Paddle Boating in Odisha
Paddle Boating in Odisha
Paddle Boating in Odisha
Paddle Boating in Odisha
Paddle Boating in Odisha

Paddle Boating in Odisha

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Odisha, India

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What will you experience


15 Mins of Boating


Certified Instructor


High Quality Safety Equipment


Explore Beautiful Island

About the Activity

Activity LocationHirakud Dam (Odisha)
Activity Duration 15 minutes
Number of People on Boat4
Minimum Age5 years

About Hirakud Dam (Odisha)

  • The Hirakud Dam stands as a remarkable engineering feat, stretching over 1.5 kilometers across the Hirakud River. Completed in 2018, this mammoth structure ranks among the world's largest concrete arch dams. 
  • Beyond its engineering significance, the Hriakusd Dam has transformed into a thriving tourist destination, attracting visitors from around the world. The panoramic views from the dam's observation decks.

About Paddle Boating in Odisha:

  • Reach the serene lake, be greeted by the friendly staff of the Universal Adventure team and choose your Paddle Boat for a delightful experience.
  • Receive a thorough safety briefing, ensuring a secure and enjoyable Paddle Boating adventure.
  • Travel on a Paddle Boating journey, admiring the picturesque landscapes and tranquil waters.
  • Spot over 15 bird species, a birdwatcher's paradise, as you glide through nature's haven.
  • Accommodating 4 people per boat, paddling with loved ones, creating cherished memories together.
  • Take a break at the shoreline, relishing a packed lunch amidst Odisha's breathtaking scenery.
  • Paddle at your own pace, savouring the serene environment and connecting with nature.
  • Say goodbye with a sense of rejuvenation, leaving Odisha's scenic beauty behind but carrying everlasting memories with you.

Package Option

Paddle Boating

15 Mins

100 per Boat

15 Mins
  • 15 Mins of Paddle Boat
  • Certified Guide
  • Any Personal Expenses
  • Any Travel Expenses

Activity Location

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Know before you book

  • Always wear a life jacket while Paddle Boating, regardless of swimming ability, to ensure safety on the water.
  • Stick to authorized boating zones to avoid any potential risks and follow instructions from the staff.
  • Check weather conditions before heading out, and avoid boating during storms, heavy winds, or thunderstorms.
  • Wear sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses to shield yourself from harmful sun rays during your boating session.
  • Adhere to the rules and regulations provided by the boating operator to prevent accidents and ensure smooth operations.
  • Distribute weight evenly in the boat to maintain stability and prevent tipping over.
  • If boating with kids, ensure they wear life jackets and are under adult supervision at all times.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol before or during the boating session, as it impairs judgment and increases risks.
  • Familiarize yourself with basic paddling techniques and be aware of emergency procedures provided by the staff.
  • Let someone know your boating plans and estimated return time for added safety and security.
  • By following these safety measures and precautions, you can have a safe and enjoyable Paddle Boating experience in Odisha.

Things to Carry

  • Food and Water Supplies
  • Proper Clothing
  • Id Proof
  • UA Voucher

Frequently Asked Quetions

How many people can paddle in a boat?

The number of people that can paddle in a boat depends on the boat's size and design. Generally, Paddle Boats can accommodate 2 to 4 people.

Can I bring my camera to the Paddle Boat?

Yes! You can bring your camera into the boat to make the memories you create everlasting with a picture. Make sure you use waterproof covers and take all precautions to prevent water damage in case there are splashes of water towards you.

Are life jackets provided during boating?

Yes, life jackets are provided for safety, and it is mandatory to wear them.

What should I wear and bring for Paddle Boating in Odisha?

Wear comfortable clothes that can get wet, and bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and a change of clothes. It's also advisable to carry drinking water and a life jacket for added safety.

How many types of Boats are available? Yes,

there are different types of Paddle Boats, including single-seat boats, tandem boats, and even family-sized boats with canopies for sun protection.

Are there any specific rules to follow during Paddle Boating?

Yes, boating operators may have specific rules and guidelines, such as maintaining a safe distance from other boats, not standing in the boat, etc. It's essential to follow these instructions for a safe outing.

Can I paddle a boat during sunrise or sunset?

Some boating locations may offer sunrise or sunset Paddle Boating experiences, providing a picturesque view of the sky's changing colours.

What is the duration of a boating ride?

The standard boating ride in Odisha lasts for approximately 30 minutes. However, there might be options for longer rides or special packages available as well.

Can I rent a Paddle Boat for the whole day?

No, the Boating Club does not offer rental facilities for the whole day. But you can go for multiple rides in the Boat of your choice according to the price you pay

Is Paddle Boating Environment-Friendly?

Paddle Boating is an eco-friendly activity as it relies on human power rather than fuel-powered engines, making it a sustainable option for recreational boating.

Do I need prior boating experience to paddle a boat?

No prior boating experience is required to paddle a boat. Paddle Boating is designed to be user-friendly and accessible to people of all ages and skill levels. Boating operators understand that most participants may be first-timers and are well-prepared to guide them through the process.