Guest Blog - Water Activities to Try on Your Travels

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

As the holiday season is coming soon, you need to find the perfect place where you will have the time of your life. If you want to stay fit and adrenaline driven during holidays, the thing you need to look for are the best places for doing water activities which will increase your body and mental performance.

Go scuba diving in Brisbane, Australia
Although Brisbane is globally famous for its surfing spots, if you are interested in scuba diving, there is no better place to go than this picturesque city in the Land Down Under. The abundant wildlife is the key reason to go scuba diving out there. Turtles, rays, octopus and groupers and hundreds of fish species is what will leave you amazed. You will be happy to discover that you could do this activity all year long. November to April is the hot season, so book a flight to Brisbane as soon as possible.

Discover jet skiing in Miami
Florida is ideal place for doing all sorts of water activities, but one in particular is perfect for trying out there – jet skiing. Vast beauty of Miami beaches will leave you thrilled whereas your body will get fit and mind relieved from stress. Benefits of jet skiing are numerous, it will tone your abs, increase balance, stability and endurance while enhancing your concentration. The city of Miami offers perfect waters for this activity during the entire year. You just have to land at the wonderful place near the Atlantic and enjoy your stay.

Find out why sups are the latest hit in Perth
Australia is the home of water sports. During last couple of years there has been a water activity that has become more prominent than all the others – stand up paddle boarding. This water activity stems from Hawaii, where locals were thinking how to go surfing even when the weather conditions are not favourable. But Aussies have developed it and are now experts. If you decide to do this activity you will soon get leaner muscles and reduce stress levels. The best place to do it in Australia is Perth, where you can feel the connection with nature. Grab a stand up paddleboard and enjoy the waves, natural wonders of Australia and peaceful yet picturesque surroundings.

Sail in Tobago
Those of you who would like to sail around a beautiful place should visit Tobago. This country offers perfect waters for both inexperienced ones and some tough conditions for pros. You will soon regain mental peace and increase concentration. You should opt for booking a holiday in Tobago from December to May because of the strong winds during this period. Bon Accord lagoon is definitely something you need to see, so choose to sail out there.

Get a kayak in California
Sun-kissed California is ideal for kayaking. Lake Tahoe is famous for being the perfect place for paddling. Beginners will love it as you will be in the middle of serene surroundings instead of battling with rough waters. However, kayak is among top body workouts and you will need a lot of stamina to perform it. But, you will be amazed once you see the results. Not only will you tone your muscles, but you will lose some weight in no time and reduce stress.

Explore Greece by snorkelling
If you are willing to go snorkelling in some extraordinary surroundings, choose Greece as the country of immense natural beauty. What you should see is Magnesia. Snorkel around the coast at the island Mikro Adelfi and near the island of Tsougriaki. The best time to do so is between June and October. You will improve breathing and joint mobility whereas your spirits will lift and you will forget about your everyday stress.

If you are thinking about booking a holiday during the upcoming summer season, consider places ideal for doing water activities. What you need is a perfect place with beautiful nature where you will improve your body condition as well as state of mind. Visit the home of watersports – Australia and other places brimming with wildlife – Greece, Tobago, California and Florida.

About the Author - Roxana Oliver

Roxana is a travel enthusiast and lifestyle consultant from Sydney and she loves to write about her adventures. She is all about the healthy lifestyle, loves to run with her husband and dogs and has fun cooking exotic meals for her family. Being a typical Aussie, she often hits the waves and loves beaches and sunshine!

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