Adventure Sports in Mumbai
Popular Venues of Adventure Sports in MumbaiPlenty of innovative sports venues are found in and around Mumbai comprising of different fun and amusement features. Some of the most popular ones are narrated here for a quick reference of the outdoor sports lover.
Longest Zip Line at Matheran near MumbaiOutdoor sports lovers who love trekking may find their absolute peace of mind while visiting Matheran’s longest zip line is 1300 Feet. The trail of this place starts from Matheran’s Sightseeing Alexander Point to Rambaug point. This place is near to Mumbai and it is a great place to enjoy outdoor fun.
Water Sports near MumbaiA major portion of fun and excitement of Mumbai outdoor sports is water sports. There are multiple points of water sports in and around Mumbai. Some of these water sports venues are narrated here.
Water Kingdom MumbaiThis is an exciting venue of water sports for kids and adults alike. The park has more than 90 rides and some of these rides are meant for adults only. Some most popular rides of water kingdom are black thunder, Amazonia, and the 90 degree ride, etc. The wave pool is one of the prime attractions for the visitors. This water park is located near Mumbai famous Essel World.
Aqua Sail, MumbaiAquasail’s promotes sailing and aqua sports in Mumbai. In addition to endorsing and boosting sailing as a premier sport in India, the emphasis is to produce exhilaration and get people energetically tangled in relaxation and sailing at relaxed leisure period.
H20 Water sports Adventure CenterH20 Water sports Adventure Center is one of the most famous and appraised water sports venue: in adventure sports near Mumbai category, this water sports-center plays a pivotal role. Located at Girgaum Chowpatty in south Mumbai, this water sports venue is co-owned by actor Sunil Shetty and famous Dristi Adventure Sports. This water sports venue offers multiple water sports facilities like Jet skiing, pedal boat riding, para sailing, sailing, and cruise and speed Boats and similar water adventure for its visitors.
Bird Watching Spots in MumbaiBird watching is indeed a fun and a unique way to remain close to nature. There are multiple spots in and around Mumbai where bird watchers may have ample fun and objects to watch. Some of these sites like Sewri, Phansad, Kalva, Palm Beach Road, Uran, Karnala Nature Park, Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Maharashtra Nature Park have several species of birds found within the natural surroundings.
Flamingos are a common thing during migrating season
This is a unique opportunity to enjoy nature as well as beautiful flamingos roaming in the midst of natural lush green spots. There are three prime spots in Mumbai for watching flamingo and these are Mahul Creek (Chembur), Sewri, and Naigaon. Due to some unknown reason, these beautiful birds come to these places and stay there till monsoon comes.
Yazoo ParkYazoo Park is the biggest amusement park of Mumbai, Located within Virar’s Rustomjee and Evershine Global City that is located at the remote northern suburb end). Remarkable adventure rides, safe and fun packed kids’ playing zone and exhilarating rides for kids make this 12-acre entertainment park an exclusive experience for amchi Mumbai and guests of Mumbai.
Some of the most popular rides from this park are water ball zorbing, Rodeo Bull Ride, yazoo express, Train, Free fall adventure Ride, Huge Ferries Wheel, Mini Wonder Children ride, merry go round, Bumping car zone etc. attract huge crowd almost daily, but there is always extra rush in holidays and weekends.
Della Adventure, LonavalaDella Adventure situated at Kunegaon, Lonavala is one of the India’s one of the biggest adventure parks with almost 90 rides, for adults and children. Apart from thrilling adventures, Della has lodging facilities with luxury resort, banquets, board Room, and training Room services.
Water Zorbing at Della Park
Helicopter RidesHiring a helicopter in Mumbai for having an eagle view for the city line is easy available although the trip is a bit expensive. This sky ride is indeed expensive but those who have soft nose for flying high up in the air, this air ride can be thrilling ride for them.
Mountain BikingYeoor Hill positioned at Thane is an perfect Mountain Biking spot within the close vicinity of downtown Mumbai, Yeoor is also known locally as ‘Mama Bhanja Hills’ and the spot attracts bikers in for its awesome trail and beautiful natural beauty.
White Water RaftingBhira village located at Kolad about 144 kms away from Mumbai has a unique spot for rafting on the river called ‘Kundalika ’. During the monsoon the velocity of rive speed although gets increased, there is adequate river flow round the year due to the adjacent hydro thermal power project.
Rappelling near Mumbai‘Rappelling’ is a unique adventure water sports attracting these days many Mumbaikars and other tourist towards Sahyadris mountain range and other spots like Malshej ghat near to Mumbai. Some of the near Mumbai sports are rappelling are Kondana caves, Karjat where enthusiasts may learn rapelling tricks and actions like apping’, ‘Roping’, ‘Rap Jumping’, ‘Abbing’, ‘Roping Down’, ‘snapling’, etc. which is indeed an extra fun for spending vacation in healthy activities.
A Glider Swaying Away
Paragliding in MumbaiParagliding is always one of the most favorite outdoor adventure sports of enthusiasts. However, in Mumbai it takes 3 day time to learn the art and then a paraglider can take a paraglider plane to fly.
Trekking and Hiking Locations near MumbaiNot only watery fun, Mumbai and its neighborhood presents excellent venue for hiking, trekking, trailing, and mount climbing. The most popular trekking sports near Mumbai are:
Karnala FortModerately a small trekking spot situated in Raigad district, Karnala fort is 125 feet in height and is popular for Pandu’s Tower Pillar and nearby Karnala Bird Sanctuary as a special attraction for the trekkers. The trekking is of 3 hours but one line of caution: there is no food facility around.
Rajgad FortThis is a small trekking spot is well-known for its sub plateau called Padmavati Machee, Suvela Machee, and Sanjeevni Machee. This trekking fort is reachable via arriving at Gunjavna Village situated near Nalsalput Junction. It is a great spot for trekkers and this fort houses famous Padmavati temple.
Purandhar FortLocated in Pune, the Purandhar fort is a significant trekking location; the fort was built during Mughals era. There is a statue of ‘Murarbaji Deshpande’ who fought against the Mughals and gave his life while saving it. Purandhar location is famous for one more thing; The National Cadet Corps Academy attracts most of the paragliding lovers. The trail is quite near to a location in Pune called Narayangaon and it takes about 2 hours to complete the trek. There is no lodging option available, so hikers are suggested to carry their food and while climbing these rocks. It’s an ideal day time trekking location only during monsoon.
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