TOP 5 WATER SPORTS AND ACTIVITIES IN CANADA
We have gathered the 5 most popular water sports for you
- Kayaking, canoeing
With almost 2 million lakes and rivers, there is an abundance of choices! Nothing better then experience the intimacy between yourself and the gorgeous Canadian nature. As an added bonus, both are wonderful exercises for the upper body!
- Scuba Diving
You don’t have to spend long around a group of travellers before someone brings up scuba diving. It’s the perfect activity for romantic getaways, adventurous backpacking trips, family holidays, and everything in between. You can spend hours exploring the mysteries of the deep and discovering the endless beauty of the “underwater world”.
It’s not common knowledge, but Canada offers some of the best diving in the world, in some of the most untouched marine environments.
- Sail boating
One of the most popular water sports is sailing, which revolves around relying on the wind to propel a sailboat on the surface of the water. Make sure you carry lot’s of food and snacks- beware, do not be dehydrated.
- Stand up paddling
SUP( Stand- up paddling) is one of the world’s fastest-growing water sports. Stand up paddle boarding is a cross between kayaking and surfing. It is one of the most recent additions to the best water sports in Canada, suitable for virtually any water environment, from the ocean to quiet lakes and rivers. It’s a great water sport for you to start from because of it’s level of fitness testing, adventure and above all, patience.
- Wake boarding or water skiing
Wake boarding and water skiing are one of the most popular water sports in Canada. Balance is crucial for this fast sport adventure. A wonderful activity whether on a calm lake or in the ocean waves, water skiing is easy to learn and fun for all ages. The rider is usually towed by a rope behind a boat, but can also be towed by cable systems and be pulled by other motorized vehicles.