15 Best Cruises In Goa: Starting Just @ ₹ 450 Only!

Cruises in Goa


Cruises in Goa includes Houseboat Cruise, Dinner Cruise in Goa, Casino Cruise in Goa, Backwater Cruise, Catamaran Cruise, River Cruise in Goa, Deltin Royale Casino Cruise, Casino Pride Cruise and many other amazing cruises.

One of the best ways to enchant yourself with the beauty of this tropical paradise is to go on a cruise. The fun filled, hour long activity sailing down the river provides a magical experience for an adventure trip. Enjoy the mesmerizing events of sunrises and sunsets sparkling the sky or go for an adventure in backwaters of Goa on a cruise.

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The experience of cruising is unparalleled to any other adventure activity in Goa. This city offers both river and sea cruises and you may also like the idea of staying in a Houseboat for a unique adventure. There are amazing cruise tours in Goa that are filled with fun and amusement as there are professional troupes indulging you in traditional dances of the city.

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Being one of the best activities, you should not forget putting a cruise tour in your itineraries when travelling to Goa. To allow yourself the treat of navigating through the tranquil backwaters and thrill of marine exploration, a cruise in Goa does the trick. To find out the best cruises, scroll up for our handpicked selection.

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Houseboat Cruise

Houseboat Cruise

Indulge yourself in a unique experience for a memorable day with a houseboat cruise in Goa. The cruise starts from Chapora Fort that dates back to the sixteenth century. The cruise offers glimpses of the nearby villages, churches and farms adding a rustic feel to this experience. The centuries old temples and churches are a sight to remember charming all the tourists on the cruise.  

Relax with a drink and enjoying the natural wonders on Goan backwaters for an unforgettable experience. As you sail away from the Goan backwaters heading towards the ocean, you can spot astounding dolphins swimming in synchronicity with the floods of the unblemished Goan waters. The cruise also allows having a try at fishing and an excellent trip for bird watchers.

While you enjoy the spectacular views of the surroundings on the houseboat treat yourself with a unique fusion of Goan cuisine. To experience this activity better, we recommend you to take up the upper deck of the house boat for an astonishing vista of Chapora River on your cruise.

You can choose from sunrise trip, sunset trip, backwater tours, fishing trip using a houseboat and or an overnight tour on a houseboat in Goa. 

Timings:
1:00 pm to 4:30 pm

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Dinner Cruise in Goa

Dinner Cruise in Goa

If a grand dinner enjoying the breathtaking vistas of Goan landscape is on your itinerary, then a Dinner Cruise tour in Goa is the best way to experience the same. Indulge in various activities in Goa including the amazing dance forms like Dekhni and Fugdi as you move forward from the Jetty in the Santa Monica to river Mandovi.

The dinner journey sneaks past the excellent Adil Shah Palace (the late spring royal residence of Sultan). The voyage at that point pushes forward past the frontier structures, past the promenade towards the Miramar shoreline and after that moving back to the shoreline of Vetem and Betem and afterward to Santa Monica Jetty.

It could be a highlight of your entire vacation as you traverse the waters of River Mandovi away from the din of the city in the most tranquil setting. It also provides a great opportunity to relax with friends and family by engaging in dance and other entertainment activities on this cruise in Goa. The delicious buffet and complimentary beverages will make your day count as you go cruising on the Mandovi River.

Timings:
From 8:30 pm (Wednesdays and Saturdays)

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Casino Cruise in Goa

Casino Cruise in Goa

To enjoy a gaming experience amidst the pleasant landscape of Mandovi river in Goa, board on a cruise ship at Panaji for a refreshing day at the casino cruise in Goa. Cruise tours in Goa offers the mesmerizing vistas of Arabian Sea and you can revisit the historical remnants of Goa, most prominent being the Adil Shah's palace and Fort Aguada as you relax under the sun. Casino Cruises in Goa are best cruises in the country.

The casino in Goa engages the tourists in a lively experience with games like American Roulette, Blackjack, Rummy, Stud Poker, Baccarat, Pontoon, and Flash. The cruise also offers refreshments on the group tour when you board the cruise. Other features of this activity include an entertainment night, delicious dinner and amazing performances by professional groups.

The singing, dancing and other activities are a great way to enjoy with friends and family. The high energy casino cruise is surely one of the most fantastic ways to catch a glimpse of vibrant Goa on your vacation.

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Backwater Cruise

Backwater Cruise

Sail along the Mandovi lined banks, Old Goa and the islands, Chorao, and Divar on a backwater cruise when travelling in Goa. The cruise in Goa is also popularly called Shantadurga in Goa carrying about 150 passengers on one trip. The five-hour long tour is an opportunity to indulge in various entertainment activities and relish a fantastic time.

