Water Sports

Tarkarli is slowly emerging as the most sought after destination for water sports in Maharashtra amongst the beach buffs. Tsunami island in the Karli back waters is the hub of water sports activities in Tarkarli. S.C.U.B.A Diving and snorkeling, islands off the coast and Tarkarli coast being the most popular for dolphin watch sea rides, Tarkarli is really a haven for the ones who love the surf!

Dolphin Watch Rides: The Tarkarli coast is believed to be the best for dolphin watch rides into the sea. You can also couple it with rides to the islands off the coast from here too!

Parasailing in Tarkarli: Parasailing in the open sea is a newly introduced activity in Tarkarli where one can fly over the backwaters and also get a beautiful view of the confluence of the backwaters and the sea. High power boats are used for parasailing here.

SCUBA Diving in Tarkarli: Tarkarli is amongst the very few places in the country where you could indulge in SCUBA diving. M.T.D.C identified the region near Sindhudurg fort abundant with coral reefs as the primary site for snorkeling and SCUBA Diving in Maharashtra. Marine biologist Mr Sarang Kulkarni played an important role in introducing SCUBA diving in Tarkarli. The best season for snorkeling in Malvan is November to May.

Snorkeling in Tarkarli: Initially only snorkeling was available in Tarkarli however SCUBA Diving was later introduced. There are a few sites in and around Tarkarli identified as ideal sites for snorkeling like the Sindhudurg fort, Devbag sangam and Vengurla rocks. Best season for snorkeling in Tarkarli is October to May.

Recently MTDC has started Scubadiving & Snorkaling training center.