Water Sports In Goa
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Water Sports, Goa
Watersports in Goa is a perfect activity for adventure lovers who land up in the state for a fun-filled vacation. There are several options for watersports to enjoy such as Windsurfing, Water Scooter, Scuba Diving, Water Skiing, Angling, Parasailing, Swimming, banana boat rides, and jet skiing, and many others. Calangute along with Sinquerim is considered the best beach for watersports in Goa.
Water Sports Activities In Goa
Beaches in Goa are not only famous for their pristine beauty but also for the thrilling water sports. Some of the worth-trying water sports in Goa are:
Scuba Diving and Snorkeling: Scuba diving and snorkeling are great adventures if you want to meet the exotic marine life and the vibrant coral reefs. One can enjoy these activities in Goa at Agatti Island, Grande Island, and Pigeon Island, and many other places.
Windsurfing: Windsurfing is yet another thrilling adventure that is worth the try in Goa. Calangute, Baga, and Candolim beach are considered the best beaches for windsurfing.
Parasailing: The view of the Arabian sea is just spectacular from the above and this can be witnessed while doing parasailing. One can enjoy parasailing during the months of October to May at places like Baga beach, Arambol beach, and Dona Paula.
Speedboat Scooter: One can enjoy a thrilling ride on these scooters at beaches like Candolim, Majorda, and many other beaches.
Banana Boat Rides: This is one of the most exciting adventures to try in Goa where a banana-shaped boat takes you in the middle of the water and then sprints you off the boat after which you need to climb to the boat all by yourself. One can enjoy this at beaches like Anjuna, Baga, Agonda, etc.
White Water Rafting: Other famous watersports in Goa is white water rafting. River Mandovi is a famous spot for rafting in Goa. Enjoy the adventure that lasts for a few minutes and stretches around 10 kilometers. The gushing water and rolling waves of River Mandovi are perfect for rafting.
Kayaking and Canoeing: Kayaking and Canoeing are yet another popular watersports in Goa. Paddle your boats in the serene and calm backwaters of Goa and admire the beautiful surroundings. The place also holds kayak races and festivals and is attended by many travelers around the world.
Water Skiing: Water skiing is another popular watersports in Goa. The thrilling and exciting water sport requires balancing technique and is not suitable for kids. The places that are famous for water skiing are Baga, Utorda, Calangute, Arossim, Mobor.
Kitesurfing: Kitesurfing is another challenging watersport and requires many techniques and practice. The places where kitesurfing can be tried are Morjim, Arambol, and Mondego Bay.
Some of the beaches that offer the best options for watersports in Goa include Grande Island, Palolem Beach, and Calangute Beach. But then again, for specific water sports, there are sometimes specific beaches that offer the best possible options. For instance, parasailing is best enjoyed at Vagator and Anjuna Beach, whereas for speed boating Baina Beach is the best option. Similarly, Baga Beach is great for wakeboarding, Candolim Beach is good for banana boat rides, Dona Paula Beach is best for windsurfing and Morjim Beach is best for kitesurfing. Make sure you find out which beach offers your favorite watersports before you make plans. Water sports in North Goa, especially at Calangute and Anjuna Beach, are far more popular and convenient than water sports in South Goa beaches.
When in Goa, indulging in watersports is something you just cannot miss out on, if you really want to get the feel of being in this little slice of paradise. You will be charged depending on the activity that you choose, but none of the activities are priced too high. Pick and choose the ones you want to indulge in, and get that much sought after an adrenaline rush.
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Water Skiing in Goa
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What watersports are available in Goa?
Is it safe to indulge in these watersports in Goa?
It is absolutely safe to indulge in watersports in Goa because only registered companies are allowed to offer their services here.
Which Goa beach has watersports?
The beaches that are famous for watersports in Goa are Miramar Beach, Palolem Beach, Candolim Beach, and Mobor Beach.
What should I wear for watersports in Goa?
Beachwear, shorts, cotton t-shirts, sunglasses, a hat, and carry a towel.
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