Water Sports in Odisha
Water Sports in Odisha
Water Sports in Odisha
Water Sports in Odisha

Water Sports in Odisha

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Odisha, India

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What will you experience


Enjoy Various Adventurous Activities


Certified Instructor


High Quality Safety Equipment


Thrilling Views

About the Activity

ActivitiesJet ski, Parasail, Speed Boat, 10+ Activities
Activity Timings 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
LocationHirakud Dam, Odisha
Activity Duration15 to 30 minutes
Distance Covered1.8 to 2.5 KM depending on the activity
Capacity2 to 8 seater according to activity.

About Hirakud Dam Odisha:

  • One of the longest earthen dams in India, Hirakud is located on the Mahanandi River and was built in the year 1957. The reservoir is surrounded by lush greenery and is an excellent spot for all kinds of water sports.
  • With magnificent and breathtaking orangish pink-hued sunsets across the horizon, tranquil waters mirroring reflections of the limitless sky and the peace of the surroundings, visiting this place is truly enchanting.

About Water Sports in Odisha:

  • Visitors arrive at the Hirakud Dam and are warmly welcomed by our guide. They prepare to experience their water adventure on the dam post-greetings.
  • A variety of rides are available, like a jet ski, speed boat, non-motorised boats such as a bumper, paddle or kayak, parasailing, cruise and family boats.
  • With a jetski and speedboat, visitors can zoom across the water while embracing whizzing splashes, watery sprinkles and cool air brushing past them.
  • Non-motorised boats offer a more leisurely ride, gently cruising as visitors bask in the glory of the dam, the lush vegetation and the vast skies.
  • Parasailing is perfect for visitors who wish to feel the motion of this two-in-one adventure, carried by the wind and gliding above the water.
  • Kayaking at Hirakud Dam is ideal for visitors who wish to navigate waters by using their independent paddlers as they smoothly drift on the water.
  • With their favourite activity, fun is guaranteed at the Hirakud Dam. After enjoying their water sports and having delicious food at the nearby restaurant, visitors take back merry memories.

Package Option

3 Sports Combo

25 Mins

699 per person

Only Parasailing

1 Round

1199 per person

25 Mins
  • Single Kayaking (15 Mins)
  • Speed Boat Ride 2 KM
  • Jet Ski (1.8 KM)
  • Any Personal Expenses
  • Any Travel Expenses

Activity Location

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Know before you book

  • Always prioritize safety when participating in water sports by wearing all appropriate gear, including fitted life jackets, helmets and wetsuits if necessary. 
  • Please pay attention to the safety briefing provided by the activity operators and follow their instructions while on the water. 
  • Check the weather forecast before heading out for water sports by avoiding going out during rough weather, heavy rains and storms, as it can be dangerous.
  • Some water sports might require a certain level of physical fitness hence consult a doctor if you have any health concerns or medical conditions before participating.
  • The sun and physical activity can be dehydrating; it is recommended to drink water and plenty of fluids to stay hydrated.
  • Apply sunscreen, wear a hat, and use sunglasses to protect yourself from the sun's rays.
  • Respect the environment and marine ecosystem. Avoid littering and follow guidelines to protect marine life and surroundings.
  • Lastly, have a great day full of summer watery adventures and sip every moment to enjoy to the fullest!

Things to Carry

  • Snacks & Water Bottles
  • First Aid Kit
  • Clothing for Varying Weather
  • UA Voucher

Frequently Asked Quetions

What is the boating time of Hirakud Dam?

The Hirakud Dam is open from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM during which boating facilities can be availed and enjoyed by all visitors.

Can beginners participate in watersports at Hirakud Dam?

Yes, beginners can participate in watersports at Hirakud, by indulging themselves in activities such as speedboats, paddling boats, cruises, parasailing and jet skiing.

Is it necessary to know how to swim to participate in watersports at Hirakud Dam?

Swimming is not a skill that is necessary while participating in watersports at Hirakud. However, for activities like kayaking or certain adventurous water sports, basic swimming skills may be helpful.

What is the best time to enjoy water sports at Hirakud Dam?

The best time to enjoy water sports at Hirakud Dam is during the winter months of October to February, when the weather is pleasant, and the reservoir is full of water.

Are safety measures in place for water sports activities?

Yes, trained instructors and guides accompany participants during activities to ensure their safety. Appropriate gear like helmets and life jackets are also provided for safety.

Can these water sports be enjoyed with family?

 Activities such as banana boat rides, parasailing, kayaking and jet skiing are suitable for duos or groups of three to have a fun experience with your family. 

Where is the Hirakud Dam situated?

Hirakud Dam is situated approximately 15 kilometres away from Sambalpur in the state of Odisha, India and spans across the Mahanadi River.

What is the nearest station to Hirakud Dam?

The nearest railway station to Hirakud Dam is Sambalpur Junction with easy transportation facilities.

Will I be picked up from my hotel/place of stay for the activities?

Visitors will have to avail their mode of transport to travel to the Hirakud Dam by cab or by public transport, depending on availability.

What is the cancellation policy?

In case of queries about refunds and cancellations, visit the Payments and Cancellation section of our website.