People from across the world travel to Goa for precisely two things, the exciting night life and the water sports experiences it promises. Goa has this and so much more, and you will not be disappointed at all!
The Calangute beach in Goa is the hub for all things adventurous. You can enjoy virtually any water sport here on the beach. There is professional staff that helps the beginners and the pros alike but if you have some experience and wish to do your own bit here, you can also rent the water sports equipment and enjoy.
A good time to enjoy them is only between the months of October and May when the weather is favourable. The time duration of a sport can vary from anywhere between a few minutes to an hour and so does its pricing.
Water sports in Calangute are not just safe but budget- friendly too. Safety of the tourists is a priority here and it is ensured by using some of the most modern equipment for water sports. The prices are competitive and reasonable. The water sports start around 10 in the morning and continue till 5 in the evening, considering the safety of people.
Parasailing in Goa is one of the most exhilarating experiences you can have. Being suspended in the breezy sky and being pulled at a speed of a speed boat is a complete adventure in itself. The activity usually lasts for a minute and you can choose between only parasailing or parasailing with a dip in the water.
If speed thrills you, you must try the Jet Ski Ride experience at the Calangute beach that allows you to crash through the waves at high speeds. The machines are easy to handle so even if you are a beginner, you do not have to bother about your safety. You can choose to either have a ski ride with the staff accompanying you or drive it on your own. The experience lasts about a minute.
Banana Boat Ride is one water sport experience that is more fun than adventure. If you are looking to have some fun with your family and children, it is the right sport to choose. There is an inflatable boat that is shaped like a banana and can accommodate 4 to 6 people. This is pulled by a speed boat that will also flip the banana boat a few times during the ride. The duration of the sport is usually 10 minutes.
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Very similar to Banana ride, a bumper ride is also equally thrilling and perfect for an adventure seeker. You will be seated in a large air filled tube that is tied to a speed boat and pulled into the open sea to be crashed into huge waves. Though it might not be fun for everyone but if you are full on adventure, you will have loads of fun every time you topple off the tube into the waves. The activity lasts for about 3 minutes and a single tube can accommodate up to 2 people.
Water sports are incomplete without the mention of a speed boat ride. Anyone who is in love with speed and adventure will fall for this water sport almost instantly. There is no feeling that can match with the one that you get when you are speeding into the open sea at more than 50 mph, fast leaving the sea shore and its hustle bustle behind and heading into the calmness of the sea. The duration of the activity is 5 minutes and can be booked for minimum 6 people.
All the above-mentioned water sports are extremely common as well as popular among the public. Apart from the discussed, there is a whole list of them that is available otherwise as well. From scuba diving, snorkeling, and wind surfing to wave surfing, kayaking and under water diving, there is no water sport that is not available at the Calangute Beach in Goa!
If you just can’t seem to have enough of these water sports, you can also choose to book a water sport package. Booking such a package means you can customize it according to your personal choice and budget. There are a number of activities such as kayaking, wind-surfing, parasailing, banana ride, bumper ride and many others. Whether you want all of them at a promotional rate or a few of them as per your choice, booking a water sport package is a great way to satiate the adventure-filled enthusiast in you.
So plan out this once in a life time experience and book your water sports package today!