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Top 10 Cruise & Boat Tour Packages in Goa

If you are thinking about Goa, chase your dreams to witness picturesque sights, azure backwaters, and sun shining in the backdrop. The coastline looks dazzling in both North and South Goa. If you are looking for an escape from your hectic schedule, Goa has all the fundamentals expected from an ideal tourist destination. Besides, all the drama, which goes on throughout the year in Goa, boat cruise in Goa, steals the show.

Do not conclude your trip unless you get a kick out of the following adventures:

For active tourists there is snorkeling, kayaking, SUP Board, waterfall trips, crocodile, backwater & dolphin spotting. For the passive tourists, there is sightseeing, spice plantation visit, boating places for houseboat cruise, dance and music, lazy fishing trips and so on.

  1. Grand Island Boat Trip:

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Grand Island (Monkey Beach) Goa: Photo Grand Island trip Goa

Boat tours in Goa can be cost-effective if you plan it strategically. The best boating packages is inclusive of snorkeling, kayaking, dolphin spotting, swimming, and lunch on boat. The package is for one whole day and it is filled with adventures sequentially. The boat includes 20 seats in total which are customized as per needs of large groups. The trip begins from boat jetty location shared with the tourists in prior.

Grand Island is considered one of the prime location as it has provisions for each activity. This is a hub for adrenaline junkies as it is an all in one experience with top-notch facilities. Friendly staffs provide you the best assistance for snorkeling along with life jackets. Watching the dolphins in the blue Arabian Sea elevates the standards of the overall boat trip. After all, how often you do you get to see Dolphins twirl around so close to you.

Relish on BBQ, fish, buffet lunch and pure vegetarian food at Monkey Beach. The scrumptious food will leave you satisfied in the end of the trip. You will get a pick up from North Goa Hotel.

Duration: 8 Hours

Cost: 1600/Adult

Operational Time/Season: October – May

Time: 8.00 am to 5.00pm

  1. Adventure Boat Cruise with Water Activities:

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Adventure Boat trip, Goa Photo: Goa Tours

Adventure boat cruise is completely designed based on comfort and safety. This unique adventure filled journey offers access to panoramic scenery, flora & fauna, and an exhilarating water travel. Dolphin spotting in Arabian Sea is quite popular in Goa. You will experience pure bliss while spotting dolphins jumping around you. Standup Paddle Boarding and Kayaking will stir up the pleasure of this adventurous tour.

One can never get bored in this entire excursion, as there are provisions for dance and music. Travelers are given utmost priority with hassle-free services in terms of food & beverages. You will be served with veg/ non-veg meals, 3 chilled beers each, mineral water, snacks, and soft drinks. Pick and drop will be charged separately.

Carrying your swimming costume, comfortable clothes, shoes, and camera is no brainer when you are on an adventure trip. If you do not intend to get tanned, grab your coolest sunglasses and also your go to sunscreen lotion. Abandon your costly accessories in your hotel room before you leave for this tour.

Duration: 4 hours

Cost: 1600/Adult

Operational Time/Season: October-May

Time: 9.00am to 1.30 pm and 2.00pm to 6.30 pm

  1. Sunset River Cruise:

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Sunset Cruise, Goa Photo: Goa Boat Cruise

See the beautiful dusk of Goa on this 2-hour cruise along the coast of Goa. You can also dive deep into romance while setting off for a romantic speedboat or yacht and see the alluring sunset scenery. You can also have a customized tour as per your group’s call. There is one cruise in every hour from the captain of ports jetty, Panjim. Starting from 6:15 pm and last cruise is at 8:30 pm.

The intimate will sail towards Miramar Beach. You will get to see the mesmerizing Adil Shah’s palace, Panjim City, Floating Casinos, Ferry Point, Betim Ferry Point, Kegdavli Beach in Reis Magos, Reis Magos Fort, Fort Aguada, and Hotel Marriott. Enjoy the mesmerizing charm of Panjim city at night.

This trip excludes pickup and drop. Provisions for videos and photographs is provided as we would like you to enjoy the moment and scenery.  Snacks and drink is also included in the boat package.

Duration: 1 hours

Cost: 350/Adult

Operational Time/Season: Throughout the year

Time: From 4.30PM

  1. Sunset Dinner Cruise:

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Sunset Dinner Cruise, Goa Photo: Dinner Cruise, Goa

Enjoying the eternal beauty of a sunset with a delicious dinner is the best way to spend an evening with your pals at Goa. You can see how the sky changes color as the count of beer increases while you cruise along Goa. Capture all these memories in your heart forever. As the sun goes down you can chill on the top deck, accompanied by our live musical mates all night long. There is a traditional Goan buffet served, and you will fall in love with Goa all over again. with a variety of food served in dinner. Also snack taking care of both Vegans and Non-Vegetarians is promised for this tour.

Yes! We also have a pickup and drop facility available at your hotel if it is in Arpora, Baga, Calangute, Candolim, Nagao, Neril, Panjim and sinquerim.

