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Tarkarli is slowly emerging as the most sought-after destination for water sports in Maharashtra amongst the beach buffs. Tsunami island in the Karli backwaters is the hub of water sports activities like the bumper ride, banana ride, scooter boats, kayaking and parasailing. Tarkarli coast is the most popular destination for dolphin watch and sea rides as well as snorkelling and scuba diving. Tarkarli is really a heaven for the ones who love the surf! Fishing and night safari are recently launched new activities.
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 snorkelling and SCUBA Diving in Maharashtra. Marine biologist Mr Sarang Kulkarni played an important role in introducing SCUBA diving in Tarkarli.
Snorkelling in Tarkarli
Initially, only snorkelling was available in Tarkarli, however, SCUBA Diving was later introduced. There are a few sites in and around Tarkarli identified as ideal sites for snorkelling like the Sindhudurg fort, Devbag Sangam and Vengurla rocks. Best season for snorkelling in Tarkarli is October to May. Recently MTDC has started Scuba diving & Snorkelling training centre.