During a hot summer it’s always good to get out on the water, wherever you are in the world. From whale watching to adventure fishing and kayaking to cruises there are activities for everyone. Without further ado, below are five great water based activities you might want to consider when choosing your next holiday.
Kayaking Tour, Oregon
Oregon boasts some of the most beautiful waterways in the United States and kayak expeditions are very popular. The best tours combine landscape and wildlife watching with challenging kayaking. You will experience flooded forests, wetland wildlife refuges and learn about the history of the native people that once canoed the waters you are sailing on. Look out for spectacular waterfalls too!
Whale Watching in the Azores
On the westernmost corner of Europe, the Azores archipelago is one of the best whale and dolphin watching sites in the world. Using powerful binoculars, experienced guides take small boats to see a huge variety of species including sperm and pilot whales as well as bottlenose and striped dolphin.
Fishing Trips to Dubai
For some exotic fishing take a trip to the the Persian Gulf. These stunning waters are easily accessible on fishing charters from Dubai and the experience is one you are unlikely to forget. Dubai fishing is great for amateurs as well as more experienced anglers as there are plenty of guides running organized fishing trips out to sea. Get ready to land a monster catch!
Baltic Singles Cruises
Looking for love? Join like-minded people on a summer cruise in the Baltic, where beautiful sunshine and historic stop-offs will make courtship a breeze. Urban highlights include Stockholm, Berlin and Dubrovnic. Good Cruise operators will be able to arrange tailor-made itineraries to suit your requirements. Make new friends and have fun!
Source of the River Nile Day Tour, Uganda
This is a once in a lifetime trip to a place of global significance. The Nile is the longest river in the world and has nourished the surrounding landscape and local communities throughout mankind’s history. Those taking this trip will stop at various places on their journey to the source of the great river, including Mabira Forest and the spectacular Bujagali Falls. You’ll watch local fisherman catch their lunch with an expert hand as well as negotiate challenging rapids on this diverse adventure.
Wherever you choose to go this year have a great time on the water and take it easy. Unless you’re plunging through rapids that is!
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