If you wish to explore mother nature from a new perspective, kayaking is the ideal water sport for you. Think of it as cycling, but on water! Whether you wish to have some peaceful me – time or spend a delightful afternoon with your loved ones, kayaking is the perfect new hobby to enjoy open waters.

It’s a relaxing experience as you gleefully paddle across your favourite location and appreciate the soothing tranquility of the scenery. Also it is an excellent exercise if you are looking for a high energy workout with low impact and a good way to increase your cardiovascular fitness.

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Here are some essential beginner tips before you book your kayaking tour :

  • Always accompany a travel buddy with you and never kayak alone.This way, if you face any difficulties, at least there’s someone to help you out.
  • Stay in close proximity with other kayakers and make sure you are seen by others at all times.
  • Always wear a lifejacket.
  • Carry your sunglasses and lots of sunscreen to avoid harsh rays of the sun.
  • Sober Up. Never kayak under the influence of drugs and alcohol.
  • Always bring an extra pair of clothes and towel just in case you fall or get wet.
  • A durable dry bag would be a good option to keep your belongings like phone, charger, other electronic accessories etc wet free.

The UAE is a hub for some of the most exquisite spots for kayaking. Below are some locations to try out this fun water sport :

  • Dukes the Palm, Dubai
  • Al Aqah Beach, Fujairah
  • Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah
  • Marina, Dubai
  • Eastern Mangroves | Abu Dhabi

You can also try out Paddle Boarding, Jetovator, Flyboarding, Parasailing,Banana Boat Ride, Fly Fish Ride and Jetski if you are an avid Sea lover.

Take part in such water sports activities in the UAE to beat the heat and get closer to the stunning landscapes of the Dubai oceans!