Other Adventure Activities

Apart from the main rafting event, one can also do Pool paddling, Pool Kayaking, Challenging rope courses and Wild life safari ride.

Coorg  also known as   the Adventure capital of Karnataka  is located on the eastern edge of the Western Ghats.  Coorg has  impressive biodiversity,  filled with mountains, coffee plantations, cardamom plantations, thick lush green forests, flat paddy fields and white water monsoon rivers. Madikeri gives a rejuvenating feel to those who visit this place. Thus, it is a natural base for a number of activities like rafting,  kayaking, canoeing, trekking, camping and microlight flying.

Kutta: Serves well as base camp if you want to climb the Brahmagiri Peak, tumble down the white waters of the Upper Barpole River in a raft, or experience flying in a microlight. It is also closest to Bengaluru, if you are taking the Nagarhole route.

Kakkabe: Tadiandamol, the highest peak in Coorg, is just next door here. You can also indulge in kayaking or canoeing on the Kakkabe River, or book yourself for half-day adventure activities like quad biking and the jungle gym with Now or Neverland.

Kushalnagar: Pitch tents by the Harangi Dam and go kayaking in the still waters of the reservoir. You can also climb the Kotta Betta the third-highest peak in Coorg.

Madikeri: Most central to all the regions stay here for a total experience of Coorg. Explore sightseeing options like Raja seat, view point, mini train  and around the town, or indulge in your chosen adventure activity.

Adventure Activities

1. MicroLight Flying (off Kutta/Gonikoppa)
 This a must-do activity for those who love the thrill of being borne in air.  Experience the adventure with Muthanna of Coorg Sky Adventures, in a two-seater imported open Microlight plane which takes you to a height of 5000feet and cruise the flight at 100 km/hr. This activity is dependent on the weather and time of day. Two slots are available one around 7.o0am and the second around 3.00pm.  The most suitable weather for flying is between November and May. Use your discretion if you have a heart ailment, seizures or an altitude-related disorder.

2. Brahmagiri Trek (off Kutta)
The forested Brahmagiri range has a challenging trek that varies from moderate to difficult and is suited for the physically fit. The trek involves an overnight stay and offers an excellent opportunity to spot wild animals and delight in Coorg’s impressive biodiversity.

3. Tadiandamol Trek (off Kakkabe)
At an elevation of 1,748 meters, it is a place of interest for trekkers and naturalists. The highest peak in Coorg offers a short but demanding trek of 5km. It can be covered in a day, and is suitable for trekkers from of intermediate level, although physically fit beginners may take a shot at it too.

4. Quad Biking & More (off Kakkabe)
Indo-British company Now or Neverland presents a host of adventure activities, including quad biking, jungle gym, paintball and mountain biking. The most exciting of these is to take a 250cc quad bike off road through forests and slushy tracks on a 1km circuit. Supervised by instructors and with top-notch safety equipment, this makes for a safe family outing. Soar above the forest canopy on ropes, zip lines and strong wires for a tree-top aerial assault on an obstacle course speckled with walkways, bridges and tunnels.