Sanya Water Sports
Bordered by clear sea, Hainan Island's Sanya is an ideal place for water entertainment. Besides tasting fresh seafood and enjoying exotic natural beauties, you must try exciting water sports, such as diving, walking on the seafloor, and surfing. Among them, the various kinds of diving are most popular with visitors, since Sanya is the best diving resort in the world. In addition, Wuzhizhou Island is the top zone for diving where water visibility can reach 27 meters (88.6 feet). Various water entertainments include the following:
Skin diving: This kind of diving needs no air tank and the time you remain in water depends on your lung stamina.
Shore diving: Training with an air tank is necessary before attempting shore diving. Depending upon your physical condition, you can dive to a depth of from four meters (about 13 feet) to ten meters (about 32.8 feet). A mysterious underwater world is waiting for you.
Boat diving: Most of the facilities that you use are the same as with shore diving, but you drop yourself into the water from a yacht. Assisted by a coach, you can dive to depths of ten meters to eighteen meters (about 59 feet).
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Night diving: Similar to shore diving, after dusk underwater scenes are totally different from daytime. The sea is more mysterious at night.
Semi-diving sightseeing boat: Suitable for these who want to enjoy various corals, tropical fishes and other sea denizens without getting wet. You simply sit in a cabin and enjoy the view through specially designed windows.
Price: CNY160 per person for half an hour
Fishing: Offshore fishing from yacht and platform, bank fishing and night fishing are offered here.
Price: Yacht fishing is CNY300 per person for 2 hours; platform fishing is CNY140 per person for 2 hours.
Bank fishing is CNY100 per person for 2 hours; night fishing is CNY300 per person.
Besides these designations, diving categories are divided according to water zones. In addition, you can drive a motorboat, banana boat, luxury jetboat or a jalor by yourself.
Tips on Hot Spring for your reference
But to be honest, the nightlife is not that wonderful in this area. You are suggested to the 1st Market to enjoy the local nightlife. Take Bus 28 and change to Bus 17 at Dadonghai Square, and then get off at Yishichang Lukou, walk northeast for 5 minutes, you will see it.