Goa and Adventures both are co related to each other. If you are in Goa and not did adventures things than it is waste of time and trip.
Below are list of Adventures and activities you can do in Goa trip:
|No.||Adventure Activity||About the Activity||Timings||Location||Nearby Attractions||Recommendations|
|1||Scuba Diving||Explore underwater marine life, coral reefs, and shipwrecks in the Arabian Sea.||Varies with operators||Various beaches and islands||Grande Island, Agatti Island||Choose a certified diving school and go for a guided dive to experience the vibrant marine ecosystem.|
|2||Parasailing||Soar above the sea while harnessed to a parachute, enjoying panoramic views of the coastline.||9 AM – 6 PM||Multiple beaches||Water sports, beachside shacks||Capture the stunning aerial views with a waterproof camera for memorable photos.|
|3||Jet Skiing||Ride powerful jet skis across the waves of the Arabian Sea for an adrenaline-pumping experience.||9 AM – 6 PM||Multiple beaches||Parasailing, banana boat rides||Wear proper safety gear and follow instructions provided by the operators for a safe and fun ride.|
|4||Banana Boat Rides||Ride a banana-shaped boat towed by a speedboat, providing thrills and spills over the waves.||9 AM – 6 PM||Multiple beaches||Jet skiing, parasailing||Hold on tight and be prepared to get wet for a playful and enjoyable experience.|
|5||Flyboarding||Strap on a water jetpack to your feet, allowing you to hover and fly above the water surface.||9 AM – 6 PM||Candolim Beach, Baga Beach, Calangute Beach||Jet skiing, parasailing||Listen carefully to the instructor for proper balance and control while trying this unique activity.|
|6||White Water Rafting||Conquer the rapids of the Mhadei or Mandovi River, offering an exciting rafting experience.||Monsoons (June-September)||Mhadei River (Valpoi), Mandovi River (Dudhsagar)||Dudhsagar Waterfalls, Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary||Participate in guided tours organized by experienced operators during the monsoon season for a thrilling adventure.|
|7||Bungee Jumping||Leap from a platform with a bungee cord attached to your ankles, experiencing a heart-pounding free fall.||9 AM – 6 PM||Mayem Lake, North Goa||Mayem Lake, Arvalem Caves||Check safety standards of the operators, and embrace the adrenaline rush with this daring activity.|
|8||ATV Ride||Ride all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) through off-road trails, mud, and rugged terrains for an exhilarating experience.||Varies with operators||Multiple locations||Dudhsagar Waterfalls, Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary||Follow safety guidelines provided by the operators and explore scenic trails with an adventurous spirit.|
|9||Zip Lining||Glide along a suspended cable from a height, enjoying panoramic views of the surroundings.||9 AM – 6 PM||Mayem Lake, North Goa||Mayem Lake, Arvalem Caves||Choose a reputable operator and revel in the thrill of flying over scenic landscapes.|
|10||Snorkeling||Dive into the clear waters to explore underwater marine life, corals, and vibrant aquatic ecosystems.||Varies with operators||Various beaches and islands||Grande Island, Bat Island, Malvan||Use snorkeling gear properly and listen to the instructions from the guides to maximize your marine exploration experience.|
|11||Kayaking||Paddle through calm backwaters, mangroves, and estuaries, immersing yourself in the natural beauty of Goa.||Varies with operators||Multiple locations||Caves, bird-watching spots||Opt for guided kayaking tours to discover hidden spots, unique ecosystems, and local wildlife.|
|12||Hot Air Balloon Ride||Soar high above the landscapes in a hot air balloon, enjoying panoramic views of beaches, villages, and greenery.||Sunrise and sunset||Assolda Ground, Chandor||Palolem Beach, Dudhsagar Waterfalls||Capture breathtaking views during sunrise or sunset, and savor the tranquility of floating in the sky.|
|13||Windsurfing||Combine elements of surfing and sailing, controlling a board with an attached sail through the waves.||Varies with operators||Multiple beaches||Parasailing, kite surfing||Take lessons from experienced instructors to master the art of windsurfing and navigate the waters with confidence.|
|14||Dolphin Watching||Embark on a boat tour to witness playful dolphins in their natural habitat, providing a memorable wildlife encounter.||Morning hours||Various departure points||Grande Island, Bat Island, Coco Beach||Choose eco-friendly tours that prioritize the well-being of the dolphins and their environment.|
|15||Trekking and Hiking||Explore scenic trails and trek through the lush greenery of Goa, including trails to Dudhsagar Waterfalls.||Varies with trails||Dudhsagar Waterfalls, Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary||Tambdi Surla Temple, Devil’s Canyon||Wear appropriate trekking gear and carry essentials like water, snacks, and insect repellent for a safe and enjoyable trek.|