Seeing bottomless greenery, colossal angling nets, dolphins, sparkling water, thick mangroves and even crocodiles sunning at the narrows anticipates you on this amazing cruise in Goa. The voyage stops at a Spice Garden at Savoi/Keri where you could learn spice production and the distillation process.

Another specialty here is the juice of cashew apples which are utilized to make Goan urak/feni. Also, be prepared for a short elephant ride at this Spice garden. Further on, tourists can appreciate the Goan food served traditionally on a banana leaf. Returning back on the voyage, you can invigorate your spirit with the panoramic sight of the city.

The journey likewise goes through Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary at Chorao Island which is a paradise for avid bird watchers.

Timings:
9:30 am to 4:00 pm (Tuesdays and Fridays)

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Catamaran Cruise

Catamaran Cruise

Experience the native Catamaran cruise on a country raft and beat the surf in a casual style while sailing on a cruise in Goa. Also called Hobby Cats, Catamaran boats are acclaimed for their vivid banana-shaped structures. They are designed in order to work without the use of daggerboards. And owing to their uniquely shaped hulls, Catamaran boats can operate in the sea without any kind of difficulty.

Thus Catamaran cruising is becoming a popular activity among the most well-known water activities in Goa. It is an extremely relaxing activity, much like customary cruising, which is all the more a laid back leisurely activity than water sports.

You can appreciate the normal excellence of the Goan beaches and the Arabian Sea and the relaxed pace of the catamaran is a great experience to enjoy the joyful climate of Goa. Benaulim, Dona Paula, Calangute, Colva, and Utorda are the major Goan beaches for Catamaran cruising in Goa. The best time to partake in Catamaran cruising in Goa is between the months of October to May.

Timings:
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

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Mandovi River Cruise in Goa

Mandovi River Cruise in Goa

Sail around the wonderful river Mandovi from the Santa Monica jetty in Panaji whilst enjoying the incredible views of the. You will be greeted with music and folk dance performances as you sail down the river. The performances are followed by a live band and DJ which light up the room with their vibrant music.

A river cruise in Goa is also a great way to enjoy the sunset as the sky brilliantly lights up with hues of orange. Another spectacular sight you will be privileged to witness when you are on this cruise is the Adil Shah Palace, one of the first buildings in Goa but a piece of beauty till now.

Then the cruise takes you past the old colonial buildings in Promenade, Mormugao Port and Fort Aguada revisiting the history and heritage of the city. The cruise tours in Goa will give a great experience for people of all ages, men, women, and children. The cruise will be an hour-long activity where you can enjoy a vacation in Goa like a true Goan.

Timings:
From 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

07

Deltin Royale Casino Cruise

Deltin Royale Casino Cruise
Deltin Royale is a definitive Indian Casino to pay a visit for experiencing a universe of opulence in Goa. Enjoy the dazzling premises, each of which is inventively intended to offer an air of a rich way of life. The cruise is a buzzing affair with entertainment activities all the way from international dancers to comedy club shows, instrumental live performances to rock music bands.

Keeping you enthralled throughout, the Deltin Royale is definitely one of the most fantastic casino cruises in Goa. The lavish Vegas Restaurant offers a savoring buffet in multiple cuisines and the Whisky Lounge is a premier lounge hosting some of the most exquisite collection of Single Malts along with a rare collection of cigars.

The Skybar offers some of the most tantalizing cocktails while you enjoy the majestic view of Mandovi river under the brilliantly lit night sky. And when you are here, you can indulge yourself in the thrill and action a variety of games at the casino. The popular games organized here are Texas Hold’em Poker, American Roulette, Indian Flush(Teen Patti), Blackjack, Baccarat, Money Wheel, Casino War, etc.

Timings:
24 hours a day, seven days a week

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Casino Pride Cruise

Casino Pride Cruise

One of the best premium floating casinos, Casino Pride is a luxurious cruise for an Indian traveler looking for great gaming experience. With a great range of Indian and international games, the award winning casino is a wonderful place to try your luck. With a plethora of events and tournaments, the casino cruise in Goa is always a vibrant setting for tourists travelling in Goa.

There are about 40 gaming tables plus slot machines attracting the Indian high rollers. The gaming setting is spread over 30,000 square feet, with a 10,000 square foot Weather Deck. Located on the Mandovi, the experience on Casino Pride is exhilarating with the beautiful vistas of the river and the city of Panaji.

The banquet and buffet offer delectable food and the bar is known for its lively ambience. The setting boasts of luxury and comfort with live entertainments and special kids zone to keep the children entertained. It is one of the best places to visit in Goa for a simple gambling experience as the casino offers big poker tournaments and has Bollywood-style live acts.

