Parasailing in Andaman

Parasailing in Andaman gives you the chance to appreciate the ethereal beauty of the Islands from a bird’s view. Skimming with the wind, your bare legs enjoying little dips in the sea with each wind push is an experience that is second to none.

With one single pull from the boat, you will be taken to the air in no time. Parasailing is undoubtedly one of the most adventurous water sports in Andaman. Flying above everyone and relishing the blue and green shades of the archipelago is a lifetime experience that you just can’t miss!

About Parasailing in Andaman

While parasailing in Andaman, you will fly above 200-300 feet for about 3 minutes; it can even extend to 500 feet for about 12 minutes. Even though you can parasail in Andaman throughout the year, the activity depends greatly on weather conditions.

Before the activity, experts will offer you a 10-minute oral training about certain practices you should follow so that you have a clear idea about the safety instructions. We recommend you to wear light and comfy clothes during the ride for flexibility.

Unlike scuba diving, parasailing in Andaman is a combination of both air and water-based activities, during which you can feel your body being weightless. Compared to all other activities, parasailing stands out as it involves a certain amount of thrill and awe. It is will definitely give that adrenaline punch to adventure lovers. Within a few seconds of this activity, you start to fly like a kite.

How to fly

A large colourful parachute called Parasail wing will be attached at your back then, the chute is pulled over by a speed boat racing over the turquoise waters of Andaman Sea. As the boat speeds up, you will experience a sudden drift which is the most thrilling experience in Andaman. Parasailing is a perfect blend of heavenly sky and calm waters.

Best Time to Parasailing in Andaman

Even though you can do parasailing in Andaman throughout the year, the best time is between October and May. It also depends on the weather condition.

Requirements for Parasailing in Andaman

The minimum age for Parasailing in Andaman is above six years. Before starting the activity, the parent or guardian must sign a liability disclaimer for all participants under 18 years.

For the flight, the weight must be a minimum of 49 kg and under 192 kg. One flight can carry more than one person, depending on the participants’ weight and flight size.

Parasailing in Havelock Island

Havelock Island in Andaman is your go to place to enjoy parasailing. It is a once in a lifetime opportunity to be able to see pelicans, schools of fish and various other birds in abundance. For a thrilling experience, we recommend you take a dip in the sea while you parasail. The other places which are suitable for parasailing are North Bay Beach and Corbyn’s Cove Island.

However, we recommend you experience this fun activity in Havelock Island to have the best of your time in the archipelago. After delivering safe, exciting parasailing experiences for years in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, we can assure you that this activity will turn out to be your favourite.

Highlights

Fly high above the sea

Get to experience the islands from the birds-eye view

Touch the water when you come down and again fly high

Parasailing in Port Blair

There are so many adventurous activities you can take part in during your Andaman trip and one of them is parasailing. To satisfy the adventure junkie in you, Parasailing is the best activity. While being suspended up to the air, one gets to enjoy the majestic view of the sea and the stunning beach landscapes. Parasailing in other words is also known as soaring on a parachute and is sort of an active recreation wherein an individual is secured to a wing-structured parachute towed by a boat that raises the watcher on an exciting level. The visuals from soaring over the boundless sea and the bird-eye view are truly remarkable. Moreover, this kind of sport is one of the most safety entertainments among water sports activities and does not require any special training or skills.

Enjoy the most thrilling experience of parasailing at Corbyn’s Cove beach of Port Blair and get the aerial view of the coastal Andaman

Highlights

Get a bird’s eye view of the seashore.

Beginners without any skills can enjoy this activity.

Give you adrenaline a boost as you indulge in this adventurous sport.

Itinerary

The guests are requested to report at Corbyn’s Cove beach & meet the guide.

You will be taken on a boat to the centre of the sea.

After 10 -15 minutes of the briefing, you will gear up for the activity & fly for 5 minutes and get the best view of the place from the top.

You will be dropped back to the starting point.

Medical Restriction

A basic level of fitness is required for Parasailing trips. Patients with major health issues should consult a doctor before the trip.

Tips for Parasailing in Andaman

Timings are subject to change based on different weather conditions.

The activity is available most of the days in a year.

You are required to wear light and comfortable clothes for the ride to go smooth. Safety instructions needs to be kept in mind while you go for parasailing.

