Fun and frolic on the palm fringed beaches or splashing water on while surfing on the azure sea Goa has a lot to offer to the entertainment of its tourists. It is because of this unparalleled refreshing experience offered by Goa, that it has emerged as one of the most sought after tour destinations for international tourists in India. When enjoying your Goa Tours, there is a lot more to enjoy apart from exploring the scenic vistas and tasting the great culinary delicacies. Known as the surfer’s paradise in India, following is the list of fun water sports in Goa that you can experience and enjoy when holidaying in the smallest yet the most exotic state in India.
Popular Water Sports in Goa
1. Parasailing – Para sailing is a popular adventure sport offered by a couple of beaches in Goa. If you want to witness a bird’s eye view of the Goan coastline and the lofty Western Ghats, you should definitely try out this adventure sport option. Let your adrenaline rush soar high as the speed boat takes off making the colorful parachute you are carefully harnessed with to suspend on sky. Candollim beach and Sinquerim beach in Goa are the best destinations offering parasailing to visitors.
2. Water skiing– If you are looking forward to enjoy a fun and adventurous trip to Goa you should definitely skiing the abrasive water jet experience offered by few beach locations in Goa. This wave hitting sport is played on a surf board, the one end of which is tied to a speed boat. As the speed boast starts the surfer holding yet another rope and standing on the surf board is then pulled along with great force. It is advisable to go for this sport only if you are hundred percent sure
3. Scuba Diving – Explore the treasures of underwater marine life in the shallow shores of Goa. The scintillating underwater experience will surely excite you leaving you wanting for more. One can say that your adventure holiday in Goa is incomplete until and unless you have tried scuba diving at Grand Island to enjoy the beautiful coral garden beneath the sea surface.
Famous beach destinations like Calangute beach and Baga beach also offers a variety of water sports in Goa for you to enjoy.
Anuradha Shankar is a mother, traveller, freelance writer, compulsive bookworm.. not necessarily in that order. She lives in Mumbai and aims to travel as much as she can across the country, 10 year old son in tow. Her blog 'A Wandering Mind' is primarily a travel blog, but true to its name it wanders all the time - from events to random thoughts, book reviews to her son's latest peccadilloes!