Goa is a small but beautiful state famous for its coconut trees, wine, clubs and beaches. Tourists from all over the world come here to enjoy their holidays. Goan beaches are a favorite holiday destination and has been a main attraction for people around the world since the 70’s hippy era.
Tourist visit Goa for sight seeing, hardcore partying and to enjoy the beautiful sandy beaches, at these beaches apart from relaxing & sun batting the main popular activity that visitors indulge in is water sports.
Also there are beautiful lakes and rivers in goa flowing through the western ghats, where backwater and adventure activities like river rafting, kayaking, houseboat cruise take place. At the beautiful Mayem lake one can enjoy Goas 1st bungee jumping service.
When you search “best water sport in India” Goa is what you get, water sports in Goa has become a popular activity all over India
When it comes to water sports in Goa, you name the activity and it will surely be available. There is a variety of activities here from backwater rafting to house boats to sea water sports.
This diversity is what makes Goa unique than other states, in Kerala you can enjoy backwater activities, in Andaman islands you can enjoy scuba diving, in Ladakh & Rishikesh you can indulge in river rafting, but why would you travel to all these places when you can come to Goa where you can enjoy all these activities at once.
Main reason why Goan beaches are famous in the world is the perfect shore lines, water conditions and climate which make it suitable for sea water sports activities like surfing, salling, skiing and more.
No worries, watersports in goa is completely safe as all types of safety standards are followed by the vendors, which includes
Currently in 2019 you can enjoy 25 activities in Goa at 17 different locations, new activities this year are jetlev flyer, water zorbing. Most famous of this locations are baga, calangue, candoli, vagator in north goa and colva, mobor, baina, palolem in south goa as these are close to the main cities like mapusa, panaji, margao and vasco da gama.
Here are activities and location
|1||Kneeboarding||Candolim Beach, Mobor Beach, cavelossim Beach||yes|
|2||Kayaking||Palolem Beach, Dona Paula, Bogmalo Beach, sal river, talpona river||no|
|3||Wakeboarding||Candolim Beach, Mobor Beach, talpona Beach||yes|
|4||Windsurfing||Dona Paula, Bogmalo Beach, Vagator Beach, Calangute, Colva, Palolem, Miramar, Baga Beach||yes|
|5||Scuba Diving||Grande Islands, St. George Island, Devagh Island, Pigeon Island, Netrani Islands||no|
|6||White Water Rafting||Mhadei River, Tilari River||no|
|7||Jet Skiing||Colva, Calangute, Candolim, Mobor, Miramar, Rajbaga beaches||no|
|8||Banana Tube Boat Ride||Calangute, Agonda, Candolim, Palolem, Miramar, Baga, Vagator, Anjuna||no|
|9||Parasailing||Dona Paula, Majorda, Anjuna, Bogmalo, Calangute, Colva, Candolim, Vagator||no|
|10||Flyboarding||Baina Beach, chapora river, Mobar Beach||yes|
|11||jet lev flyer||Dona Paula, chapora rive||yes|
|12||Bungee jumping||Mayen lake||no|
|13||Yachts And Cruises||Mandovi River, Mayem Lake, Miramar Beach, Candolim Beach, Palolem Beach||no|
|14||Water Skiing||Baga Beach, Candolim Beach, Calangute Beach, Arossim Beach, Mobor Beach, Utorda Beach||yes|
|15||Paddleboarding||Candolim Beach, Mobor Beach, ashwem beach, arambol beach||yes|
|16||Snorkelling||Suzy’s Wreck, Bat Island and Navy Island situated near Bogmalo, Grande Island||no|
|17||Speed Boating||Baga, colva, calangute, Britona Yacht Station||no|
|18||Kite Surfing||Vagator Beach, Baga Beach and Calangute Beach||yes|
|19||Dinghy Sailing||Bambolim, dona paula||yes|
|20||Water Zorbing||Umta Waddo (calangute) ,mayem lake||no|
|21||Ringo Ride||Baga Beach and Calangute Beach||no|
|22||Surf Boarding||Arambol Beach, Baga Beach, mandrem beach||yes|
|23||Sport Fishing||Dona Paula region, Mobor Beach, Sonalium||no|
|24||Winch Boat Parasailing||Mobor Beach||yes|
|25||Canyoning||Upper Sauri, palolem||yes|