|16||Surfing||Ride the waves on a surfboard, enjoying the thrill of the ocean while mastering the art of balancing.||Varies with operators||Multiple beaches||Beach cafes, water sports centers||Join surf schools to learn the techniques of surfing and enjoy the challenge of riding the waves.|
|17||Go-Karting||Race on go-karts through tracks with sharp turns and challenges, competing with friends and family.||10 AM – 10 PM||Nuvem, Margao||Colva Beach, Margao Market||Have friendly races with friends and family, and enjoy the speed and excitement of go-karting.|
|18||Adventure Boat Tours||Embark on boat tours that offer a combination of activities like kayaking, snorkeling, and exploring hidden coves.||Varies with operators||Various departure points||Grande Island, Monkey Island, Bat Island||Choose tours that match your interests and explore diverse activities in the midst of Goa’s coastal beauty.|
|19||Camping||Camp under the starry skies and immerse yourself in nature at scenic camping sites.||Overnight||Various locations||Dudhsagar Waterfalls, Butterfly Beach||Pack essentials like tents, sleeping bags, and cooking equipment for an enjoyable camping experience.|
|20||Sailing||Sail along the Arabian Sea on a yacht or sailboat, enjoying the serenity of the open water and coastal views.||Varies with operators||Multiple departure points||Grande Island, Bat Island, Palolem Beach||Opt for sunset sailing trips for a magical experience as the sun dips below the horizon.|
- Fontainhas Heritage Walk
- BLive Electric Bike Tours – Discovery of Divar Island
- Full-Day Tour Old Goa Dudhsagar Falls and Spice Plantation
- The Island of Chorao
- Latin Quarter Walk at Panjim
- Scuba Diving Grand Island, Parasailling, Jet- Ski +3 Water Sports
- Pub Crawl and Local Wine Tasting Tour
- Paradise Dinner Cruise
- BLive Electric Bike Tours – Vibrant Tales of Panjim
- Grande Island Scuba Diving, + Dolphin & Snorkling with Lunch
- Saligao Passoi (A Village Walk)
- Sunset Cruise on Paradise
- Banana Boat Ride At Dona Paula Beach
1. Fontainhas Heritage Walk
The Fontainhas Heritage Walk is an immersive walking tour in Goa narrating its past. Witness the Portuguese past that eventually survived the onslaught of development in the 21st century. The houses are dressed in yellow, green and blue, balconies fronted by wrought iron railings and tiled roofs transporting you to another era.
Fontainhas is not only the oldest but the largest Latin quarter of Asia. Located at the foot of the hills, Altinho hills with springs surround Fontainhas on the west side, which give it its name from Portuguese for “little fountain”.
Location: Rua de Natal, Fontainhas (quarter), Mala, Panaji, Goa 403001
2. BLive Electric Bike Tours – Discovery of Divar Island
Experience a ferry ride to the island, far away from the city.
Visit to one of the finest baroque churches with a panoramic view and a
mystical temple that dates back to over a thousand years
Ride through lush green fields and beautiful winding roads of this
unpolluted and peaceful island
Location: BLive Electric Bike Tours – BLive, Old Goa Residency, Old Goa, Goa Velha, Goa 403402, IndiaBLive Hub at the Old Goa Residency
3. Full-Day Tour Old Goa Dudhsagar Falls and Spice Plantation
One of India’s tallest waterfalls, the Dudhsagar Falls is located inside the Mollem National Park. The majestic falls are a little farther inland approximately 60 km from Panaji on the Goa – Karnataka Border. Literally translating to Sea of Milk , the 310 m high waterfall is divided into four tiers on the Mandovi river and resemble a heavy rush of milk flowing effortlessly down the hill.
While most people arrive at the Dudhsagar falls by jeep or by their own private transport from Panaji and nearby areas, others choose to visit the falls through a train journey or by trekking. The famous Dudhsagar Railway trek is closed to the public but the trek to the lower falls is still open.
The Dudhsagar falls should be visited during the monsoon when it is in full flow and the surrounding deciduous forests are at their verdant best. However, reaching the falls during monsoon if difficult and it is closed if the water level gets too high.
Location: Sonaulim, Goa 403410
Time Required : 6 – 7 Hours to Trek
Entry Fee: Nominal Charge INR 20
Still Camera: INR 300
Professional Camera: INR 5000
4. The Island of Chorao
Explore this beautiful Island and its star attraction – The Salim Ali Bird sanctuary. set out on a boat through the backwaters enveloped by the mangrove forest and soon would be perking up their ears to the sounds of bird life teeming around. Open your senses to nature as you spot birds, crocodiles and various species of Mangroves.
