Pune, call it the Oxford of the east, or cultural capital of Maharashtra. This place has many exciting things to offer to the residence. The forts like Sinhgadh fort to the natural beauty like Lonavala, Pune have every kind of the destinations for its people. Majority of the population living in Pune are students, or they are the working professions, they always look for the perfect weekend getaways or the one-day destination to spend some time exploring the new things. When it comes to the summer season, people start looking for the places where they can chill out with their friends and family.
Let’s discuss some of the chilling and thrilling places in and around Pune where you can go to escape the summer:
1. Bluebay Water Sports:
Bluebay Water Sports is one of its kinds of play zone located within the city. They have something adventurous for all, i.e., from child to adult everyone can enjoy the adventure rides at Bluebay water sports. They offer different adventure rides which include Jet skiing, kayaking, Pontoon Boating, Paddle boating and many more. The special ride which attracts many folks is the Shikara ride. Yes, you read it right; they have got the Shikara ride of the Dal Lake in Pune. Now you can enjoy the glimpse of Dal Lake without going to Kashmir.
The best thing is that they offer these rides at the affordable cost. You may not need to spend huge to enjoy the evening at Bluebay Water Sports. There’s no entry fee; you just have to pay for the each rides you take.
You can also celebrate the anniversary, birthdays or any other celebrations on Pontoon boat. They decorate it as per your requirement to make your celebration more beautiful.
Apart from adventure rides, Bluebay water sports also offer the lakeside restaurant which offers many delicious menu items.
Timing: 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM (In Summer)
Address: Bluebay Water Sports, Pune – Bengaluru Highway, Opposite To Swami Narayan Mandir, Ambegaon BK, Pune, Maharashtra 411046.
Bookings can be made online at www.watersportspune.com
2. Finkick Adventures:
In this hot season, what can be better than spending time on underwater sports? Sounds exciting? At Finkick Adventures you can enjoy the scuba diving with other underwater sports like Underwater Hockey, Underwater Rugby, etc. You don’t have to travel miles to experience scuba diving; now you can enjoy it within the city.
If you are already aware of operating the equipment, then you can go and enjoy, and if you have no clue on how to manage those scuba equipment, then you can learn it from here. They provide training on how to operate the equipment, maintain your balance and other basic techniques of Scuba diving. So now you can learn, enjoy and relax in this summer.
Timing: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Address: Divisional Sports Complex Swimming Pool, Yerwada, Pune, Maharashtra 411006.
You can call them for booking or inquiry on 091584 11371
3. Absolute Scuba:
Learning new experiences in the summer can be the best part of the whole summer. Absolute Scuba is located centrally in the Pune city. They offer many courses for scuba diving (depending upon your budget). This course can be beneficiary for both, swimmers and non-swimmers.
You can visit this place for Snorkeling Course which is a one day course and the charge for this one day course is Rs. 750.
Timing: 10 AM – 8 PM
Address: Royal Connaught Gardens, Boat Club Rd, Bund Garden, Sangamvadi, Pune, Maharashtra 411001
Mahabaleshwar does not need any introduction to the people in Maharashtra. It is a well-known hill station which is around 120 KM away from Pune. It is the perfect weekend getaways for the people from Pune and Mumbai.
Mahabaleshwar is the one-stop destination for the adventure enthusiasts as it offers many adventure activities at the places like Tapola Lake, Venna Lake, arthur seat, etc.
The costing of the rides and tickets depends on the point you are choosing.
The Panshet is located around 41 km southwest of the Pune. You can go there to enjoy boating and other water sports activity. It is also famous for the group camping where you can go out of the hustle and bustle of the city to chill out with your friends and loved ones.
Panshet boating club is one of the major attractions. It is ideal for the one day trip from Pune as it is the nearest destination for the water sports activities in Pune apart from the Bluebay Water Sports.
6. Pawna Lake:
Pawna Lake is famous among the youth and adventure enthusiastic. Pawna Lake is renowned for adventurous camping and boating. It is around 62 KM from Pune and about 120 KM from Mumbai. It is one of the most popular weekend getaway destinations from the Pune and Mumbai.
Enjoy your holiday in the lap of nature at Pawna Lake.
Apart from the above discussed adventurous places, some of the best water parks in Pune to enjoy the adventurous water rides in summer are:
- Diamond Water Park
- Krushnai Water Park
- Wet N Joy Water Park
- Sentosa Resorts and Water Park
- Imagica Water Park
These were some of the exciting destinations in and around Pune where you can spend some quality and memorable time with your closed ones.