The Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT), after the successful Mumbai-Goa cruise launched this year, is planning to start two new cruise services. Two cruises along the Mumbai coastline, from the Gateway of India to the Marine Drive, will start operations from the newly-launched cruise terminal (DCT) at Princess Dock, Mazgaon.
Sanjay Bhatia, Chairman of the MbPT, shared some details of the proposal. The Gateway of India will undergo declutter operations. Operators for the services of passenger boats will be appointed very soon. Also, the one-kilometer stretch along the DCT will be transformed into the hub of new water transport. The 1-hour cruise along the Gateway of India to Marine Drive will then return to the terminal.
Further, MbPT plans to build a 150-meter jetty at Marine Drive as a passenger terminal. The master plan for the cruises proposes the construction of the jetty. The request has been submitted to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). A 425-square-meter space will be allotted at the Birla Krida Kendra.
Meanwhile, the launch of the cruise in Mumbai is a part of Maharashtra and India’s extensive plan to boost coastal tourism. In addition, Maharashtra Tourism Department has been promoting various water-transport services in Mumbai. The successful launch of the Mumbai-Goa cruise and the launch of two floatels (floating hotels with restaurants, bars, and entertainment options) at the Gateway of India.
Frequently Asked Questions About Angriya Cruise from Mumbai to Goa
Q. How many cruises are there from Mumbai to Goa? +-
Ans:Apart from the Angriya Cruise, 5 other cruises sails from Mumbai to the Goa route, including Cordelia Cruise, Mumbai-High Seas-Goa-Mumbai cruise, Mumbai-High Seas-Lakshadweep-Goa-Mumbai, Mumbai-Kochi-Goa Cruise, Cordelia Cruise, and Jalesh Cruise.
Q. Is a cruise available from Mumbai to Goa? +-
Ans: Yes! Mumbai to Goa cruises are available. But if you want to cruise through the Indian Ocean from October to November, go with Angriya Mumbai to Goa cruise.
Q. Are you allowed to go on a cruise if you are pregnant? +-
Ans: Traveling on any cruise while a woman is pregnant is not suggested at all due to many reasons. Moreover, doctors strictly restrict pregnant ladies not to board a cruise after 6 months of pregnancy. Furthermore, infants below 6 years of age are also suggested not to bring to the cruise.
Q. Is it possible to upgrade my room on the cruise? +-
Ans: Yes! It is possible to upgrade your room on the Angriya Cruise, but there has to be a vacant room. Most of the rooms get overbooked, so the chance of this is very minimal.
Q. How many kg of bags can I take with me on the Angriya Cruise? +-
Ans: There is a permissible limit to carry the bag or luggage, not upto 25 kg.
Q. Can I access my luggage when I board the Angriya Cruise? +-
Ans: No! You can't have access to your luggage when you are onboard at Angriya Cruise. It is pretty much the same as when you are in an airline. On the bright side, one can carry a small handbag on board with them.
Q. What are the important things to carry at Angriya Cruise apart from personal belongings? +-
Ans: You must pack certain items in your onboard baggage like evening wear, swimming goggles, cape, flip flops, toothbrush, regular medicines, and seasickness medicines. Women must carry their sanitary napkins, too, just to be on the safer side.
Q. What are you not allowed to bring on the Angriya Cruise from Mumbai to Goa? +-
Ans: Household appliances, weapons, scissors, knives, and any self-defense gear are strictly prohibited on Angriya Cruise from Mumbai to Goa.
Q. Does Angriya Cruise have CCTVs? +-
Ans: Yes! Angriya Cruise has various CCTV cameras installed around the ship. Right from the deck to the common public area, excluding the accommodation. Your every activity is monitored on the cruise like entertainment, music, restaurants, bar, swimming, and similar.
Q. Can I access Wifi on the Angriya Cruise? +-
Ans: No! There is no Wifi connectivity on the Angriya Cruise. But, on the bright side, you can use your mobile network for surfing.
Q. Is traveling to Goa from Mumbai on Angriya Cruise safe? +-
Ans: Yes! Absolutely! Traveling to Goa from Mumbai on Angriya Cruise is a safe adventure on the waves. The ship is made in Japan and stands strong on all the safety indicators. Moreover, Angriya Cruise is designed to withstand the strongest tides, but still, it operates only between October to November when the sea waves are calm. So if they feel like the climate is not suitable for sailing, the administration on the cruise feels like the journey should be extended; they have the right to do so!
Q. How large is the Mumbai to Goa cruise ship? +-
Ans: Talking of Angriya Mumbai to Goa Cruise, it is a 131-meter long passenger ship that can accommodate upto 470 passengers, 400 passengers, and 70 cruise members. The massive size of the Mumbai to Goa Angriya Cruise is that it has an infinity pool, a spa, 2 lounges, 3 bars, 2 restaurants, 1 coffee shop (24*7), 1 souvenir shop, 1 library, and 3 open decks.
Q. How long does it take from Mumbai to Goa by ship? +-
Ans: It takes around 14 hours to traverse the Angriya Cruise from Mumbai to Goa. During these 14 hours, you will have enough time to enjoy sunrise and sunset along with stargazing from the cruise’s deck.
Q. What is the fare of the Jalesh cruise from Mumbai to Goa? +-
Ans: For two people on a Jalesh Cruise between Mumbai to Goa, the average fair cost would be 40,000 ₹ (approx.).
Q. Can I smoke on the Angriya Cruise? +-
Ans: Yes! Smoking is allowed on the Angriya Cruise but only at the designated areas like an open deck. So don't ever try to smoke in your room or the space enclosed with the air-conditioned area.
Q. What kind of food is served on the Angriya Cruise from Mumbai to Goa? +-
Ans: You can relish the lip-smacking array of coastal and regional cuisines of Maharashtra, Goa, and Karnataka on board at the Angriya Cruise. On the bright side, Konkan, Indian, Chinese, and Mediterranean food are the highlights.
Q. Can I take my dog to Angriya Cruise? +-
Ans: No! Pets are not allowed on the ship.
Additionally, the MbPT is working on the project of launching an eastern waterfront near the domestic cruise terminal. The proposed one-km stretch overlooking the beautiful Arabian sea will not only offer a mesmerizing view but will have several other facilities. RoRo (roll-on/roll-off) services, seaside restaurants, iconic buildings, gardens, a skating rink, amphitheater, and seaside restaurants will be a part of the project. The area will be open to all citizens at a nominal cost of INR 5.