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Best Cruises & Sailing Tours in Goa

Have an exciting vacation to Goa with breathtaking vistas of the sea and its famous attractions while sailing on a cruise. The best cruises and sailing tours in Goa are one of the most sought after activities which allows the tourists to have fun and adventure at the same time. With a number of cruises available like day cruise, river cruise and evening cruise, Goa has become a favorite destination to experience the thrill of this exciting activity. Along with sightseeing and cultural performances, cruises in Goa provides for a mesmerizing time spent with your family and friends. Witness the glorious sunrise and sunsets and enjoy the dance of dolphins as you sail down the beautiful backwaters of Goa.

 

Cruise sailing in Goa is not only perfect for honeymooners if you want to surprise your spouse with a romantic cruise dinner but also the best remedy to have fun with your family enjoying the lavish dinner galas. If you like the idea of staying in a house boat, then a cruise in Goa is one luxurious way to go about it and if one is looking to explore the traditional side of Goa then too a cruise never disappoints. You can also have fun with a casino cruise with fun filled games or just have a quiet day out on a river cruise down the beautiful river Mandovi in Goa. With a plethora of tourist attractions and the pristine beauty of the backwaters coming your way, a cruising experience in Goa seems to just what you need to escape from the chaos of city life. Wondering where to find the best tours which allow you to have fun as well as adventure with your loved ones in Goa? You have landed at just the right place to know about the best cruises and sailing tours in Goa.

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  Adventure Boat with Activities in Goa 3 Hrs ₹ 1600 5.0 star View Details
  Cruise Dinner at Mandovi River, Goa 3 Hrs ₹ 2124 4.0 star View Details
  Kayaking Experience in Goa's Baga Creek 1 Hrs ₹ 400 3.0 star View Details
  Dine and Dance at a Classic Houseboat, Goa 3 Hrs ₹ 1529 3.0 star View Details
  Grande Island Trip & Water Sports Combo, Goa 12 Hrs ₹ 3300 4.0 star View Details
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    Adventure Boat with Activities in Goa
    h3 Hours

    About the Activity:Start your adventurous day at around 10:00 AM and board at Panjim, Goa. Alternatively, you could get on the cruise at 2:30 PM.Witness coastal Goa like never before by indulging in this exciting luxury cruise that provides you with an unparalleled exper...

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    Cruise Dinner at Mandovi River, Goa
    h3 Hours

    About Mandovi river:Also known as lifeline of Goa, Mandovi river can be accessed by regions of old Goa. The river is flowing beautifully in major areas of the state and supports millions of lives economically and personally.About the Activity:- With the package, you can ...

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    Kayaking Experience in Goa's Baga Creek
    h1 Hour

    About Baga creek:Baga creek is a stretched tidal portion near the beach of Baga. This creek might be quite hidden from a huge population but offers multiple breathtaking views and clean water to its visitors.About the Activity:- Enjoy your time in a kayak which is a narr...

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    Dine and Dance at a Classic Houseboat, Goa
    h3 Hours

    About the Activity:- At Narvekar jetty, Britona, you will be hitting on-board and get ready for a perfect picture place dinner cruise. - You will be picked up from Calangute, Baga, Arpora, Candolim beach, based on your choices. Enjoy some of the delicious chicken, Manchu...

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    2029

    Cashback 500*

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    Grande Island Trip & Water Sports Combo, Goa
    h12 Hours

    About the Grande Island:A trip to Goa is incomplete if you have not visited this island where thousands of travelers just rush to every year for a perfect getaway. Located in mid-water, miles away from Goa, this island helps you in witnessing dolphins and is a pearl in i...

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    Cashback 1500*

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    Bat Island Trip with Watersports | Exclusive Combo in Goa
    h10 Hours

    About Bat Island:Famous for offering water activities, Bat Island is a few miles away from beach of Goa. The island is rigged with greenery and multiple flora and fauna which are worth to watch. Hence, Bat island is a dream come true to many of its visitors from all over...

