Adventure Activities in Chennai For An Sporty Getaway

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Adventure Activities in Chennai

A city with a rich cultural history, Chennai has a multitude of old temples and churches dotting various parts of the city. The metropolitan Chennai perfectly balances its heritage with its thriving modern lifestyle and it is developing at a constant pace. Being one of the busiest cities in India, it has all the fun things too, like the nightlife, the chill out spots, the variety of restaurants for the tingling tastebuds and a list of other adventurous activities in Chennai for the adrenaline rush.

Here is the list of 15 Adventure Activities in Chennai For An Sporty Getaway

1. Rock climbing In Chennai

The fitness aspect for the people of Chennai has been taken up by rock climbing and bouldering, rather than regular gyms. Climbing is the coolest way of being fit as well as getting a regular dose of adrenaline. But rock climbing doesn't mean you put yourself under the raging sun all the time! You can opt for indoor climbing too and get into the daily chores after the session.
Location
Outdoor rock climbing is usually in Kambakkam and Indoor Climbing are provided by Climbing Gyms in the city like Fit Rock Arena.
Cost
INR 700 for 2-hour session (Approx)

2. Trekking in Chennai

The rewarding experience of the toil of a trek, the exhilaration of reaching the top and the picturesque landscape are things which cannot be conveyed in words but can only be felt by the trekker. This weekend leave behind the concrete busy life in Chennai and take your trekking shoes out by making memories with this adventure activity in Chennai.

3. Camping in Chennai

Surrounded by a number of hills around it, Chennai neighbours to some amazing places that offer proximity to nature. Every soul in any metro city craves for something new every now and then, and Chennai doesn't lack in fulfilling this need for its people. There are a number of places to camp in Chennai for a twist out of the normal. One can never run out of adventure activities in Chennai to get closer to something natural.
Location
You could camp in Nagalapuram after a tiring trek, near Tada Falls listening to the music of free falling water, chilling on the beach of Pondicherry or choose from a list of places like Ooty, Kodaikanal, Coonoor, Meghamalai, etc.
Cost
INR 2000 starting price (Approx)

4. Scuba Diving in Chennai

Chennai could get quite hot in the summer and beating the heat would be the top priority in summers. Then why not dive into the Bay of Bengal somewhere off the coast of Chennai. Discovering a totally different world under the surface of the sea and cooling yourself at the same time makes it one of the best adventure activities in Chennai.
Location
Covelong Beach is the perfect place to Scuba Dive in Chennai with its clear water and dramatic scenery underwater with the old Shipwrecks and beautiful plant life.
Cost
INR 6000 per person (Approx)

5. Off-Roading In Chennai

Potholes on the roads have become a reason for grimace on everyone's face. But the ones that smile at the puzzling roads are the offroaders. Take some time out of the busy life to have fun as well as a practice Off-roading fueled by adrenaline. Get in control of the monster machine and flash a grinning smile at the end of every muddy turn. Off-roading is a very exciting adventure activity in Chennai.
Location
Off-roading Action is usual in Malappuram. Be ready to get the wheels dirty.
Cost
INR 2500 Starting Price (Approx)

6. Surfing In Chennai

Getting in the water and riding the waves on a surfboard is not a thing that everyone can do. But some hours of practice can make this one of the best adventure activities in Chennai. There are a number of surfing schools that offer courses and help you tame the waves under your feet.
Location
Covelong beach would be a great place to start as most of the schools for surfing in Chennai are based here.
Cost
INR 7000 course fees (Approx)

7. Parasailing in Chennai

If you think the city of Chennai is all about glitzy temples and serene beaches, look deeper cause the uber city is home to one of the most adventurous activities of all times - Parasailing. Unlike several other water sports, this one is not for the faint hearted. It allows you to sail above the water with a safely harnessed parachute tied to your back.
Location
Parasailing services are available on the Covelong beach as well as the Marina beach through the local operators.
Cost
INR 2000 per person (Approx)

8. Paragliding In Chennai

It is commonly misunderstood about Chennai that it is only about glitzy temples, serene beaches and conservative people, but that's not completely true, look deeper. The people here have the provision of getting in the sky and sailing smoothly over the hills like Eagles.
Location
Paragliding and Para-motoring can be done via the Adventure Aero Sports Association in Palavakkam
Cost
INR 2000 per person (Approx)

