Cuttack: The city’s first water adventures sports and a training centre were inaugurated recently in Cuttack in Mahanadi opposite the Maritime Museum here.
People can enjoy adventures sports like wind-surfing, jet ski, speed boat, scuba diving, banana boat, kayaking, sailing and snorkelling at a minimum charge of Rs 100. They can also avail training in scuba diving and wind-surfing.
The training centre was opened on Monday after the approval of the State Tourism Department. Later, it will be opened at 24 different places in Odisha.
The training centre will be run under the guidance of Adventures Water Sports Company Executive Director Sabita Mallick, Mallika Tarannum, scuba-diver Sabir Bux and Satyswarup Mallick.
“The sports was really very nice. We are very excited to see the adventure sports, as this facility has been introduced for the first time in Cuttack. The people of Cuttack are visibly excited,” said Nilopher, a viewer.
“We have introduced the first jet ski. There will be two speedboats. We will also use these speedboats as rescue boats in an emergency,” said Bux.
The centre will remain open from 8 am to 6 pm.