Time Required : 1-2 hrs (Depending on the activites chosen)
Entry Fee : Parasailing: INR 600 - INR 1000 per ride,
Jet-Skiing: INR 1000 for 15 minutes,
Banana Boat and Bumpy Rides: INR 300 for 15 minutes
Timings : Daytime, Closed during Monsoons
Water Sports in Goa have always seen its fare share of excited tourists and adventure seekers. The beach capital of India enjoys a long and uninterrupted coastline with relatively calmer waves and even sea floors. While water sports in Goa can be enjoyed at any one of the beaches in the north or the south, they are more popular and draw huge crowds at Baga, Calangute, Benaulim, Candolim, and nearby beaches. While here, you can choose from a number of water sports activities such as kneeboarding, kite surfing, snorkelling, parasailing & paragliding, diving, kayaking and many more. If you prefer so, you can engage in your preferred activities through quite a few vendors of these water sports on the beach. Alternately, you can also engage in your favorite activities through a number of licensed water sports package operators such as Atlantis Water Sports, Aqua Sports Goa etc. The cost of these packages ranges between INR 2000 to 4000 or more, based on the activities chosen.
You need not worry about being a pro at adventure and having a lot of training or experience because water sports in Goa have been devised to cater to every traveller's need. You can be a complete newbie and still experience the adventure of a lifetime, or you can be a pro and yet manage to get the most fun out of these experiences. There are numerous water sports operators in Baga, Calangute, Benaulim and Colva beaches. Try paragliding in Anjuna or Arambol beach.
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Activities offered : Motorboat, Water scooter, pedal boats, paragliding, Windsurfing, Dinghy Sailing, Scuba Diving, Water Skiing, Angling, Parasailing, Water Scooter, Swimming, Bumper Ride, Banana Ride, Snorkeling, Speed Boat, White Water rafting, Yatch Sailing, Knee boarding, Kayaking, Wake boarding, Paddle Boarding,
Cost of Activity : Starts at Rs. 1600 including equipment, depending upon the kind of activity.
Currents : Range from calm waters to strong, depending upon the tides and the dive site
Difficulty Level : Easy-Medium
Nearest Airport : Near Panjim
Nearest Railhead : Vasco Da Gama, Madaon
Nearest road city : Panjim
Region : Arabian Sea
Time required : 4-5 days if you want to try out all the different sports
Water Temperature : 26 deg C to 33 deg C
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