Adventure Sports in Vizag

Posted By Aishwarya Menon on April 10, 2015 at 9:04pm | Adventure Sport, Asia, Blog, India, Road Trip, Travel

Adventure Sports in Vizag

ADVENTURE SPORTS IN VIZAG

Vizag, with its beaches, sweeping coastline and rolling hills and lush green forests has always been a haven for water sport and other adventure sports. it offers unlimited opportunities for fun and adventure. 

AQUA ZORBING

 Aqua Zorbing is one of the best adventure sports and a water sports where an individual gets into an inflated ball and is discharged into a pool of water. The person inside the ball can jump, walk and even do cartwheels, without the fear of getting hurt. They are a safe adventure sports and the experience of walking on water while being enclosed in a big bubble is exhilarating. In comparison to yachting, Zorbing and cartwheels inside the bubbles are definitely easier and safer adventure sports.

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While these adventure sports are comparatively safer than most water sports, there are some precautions that aqua Zorbers need to take. For starters, pregnant women are not allowed. These adventure sports are barred for people suffering from high blood pressure, heart conditions, epilepsy, previous history of back, neck or head injuries. Also,those  people suffering from any physical or mental condition which may restrict for a safe ride are not allowed. Apart from the risk of suffering from a sore throat, Zorbing is considered to be a safe sport.

THINGS TO DO

You can venture into the beach or you can take the boat ride. adventurous activities like Para sailing and Surfing can be planned.

HOW TO REACH

RushiKonda Beach can be reached by Bus or own hired vehicle and is 8 km from the city.

ACCOMMODATION

Along the Beach Road are many hotels. Novotel, Grand Bay, The Gateway and Taj are some of them.

 TREKKING

Sports

This Kambalakonda Wild Life Sanctuary is located just outside the Visakhapatnam city on the way towards Vizianagaram – Srikakulam. In front of this park, on the other side of National Highway, the Indira Gandhi Zoological Park is located. The Kambalakonda. The entry fees are cheap and affordable- Rs 10 for adults and Rs 5 for kids. Inside the Park cottages are available for Rs 250/- . Canteen is available inside the park. The park opens at 9 AM and closes at 4.30 PM. While going round the park you will be greeted by spotted deer roaming inside the park. There is a small water storage system where rain water is stored and boating facility is available in this small lake.                                  Trekking and hiking are adventure sports.There are different trekking routes available inside Kambalakonda park. There is a fee of Rs 150 for a group of 10 members for trekking. One guide will accompany the group. The trekking starts early morning around 6 AM and it takes 3 hours to return. One day before information is to be given at reception to make the arrangement for local guide.

THINGS TO DO

Spot the various FLORA AND FAUNA like Leopard, Forest Cat, Wild Dog, Wolf, Jackal, Sloth Bear, Sambar, Nilgai, Chinkara, Chital and four horned antelope.

Things to carry: :BACKPACK/WATER/FIRST AID KIT/ENERGY FOOD

 HOW TO REACH

The location corresponds to an area west of National Highway 5 on the northern side of Visakhapatnam. It can be reached by road about 20 km from Visakhapatnam.

ACCOMMODATION

The Sanctuary is located fairly close to the Beach. Numerous hotels are located along the beach out of which Ambica Sea Green is the closest.

 SURFING

Sports

Surfing is a surface water sports in which the wave rider rides on the forward face of a wave, which is most often carrying the surfer towards shore.If you want to learn surfing then Visakhapatnam is the place to be. With Surfing Association of Vizag and Vizag Surf Club this place is a great location for beginners. The waves here are powerful and plenty. A pro surfer may also enjoy riding 6 to 10 ft swells on a windy day.

THINGS TO DO

You can venture into the beach or you can take the boat ride. adventurous activities like Para sailing and Surfing can be planned.

HOW TO REACH

RushiKonda Beach can be reached by Bus or own hired vehicle. Eight kilometers away from Visakhapatnam is the Rushikonda Beach. It is ideal for swimming, water sports, and surfing. It is renowned for its golden sands.

ACCOMMODATION

Along the Beach Road are many hotels. Novotel, Grand Bay, The Gateway and Taj are some of them.

PAINTBALL

Paintball is an action packed adventure that provides you a real time experience of a battle field.Get the war zone feel in our paintball field designed with a wide variety of obstacles, called Bunkers and Bonkers.

