imagine, the early kayaks were constructed by the skeleton of whale and animal skin.

First of all, kayaking will provide you the chance to get close to and interact with nature in the state of tranquility. You will be able to travel to that wonderful sights and feel those breeze across the water with your partners in a kayaking trip.

I think stress relief is probably one of the most cited benefits of kayaking. Besides, it is a great aerobic exercise indeed. According to scientific researches, kayaking for one hour can burn up to 500 calories.

5.SUP Yoga

How could you miss the last choice that I show you in this blog if you are an enthusiastic yoga. Let me tell you what SUP Yoga is.

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SUP yoga (stand up paddle board yoga) is a new way to practice yoga on a stand up paddle board in the middle of a body of water, like lakes, bays or harbors. This exercise helps increase your concentration and trains your muscles in a new way. In fact, many yoga practitioners are greatly improving their yoga skills by practicing SUP yoga, as it requires more strength, balance, and concentration.

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