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    Panaji
    h3 Hours

    About the Activity:Here comes an extensive adventurous trip for those ardent lovers of the turquoise waters of Goa. This trip mainly consists of multiple water sports satisfying both adults and kids equally.The adventure starts around 09:30 AM from Calangute and then the...

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    Panaji
    h4 Hours

    About the Activity:If you are planning a trip to Goa which promises adventure and thrill at its best, take this opportunity which is meant for families, groups of friends or couples.This is a boat trip at Miramar Beach in Panjim, Goa with two time slots; one is from 09:0...

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    1600


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    Panaji
    h8 Hours

    About the Activity:Arrive at the meeting point in Panjim and take a Catamaran Boat Towards Island. Spend your day doing various water activities and enjoying on the island. With high energy levels take a plunge into the plethora of activities that are offered and come ba...

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    Alto Porvorim
    h5 Hours

    About the Activity:Float on the chilled water of the Arabian Sea as much as you want, have the tranquillised views around and feel overjoyed. The topic of discussion is a yacht cruise on the tricky waves of the mighty sea.Four different private yachts luxuriously designe...

    Very Good 4.0
    38 ratings

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    12000


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    Panaji
    d1 Day n1 Night

    About the Activity:The beaches, adventure activities and the exciting nightlife of Goa are famous, but if you want to experience Goa in a different way you should try an overnight houseboat tour in Goa. Beautifully handcrafted houseboats fitted with all modern luxuries a...

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    34 ratings

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    15000


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    Panaji
    d1 Day

    About the Activity:Board on a cruise ship at Panjim for an invigorating day with your friends at the casino.Enjoy the beauty of the Arabian sea while you relax on the ship under the sun, see the historical Adil Shah's palace and fort Aguada.Engage yourself in some fun ga...

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    Panaji
    h2 Hours

    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 capaciti...

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  • h2 Hours

    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, S...

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    37 ratings

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  • h2 Hours

    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 cl...

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What You Should Know More About Cruises & Sailing in Goa

  • Q. Which beaches are famous for cruising in Goa?

    Following are some of the beaches and rivers famous for cruising in Goa:

     

    • Calangute
    • Miramar
    • Mandovi bridges
    • Chapora
    • Panjim

  • Q. What types of cruises are available in Goa?

    Goa is considered as one of the best locations for river cruising. There are cruises that cater to budget travellers as well as luxury travellers, so you can pick one according to your budget. Cruising in Goa can be categorised into the following types:

    • Luxury Cruise: This ship has all things luxury. It is no less than a 5 star hotel and you can also book an overnight stay at this cruise.
    • Private Cruise: These cruises are booked for private groups and parties. It has exclusive entry and needs to be booked quite in advance.
    • Casino Cruise: These are cruises that have a casino inside it. These usually have a fixed start and end point and stop in the middle of sea for a fixed number of hours.

     

    There are some other cruises classified by Goa tourism in the categories of:

    • Sundown: These cruises get lit just during and after sunset. These are mainly famous amongst nature lovers and photography enthusiasts.
    • Sunset: Embrace dusk in the most enchanting way by taking up a ride in a sunset cruise. It is affordable and offers mesmerising views.
    • Dinner: These cruises are specially arranged to give people an offbeat- off-shore dining experience. Because dining onshore in quiet mainstream.
    • Backwater Thrills: These cruises sail across the backwaters of Mandoviriver, as well as through the islands of Chorao and Divar.

  • Q. What is the price of cruises in Goa?

    There are a range of entertaining hour-long cruises that operate in Goa. The rates of these cruises vary in nature. Every cruise has an entry rate that is separate on weekdays and weekends. Except for the entry fee, you have to take care of other expenses like food and drinks inside the cruise.

    The entry fees for different cruises are different. The minimum cost being at least INR 200 to 300 and the maximum ranging upto INR 2000 to 3000 on weekdays. You can add an additional INR 500 to calculate the entry fees on weekends.

  • Q. Are there any romantic cruises for couples?

