Grab that paddle and set out on kayaks or canoes to discover the Chaliyaar. We provide the latest, high-quality equipment to ensure an enjoyable and safe experience. For novices, jellyfish conducts classes so that you too can be friends with the Chaliyaar. We team up with professional outdoor activity trainers to conduct paddling skills courses. Allow our experts to teach you the skills required to perfectly maneuver a kayak for a truly thrilling experience. With coaching and favorable conditions, the basic skills of Kayaking can be learned in a few hours. Be adventurous and the river will reward you in indescribable ways.
Canoeing is a sport or recreational activity which involves paddling a canoe with a single-bladed paddle. In some parts of Europe canoeing refers to both canoeing and kayaking, with a canoe being called an Open canoe. A recreational form of canoeing is canoe camping. Others include a wide range of casual canoeing on lakes, rivers, ponds.
Stand up paddle surfing and stand up paddle boarding (SUP) is an offshoot of surfing that originated in Hawaii. Unlike traditional surfing where the rider sits until a wave comes, stand up paddle boarders stand on their boards and use a paddle to propel themselves through the water.
Sailing employs the wind—acting on sails, wing sails or kites—to propel a craft on the surface of the water (sailing ship, sailboat, windsurfer, or kitesurfer), on ice (iceboat) or on land (land yacht) over a chosen course, which is often part of a larger plan of navigation.
The sport or pastime of propelling a boat by means of oars.
The river is teeming with gorgeous aquatic life and is a sheer delight to fish in. While grown-ups wait patiently for a bite on their fishing rods, the kids can learn how to fish via the local fishermen.
Get ready for some balancing fun with Slacklining! Using nylon or polyester lines tied and tensioned between two anchor points, Slacklining involves lines that are dynamic, stretching and bouncing like a long, narrow trampoline. The line’s tension can be adjusted to suit the user, making Slacklining one of the most fun games around!
Kerala’s first ever climbing wall is at Jellyfish! A four and a half meter high, sturdy rock climbing façade lets you build those leg and back muscles. Be super sporty, compete with your family and friends to see who gets to the top first!
Our Club house has facilities like board room, lockers, changing rooms, showers, clean toilets, water refill etc.,
Food and refreshments can be availed at our club during particular hours.
Advance notice is required for a group of 10 or more people.
For our guests who want to stay back and enjoy our activities for one or more days and are not comfortable with our camping facility, home-stay can be arranged nearby to Jellyfish on request.
At Jellyfish, we have camping facilities amidst nature for groups who want to camp at our site and spend memorable moments with tents, barbecue and campfire.
Celebrate your young one’s birthday at Jellyfish Watersports riverfront property. The best place to celebrate children’s birthday in Calicut, Kerala. Our Birthday Packages are designed to entertain and familiarise children with water sports activities, as well as educate them on the importance of protecting our water bodies and aquatic beings. As kayaking doesn’t require a lot of strength it’s the perfect activity for family members of all ages.
*Minimum 10 children.
*Child below 8 years of age needs to be accompanied by adults/Parents in Kayak.
*Theme cake available on request. Charges apply.
An all-day guided river expedition to Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary spread over a cluster of islands where the Kadalundi river meets the Arabian sea, home to a variety of native birds and 60 species of migratory birds. This trip is ideal for tourists, groups, schools and nature enthusiasts.
A guided kayaking trip to the tile factories in Feroke built during the colonial days or visit the traditional dhow/ship making units in Beypore. This area was an important maritime center during the days of the early Arab and Chinese travelers and later the Europeans.
The Chaliyaar river in Calicut is the 4th longest river in Kerala. Jellyﬁsh is built on a serene, idyllic and vast stretch on the banks of the Chaliyaar, surrounded by lush green forests. You, like us, will discover that the Chaliyaar is a river worth exploring, one paddle at a time.
Group paddling activity where participants can learn kayaking, meet local paddlers and like-minded nature enthusiasts. 7km one way
Yes, at Jellyfish we do NOT allow children below 8 years to paddle on their own in any of our watercrafts. Kids below the age of 8 can only try paddling with their parents on board.
We maintain a strict ratio of 5 persons per life guard to ensure maximum safety. At present we have 4 lifeguards on duty, hence we can take up to 20 people at a time for water sports activities.
It is not recommended to venture outdoor alone in a kayak at any point in time from a safety standpoint.
The sit on top kayaks, canoes and paddle boards are meant for recreational purposes and can be used by anyone with basic fitness levels needed for activities such as riding a bicycle, running etc.
We adhere to all the warnings issued by the coast guard and port officer and we do not recommend activities during bad weather. In case if the weather turns up bad during the activities, our life guards will help you come to the shore. Our lifeguards are fully trained and certified and very well aware of the local weather conditions and understand the moods of the river.
Except for the heavy monsoon season in June, we are open round the year, so you can drop-in anytime. The best time to try paddling activities are from 7 AM to 10 AM, and in the evening from 3 PM to 6 PM. During the day, one can try the climbing walls, fishing or other outdoor activities at the camp or just chill out at the club house.
It is highly recommended to bring your own reusable water bottles (no disposable mineral water bottles please, to reduce plastic waste and help protect our rivers), UV protected quick dry clothing, waterproof hats, change of clothes, towels, sun control lotion and a pair of waterproof shoes (no flip-flops / sandals which could prove slippery).
Safety gears such as PFD’s Life Jackets for small children, drinking water refilling, changing rooms, lockers and of course our kayaks, canoes and other supporting equipment.
The recreational sit-on-top kayaks are generally very safe and hard to capsize, but in the rare event that if it does happen, our vigilant and ever-alert lifeguards will help you get back and be completely safe.
Yes, minimal training is required to learn paddling activities on kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddle boards (SUP)
The recreational sit-on top kayaks provided at Jellyfish are meant for first-time users and our team will provide paddling basics and training for beginners. For beginners, we use a narrow and shallow area in the river and it is very safe to start learning at the designated areas
You can still enjoy kayaking even if you can’t swim. It is relatively safer to learn kayaking for non-swimmers in the calm river than in a sea or a whitewater river. It is very important to follow all the safety instructions and wear a life vest and make sure to have lifeguards on duty. Non-swimmers should inform the lifeguards prior to starting the activities so that they can take extra precautions and safety measures.
The wet suits are needed for protection from cold water temperature. Throughout the year, the temperature at the river near the Jellyfish camp is very warm and one can manage without a wet suit. We recommend using UV protection and quick dry clothing material.