Goa a perfect celestial home for the wanderlust traveler, an idle place for adventure lovers. Also known as Konkan the city is perched on the coastal area of Western India and is famous for some of the finest beaches in the world. It showcases the widespread golden sand beaches trimmed with perfect palm fringes lines offering a vista full of natural splendors to its visitors.
fabulous beaches, ancient churches, Goa is also a major halt for water
sports. Para sailing, yachting, windsurfing, and deep sea diving are some of
the more popular water sports facilitated by the Government of Goa.
In addition to this awesome Goa has exhilarating activities to offer - you
can indulge in a dazzling shopping at any one of Goa's numerous and
resplendent bazaars always buzzing with activities that are stocked with a
erotic varieties of artifacts, spices, fany (wine from cashew nuts), delve
in thrilling nightlife, eating joints, Rave Parties and lot more.
Adventure beckons the zest of life in Goa- the crusade to indulge in the
extraordinary activities and the craving to rendezvous challenges gives the
adventure lovers the passion to make a sojourn to rediscover and rejuvenate
oneself with Goa. Besides its accessibility through airways from all parts
of the country, it can also be approached through waterways from Mumbai- a
Adventure Activities in Goa
Goa's beach sports offer the adventure enthusiast such astounding and
rejuvenating opportunities that nothing can be more enchanting than a
stimulating sport on the warm silver sand, followed by a cool dip in its
One can enjoy the games like beach basketball or the slower and easier
beach volleyball, also indulging in creative skills like building of
sandcastles in the sand. The silvery sands, the palm grooves and the tides
are tantalizing comrades that make any kind of beach activity in Goa a
gratifying and most striking encountering.
Goa is also blessed with wide and extensive, breathtaking rivers and scenic
lakes that makes it a prefect site for long and enchanting river cruises.
River cruises have progressed as a major tourist attraction and is also
giving a raise to the industry of tourism.
There are number of options available for the river cruiser - daytime,
sunset or moonlit river cruises. Your cruiser can also be clubbed with other
adventure activities like a crocodiles or dolphin spotting cruise giving
your a awesome panorama of sea beauty.
For vacation holidays water sports are one of the thrilling options
available in Goa. Surfing, snorkeling, jet-skiing, boogie boarding, scuba
diving, water-skiing, parasailing, windsurfing, and deep sea fishing are
just some of the water sports that one can indulge in.
Most of the windsurfing trainers and experts consider Dona Paula Bay to be
a prefect location for the novice.
Other most popular aquatic sports in Goa are a swishing ride on a water
scooter or a speedboat at Dona Paula or a leisure cruiser on the scenic
Mayem Lake on a paddleboat.
Water sports like scuba diving off Grand Island or paragliding are
available at Arambol beach or Bogmalo beach. One should indulge in these
sports, under the guidance of experts and professionals.
Snorkeling, however, is a much easier activity when compared to Scuba
Diving. This adventure sport allows a tryst with submarine world and enjoys
its splendor without going much deeper into the sea, all you require is a
dip. Snorkeling a preferred family activity and children's first love.
Dinghies are available for hire at the Cidade de Goa and the Taj Holiday
Village. These 15-odd feet long crafts carry 3 to 4 people conveniently and
is gaining tremendous popularity now days in Goa.
Freak our Activities
Most leisure and thrilling activity of Goa lies in its Casinos, with
popular games like roulette, blackjack, baccarat and craps. The casinos are
an amalgamation of urbane elegance and generous local warm reception. Try
out fate in the casinos scattered all across Goa - the stately charm of Las
Vegas or in Caravella.
Rave parties are life of Goa- full of dance, music and jest, and can be
engaging pass times for tourists. These parties are organized every night
around the time of New Year and Christmas, and are under strict control ever
since Goa Tourism took over the charge to promote market tourism over
peregrinator in Goa.
Besides adventure through water sports and exciting party, Goa's attraction
also lies in its ancient churches and cathedrals built during 16th to 17th
century AD at Old Goa with their great architectural splendor. Some of the
famous churches of Goa are- Se Cathedral, Convent & Church of St.,
Francis of Assisi, The Church of St. Alex and much more.
Dabolim is the main entry point for Goa situated at a distance of around
29-km from Panaji. Indian Airlines has direct flights from Delhi and Mumbai
daily. Air India also flies to Goa.
You can take trains from Delhi -1,874 km, Mumbai -490km, and Bangalore -430
km to reach Goa with ease. Taxis and motorcycle taxis can be hired from the
railway station to reach the desired destinations. Goa, Maharashtra, and
Karnataka state transport corporations operate from the Kadamba bus stand at
Panaji to all the main parts of India.
Goa can also be approached through water cruiser, Frank Shipping operates a
boat service between Mumbai and Panaji.