FAQs - Is River Rafting safe in Kolad?
- Is River rafting safe in kolad for Freshers/ First Timers?
River rafting is one of the most popular adventure sports in India. River Rafting in Maharashtra can be done at Kolad which is near Mumbai & Pune. www.riverraftingkolad.in , is an organizer of river rafting events to help you enjoy the moments thoroughly and without any worries providing you an option to stay/ camp. River Rafting Kolad, are arranging River Rafting events with the help of our well-trained teams who have more than 15 years of experience in rafting in this river. Rafting is an adventure sport where no specified training is required to enjoy it. The First Timers/ Freshers and Seasoned Rafters can relish the moments of rafting in Kundalika river. that can be enjoyed by both first-timers as well as seasoned rafters.
- What are the Kolad River Rafting Timings?
Mostly, Rafting timings are dependent on Dam water release as its dam controlled river rafting activity. As of now, Water is released everyday morning at 8 AM.
Sometimes, during monsoon water is released in the afternoon around 2 PM.
Following are the Kolad River Rafting Slots or Batches:
Batch 1 - 7:30 AM reporting (All Days)
Batch 2 - 1:30 PM reporting (Only Weeeknds, in the month of July & Aug)
- Who can go for River Rafting?
River Rafting is an enjoyable sport suitable for all age groups. Only individuals with chronic asthma, physical disabilities and pregnant ladies are not permitted so as to avoid any mishap.
- Is Rafting Dangerous? If Yes, how dangerous can it get?
Well, in any adventure sport there is a little amount of risk involved. Even if you go on Trekking, Scuba Diving, Sky Diving risks are involved. In case of river rafting, risks are depended on the grades of rapids. In Kundalika River, there are around 10 – 12 rapids of Grade 2 & Grade 3. These Grades of Rapids are considered as easy to moderate level. Apart from that, our well-trained volunteers are present on every raft to help you enjoy the rafting session without any worries. Safety gear is provided to every participant such as Helmets, Paddles and Life Jackets. As a result, this minimizes the gravity of danger.
- Do I have to carry any special equipment for Rafting?
Not at all. All the safety gear is provided at the Kundalika River Rafting Start Point. Gears will include best quality Helmets, Life Jackets & Paddles to manoeuvre the raft.
- What if I don’t know swimming? Can I still come?
Of course. Kundalika River Rafting is completely safe. We are providing you best quality Life Jackets and other gears as well. Even if you fell off from the raft, the Life Jacket will help you in float in the river.
- Which is the best rafting season in Kundalika River?
Well throughout the year. The water in the Kundalika river is released from a near by dam. As a result, the River does not dry up in any season. However, the best season for river rafting is Monsoon and Winter. Still if you look overall, kolad river rafting season is in monsoon as most of the crowd prefers to make their rafting more interesting with the rain.
- How should I dress for a rafting trip?
Short and T – Shirts are the best outfit for river rafting. Track Pant is also a good option. You can wear floaters or good quality sports shoes. Avoid wearing Jeans or any other Traditional outfit.
- Is Carrying Camera allowed during the rafting trip?
No. But we will provide you the best pictures of your trip from our water proof camera. Enjoy the candid pics of your rafting trip once the ride is finished.
- Can I do kayaking in Kolad?
Yes, why not. Kolad is hub for adventure sports. There is a water sports center in Kolad where one can do kayaking in kolad.
- What is the cost of kayaking in Kolad?
Kolad kayaking price is INR 200 per person for 15 minutes.
- Is Kayaking in Kolad safe? And whats the minimum age required for the same?
Adventure is another name for risk. As Kayaking is one of the adventure sports carries some risk but if you follow proper safety instructions then it is safe adventure activity in Kolad. 18+ age required for Kayaking in Kolad.
- What is the difference between you and other rafting at Kolad?
We answer this questions in 2 categories.
First – Our instructors are trained from Pioneer Institute of Uttarakhand and they are specialized in Rafting. They have experience of rafting in Kundalika river for more than 15 years. They are also expert in rescuing someone who falls of the raft. Thus, ensuring safety of every participants.
Second – We provide you state of the art equipment such as Helmets, Life Jackets & Paddles. This equipment is of best quality. We ensure that this equipment is replaced every season with new ones.
So, when you’re rafting with us you can relax and enjoy.
- Does White Water Rafting happen daily? Are there any disclaimers that I should know before I decide to book.
Kundalika river in kolad is the only river where river rafting technically takes place 365 days, there are few days when Rafting activity does not happen. There is a very low probability of the water not being released from Bhira Dam. But, in case the water is not released 100% refund of only the rafting amount will be given. The Reporting Time for Rafting is fixed & not adjustable as it is dependent on the water release from the Bhira dam which is controlled by the Government authorities.
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