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Chennai (formerly known as Madras), a city surrounded by the sea, is truly a paradise for water sports lovers. There are plenty of outdoor activities and day tours to have fun in and around the city. Enjoy your favourite watersport, participate in a thrilling activity for those exciting adrenaline rushes or explore the culture of Chennai and nearby places.

Top Activities To Do in Chennai

Chennai City Tour
Explore Chennai's old heritage buildings, ancient temples, colonial-era churches and public buildings constructed under British rule.
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Explore Chennai on Walking Tours
Discover the city on foot. Experience Chennai's culture, people and history. Know more about the people, food and fun fact about the city.
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Visit Pondicherry from Chennai
On this tour, visit Auroville, an international community that has been bringing generations of people from around the world to live together in harmony. Also see Pondicherry Museum, French Colonies and temples.
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Taste Authentic Foods
Feast your taste buds by eating authentic, traditional food of South India in the city of Chennai. Learn about its rich and yummy food culture.
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Bike/Motorcycle Tours
Explore rural Tamil villages or nearby towns on the bike tours. Choose the tour of your choice from the several bike tours and visit schools, temples, and farms etc.
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Ancient Temples Tour
Chennai is home to several ancient temples. Get amazed by watching the ancient architecture. The main temples to visit are Kapaleeshwarar Temple (Mylapore), Sri Parthasarathy Temple (Triplicane).
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Parks and amusement parks in Chennai

Kishkinta Theme Park
Kishkinta is one of the famous theme parks in Chennai. The park has various entertainment options like wave pools, roller coasters, toy trains for children.
Address: Near, 82, Varadarajapuram, Darkas Ward - II, Tambaram, Chennai.

Dolphin City
This unique amusement park offers leisure boating, underwater view, open-air theatre and many more. The authorities have brought American sea lions to the park.
Address: SH 49, Nemmeli, Chennai.

MGM Dizzee World
It is one of the largest and famous amusement parks in Chennai, India. It offers an artificial wave pool, artificial waterfalls and world-class rides, log flume, Ferris wheel, roller coaster, dashing cars, super trooper etc. It also hosts seasonal shows.
Address: 1/74, SH 49, Muthukadu, Chennai.

Tarsha Water Sports
This place is perfect for water sports lovers. It offers a wide range of sports activities from speed boat rides to parasailing, water skiing to knee boarding and many more. The place is located 15km from Mahabalipuram on the East Coast Road.
Address: Tarsha Water Sports Complex, Egmore, Chennai.

Muttukadu Boat House
It is located on the backwater of Muttukadu and attracts many tourists towards the Gateway of the South. It offers activities like boating, windsurfing, Rowboat, Kayak and also guides water spot lovers.
Address: East Coast Road, Chennai.

Du Bowl - Down Under
This place offers indoor activities like eight video games, a four-lane bowling alley, a video karaoke room, a mini-golf course, a big TV screen and two snooker tables.
Address: Rukmani Lakshmipathi Rd, (Marshalls Road) Dugar Tower, 123, below Vijaya Bank, Chennai.