    Yes, there are many romantic cruises available exclusively for couples. These usually start from a range of INR 5000 and may or may not be inclusive of foods and drinks. Mostly, they have packages inclusive of welcome drinks, wine and dessert and rest can either be pre-booked or can be as per the a la carte.

    These cruises usually have dance and musical performances for entertainment. They are beautifully lit to create the magical ambiance of romance and a special arrangement for dining is also organised for couples.

  • Q. Are there any casino cruises in Goa? What is the cost of a casino cruise?

    Yes, there are quite a few casino cruises in Goa. Some of those are:

    • Casino Pride
    • Deltin Royale
    • DeltinJaqk
    • DeltinCaravela

    The entry fees to any of these floating casinos start at INR 1500 on weekdays and INR 2500 on weekends.

  • Q. Where can we go for houseboat cruises in Goa? What is the cost of a houseboat cruise?

    There are a number of houseboats to choose from in Goa. Some of the places where you can go for the perfect houseboat cruise experience are:

    • Chapora river
    • Mandovi river
    • John’s houseboat in Goan backwaters
    • Santa Lucia

     

    The cost for these houseboat cruises for an overnight stay, starts at a minimum of INR 8000 and can go on to approximately INR 30000 per night.

  • Q. Are there any party cruises in Goa?

    Most of the cruises are organized with an aim of providing pure entertainment but there are a few cruises that arrange exclusive parties; youth being their major audience. There are quite a few party cruises in Goa as it is heavily visited by young crowd.

    Party cruises can be hired to throw a private party in an enclosed group. The booking of this should be done well in advance as they are booked and reserved, especially during the peak season from October to February.

  • Q. Which are some luxury cruises in Goa?

    When we say luxury, we don’t imagine anything lesser than 5 star hotels. Not only does Goa have such luxurious hotels but also has luxurious cruises. These cruises have mega arrangements and are organised for keeping in mind factors like style, richness and elegancy. Some of the luxury cruises in Goa are:

    • Casino Pride
    • Deltin Royale
    • DeltinJaqk
    • DeltinCaravela
    • Santa Monica
    • Rediscovery Cruise
    • Champions Yacht Club
    • Lost Paradise

  • Q. How difficult is it to learn sailing?

    Learning the art of sailing can appear to be a tricky task. But enhancing a few skills can make you a great sailor. You typically need to understand three aspects of sailing.

    • You must be able to tell which way the wind’s blowing. For a better understanding, sailboats have gadgets to help you.There is wind vane at the top of the mast and ribbons or yarns tied in the rigging that show wind direction
    • Steering accurately. Though this doesn’t take long to learn, you may take time to understand and implement this.
    • You must learn to identify when a sail is properly trimmed.

  • Q. What activities are done on a cruise?

    A cruise ride comes with a number of entertainment factors. There are musical, dance performances organised by the company to keep people on board engaged. A variety of food and drinks are served to take care of your hunger needs. Similarly, several games may also be organised for crowd engagement. Other than this, usually cruises have a dance floor where you can drop your hair down and groove to the beats of the DJ. Casino Cruises have casino games that keep people occupied and entertained.

  • Q. Are there any personal yacht tours in Goa?

    Yes, there are personal yacht tours available in Goa. They can be hired by couples looking to spend some quality time or a group wanting to arrange a private party or get together. These yachts run in the Arabian Sea or backwaters of various Goan rivers. The costs of a personal yacht is much higher than that of a common one but comes with many advantages like having your own time and space. The starting range of personal yachts is INR 15000 per night.

  • Q. What type of cruises are available in the Mandovi River?

    The following types of cruises can be availed in MandoviRiver:

    • Luxury Cruise

    Entry fee- approximately INR 2000 on weekdays

     

    • Private Cruise

    Rate per night- approximately INR 10000 on weekdays

     

    • Houseboat Cruise

    Rate per night- approximately INR 10000 on weekdays

     

    • River Cruise

    Entry fee- approximately INR 500 to 700 on weekdays

     

    • Sunset Cruise

    Entry fee- approximately INR 150 on weekdays