9. Obstacle Course, Chennai

Ever thought of getting out of the daily course of traffic, office, air-conditioned rooms, lazy couches and keep your phone aside and indulge yourself in something interesting and challenging! In a metro city like Chennai, an obstacle course is a great way to get yourself into some trouble. Get the commando in you to break free, climb walls and ropes, crawl in slush under the barbed wires and enjoy these adventure activities in Chennai.
Location
Adventure Zone in Chennai can put you up to some challenging Obstacle Courses.
Cost
INR 1000 per person (Approx)

10. Laser Tag in Chennai

It's easy to get bored with the clockwork of life. Video games have become such common grounds to vent out the frustration and mostly the combat games. Laser tag gives such combat skills and tactics the appreciation it deserves. It is a fun sport to challenge your friends and gives a new edge to gaming. It is a game of survival, fun, thrill, safety and excitement making it a perfect adventure activity in Chennai.
Location
Asgard, G sector, Game On Chennai and many more such Arenas provide the experience
Cost
INR 200 per person (Approx)

11. Paintball In Chennai

If you are into playing combat games but all the games lack the touch of reality and the feeling of getting hit, then paintball is for you. Chennai has a bunch of such areas to help you get in action. Get outdoors, get some paintball guns in your hand and challenge your friends to some real action. Keep your skills in check and your friends in sight; you never know when you might get hit.
Location
Off Road Sports in East Coast Road and Take Diversion in Old Pallavaram are a couple of places to get started.
Cost
INR 400 per person (Approx)

12. Boating In Chennai

Having the advantage of being a coastal city, Chennai also has a number of lakes and thus opening up the waters for water sports. Boating in Chennai was not so well flourished earlier, but recently the bay of Chennai has been witnessing a decent increase in the number of yachts and boats. Boating has a charm that can fit any occasion, let that be a romantic boathouse date or a casual hangout with friends on a yacht, an exciting racing event of rowboats or just a fun race of pedal boats between family and friends. Boating is one of the adventure activities in Chennai that is for everyone.
Location
Most popular places for all types of boating activities are Muttukadu, Pichavaram and Covelong where you can enjoy in pedal boats, rowing boats and even boathouses. Royal Madras Yacht Club hosts some adventurous events, races and competitions.
Cost
INR 200 per person (Approx)

13. Jungle Safari In Chennai

The tropical climate of Chennai has blessed the land with ample amount of lush greenery and equally rich wildlife. Safari in Chennai's wildlife parks award the visitors with some amazing experiences around our neighbours of nature. Interacting with the wild animals makes us realize the true nature of wilderness. There's a lot to learn and understand from animals.
Location
Madras Crocodile Bank is the house for 17 of crocodile species and many other cold-blooded animals and provides a number of experiences like safari, night safari, feeding the jaws and also lets you be a zookeeper for a day Arignar Anna Zoological Park hosts a number of safaris and has some interesting sections to explore wildlife one genus a time
Cost
INR 200 per person (Approx)

14. Fishing in Chennai

Fishing was a way of survival until it got challenging and adventurous. Fishing has become a common way of bonding with friends and family. The sport seems easy but takes a lot of dedication and patience to lure and catch the biggest of all the fishes. As this adventure activity in Chennai has gained popularity many sport fishing facilities have opened up and are busy providing the experiences.
Location
Some of the well-known facilities include Anglers Fishing Tackles, Poseidon Sport Fishing Inc, BlueWaters Sport Fishing, Baracuda Bay Sport Fishing, etc.
Cost
INR 2500 (Approx)

15. Cycling in Chennai

The beauty of Chennai in its entirety is often missed out if you are in a car and zooming to different destinations within the city. But those who move slowly through the nooks and alleyways of the beautiful city on bicycles have truly explored Chennai up close. Usually, some travellers cycle down the old and unseen parts of Chennai and fall (not literally) for the simplicity of life here. If that's not enough, cycling in the outskirts of Chennai also makes up a great way to enjoy an adventurous ride to pretty and charming destinations.
Location
Get a decent Bicycle on rent and the whole of Chennai is for you to explore.
Cost
INR 200 per day (Approx)

Which of these adventure activities in Chennai have you participated in? Let us know in the comments below!

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