Timings: 24 hours a day, seven days a week

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Champagne Breakfast Cruise in Goa
  • 2H
  • 2H
₹28,000
About the Activity:
  • Indulge yourselves in a breakfast served with champagne or sparkling wine while cruising aboard a yacht.
  • Welcome the day in style aboard the many luxury yacht options on the offing here.
  • Enjoy the endless sights of the vast Arabian Sea, and revel in a classy breakfast perfect for corporate meetings.
  • The liberating salty breeze is all set to greet you on this concept breakfast, which is still new in many countries.
  • This tour is a customized tour and can be availed at your convenience.
  • Various Amazing Yachts such as Catamaran, Majesty 44, Ciao Bella, Fair Line Diamond, Sea Ray 290 are available
  • Speed of the Yacht various between 12-24 knots depending on the yacht.
  • Each Yacht has a Stereo Music System, Refrigerator, Toilets, Deck and some yachts have A/C Bedrooms and Living Rooms as well.

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Luxury Cruise with Gala Dinner in Goa
  • 2H
  • 2H
₹28,499
About the Activity:
  • Cruise away into the night in a state-of-the-art luxury yacht, and with dinner on board!
  • The cruise itself is a treat, passing through some of the most beautiful spots of Goa.
  • Various Yachts such as Catamaran, Majesty 44, Ciao Bella, Fair Line Diamond, Sea Ray 290 are available.
  • Speed of the Yacht various between 12-24 knots depending on the yacht.
  • Each Yacht has a Stereo Music, Refrigerator, Toilets, Deck and some yachts have A/C Bedrooms and Living Rooms as well.
  • Setting itself apart from the many banal activities in Goa, this yachting experience is truly unmissable. 
  • Dinner will be served in Grand Style with both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options available!
  • Sunbathe aboard the yacht of your choice before spending a few magical moments to cherish forever.
  • Conclude this exciting tour after a minimum of 2 hours and head back home with lots of memories.
  • This tour is a customized tour and can be availed at your convenience.
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Personal Cruises in Goa
  • 2H
  • Panjim
  • 2H
  • Panjim
₹28,499
About the Activity:
  • Romance with your beloved and chill-out in the Arabian Sea on one of the best honeymoon cruises in Goa!
  • Enjoy an endearing time aboard the hired yacht on this exclusive yachting experience sans other people.
  • These yachts are available in various capacities, and can be rented for the celebration of special occasions like anniversaries, birthdays, weddings, romantic dinners and others.
  • Here is the best possible opportunity for some much-needed personal time, which has proven to be a favourite among couples. 
  • Various Amazing Yachts such as Catamaran, Majesty 44, Ciao Bella, Fair Line Diamond, Sea Ray 290 are available.
  • Each Yacht has a Stereo Music System, Refrigerator, Toilets, Deck and some yachts have air- conditioned bedrooms and living rooms as well.
  • End this trip after 2 hours. This tour is a customized tour and cab be availed at your convenience.
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Private Party on Free Spirit Cruise in Panjim
  • 1H
  • 1H
₹70,000

About the Activity:

  • Take a break from the crowded beaches of Goa and embark on an amazing luxury private cruise that provides you with an unparalleled experience.
  • This sophisticated and luxurious cruise is specifically designed for bachelorette parties, anniversaries, birthday parties etc.
  • Get a chance to explore the amazing Free Spirit Cruise of 39.37 ft with 4 air-conditioned rooms and 4 washrooms.
  • Free Spirit Cruise has a Panoramic view with elegantly designed timber flooring.It can accommodate 25 guest at a time.
  • The yacht provides 4 bedrooms with wi-fi facility, music system with Bluetooth, LED TV and mobile charging facilities.
  • The upper deck has a bar and a restaurant and a viewing gallery.
  • Enjoy some refreshing moments while sipping your champagne and lose yourself in chilled out party session while cruising through high waters.
  • This tour is a customized tour and can be availed at anytime during the day.
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Island Cruises in Goa
  • 2H
  • Panjim
  • 2H
  • Panjim
₹14,446
About the Activity:
  • Embark on what is possibly the most scenic cruise in Goa, into the breathtaking Arabian Sea.
  • Choose a private yacht or simply speedboat into the sea for an exciting foray into snorkeling and speargun fishing!
  • Languish in the clear waters, even as you swim and snorkel to admire the sheer vibrancy of underwater coral and marine life.
  • Choose from a range of yachts for a day packed with exhilaration.
  • End this tour after 2 ours feeling refreshed and head back home with lots of memories.
  • This tour is a customized tour and can be availed at your convenience.
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Island Cruise through Dona Paula Jetty and Biana Beach, Goa
  • 6H
  • 6H
₹2,000 ₹1,800

About the Activity:

Take a break from the crowded beaches of Goa and embark on an amazing Island cruise that provides you with an unparalled experience.

