1. Yatch in Goa
To 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
Considered 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
Do 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
Out 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.