7 Amazing Watersports Activities in Krabi For Thrillseekers – Our Guide

November 29, 2019
Nakamanda Resort & Spa

The turquoise waters of Krabi provide a thrilling playground for those in the hunt for adventure. You will get to explore the abundant marine life beneath the clear ocean and experience an adrenaline boost with the fast-paced activities. Here are seven water-related activities that will inject loads of excitement into your time in this tropical haven.

1. Scuba Diving

Krabi is a diver’s paradise because of its abundant limestone towers and coral reefs. Furthermore, you will get to explore more of its treasures by exploring beyond sea level. If you haven’t tried it before, you can take introductory diving lessons with the necessary training to be prepared for the adventure. The crash course makes you ready to plunge underwater, where you get to see schools of fish and other colorful marine creatures.

2. Snorkeling

Snorkeling is much like scuba diving but without the oxygen tank and the suit. Explore the shallow waters with just a pair of flippers and a mask to witness stunning corals and exotic sea life. It’s better to wear wetsuits when snorkeling to help you deal with the cold water. Likewise, you must ensure that your snorkel is above water to get a constant supply of air.

3. Windsurfing

Windsurfing combines sailing and surfing, making Krabi the perfect destination for this watersport. The gentle waves and the strong wind are ideal for windsurfers who want to get an adrenaline rush from by keeping themselves in balance. While you can learn this sport in a few sessions, it takes a long time to be a master windsurfer. You must properly utilize the wind and the water’s buoyancy to advance the board. November to April is the best period for windsurfing because of the wind conditions and fairer weather.

4. Kayaking and Canoeing

Explore Thailand’s natural wonders by kayaking through narrow canals and shallow rivers. Paddle your way through sea caves, secluded lagoons, and dense mangroves to enjoy Krabi’s hidden treasures. You can start paddling along the coastline if you’re just learning how to kayak for the first time. There’s no stopping you from conquering more places as long as you’re confident with your canoeing skills.

5. White Water Rafting

If canoeing is a slower and calmer activity, white water rafting is the opposite. Barge your way through the high-speed water flow of Songpraek River and hold your breath through heart-stopping plunges. The rush of making your way through foaming waters is beyond exciting.

6. Kitesurfing

If you’re into challenges, kitesurfing is the perfect activity for you. Whether you are jumping 50 feet in the air or floating for ten seconds, you get to experience unmatched thrills as you harness the wind’s power.

7. Kiteboarding

All you need is the right gear, a strong wind, and a heart for adventure. Hold on to the maneuverable kite while propelling yourself high in the air through the giant waves. The best ones can defy gravity via mid-air stunts, and you can start your journey to be like them by taking a three-day course.

A thrilling place for relaxation

After satisfying your craving for water activities, the serene beauty of Nakamanda Resort and Spa will help you relax after a long day. Their stylish villas will captivate your artistic indulgence, and the sea views will keep you calm. Enjoy delicious Mexican, French, Japanese, and Thai cuisine at The Kitchen Restaurant and enjoy a soothing treatment from Naga Spa.

If you’re looking for a luxury resort in Krabi near the beach, get in touch with us today to book your stay!