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River Cruises in Goa

The fascinating Goa Beach lures a discerning traveler with much warmth and affection. Blessed with azure sea water intersecting the palm fringed beaches, Goa is an ideal place for a laidback vacation. Flanked by a number of rivers Goa makes for an exclusive Cruising Tour.

River Cruising in Goa is a lifetime experience; with the poet's vision you can see the transparent backwaters meandering into the heart of the forest, the hardwood trees standing boldly with its heavy bunch of lush foliage, sea-gulls flying hither and thither and your ever moving raft making way through this peculiar surrounding. Rowing down the River Mandovi River in Goa is an exhilarating experience.

Goa Tourism Development Corporation offers you the required materials for the cruise down River Mandovi. Select according to your choice between any three, daytime, sunset and moonlight cruises.

Some of the important River Cruising in Goa includes the following:

  • Sun Set Cruise and Sun down Cruise - This is an hour filled with moonbeams and thrill; row down the river into Dekni Temple where the dance performance by the Fugdi Dancers and the Corredinho Dancers would enthrall you. While you recover from the trance you would get to see yourself amidst the grand historical architectural structures like Reis Magos Church, the Reis Magos Fort, the Aguada Fort and the Cabo Raj Bhavan. It is one of the most fascinating River Cruising in Goa.
  • Full Moon Cruise/Special Cruise - Another River Cruising in Goa is the Full Moon Cruise that takes place for a longer time than usual; row down the River Mandovi and relish the soothing moon light declining on the ever-flowing river. This is a moment to cherish by couples.
  • Day cruises is of two types - The last of this type of River Cruising in Goa includes rowing down Mandovi river into the Zuari bay; the second of its kind includes moving towards Aldona and a mineral water spring.