. Yatch in Goa

Yacht in GoaTo witness the beauty of the ocean and to relax & chill out in the peaceful surroundings of the Arabian Sea, experience a Yatch ride in Goa to collect some magical moments of your life. Goa has some of the best options to cruise on the Arabian Sea while enjoying activities like sun bathing, fishing, snoozing, dining & eating, and of course romancing. Some of the best Yatch trips are available at Miramar Beach, Candolim Beach, etc. However, if you are interested in going on a short boat river cruise, visit Mandovi River to get the best river cruise option.

Major destinations: Mandovi River, Mayem Lake, Miramar Beach, Candolim Beach, and Palolem Beach.

Best season: October to May

Essentials: Carry sunglasses, casual clothes ; and swim outfit.

2. Kneeboarding in Goa

Kneeboarding in GoaConsidered to be the modern cousin of water skiing and wakeboard, the ‘Kneeboarding’ is often used as a primary stage of learning hard-hitting water sports. This amazing water activity has recently gained popularity amongst the youths who simply like to indulge in soft water adventures at the beach side. A lot of agencies have started offering Kneeboarding classesto the tourists to help them explore the beach waters of Goa. The sport is referred to as Kneeboarding as the board used in this holds the knees of a person, making it even more exciting.

Major destinations: You can try Kneeboarding at Candolim Beach, Mobor Beach, and Rajbaga Beach.

Best season: Though Goa can be visited all through the year, yet the best season is from October to June.

Safety measure: To enjoy the activity make sure that you don’t get bogged down by the technicalities, alsothe sport does require some skills, and therefore should be carried out only by adults.

3. Kayaking in Goa

Kayaking in GoaDo you want to indulge in a water sport activity that is more calming than thrilling? If yes, then Kayaking is what you are looking for! This wonderful water sport is more of a peaceful trip than any hard-hitting water adventure that could takes you deep into the ocean. You can enjoy Kayaking while exploring the beauty of the Goan shores where you can move freely using a paddle and explore the Natural Ecosystem of Goa in the mangroves, mud-flats, backwaters, coves and mini bays. There are plenty of clubs in Goa that provides facilities like expeditions, picnics, day outings, moonlight kayaking, barbeques, Kayak races, river kayak festivals, etc. to the visitors.

Major destinations: Kayaking in Goa is popular along the South Goa beaches and at some beaches of the North Goa, including Palolem Beach, Dona Paula jetty, and Hollant Beach.

Best season: October to May

Safety tips: Always wear a life jacket, do not enter the deep sea, and avoid Kayaking during rain or when the sea is rough.

4. Wakeboarding in Goa

Wakeboarding in GoaOut of the so many water sports in Goa, one of the most budding water adventures is Wakeboarding. It is quite similar to Water Skiing in which the rider rides on a single board, towed behind the boat so one can glide through the waters. It is easy to perform compared to the other water sports, which require more focus on balance. It is one of the newest water sports, which is slowly being noticed by travelers who visit Goa from different parts of the country to indulge in water adventure activities. People are starting to prefer Wakeboarding to Water Skiing as it needs less speed and focus on balance; however, more winds are requiredin Wakeboarding as compared to other water activities.

Major destinations: Candolim Beach, Mabor Beach, and Rajbaga Beach.

Best season: October to May is the best season to visit Goa and undertake the activity of Wakeboarding.

5. Parasailing

Parasailing

If sky is where you feel at home then there is one must-do activity in Goa. Parasailing as the name suggests is sailing with the help of a parachute like canopy. You will be strapped with the chute and towed with a high speed jet ski. It is much easier than the other water activities in Goa and you get to experience the best of both worlds, air and water. Parasailing is thrilling at the same time, it can be liberating. An aerial view of Goa and its enchanting beaches while you sail across the Sea is something only this adventure sport can offer.

Major destinations: Dona Paula, Bogmalo, Majorda, Anjuna, Calangute, Colva, Candolim, Vagator

Best season: October to March

6. Paddleboarding in Goa

Paddle Boarding in GoaDon’t confuse this water sport with that of a simple surfboard. Paddleboarding may look as the easiest thing to do at first sight, but in reality it is one of the most difficult water adventure activities and requires a lot of strength to carry out, especially because you need to stand up with only one paddle in hand while canoeing. This activity is the latest addition to the list of most thrilling water sports in Goa, which is quickly growing in popularity. The sport was started by Thomas Edward Blake in the early 1930s. To start doing  Paddleboarding, one needs to be on their standing position or be on their knees to paddle and move forward in water and maintain balance throughout the ride.

Major destinations: Candolim Beach, Mabor Beach, and Rajbaga Beach.

Best season: October to May

7. Windsurfing in Goa

Wind Surfing in GoaWindsurfing is one of the most popular and widely-performed water sports inIndia, which is experienced by large numbers of tourists who visit Goato perform various water activities. It is hugely popular among foreign travelers who find it extremely thrilling and exciting. Windsurfing is performed on a windsurf board, which is around 2-4 meters long and is powered by the wind on a sail, attached to the windsurf board. To ride it perfectly one needs to gain a good balance on the board and should be able to move well to the changing wind directions.

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