Are you a water baby? Have you tried snorkeling or scuba diving? There are many of us who are fond of water but do not know swimming. We still very much want to explore the underwater world. Underwater sea walking is a perfect activity for people like us! Check out the details right here on Femme Fiesta and put it on your bucket list of me time activities.
Who all can try sea walking?
Sea walking can be experienced by people of any age group. The only restrictions are for for asthama patients, patients with heart ailments and pregnant women.
How is it done?
After signing the wavier form, you are given a helmet looking like a space helmet. You will be explained on how to do equalization and keep your head straight. This helmet is connected with a special apparatus for breathing underwater. It weighs around 40 kgs which does not feel so under water.
You are instructed of the signs that would be used for communication below water. There is no other training required. You are taken to a particular spot in the sea in a boat and then in the water by the guides. The pipe would still remain over the water as you move below in the sea. Guides guide you below to touch the sea bed. The guides guide you to an altogether different world under water!
Where is sea walking done in India?
North Bay Island, Andaman
North Bay Island was the first to come up with the underwater sea walking in India and is a well known water adventure destinations. Your tour begins from Andaman Water sports complex. You board a boat to North Bay Island after which you are taken to Sea Walk paltoon. As you transcend down the waters, get ready to witness the corals,reefs and the variety of sea water world. You experience some weightlessness and feel as if you are walking on moon. Your photos are clicked by the agency and you get a complimentary CD in your package.
Check this video
Elephant Beach, Andaman
Elephant Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Havelock Island of Andaman. There are wide variety of water sports to try out here but sea walking is the most famous one due to the corals and reefs present underwater. You can reach the Elephant beach from the Havelock Jetty. After getting the instructions, you would be all set to dive in the world of fishes, corals and reefs.
Check the video below:
Baina Beach, Goa
Goa a coastal heartthrob of the nation. How can we not experience the sea walking in Goa? This facility is made available at the Baina beach. At Baina beach you would be taken in a boat to the the beach near Piccanye Island. This island is a densely forested and uninhabited island. You would get to see a lot of fishes and corals as you descend down the water.
See this beautiful video for the same –
Do not miss this opportunity to try this activity and watch the under water world closely!
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Happy traveling!! Think Metime!