Adventure and Sports Activities in Chennai, India
Some of the adventure and sports clubs in Chennai are:
8, 2nd Link Street, Indira Nagar
Adventure Zone runs series of Rock-climbing and Rappelling camps. Designed for the novice, age is no bar for these camps. Other activities offered are Parasailing, Snorkeling and Scuba diving.
Chennai Equestrian Academy
130 Old Mahabalipuram Road, Sholinganallur
Explore and experience the thrills of Equestrian sport at CEA. Training provided in the equestrian disciplines such as dressage, show jumping, tent pegging etc.
Wildertrails Adventure Club
26 Thirunarayana Avenue (Off New Avadi Road)
Arranges trekking camps in the Himalayas, Tented Camps, Trail reading etc.
Fulfilling the need of excitement and adventure this club a division of Wildertrails Private Limited was launched in April 1997. It offers day trips and overnight camps promoting the adventurous spirit in every individual by organizing activities like camping, trekking, jungle walks, cycling treks, coracle rides etc. The 'out-bound exercises', besides providing opportunity to visit places, bring the interest groups together to face the challenges of survival out in the wilderness, fostering self-reliance and bonding within the group.
Targeted at family groups, Wildertrails strongly advocates participation of children and youngsters. With its systematic training programmes designed and conducted by specialists in the field, the Clubs main aim is to train children and youngsters and to equip them for outdoors. During longer vacations the Club organizes long camps even up to the Himalayas. The day and weekend trips mostly cover places around Chennai. The quarterly get together parties organized by the Club help the members to shed their inhibitions and they come together to meet the challenges in the outdoors. The Club organizes specialized itineraries for the interest groups coming from abroad too. There are two types of membership. While the individual membership is Rs.1200/- per annum, it is Rs.2000/- for a family of husband and wife and up to two children who are below 16 years. Children above 16 needs to become individual members. When one becomes a member for one year the second year membership is offered free. Members get a reasonable discount on outing charges, which meet the expenses on food, transport and equipment usage during participation. They will also receive a free Member's Kit. The company aims to bring the benefits of the outdoors to expending group of people, mixing fun, adventure, training and learning. The Club has plans to offer water and aerial sports in a phased manner. So, discover the excitement of the great outdoors yourself!Contact Wildertrails at 091 - 44 - 6442729.
Art of Fishing
New No. 6, Saraswathi Street, Mahalingapuram
Go deep sea fishing trips (Mackrel, Tuna and Barracuda), Fresh water trips
World Wide Fund for Nature
123/5 (Old No. 115) 1st Floor, TTK Road, Alwarpet
Activities include camps, slide shows, film shows, field trips, puppet shows, nature walks, seminars, exhibitions etc
Tarsha Water Sports Complex
Tarsha Water Sports is the first water sports facility for children, youngsters and families. It is located approximately 15 kilometers from Mahabalipuram on the East Coast Road. The water sports that are available are Water Skiing, Wake Boarding and Knee Boarding .The other facilities that you can indulge yourself are Kayaking, Double Tube rides Banana Boat Rides, Speed Boat Rides and Para-sailing. Tarsha Water Sports is open on Fridays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.). It is possible to book the facility on weekdays for private groups comprising a minimum of 15 people.