There would be learning about the gooing lumps like active little volcanoes all along the pathway were actually mud crabs at work, the loud clickety clicks were the sounds made by fiddler crabs with their large single claws.
The Island has more than nature to it right from the Devaki Krishna Temple that had been relocated during the Portuguese rule and a 450 year old Church with numerous stories tied to it.
Location: The Island of Chorao
5. Latin Quarter Walk at Panjim
From the times of tobacco trade to the minting of coins and the final administrative center of the Portuguese, Panjim has seen it all. With a special focus on the Fontainhas area, we discover the Making of Panaji. We learn how ‘Nova Goa’ developed as the new capital city after Old Goa crumbled down with the disease. We listen to stories about The Adilshah Palace, Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, St Sebastian Chapel, the narrow lanes bearing hallmarks of the long Portuguese regime in Goa. In addition, we will visit one of the first houses in this area and join the owner as he shows you around.
Location: India Post Panjim Head Post Office,MG Road, Patto Colony, Panaji, Goa 403001, India
6. Scuba Diving Grand Island, Parasailling, Jet- Ski +3 Water Sports
Scuba diving is a great experience to explore underwater life. Goa is the best place to know god’s creatures very closely. Scuba diving is one of the favorite activities in Goa. You can shoot videos under the water along with fishes, plants, rock, etc. Instructor will provide training before you jump under the water. They ensure the full safety of you & your family. Even any non-swimmer can also get an experience of the most beautiful underwater life. We picked up from the nearest main road from the hotel to the Calangute, Baga & Candolim beach. The scuba diving package included almost everything for the day like breakfast, lunch, water, etc. If you are planning to visit Goa with friends & the family then we recommend getting an experience of scuba diving.
Location: Any beaches like Calangute, Baga & Candolim beach.
7. Pub Crawl and Local Wine Tasting Tour
Panjim has many local hidden charming cafes, bars which are serving local Goan beverages and food from decades, which are not known to many travelers.
below must visit Pub:
Soho – The Capital Bar
8. Paradise Dinner Cruise
Paradise Cruises offers a unique 2 hours Evening Boat Cruise with Music, Dances, Games, Dinner and fun filled Entertainment on the scenic River Mandovi overlooking Panaji
- 2 Hour Cruise on the river Mandovi
- Live DJ music
- 3 Dances + Fun & Games
- Sightseeing in Panjim from the vantage point of the river
- Plated Snacks + 1 Welcome Drink
- Dinner Buffet + Desserts
Location :Paradise Cruises
Paradise Cruises, Booth No. 1, Tourism Jetty, patto, below the Mandovi Bridges, Patto Colony, Panaji, Goa 403001, India Tourism Jetty, Below the Mandovi Bridges, Panaji
9. Grande Island Scuba Diving, + Dolphin & Snorkling with Lunch
Goa is one of the prime scuba diving destinations in India. It is the best way to make use of your holiday in Goa, for scuba diving discover vibrant coral reefs in different shapes and sizes, there is absolutely nothing to worry about as our experienced diving instructor will assist you while you are underwater, take numerous photos and videos and cherish this for a lifetime.
Location : Pickup Points Baga, Arpora, Calangute, Candolim, Sinquerim, Panjim and Nerul
10. Saligao Passoi (A Village Walk)
Saligao is a beautiful village you will pass by without ever noticing its true colours. From the Gothic Mãe de Deus Parish Church built in 1873 to the Indo-Portuguese houses , Saligao has created a niche for itself. This trail explores the beauty of this picturesque village. We explore the village through its village clubs, chapels, houses and the culture of the village.
Location: Mae De Deus ChurchChogm Rd, Muddavaddi, Saligao, Goa 403511, India
11. Sunset Cruise on Paradise
Enjoy a Sunset Boat Cruise for 1.5 hours on the river Mandovi with Music, Dances & Sightseeing with a Beautiful Sunset & Panoramic views of the River from the unique vantage point of the Boat
Location: Paradise Cruises, Booth No. 1, Tourism Jetty, patto, below the Mandovi Bridges, Patto Colony, Panaji, Goa 403001, India Below the Mandovi Bridges
12. Banana Boat Ride At Dona Paula Beach
Goa is a place which is famous for chilling, relaxing, sun-basking and playing adventures right next to your door. And hence, Thrillophilia brings you another chance to enjoy banana boat ride in the sea and explore a different side of you along.