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Most exciting water activities in Barcelona

Written by Christine

With the temperatures rising and summer just around the corner, there are so many activities to try in Barcelona that will let you get out and enjoy the beautiful weather. Some of the most fun activities to do in Barcelona with the sun is out take place at the beach, as there are tons of different water sports and water activities to enjoy. Here are some suggestions of the most exciting water activities that you can do in Barcelona.

Monster Speedboat

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If you’re an adrenaline junkie than a ride on the Monster Speedboat is just the thing to get your heart racing! This 15-minute boat ride around the coast starts at the Olympic Marina and takes you on the ride of a lifetime. This boat is fast, reaching speeds of roller coasters and sports cars, and the ride includes twists, turns, and flips. The boats are all driven by professional and experienced drivers who take out 12 passengers at a time on these thrilling rides, which will be sure to leave you soaked and looking forward to your next ride!

Address: Moll de Gregal, 20

Related article: Where to rent boats and yachts in Barcelona


If you’ve never heard of flyboarding before, you are probably not alone as it is a relatively new water sport. This amazing new sport lets you feel the sensation of flying as you are propelled by a motorized board that levitates you a few feet over the water. You can book a session through a company, like FlyBoard Club Barcelona, that takes small groups out on the water to learn the basics of flyboarding and experience this one-of-a-kind sport. Most people learn how to do it quite easily and with a bit of practice can even do tricks like jumps and flips! Book your session to feel the freedom and thrill of flyboarding.

Address: Carrer de Villarroel, 1

Related article: Kayaking in Barcelona

Scuba Diving

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Scuba diving is a water sport that is quite popular in Barcelona. There are several dive shops in the city and the surrounding areas where you can learn how to scuba dive and get certified. Shops like BCN Diving offer several courses and levels of certification, from beginner to advanced, always keeping safety in mind. Once you get your certification you can book an excursion to see some of the best scuba spots from Barcelona to the Costa Brava. Discover shipwrecks in Palamós, the beautiful natural reserve of the Medes Islands, and hidden wrecks in L’Escala. Most packages include equipment rental, transport, food, and two dives. Book a trip to discover the magic and mystery that the Barcelona’s coastline has to offer divers of all levels and abilities.

Address: Carrer d’Enric Casanovas, 5

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About the author


Christine is a traveler, teacher, writer, and beach-lover, exploring Barcelona one tapa at a time!

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