Goa is the official holiday destination of India. Not only is it a paradise for beach lovers but it has a unique Portuguese setup that reflects through the deep-rooted culture, history, and architecture. Goa is just the one-stop destination to fulfill all your desires as you will find a variety of adventure sports, activities, beautiful and diverse market places, luxury hotels, resorts, spas, and everything that will make your holiday perfect.
There are endless things that you can do in Goa and that is why we are here with a list of adventure sports and activities that you must definitely try, when in Goa. So, take a look.
Parasailing is one of the most famous adventure sports in Goa. Your parachute is attached to a motorboat and when the boat swings in with full momentum, you feel like your flying like a bird.
- Cost: INR 1000 per person
- Duration: 5-10 Minutes
- Location: Calangute Beach
- Timing: 10: AM- 5:00 PM
If you are a fan of speed and thrill then this sport is just for you. Riding a water scooter through the blue waters of Goa, is like a dream come true and that is why you should not miss out on the opportunity of doing it.
- Cost: INR 200-300 per scooter
- Duration: About 20 minutes
- Location: Candolim Beach, Majorda, Dona Paula Jetty
- Timing: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Be one with the marine life underwater by diving deep into the waters of the Arabian Sea.
Try scuba diving in Goa for an experience of a lifetime. In fact, scuba diving is not merely a water sport it is also considered to be a way to meditate underwater.
- Cost: INR 1099 - 3499
- Duration: At least 30 minutes
- Location: Grande Island
- Timing: 07:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Windsurfing is a blend of both sailing and surfing and is again, one of the very famous sports around the north Goa region. And if you are facing any issues with the same you might join a surfing coaching for being a pro at this sport.
- Cost: INR 400-600
- Duration: 1-2 hours
- Location: Palolem, Colva, Dona Paula Beach, Calangute
- Timing: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Similar to parasailing, in this sport, a water ski is attached to a speed boat which is driven at high speed and the skiboard is made to follow.
- Cost: INR 500 - 1200
- Duration: 5-10 minutes
- Location: Mobor Beach, Rajbagh Beach, Candolim Beach, Calangute Beach
- Timing: 09:00 AM – 03:00 PM
White Water Rafting
Is an adventure sport that is loved by people across the country. This sport is easily doable and is less risky. Plus, it does not require a lot of training before actually taking up this sport. People who come with less time in hand, find white water rafting as one of their most favourite sports in Goa(visit these romantic diners in Goa).
- Cost: INR 1799 - 2499
- Duration: 2- 3 hours
- Location: Valpoi
- Timing: 09:30 AM – 02:30 PM
Some Other Activities To Try In Goa
- Trekking to the Dudhsagar waterfall
- Visit the Arvalem falls
- Visit the Salaulim dam
- Agauda Fort (a seaside fort in Goa)
- Wakeboarding and Kneeboarding
- Banana Boat Rides
- Kite Surfing
- ATV Biking
- Aqua Zorbing and Zoccer
So, do remember to try these activities to have a fun-filled vacation in Goa!
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