The tourism in Lakshadweep is facilitated by SPORTS – Society for Promotion of Nature Tourism and Sports. Their administrative office is located in Willingdon Island, Kochi, and is the place to apply for island permits and to buy ship tickets to Lakshadweep. Tourists can always approach the office for any kind of information on the islands – be it travel, accommodation or the culture of the people there. SPORTS was established in 1982 with a focus to promote eco-friendly tourism and recreational activities in the islands.
The Society operates tourist resorts and conducts tour packages at Kavaratti, Kadmat and Minicoy. There are interesting water sports to engage in, during your stay on the islands. Scuba diving, snorkeling, water skiing and kayaking to name a few. And you can also watch art and dance performances by the natives of the islands.