Paintball is played with a potentially limitless variety of rules and variations, which are specified before the game begins. The most basic game rule is that players must attempt to accomplish a goal without being shot and marked with a paintball.

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Capture the Flag – Teams or individual player must simply eliminate all of their opponents. Most games have a primary goal like capture the flag.

Attack/Defend – One team is given an advantageous defensive position within which they must defend some critical goal point. the other team is given unlimited reinforcements and must reach the goal point in as short time as possible. teams then switch sides.

Scenarios – Players split into teams according to the specific scenario, usually modeled on some real-world police, military or security situation. A common scenario game is “VIP”; one player of one team represents the VIP, and the goal of the rest of that player’s team is to get the VIP across the field without being eliminated, while the goal of the entire opposing team is to eliminate the VIP. 

Shooting Range – Players can show us their shooting skills by trying out bunkers n bonkers challenges.if you do not have a team you can still try our shooting range.

THINGS TO DO

Enjoy a lot with friends or family. Get excited and have fun and have an unforgettable experience.

HOW TO REACH

Bunkers and Bonkers is currently located Next to Senora Beach Resort,Sagar Nagar,Visakhapatnam, also known as Vizag, a major port city on the south east coast of India. The city is nestled among the hills of the Eastern Ghats and faces the Bay of Bengal to the east.The city is well connected by Air,Water,Rail & Road. .

ACCOMODATION

The nearest Resort is the Senora Beach Resort, located just a stone’s throw away from the paintball venue.

  GO KARTING

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 Go Karting is an entertaining and stress busting adventure sport that has become a perfect solution for corporate entertainment, stag parties and office parties.  The Karting track is tough and technical, but most importantly of all, tremendous fun! You’ll need to keep your concentration as you negotiate the rigorous twists and turns of this karting track, before exerting all of the power of your electric kart to accelerate out of the corners. The track is based at 250 metres long; the Go karting track is the perfect platform for a proper go karting race. It’s all about skill and agility, and if you want to overtake, you’ll have to time it just right.

THINGS TO DO

Take the advantage of the facilities that they offer like Swimming Pool, Rain Dance, etc

HOW TO REACH

It is located in the Anandapuram District off the outskirts of Vizag. It will take a good one hour drive from the city to the location.

ACCOMODATION

The VGV Resorts offer cottages, dining, rooms, guest rooms, kitchens and restaurants.

 ROCK CLIMBING

A group of enthusiastic trekkers who have a passion for adventures and believe in soaking in nature have started an association for rock climbing. They comprise of students, families & professionals of all ages. The activities conducted by this club include Adventure sports like Rock climbing, Trekking, Scrambling, Forest Trails, Camping, Swimming (outdoor), Hiking, Bird watching , Butterfly watching, Fishing, cycling, Rappelling and many more surprises yet to come ahead.

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Bring along a camera. Although some animals are rare, you will spot many forms of wildlife including rabbits, deer, birds, bats, lizards, snakes, scorpions, Different seasons provide many opportunities for photographing beautiful flora too. The scenery is quite amazing.

THINGS TO DO

Bring a camera. Along with Rock Climbing you can spot various indigenous species. In fact, using mountaineering equipment, kids can experience the thrill of river crossing at Kambalakonda from a 20-fee tower.

HOW TO REACH

 Adventure Zone conducts rock climbing and rappelling on the 5th Venkojipalem-Simhachalam Hilltop Road, where the landscape is perfect for this activity. Two other spots in the green Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuaryare also used for climbing. 

ACCOMODATION

The Kambalakonda Sanctuary is located fairly close to the Beach. Numerous hotels are located along the beach out of which Ambica Sea Green is the closest.

 GETTING THERE

By Air

Andhra Pradesh, the state in which Vizag is located, has many airports. The international airport is located in Hyderabad(Telangana) while many domestic airports are present at cities like Tirupathi, Visakhapatnam, Guntur, Secunderabad, Warangal, Vijaywada, etc.

By Train

AP and Telangana are well connected by rail to cities like Chennai, Kolkata, Bhubhaneshwar etc

By Road

Buses are available from Chennai, Hyderabad, Odisha etc to the places with adventure sport near Vizag.

Get Adventurous with the best Adventure Sports Vizag has to offer!

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