Category Archives: Kayaking

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Icy white waters gushing in torrents from the mountains to warm eddys milling around rocks in narrow bends – the Indian sub-continent is a haven for paddlers. The Ganga has long been a popular haunt for kayaking enthusiasts. The sport has a bunch of ardent followers across the area and sees global attraction despite limited availability of gear and red-tape interference. Kayak schools in south India and buzzing online forums are starting to ease issues with obtaining equipment.

Taming the Brahmaputra!

    Many rafting fanatics consider the mighty Brahmaputra the biggest white-water run in the world and, in fact, compare the river to the Colorado, White Nile or Zambezi. With waves as high as five meters, seemingly entirely consuming whirlpools and humungous holes, white-water rafting on this mind-blowing stretch is not for the faint-hearted! If,… Read More »

Bringing sports gear into India

By Manik Taneja with Dielle DSouza for BigRush Adventure sports equipment in India is not in big league manufacturing simply because demand does not favour it as it does cricket, or even football or hockey. This specialised equipment, when brought into the country, is taxed at customs deterring new sports enthusiasts and burning a hole… Read More »

Ganga Kayak Festival returns

For three days this month, the Ganga Kayak Festival will take over one of India’s best rivers for paddling. The event, organised by The Adventure Sports Society, takes place from February 17-19, 2016 in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. Now in its third year, the Ganga Kayak Festival with Bhupendra Rana and Bheem Singh Chauhan at the helm… Read More »

Wildcraft Day @ Malabar River Festival

Do you love the thrill of the outdoors? Ever watched someone charging down a river and wished you could do the same? Well here’s your chance make that dream come alive on Wildcraft Day at the Malabar River Festival 2015! Wildcraft day, brought to you by Wildcraft and Goodwave Adventures features a kayaking competition for  beginners and those… Read More »

MRF 2015 Promo

The Malabar River Festival 2015 returns ! The biggest white-water festival in Asia is back with a bang and get ready to compete with the world’s best kayakers and be a part of the fast growing Indian whitewater scene. Described by many as the world’s next kayaking mecca, come July, Kerala is the place to… Read More »

Malabar River Festival

We are stoked to announce that Wildcraft is teaming up with us as Malabar River Festival 2015’s main sponsor. Wildcraft, is a trusted brand amongst India’s adventure sports community and we are excited to have their support in bringing you Asia’s biggest whitewater festival! Participants and volunteers alike, can look forward to special access to… Read More »