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Boracay Activities | Boracay Water Activities for 2012

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Water Activities in Boracay

Water activities in Boracay has countless possibilities. At White Beach tourists can expect to find facilities for waterskiing, jet-skiing, snorkelling, scuba diving, windsurfing, wakeboarding, speed boating, paraw sailing, and fishing. There are various operators on the island. Listed below are some of the water activity attractions that is offered in Boracay White Beach.

Scuba Diving - sign up for an introductory dive and explore the underwater life with fishes at some dive sites for beginners or be an expert diver and dive 130 feet below sea level at Ship Wreck and discover how Pelagics move beneath the sea. 

Boat Trips - taking a pump boat trip around the island is faster than taking a paraw. Best for sightseeing and island hoping with stopovers at different beaches for drinks, lunch, swimming and snorkelling. Did you know that Boracay has more than half a dozen beaches and coves to choose from. Wind condition sometimes makes boating on one or the other side of the island unsafe, but either coast of Boracay has enough beaches and snorkelling areas. Check out Residencia's Boracay Island Map for more information on Boracays various beaches and other attractions.

Paraw Sailing - Let the wind take you wherever the wind leads you and sail into the glorious sunset on this unique, double-winged wind driven boat that can only be ultimately enjoyed in Boracay.  Paraws or small outrigger sailboats are ideal for 2 to 6 people depending on the size. It can be rented with or without the two-man crew, depending on your sailing skills.  Sailing instruction is also available. Many boatmen along White Beach allowed thier paraws to be rented at per hour basis. Read more about Paraw Sailing.

Snorkeling - Some boatmen provides snorkels and fins once you rented thier boat for island hopping or snorkelling. Snorkels and fins are also available at most hotels, dive shops and at some beaches where either beach operators or restaurants are located.

Skimboarding - For several years now, skimboarding in Boracay has been an entertainment for older people. But for the kids, it is a new watersports. The shallow water of  White Beach is the best beach to practice skimboarding. You can rent skimboards at several places along White Beach. 

Windsurfing and Kitesurfing - The best beach for windsurfing and kitesurfing is Bulabog beach where equipment rentals, winsurfing and kitesurfing lessons are available. Ocean Republic offers a different packages from 2 hours to 3-days course. Wind and wave conditions are best between December and February during the northern monsoon. 

Waterskiing, Banana Boat and Parasailing - These activities are all available on the White Beach. As of 2007, waterskiing costs about Php900 for 15 minutes and Jet Skiing about Php1,500 for 30 minutes. The popular banana boat ride costs about Php200 each for a minimum of four people.

Glass Bottom Boat - There are two glass bottom boats allowing you to see Boracay's underwater world while you stay dry. The smaller boat can accomodate 6 to 8 persons and the trip takes around 1 hour. The bigger boat names We Found It, takes up to 30 persons out for  one and a half hours. The best time forParasailing is in the high season during the northeast monsoon where the sea off White Beach is calm at that time.

Fishing - Kingfisher's Farm is in a lovely inlet surrounded by mangroves. You can order food and drinks and just watch the many birds and constantly jumping fishes. You can try your luch for fishing those jumping fish (mostly bangus and tilapia). Kingfishers Farm will grill your catch for you. With fishing, a restaurant, and a small store, billiards and table tennis, Kingfisher's is ideal for kids, families and friends.

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