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Paddle your way through the Yukon

Paddle your way through the Yukon

Journeys on the Yukon's rivers are frequently included in “best of” lists around the world. And with good reason. This is a paddler's paradise offering world class canoeing, kayaking and whitewater rafting on pristine wilderness rivers.

Dive into the Costa Calida for perfect underwater thrills

Dive into the Costa Calida for perfect underwater thrills

The Costa Calida, in the Region of Murcia, offers a rich variety of diving experiences for the beginner or the skilled diver.

Cornwall's largest inflatable Aqua Park opens with a splash

Cornwall's largest inflatable Aqua Park opens with a splash

Cornwall's hugely popular Total Wipeout-style adventure course has re-opened for 2017 - and it's an incredible four times bigger following a major expansion of the park over the winter.

Discover water wonders in Breckenridge, Colorado this summer

Discover water wonders in Breckenridge, Colorado this summer

When it comes to getting outdoors and onto the waters, there's no better place than Breckenridge in the heart of Colorado.

Stay safe by the pool this summer

Stay safe by the pool this summer

Summer holidays are all about sun, sand and sea (or pool), which is fun for all the family, but can also bring safety fears with little ones charging around the poolside or paddling in the waves.

Dip your paddle into Yukon's wild rivers and lakes

Dip your paddle into Yukon's wild rivers and lakes

The Yukon is a mecca for paddling enthusiasts. Whether you canoe, kayak or raft, you'll find the perfect water adventure on one of our 70 wilderness rivers and countless scenic lakes all in an outstanding wilderness setting.

Underwater safaris, above and below water, in Hawaii

Underwater safaris, above and below water, in Hawaii

For those hooked on traditional safaris, but seeking something a little different, US specialist, Bon Voyage, is highlighting its above – and below – water safaris sailing around the tropical islands of Hawaii.

Why Scotland’s Watersports Coast is the perfect place for athletes and golfers to relax and unwind

Why Scotland’s Watersports Coast is the perfect place for athletes and golfers to relax and unwind

As Scotland’s summer of sport comes to an end and the Ryder Cup fast approaches, Ayrshire & Arran’s Watersportscoast.com is inviting some of the world’s biggest golfers and sport stars to unwind and prepare for their next big events in one of Scotland’s premier watersports destinations.

Thousands take to the water in Hampshire

Thousands take to the water in Hampshire

With participation in water sports at its highest in Britain since before the recession, and the current hot spell encouraging even more people to take to the water for the first time, Hampshire is staking its claim to be England's finest water sports destination.

Amphibious mountain holidays for everyone all year

Amphibious mountain holidays for everyone all year

Indoor or outdoor, winter or summer, holidaymakers are spoilt for choice when it comes to aquatic activities in the mountains of France.

New website showcases premier watersports destination

New website showcases premier watersports destination

A new interactive website has been launched to showcase one of the UK’s premier watersports destinations that benefits from the warmer waters created by the Gulf Stream.

One in five know someone who has got into difficulty whilst swimming on holiday

ABTA, The Travel Association, and the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), the drowning prevention charity, are urging holidaymakers to follow safety tips and swim safely this summer as new research by ABTA shows that one in five people (18%) know someone who has got into difficulty whilst swimming on holiday.

World number one kite surfer takes top spot in Red Sea Kite Surfing World Cup

World number one kite surfer takes top spot in Red Sea Kite Surfing World Cup

Karolina Winkowska, the world number one female kite surfer, added another significant trophy to her collection, taking home the top prize at the prestigious Red Sea Kite Surfing World Cup in Egypt earlier this month.

The ultimate adrenaline rush - thrills and spills in Gran Canaria

The ultimate adrenaline rush - thrills and spills in Gran Canaria

Bored of conventional beach activities? Forget the traditional banana boat or the humble Jet Ski.

10 best hotel water slides

10 best hotel water slides

Hotel water parks have grown in popularity in recent years, allowing guests to enjoy all the thrills and entertainment of a water park without leaving the comfort and security of their hotel.