Spend your day swimming with dolphins, snorkeling in the pristine waters and fishing in the clear waters while relishing the beachside beauty of this virgin island.

Enjoy scrumptious barbeque lunch along with friends and family post your fishing and snorkeling adventure under the guidance of trained experts.

NOTE:

North Guests: 09:00 AM – 03:00 PM 

South Guests: 10:00 AM – 02:00 PM

Meal Types: Barbeque Lunch

Activities: Fishing, Swimming and Snorkelling.

Difficulty Level: Easy

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Sunset Charter Cruise Experience
  • 2H
  • North Goa
  • 2H
  • North Goa
₹9,500
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About the Activity:

Sunsets are one of the most beautiful moments in a day, and to see one over the sea is a whole different experience. And if you wish to see the sunrise in Goa on a boat of your own so you can enjoy the quiet moment on your own, this charter boat helps you in achieving exactly that.

Spend the amazing sunset moment on your own boat while gliding on the waves of the Arabian Sea, just off the west coast of India. With a capacity of 16 people to come on board at once, the cruise boat also has a proper safety team, equipment and protocols to ensure that your experience isn't marred by any bad memory, and the only thing you take back with you is the picture-perfect scene of a sunset on the seas.

Anyone from infants to the senior citizens can enjoy this package of a charter cruise as you glide towards the amazing sunset, starting from Morjim and back to Morjim. The boarding point will be the Chopdem Jetty on the Chapora River.
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Simply WOW!! Quite a thrillophilic journey with immensely warm hospitality, perfect planned schedules and of course amazing travel. As planned we were picked up @7 in the morning and were taken to the falls which happens to be around 100 kms. Bus they provide are very comfortable and AC will also be sufficient to beat the heat of sultry Goa. We also covered a landmark church of Goa enroute. They will give you around 15 20 mins to get that holy feel. Once we reached the venue we were given time to have breakfast, meanwhile the guide arranged tickets for the whole group and settled us up in the bolero which takes you from there further. It was again a Splendid journey of 45 mins through mahavir national park where you will cross several streams also. Pure off roading and adventurous experience. From the parking u have to walk for 5 mins to finally reach the destination which, you undoubtedly will feel deserving enough to have travelled for. Such a sublime scene and cool clear water with fishes around you will quench all the tiredness you might have had after traveelinh to several beaches. You get around 1.5 hours in total after final parking out of which for bathing you will get around 45 mins. Caution : please travel with good non slippery shoes as the rocks are too slippery and carelessness might get fatal. No worries though, you wont drown as they will provide you with life jackets so a good news for non swimmers. Post bath again you will be taken back and be served with complimentary lunch in goan style which is quite palatable. Then a short spice plantation tour followed by a return drop to the reapective pick up points. The trip will end in North Goa around 6 evening. ps : If you have time on your goa trip, do visit this place and thrillophilia is definitely a good option to consider coz it will wave off your trip organisational headache.
03 February 2020
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Superb cycling experience, it was just the 3 of us including the guide and we were able to complete the trip real fast. The bird sanctuary is where we took most of the pics. We went off road through the forest area as well and we could find the railway lines located there. Couple of steep ups and downs which made cycling challenging. The total distance would be 30 kms. Best I've ever cycled
An unforgettable experience for me. For the first time got a chance to get into snorkeling and see the marine life. Thanks alot guys for an amazing experience.
12 December 2015
Excellent
A well planned and executed sightseeing trip. Good for family tourists like us. We visited some of the famous beaches and churches of Goa. It was nice experience overall.
06 December 2019
Excellent
Goa is famous for its beaches and its parties but amid all the chaos of Goa, this is one soul-soothing experience. This a must-do activity and should be part of any goa itinerary. A 01-hour long cruise journey will give you immense memories.
One from the bucket list !! Scuba was always in my bucket list and finally, the wish came true! I am so glad that I got connected with Team Thrillophia. I was visiting Goa for the first time and so does this coordination for Scuba Diving. The whole journey was made so comfortable by the team, it is truly applaudable. Be it the pick-n-drop or providing guidelines or having fun with the crea and other riders, everything was impeccable!! Thrillophia is quintessential for those who love adventures !!
19 March 2020
Excellent
I decided to try out bungee jumping during our trip in Goa. once we got there. the staff was pleasant and very accommodating. My friend was a lil bit nervous but the staff reassured her that it was completely safe and hella fun. Overall it was a nice experience, a must-try activity in Goa.
19 March 2020
Excellent
Amazing activity to do in Goa really loved it, this was the best adventure I have done in my life so far. Thank Thrillophila for such an incredible experience.
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Excellent
"enjoyed a lot"
"awesome. enjoyed a lot"

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