Flying Fish ride is one among the most interesting and thrilling water sport rides in Tanjung Benoa, Nusa Dua. This recreation activity uses a wide rubber boat in a forms of flying fish. This fish-like flying boat is a combination of 3 banana-shaped boats, connected together. There is a wing on the right and left side of the boat resembling the fish fins. This boat flies above the surface of the water when pulled by a speed boat so basically it is like a big rubber kite.
For one ride the boat has a maximum capacity of 3 persons including one guide in the middle, the participants are on either side of the guide. On the boat you can sit like riding a motorcycle or just lay down. The safest is the sleep position.
The flying fish boat is pulled by a speed boat with high speed against the wind direction. Because of the wind, the flying fish boat can fly at the height of approximately 2 meters from from the surface of the water. Flying altitude usually depends on the wind speed but the safest is to fly at a height of 2 – 3 meters from the surface of the water.
This flying fish ride operator has well-trained and experienced guides and staffs and safety is very important. They also have adequate equipment that meet international standard.
For 2 rides of flying fish it takes 10 minutes. The participants age must be from 12-year old to 65-year old.