Dandeli River Rafting

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Rafting in Dandeli is stunning recreational water activity. White water river rafting is an arduous and challenging adventure and this activity in Dandeli starts from Ganeshgudi which is the start point and ends at Maulangi Dandeli. The river near Dandeli, coupled with Virnoli rapids makes a perfect hotspot for adventure sports like river rafting. This stretch covers a distance of about 9.5 kilometers and you need at least 3 hours to cover it. The thrill starts at around 8 - 9 am in morning.

The best time for river rafting is from November to February. However, travelers, who do not visit Dandeli during this period, can still river raft, depending on the water flow. Before getting on the rafts, passengers are instructed with all safety measures. It is very essential for all these measures, to understand the technique and apply them whenever needed and guided. It is also necessary to wear gears like helmets and life jackets and take every possible precautionary measure. As river rafting is a thrilling adventure activity, performing it under an expert’s supervision is a must and Dandeli has guides who are experts in the sport.

The rafts that are used for this activity are inflatable boats, consisting of very durable, multi-layered rubberized or vinyl fabrics with several independent air chambers. The length of these vary from 20 feet, having a width of 8 feet down; to very portable single-person packrafts that may be as small as 4.9 feet long. These may weigh as little as 1.8 kg. As Dandeli is an eco-friendly tourist destination, river rafting here can be really enjoyable. Rapids range between 2 to 4 grade which is great for a first timer as well as for an experienced rafter.

The adrenaline gush from navigating these mixed rapids is an unmatched experience and must be tried at least once by every person. Along with the fun rafting experience, you can also enjoy other parts of Dandeli such as the wildlife sanctuary, rappelling, kayaking, various excursions, etc. You can choose these expeditions from our list of the best rafting tours in Dandeli and other tours carefully curated to showcase the best of eco-friendly Dandeli.
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Dandeli Nature Camp



Activity Location: Dandeli Check-in Time: 12:00 PMCheck-Out Time: 12:00 PM(Next day)About Dandeli Nature Camp:Located in the Badgund area, Dandeli Nature Camp is a popular choice for travellers. With its convenient location, the property offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations & adrenaline-pumping activities. The property offers plenty to do during your stay like indoor-outdoor games, a bonfire, nature's walk, & sightseeing.

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Dandeli River Rafting



Karnataka, prestigious Indian state filled with numerous spectacular places that offer serene views of mother nature. Among them, Dandeli is home to many travel enthusiasts seeking fun and escapade from the bustling daily life. Embark on this adrenaline-inducing Dandeli River Raftingexperience over the rapid splashes of River Kali with the serene views of lush evergreen forest and rich green environs.Embark on this lifetime experience, and surf through the rafting trail stretches around 12 km with top-notch water rafting facilities. Feel like never before and get high on your adrenaline with this thrilling experience of best in class river rafting in India. Be ready to unwind yourself with a 45-minute drive to Ganeshgudi and indulge in this adventurous river rafting. Pay heed to the professional instructors' guidelines and know about the safety measures to be taken while plunging into the wild stretches of river Kali to experience mind-numbing thrill and excitement!

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28 December 2015
an amazing experinece. went with friends and we had alot of fun. will recommend you that you take thin clothes because you will get wet so that these clothese will dry soon...
28 December 2015
Chandrabhaga Bhattathiri White Water Rafting at Dandeli
I always wanted to go for rafting and this trip made it possible. it was an amazing rafting experinece between the violent river streams. totally unforgettabl experinece.
08 April 2014
Chandrani Pothuvaal White Water Rafting at Dandeli
Fascinating experience and that too so close to Bangalore. Best weekend ever!! Me and my friends had lot of fun in challenging the rapids of river Kali. Our guide for very good and we just need to follow his instruction.
10 September 2015
I had rafted before in the Vaitarna river, but rafting here was a whole new experience. The scenery surrounding the river is simply beautiful, and it was a very well organized trip.
13 August 2015
I loved the rafting experience. This was sch an amazing trip. White water rafting was an amazing experience. Can't just get over the fact that I did this trip.
Beautiful place with various fun activities, our leader and the entire staff were great. All in all, It was unforgettable expereince
We really had a great time in the water activities and nature-walk, the place was lovely and the people there were nice and friendly they are ready to help us with our needs at any time, the stays were comfortable, the foods were unexpectedly delicious... Both kids and adults were having a great time at this Dandeli Nature Camp...Recommending visiting
I am with family and along with an infant but had no problem at all, the staff there were responsive and approachable, Everything was up to the mark, beautiful surrounding, friendly environment and all-over we had a fabulous time there.
This was one of the adventurous trips I ever had. This is one of the popular river rafting places in Karnataka. They provide safety jackets and helmet. Even people who do not know swimming can experience the river rafting.
A great adventurous activity. We had so much fun with our group and our safety was also well ensured. A must try thing for all!

People Also Ask About Rafting in Dandeli

  1. What is the best time to visit Dandeli for rafting?

    Winter season is the best season for a visit to Dandeli for a taste of river rafting. From October to February as the water levels are high for the same. Summers are also nice for a visit, the climate being moderate throughout the season.

    There are various adventure activities in Dandeli that you can do at the different time of the year.The monsoons, however, are the least advisable time for a trip if you’re planning on rafting.

  2. What all should I carry while visiting Dandeli for rafting?

    There are a couple of essentials one should carry while planning to do river rafting. See below:

    1. Quick dry shorts/bathing suit.
    2. Synthetic shirt for warmth and sun protection.
    3. Sturdy footwear – sandals with straps (no flip-flops), sneakers, wetsuit boots.
    4. Hat with brim to protect face from sun.
    5. Sunglasses with retainer strap.
    6. Avoid all cotton clothing, as cotton gets cold when wet.
  3. What types of rapids will be there in Dandeli?

    The Dandeli rafting trail stretches for around 12 km, making it one of the most exciting and exhilarating stretches of rafting. The rapids in the Dandeli River Rafting can be classified into grade 2 and grade 3 rapids which are ideal for both professionals and inexperienced rafters.

    While Grade 2 rapids are relatively easy to maneuver with little bumps and easy passages, the grade 3 rapids require expert steering and an eye for detail for passing ways. However, due to the presence of skilled instructors, the activity is safe for amateurs as well as experienced rafting professionals.

  4. Which river is famous for rafting in Dandeli?

    River Kali is one of the best rivers for rafting in the entire country.

  5. What is the cost of rafting in Dandeli?

    River rafting is conducted from morning 9 am to 2pm. The average cost per person is INR 1400.

  6. What should be worn during rafting in Dandeli?

    One should wearlight clothes or bathing suit while going for rafting. Avoid cotton clothing as it absorbs all the water and gets cold when wet.

  7. Will we have guide while river rafting in Dandeli?

    Yes, there are skilled instructors while rafting so the activity is safe for amateurs as well as experienced rafting professionals.
    These rafting guides also train you before the session about all the equipment and also with various instructions during the entire session.

  8. I do not know swimming; can I go for rafting?

    One can definitely go for river rafting, regardless of the fact if they are swimmers or not. We provide safety jackets to all the people who do this activity and have skilled instructors on board in case of any emergency. This will still be a life-altering experience.

  9. Is there any age restriction for the river rafting in Dandeli?

    Yes, the kids below the age group of 12 years are not permitted to do river rafting in Dandeli. This is because the rapids can get very high while rafting.