The price for parasailing ranges from 3500 to 4000 per person.

Frequently asked question

Is parasailing available in Andaman?

Yes, and parasailing in Andaman Islands started its operations at Corbyn’s Cove Beach, Port Blair and also at North Bay Island.

what is the weight limit for parasailing?

For the flight, the minimum weight of the person must be 49 kg and below 192 kg.

One trip can carry more than one person, depending on their weight and flight size.

Can i take my phone to parasailing?

Phone are not recommended to carry while parasailing by the guides for unspecified “insurance reasons” or may be because there is a risk of your phones getting wet.

Do you wear shoe when parasailing?

You can either go barefoot or wear a pair of quick-dry shoes. You DO NOT want lose your shoes.

You can either go barefoot or wear a pair of quick-dry shoes. You DO NOT want lose your shoes?

It’s actually a very peaceful experience. You won’t feel your stomach dropping like you’re on a rollercoaster. But if you want the extra dose of adrenaline, just talk to your captain about a few extra dips in the water and the other tricks he has up his sleeve.

Can I parasail if I can’t swim?

Yes, of course. Parasailing is actually one of the only water sports that doesn’t require swimming. You hop on the boat; the experts harness you up and off you go. Your only brush with water is a calculated dip into the ocean and then you fly up into the sky again.

What is the best time to go parasailing?

Even though you can go parasailing in Andaman throughout the year, the ideal time is between October and May. Weather condition also plays a major role.

How long do parasailing rides last?

Each parasail ride lasts around 8-10 minutes, 300 ft. above the sea level! The whole experience from start to finish will take approximately 45 minutes to an hour depending on how many people are in your group/ on the boat with you.

What are the rules of parasailing?

The parasailing boats should have a minimum of 300 HP power along with remote control with the in-board engine.

Personal Floatation Device (PFD), which is a specially designed life jacket is mandatory for all.

Parasailing is highly prohibited during adverse weather conditions.

Parasailing cannot be conducted when the distance from the outer edge of floating buoys is less than at least 100 meters or 200 meters of distance.

Any sudden take-off and landing of towed parachute within a distance of two hundred meters from the initial position of other vessels are strictly prohibited.

There is a prescribed waterway for speedboats to tow any parasail through.

Helmets are a must and can also wear ankle protecting footwear

What do you sit on when parasailing?

In parasailing, you are attached to a boat and essentially towed through the sky from a cable. You sit in a harness with a specially-equipped parachute.

Is parasailing hard on your back?

You may think parasailing is a low impact activity and won’t cause you back pain. However, it is usually the take-off and landing time which can cause injury. Any wrong landing can cause serious damage. So better to avoid it if you already have a back injury.

How do you land after parasailing?

As much as possible, the parasail landing area should be clear. The speed boat must stop completely prior to splashdown in order to prevent the parachute from being dragged into the water.

Should you parasail if you’re afraid of heights?

Parasailing is not scary. So even if you are scared of heights, you can parasail without any fear

Does parasailing make you motion sick?

Yes, parasailing can cause motion sickness in some people. It’s a very common thing for beginners flying in tandem or with parasailers who are just beginning to fly thermals.

How do you prevent motion sickness parasailing?

Here’s the advice you might get from a doctor.

Avoid alcohol and heavy food before flying: Don’t drink any alcohol for up to 24 hours (and possibly more) before you take flight. Don’t have oily, spicy or food that is packed with carbs before sailing.

 

Use travel sickness pills before flying: You can get motion sickness tablets from your local pharmacy, and take one 30 minutes prior to flying. It has also been said that a cup of coffee and one aspirin can have the same positive effect.

Lookat a fixed object: Whenin the air and flying, try to concentrate on a fixed point on the ground orhorizon. Because if you keep looking here and there you might feel dizzy.

Be in control:
Tests show that motion sickness is greatly reduced when the person is in control. Once you are able to control yourself, motion sickness will most likely seize to be an issue. If it gets out of control you can shut your eyes, which will eliminate the sensory confusion that your eyes are sending your brain.

Use relaxation techniques: Try to reduce your heart rate by shifting your focus into something relaxing, which will in turn help in reducing nausea. As part of the relaxation technique, focus on breathing control and relaxing your muscles.

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