More information, Places, Availability and Pricing about Banana Ride
There are lot of water sports in Andaman which you can enjoy, but there are only a few that let's you do it with your family and friends together, Banana Ride is one of them.
The ride is designed in such a way that it can accommodate up-to 6 people at a time, so you can share the fun an joy with fellow travelers.
Rated among the top casual water sports in Andaman, Banana Ride is an inflatable 'banana boat', with holders and an inflated foot padding on the side that lets you sit on it with proper balance.
The float is then connected to the speed boat securely with a rope and dragged along the water with high momentum, which lets you ride the waves.
Hang tight on the ride and experience the splash and sudden jumps in air due to waves created by the boat and sea, throughout the ride.
The speedboat momentarily takes sharp turns with careful maneuver from the driver, which flips the ride sideways and upside down where you can either hang-tight r dive into the sea for extra fun and thrill.
Expect a lot of laughter, thrill and refreshment as you experience this activity with your family.
This ride is available on three places in Andaman and Nicobar:
North Bay is a haven for casual water sports and is the perfect place to experience banana ride in Port Blair.
The average size of the waves in the beach combined with push of water from the speed boat, takes you above the sea to the air and back with a splash.
North bay can be reached only via a boat which has to be boarded from the jetty near the complex.
The ride takes you to explore the nearby open sea in North Bay in under 500 meters range.
Overall, a great place to experience the ride.
The Water Sports Complex is the second-best place to experience the ride in Port Blair.
Although, the waves here are a bit slow so the splashes are less, the clear sea allows the boat to gain more speed and therefore delivers a unique experience full of adrenaline rush and thrill.
The best part about this is that, most of the travelers do visit this location after the visit to the Cellular Jail, as it comes among the top attractions in Port Blair, and so saves you a lot of time and extra travel, by doing this activity here.
Moreover, the ride is done near the jetty so it the spectators take photos or video of the complete experience so you can share it with others later on.
Overall, a great experience to have.
Elephant Beach - the water sport capital of Andaman, has one of the best experiences to give on your Banana Ride.
The waters here are crystal clear yet fierce, with large waves and sudden jumps. This makes the complete experience even more adventurous and wholesome.
Expect a lot of turns and jumps during the venture, and most of all - lots of sudden dives into the sea.
Note: The Elephant Beach can only be reached by a boat from the complex jetty, so make sure to add Rs.1050 to the total cost per person for boat charges, if you'd like to experience the sport here.
The trip starts from the shore where you will have a small orientation by the guide about do’s and don’ts during the adventure.
After that, life jackets and other necessary instructions are given by the team, including help putting on the jacket.
You will then be asked to board the “banana” in line, which will be connected to the speed boat with a secure rope. The boat drags the ‘banana’slowly to the deeper seas and the activity begins.
The complete activity duration is 20 minutes. The total time from instructions to completion takes around 30 minutes.
All instructors are trained and experienced in conducting this activity and follow safety protocols strictly. Children are seated near the instructor for quick help. Moreover, life jackets are provided by the vendor and local lifeguards and speed boats are always present in case of an emergency. This makes this activity completely risk-free and safe.
The pricing for Banana Ride varies slightly from place to place. Follow the table below to find the accurate pricing.
Available From: 9 AM
Available Till: 3 PM