Water Sports Location and its Details

Water Sports Location and its Details

For adventure buffs, the beaches of Mangalore are slowly but surely opening up to adventure sports. While there are many opportunities in Dakshina Kannada for sea and river sports, currently, these activities are available at the beaches of Panambur and Sultan Battery.

Panambur Beach

Panambur beach has Jet ski rides, camel rides for kids, boating, Dolphin viewing, Food stall, ice-cream, Golas made from natural fruit syrups, trained Beach Life-guards for your safety, and Patrol vehicles for your security. The beach has provisions for Parties, events, get togethers, conferences and weddings. The only beach in India that is managed and run by a private enterprise for tourism development. Stay at 'Panambay'.

Sultan Battery

The scenic beauty surrounding the Sultan Battery has made it a hot spot for water sports. This area becomes a busy tourist spot in the months between October to March every year where vacationers visiting Mangalore enjoy its cool breeze and great water sports like banana boat rides, wind surfing, speed boats and Canoeing. These activities can be undertaken individually and in a group for a specific period of time. For example solo canoeing can be undertaken by a tourist for nearly thirty minutes while speed boating and kayaking can be undertaken in a group for a maximum period of fifteen minutes. These time periods are imposed so that each tourist visiting Sultan Battery can enjoy its water sports and also try different types of water sports. There is a big rush during peak tourist season and young vacationers visit this spot when traveling to Mangalore for vacation.