16 Best Snorkeling Tours in Goa - 2020

Goa, the land of parties, shacks and beaches. A holiday in Goa is all about chilling on a beach shack. Well, it needn’t be! Goa is a kaleidoscopic mix of Indian and Portuguese cultures, with vivid and varied landscapes. It is a dream tourist destination with lush green forests captivating waterfalls, exotic wildlife, birds and the best snorkeling tours in Goa. The exquisite and classic architecture of the churches and chapels in Goa will leave you spellbound. Try the trademark Goan cuisine with spicy preparations of fish, prawns, lobsters and oysters. The state is known for its hippest parties and is a treat to visit Goa during the famous music festival ‘Sunburn’. However, the shimmering golden bountiful beaches are the main charm for tourists. Each beach has its own unique personality and reputation.

 

They cater to every kind of travel from the laidback Arambol to bustling Baga, from palm-fringed Palolem to hippie Anjuna. The waters of Goa are the hub of all water sports from the fun filled banana boat rides to gutsy water skiing. Scuba diving and snorkeling are the most popular activities to explore the unknown underwater world. Feast your eyes on the scintillating vivid colorful marine life in the Arabian Sea. Swim with the humpback dolphins on Grande Island. Step on colourful soft corals and admire the beauty of these natural wonders. Choose any one of the best snorkeling tours in Goa for a memorable vacation with friends or family. A holiday experience you never will forget.

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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.
It was so fun going for so many fun activities with family. Really enjoyed a lot. Specially the snorkeling part of the trip was a very nice experience.
11 January 2016
Excellent
Had an amazing experience during the trip. Went with may family and enjoyed alot. This was our first time we went for snorkeling and fishing. Snorkeling was easy, but fishing will take time for you to understand properly the functioning of the fishing rod.
Goa was always on my hitlist. All I needed was money (which I saved up somehow) and someone organizing the activities for me (Cheers to Thrillophilia!) These guys were attentive and friendly right from the start. The entire trip was pretty economical; thanks to the discounts they offered. Food was good. Snorkeling was crazy! Trained instructor. Everything was on time. I enjoyed every bit of it. The sight was beautiful. Would recommend to y'all. And, yes, the dolphins have my heart!
17 January 2016
Excellent
It was my life’s most memorable vacation, the most amazing thrill inside water where i played with dolphins, watching the famous Fort Aguada from the sea was an exciting experience for me.
02 March 2020
Excellent
Visited Goa for relaxing and had spent three days just relaxing at south goa beaches. We decided to have some fun and booked this tour on Thrillophilia. We got an instant confirmation and the trip was very well organized. The entire experience of snorkelling, swimming, eating barbeque, and the boat ride was great and the day was spent very well.
There are many activities in this package at a very reasonable price. We had pick-up and drop facilities as well. The snorkelling experience was fabulous and resting and relaxing at the beach with barbeque lunch was what made it perfect for us. Thanks, Thrillophilia.
11 March 2020
Excellent
We had so much during this half-day tour. During the boat ride, we had seen many fishes and goa had a great marine life as well as we had to witness amazing marine life during the snorkelling. The instructors were so helpful there.
Snorkelling with Grand Island Trip turns out to be more fun and exciting than what we had expected. Watching the dolphins was incredible and we are lucky to see them. Snorkelling was done under professional supervision, so we are not worried at all and the boat ride was fun and bumpy because of the high waves which were super exciting.
Snorkelling was on our bucket list for a long time and we visited Goa especially for it. Thrillophilia had the best and affordable snorkelling package available and our experience of snorkelling with them was amazing and we had so much fun.

People Also Ask About Snorkeling in Goa

  1. Which is the best place for snorkeling in Goa?

    Snorkeling is an exciting and renowned water-adventure in Goa and here is the list of some of the best places to go and try the activity.

    1. Grande Island:
    The Hansa beach here is the hub for all activities including snorkeling. You can get here from Dona Paula Beach from a short boat ride.

    2. Bogmalo Beach:
    This South Goan Beach is where a number of water-sports take place, snorkeling being one of them. The clear water and the marine life makes this place ideal for many water-activities.

    3. Monkey Beach:
    This hep destination in Goa offers an array of water-sports which includes snorkeling in the Arabian Sea. Take a dip into the sea to see the colorful marine life.

    4. Miramar Beach:
    This beach in Panjim is perfect for those who want to snorkel in quiet and peace. Besides, the beach has designated time-slots throughout the day for snorkeling and other water-sports and activities.

    5. Bat Island:
    This place offers the best snorkeling dives in Goa where you can witness the vibrant underwater world. Moreover, you can also spot dolphins here during the trip.
  2. Is Goa good for snorkeling?

    Yes. Goa is home to several beautiful beaches that are known for their water-sports and activities, snorkeling being one of the most popular among tourists. The Grande island, Bat island, Miramar Beach and Monkey beach are some of the best spots to snorkel.
  3. Is snorkeling in Goa safe for non swimmers?

    Yes. Non-swimmers can easily partake in snorkeling in Goa. You don't need any prior experience or skills, just being comfortable in water is required. Moreover, all snorkeling activities are done after a training session, with proper safety gears and under the supervision of the trained personnel.
  4. Can you drown while snorkeling?

    Yes. Although not a common causality, one is at a slight risk of drowning while snorkeling, if not comfortable with getting into water. That being said, if you are snorkeling under professional supervision with proper equipment and safety gear then you don't need to worry about any mishaps.
  5. What is the difference between snorkeling and scuba diving?

    Snorkeling as an activity requires one to swim near the water's surface, the snorkelers do not dive deep into the sea and get a glimpse of the underwater world with the help of a mask and a breathing tube known as a snorkel.

    While scuba diving is done by taking a plunge into the depths of the sea using a scuba, which is a self-contained underwater apparatus used for breathing.
  6. What is the actual cost of snorkeling in Goa?

    Snorkeling in Goa can cost one anywhere between 1000-2500 INR per person, depending on the diving location and vendors that you pick for this activity. Moreover, this cost covers - orientation, equipment, safety and the dive at one of the leading spots.
  7. What is the best time for snorkeling in Goa?

    The winter season or the months from November to February are ideal for indulging into water-sports, especially snorkeling. The weather during this time is nice and pleasant, as well as the marine life is also quite interesting to see around this time of the year.