Goa is a place for laidback souls and beach freaks. The smallest state of India is known to attract and capture the hearts of various adventure lovers and adrenaline junkies from across the world. The incredible combination of beautiful beaches, historic architecture and scenic backwaters truly makes Goa a perfect holiday destination. It is also a perfect holiday destination if you are an adventure-loving tourist.
Although water sports are extremely popular among travelers visiting Goa, the state is also popular for various other adventure activities such as hiking, river cruising, and trekking. Apart from the aforementioned, you may also indulge in various other interesting activities such as island trips, crocodiles, and dolphin spotting, among others. Here is a list of popular adventure activities in Goa that are sure to add thrill to your trip.
Here is the List of Best Things to do in Goa
If catching a fish in the middle of the sea or sitting in the corner of a river is your ideal adventure activity, Goa gives you numerous incredible options. Imagine the thrill and proud expression on your face when you go back to your friends, family, and spouse with a couple of fishes after a few hours of patience and hard work. The best spots for fishing in Goa are the docks of Candolim and Calangute or even near the Aguada Fort. Alternatively, you could hire a boat on the Nerul, Mandovi, or Chapora rivers and catch the fishes.
If you are fascinated by flying birds, parasailing may give you a similar flying experience but the human way. Parasailing is a popular sport in Goa and is known to attract a lot of tourists. Try parasailing if you want to get the never-before-seen view of the sea, beach and Goa in general. The activity is sure to give you an incredible one-of-a-kind experience. You may go Parasailing at Candolim or Sinquerim beaches. Apart from that, Calangute is also popular for the activity during October and April.
There is a different world underwater that never fails to amaze those who get the chance to see it. Scuba diving is your chance to explore the unexplored and try something different. The famous marine life of Goa is sure to take your breath away and leave you mesmerized. Popular locations for dive in Goa include Grand Island, Angria Bank, Pigeon Island, and Malvan Shoal. Trekking
Those who want to experience the ‘non watery side of Goa may go trekking. A lot of popular Goa hotels and adventure groups may arrange a trekking trip for you while you are in Goa. Proper safety precautions are taken wherever necessary; however, you may also go on a trekking expedition on your own if you are familiar with the process or experienced the activity in Goa before. Popular trekking spots within Goa include ChorlaGhat (North Goa), Netravali (South Goa), Valpoi (North Goa), and Dudhsagar Waterfalls Trek among others.
So, what is your favorite adventure activity in Goa? Let us know in the comments section.