Outdoor Activities and Water Sports in Lakshadweep

If you want to take a break from your hectic schedule and plan for a trip to the beach side with your friends or family? Then you are at the right place. In this article, you will know about the top outdoor activities and water sports in Lakshadweep.


I was there last year and I must tell you that It is totally worth it!

I request you to stay here and read at the bottom, You will be amazed for sure!

Fair enough,

Here are some of the outdoor activities and water sports in Lakshadweep.


One of the most fun-loving activities you will come across is  Snorkeling. In this with, professionals, you will be under the water with safety equipment and you will experience the natural beauty of underwater scenes with its coral reef, lush green plants with amazing blue water.

 What is more interesting is that you will explore this in various places like Bagram, Agatti, and Kadmat islands.

Scuba Diving

The clear, warm waters of Lakshadweep offer excellent visibility for scuba diving. If you are a movie lover then you must have watched the scene of Hrithik Roshan doing Scuba diving in ”Yeh Zindagi na Milegi Dobara“.

One thing I must say is you can also see sharks in some of the places too.


If you don’t know about Kayaking, I will tell you that it’s like a narrow boat that navigates through waterways and you have to be in front while navigating it.

And I must say you will remember that experience.


If you are a lover of water sports then this is for you. A steady wind in Lakshadweep makes it wonderful for travelers to enjoy that activity and you just have to hold the sail and enjoy your moment these are amazing outdoor activities and water sports in Lakshadweep.

Experienced surfers can enjoy the thrill of gliding over the water, while beginners can take lessons from local instructors.


I know you are waiting for that activity. Yes, it is there I don’t think I have to elaborate more on this because I think all the readers who are reading this know what fishing is.

But I have to tell you that there are so many varieties of fish and you can charter a boat and try your catching skills.


Canoeing is another popular water activity in Lakshadweep and the best part is you can explore the shallow waters & mangrove forests and experience the wonderful nature.

Island Hopping: 

Another outdoor and water sports activity In Lakshadweep is Island Hopping. In this activity, you can take boat trips between the islands to experience their beaches, impressive landscapes & their local culture.

You will come across various aspects of Lakshadweep and I bet you you will come again to witness this.

Beach Volleyball:

Many of the islands have beautiful, sandy beaches perfect for a game of beach volleyball.  In short, It’s a fun way to stay active while enjoying the natural beauty of this environment.

Bird Watching:

Lakshadweep is home to a variety of bird species, especially on uninhabited islands. Bird watchers can enjoy spotting both resident and migratory birds in their natural habitat.


Some islands in Lakshadweep offer camping facilities, allowing you to explore in the natural beauty of the islands. Camping on the beach is a great experience to have on your bucket list.


Meanwhile, If you’re a sports lover then you surely have one question in your mind which sports are famous in that area?

Which sport Is famous in Lakshadweep?

You know Lakshadweep is a very small place but still, there are some people who love to play some kind of sports on a professional and personal basis.

So, here is the list –


Football has been the most famous sport in Lakshadweep. People love to play at the beachside and sometimes they organize a tournament also and the winning team gets the trophy.

Boat racing:

Due to the favorable location with a rich marine environment, boat racing followed by football is very famous in Lakshadweep. This kind of sport attracts so many people and is played under supervision.

Water sports:

As I explained above, there are so many water sports activities that are played by tourists and local residents like snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, windsurfing, fishing, canoeing, etc. 


You have seen so many videos of people playing volleyball at the beach side and Lakshadweep also attracts so many people to play volleyball. It’s often played at a professional level. 

Cricket: Not as famous in Lakshadweep as in other parts of India, but still you come across people playing cricket at beach sides with tennis rubber balls.


Lakshadweep can be visited for how many days?

Since Lakshadweep is a small area, you may visit all of its locations in just 5–6 days. If I talk about my experience, the islands of Kadmat, Agatti, and Kavaratti are all conveniently accessible.

Is it safe to travel to Lakshadweep island?

Yes, it is very much safe to travel to Lakshadweep Island. I enjoyed it very much here because they are very well-maintained and water activities are done under proper supervision.

What time of the year is the best to visit Lakshadweep?

It is been December to February and last year I visited in the month of December and at that time humidity was not that high and the temperature was so pleasant.

Which are the best outdoor activities and water sports in Lakshadweep?

Snorkeling & scuba diving are the most people prefer to go forand I also go for those activities too because of their adventure and fun element. It is done under the proper supervisor if you’re not a professional swimmer still you can do it.

Is Lakshadweep good for a family trip or not?

I must say Lakshadweep is a wonderful place to enjoy with your family because its peaceful vibes and amazing nature make it a perfect place.

Is Lakshadweep expensive?

In short, Yes Lakshadweep trip is expensive you need 50k per head for this trip. But this is worth it if come to this place.


In conclusion, Lakshadweep is a good place to enjoy if you’re a beach lover, but one thing you need to be cautious. You should do water activities under proper supervision.

We all choose some outdoor activities and water sports in Lakshadweep because outdoor activities have many advantages.

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