For safety, we are equipped with life jackets, Ring Buoys, Floating Apparatus, Fire Safety devices and lifeguards

Duration: 3 Hours

Cost: 2499/ Person

Operational Time/Season: Throughout the year

Time: 6 PM – 9 PM

  1. House boat day in Chapora:

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Houseboat in Chapora River – Photo: Chapora River Houseboat

Houseboat day is also a perfect option for people who are running out of time for an overnight cruise. You can enjoy the beauty of backwaters, lagoons, and sleepy hamlets. Chapora River is in north Goa and flows towards the Arabian Sea. Vagator beach is in the south and Morjim is in the north.

This river was a frontier line of Portuguese Goa and India during the Portuguese rule. This trip also includes luxury pickup and drop services from any hotel in North Goa, delicious lunch having both veg and nonveg cuisine, evening tea, coffee and icey water is on us too. Above all, you can swim any time, as afternoons are hot in goa so make sure your clothes are light and preferably cotton if you are not used to the heat and humidity.

Duration: One day

Cost: 2800/Adult

Operational Time/Season: November – May

Time: 1:30 PM – 4.30 PM

  1. Crocodile and Bird watching Boat Cruise:

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Cumbarjua is a den for mugger crocodile also known as Crocodylus palustris (3-16 feet long reptile). Tourist and localities both love them as one can also witness breathtaking scenery of backwaters.

If you’re lucky enough you can spot birds like drongo, the pied-kingfisher, the white-breasted kingfisher, the black-capped kingfisher, stork bellied kingfishers, the white-bellied sea eagle, ospreys, pariah kites, brahminy kites, the common sandpiper, egrets, terns, cormorants, and many more. If you are anywhere connected to the Orientalist art as an artist or admirer you will find this as a jubilant journey.

Duration: 2.30 hours

Cost: 1600/Adult

Operational Time/Season: November – May

Time: 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

  1. Dolphin Safari:

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Dolphin boat safari, Goa

Dolphins whooshing out of the water, splendid seashores sounds and beautiful scenery are things to die for while you are chilling in Goa. For mesmerizing marine moments you can rely on Mandovi River, Calangute Beach, Sinquerim beach and Candolim beach. These dolphins are ultra cute and thrilling at the same time. This tour is not just limited to dolphin watching, it includes exhilarating boat ride, which is doable for children too, and it is one of the cheapest boat ride.

We would suggest you wear comfortable clothes but try to avoid flip-flops and wear water shoes as they have a stronghold against water. In dolphin package, we include Boat Safari, Sightseeing and for your safety lifeguards and life jackets are available so be stress-free.

Keep your tummy full before this expedition, as this will be a treat just for your eyes.

Duration: 45 Min

Cost: 300/ Adult

Operational Time/Season: October-May

Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

  1. Overnight Houseboat Cruise in Mandovi River Goa:

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Photo: Goa Tour Packages

If you are looking for a full-fledged houseboat, which consists of modern luxuries, you have landed at the right place. Houseboat cruise offers air-conditioned cabins. Total 3 cabins in upper deck and 3 in lower deck which can be booked in advance depending on your personalized need. Once you enter, forget the chaos inside your head and indulge yourself in house boating, bird watching crocodile point. As a traveler on your way back home, you will appreciate the stunning backwaters.

The overnight cruise starts from Britona Jetty, which is based in Panjim. Besides, from here, you will reach Mandovi River. Pick-up and drop is provided and a car will pick you up from your residence in and around North Goa. In addition, you can be worry-free after the trip, as you will get a drop.

Duration: Overnight Trip

Cost: 12,500/Couple/Twin Sharing

Operational Time/Season: October -April

Time: 4:00 PM – 11:00 AM (Next Morning)

  1. Yacht Packages in Goa:

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Photo by tripraja.com

Do you want to host a larger than life birthday party? Do you have plans to propose her in Bollywood style in the midst of panoramic scenary? Book a yacht on New Year eve or for any other occasion to spend a week on a yacht. All these might seem exclusive and super expensive, but in reality, it is not. Well, you can also enjoy amazing destinations like the Arabian Sea and the Mandovi River with their special creature, plantations, mangroves and much more to explore by our small but a luxury ship.

Rates can be decided during the enquiry depending on your unique needs for amenities inside the yacht. Rates will vary as per peak season during Christmas Eve (24/25 Dec) & New Year’s Eve (31Dec/1Jan) along with season surcharges. No pick and drop facility is offered in this tour package.

Duration: 2 hours

Cost: 2,500/Adult

Operational Time/Season: Throughout the year

Time: 11:00 AM – 4:00PM

  1. Party Boat Cruise:

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Photo: Tripraja.com

Goa without partying will leave you in guilt by the end of the day. So sign up for boat party cruises which is perfect for birthday bash, wedding reception, office parties, or even  if you wish to experience an exotic night life in Goa.

Party Boats promises seamless service, high-end staffs to serve you, authentic meals and different mediums for entertainment. And more importantly you don’t need to be penny-pinching as it is quite affordable.

Duration: 1 Hour

Cost: 4000/Adult

Operational Time/Season: Throughout the Year

Time:  3:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Wrap Up:

Sign in for a trip to Goa, book a cruise, explore the beauty of the sea, and appreciate it generously. What is Goa without food and drink? So treat yourself with authentic Goan lunch on the boat, complimentary but super delicious club sandwich with some authentically brewed beer.

This will be a promising voyage for you to explore the beauty inside you and outside. Just chill, sit back, travel, eat and drink. So go ahead and live life Goan Style.

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