Are you an avid watersport enthusiast? Well if you are, I have great news for you. There is a whole country waiting for your arrival. Qatar, which is on the journey to becoming one of the most visited countries in GCC is popularly known as a Watersport Paradise. Qatar will be your go-to option if you are planning on a Watersport blast.
Qatar’s pleasant weather throughout the year and mesmerizing geographical location offer the most ideal backdrop for a calm yet adventure-filled vacation. So without any further wait let’s see why Qatar is called a Watersports haven.
Parasailing is one of the most exciting ways to have a sudden adrenaline rush. Soaring at heights of 100 meters on a parachute attached to a speedboat will make you scream with excitement. The sport was initially used as a survival training method by NASA, but now it’s one of the most popular watersports in the world.
Are you ready to have a beautiful night while kayaking? Kayaking in the majestic Al Thakira Mangroves and Inland Sea is the most ideal way to explore the country’s rich flora and fauna. What’s even better is that sunrise and moonlit trips are now being offered by tour operators with proper guides, equipment and training.
Just like kayaking, sailing through Qatar’s vast 563-kilometre coastline will be fun and is also one of the most enjoyable ways to see the country. From Qatar’s iconic skyscrapers to the picturesque beaches there is a lot to see.
Qatar caters for all types of mariners. The sailing clubs of the country offer training in dinghies, keelboats to traditional dhow boats, luxury yachts, and even dragon boating for large groups.
Kitesurfing is one of the most popular watersports in Qatar. What makes it adventurous and ultimately fun is the integration of different watersports into one. Kitesurfing is the combination of wakeboarding, surfing and windsurfing. You can experience this sport from various 5-star hotels and tour operators.
Wakeboarding is the perfect watersport for a quick adrenaline rush. 20 minutes is all it takes to enjoy the sport. No worries if you are a first-timer, you can easily jump into the water sport after a quick introductory lesson from the experienced coaches.
Well, we cannot complete the list without mentioning the ultimate watersport – diving. As we mentioned earlier Qatar is a watersports paradise, at the same time it also has some of the world’s top pearl diving centres. You can discover a plethora of fascinating marine life and boat wrecks in Qatar that each has a unique story to tell.
Well, that’s it, folks! Now we know very well why Qatar is a watersports haven. So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags, visit Qatar and have a blast!