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  • Goa Cruise with a Difference

    by kabeermaan8 Written May 5, 2015

    So it was just by luck that we found Konkan Explorers on Trip Advisor. They were rated No 1, so we thought we should give it a try. We were a big family of 8 members and 3 generations. All i can say is that each one of us enjoyed the trip equally. Pascal, Poonam and Vinesh took care of everything with such attention. Thank you guys...
    For people who what to live an experience by itself, I will surely highly recommend KE. Kayaking, swimming, the islands and of course the team PP. Complete THUMPS UP!!!
    Find them at konkanexplorers.com or 09689313506

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  • Goa Cruise with a Difference

    by kabeermaan8 Written May 5, 2015

    So it was just by luck that we found Konkan Explorers on Trip Advisor. They were rated No 1, so we thought we should give it a try. We were a big family of 8 members and 3 generations. All i can say is that each one of us enjoyed the trip equally. Pascal, Poonam and Vinesh took care of everything with such attention. Thank you guys...
    For people who what to live an experience by itself, I will surely highly recommend KE. Kayaking, swimming, the islands and of course the team PP. Complete THUMPS UP!!
    You can get in touch here: http://konkanexplorers.com or 09689313506

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  • Goa Cruise, with a Difference

    by kabeermaan Written May 5, 2015

    So it was just by luck that we found Konkan Explorers on Trip Advisor. They were rated No 1, so we thought we should give it a try. We were a big family of 8 members and 3 generations. All i can say is that each one of us enjoyed the trip equally. Pascal, Poonam and Vinesh took care of everything with such attention. Thank you guys...
    For people who what to live an experience by itself, I will surely highly recommend KE. Kayaking, swimming, the islands and of course the team PP. Complete THUMPS UP!!! We are going back soon!!! Get them at konkanexplorers.com or 09689313506

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  • KONKAN EXPLORERS BOAT TRIPS ...

    by kav22 Updated May 1, 2013

    My friend and I booked a trip with Konkan Explorers... and what a gr8 idea we had to do so :-)
    We went on board in the morning around 10am. We were welcome with some fresh coconut water and Poonam took us around to see the boat... The boat has 3 cabins with possibility of 2 people per cabin, its so cute and clean.. The boat has a traditional charm to it which i loved, and above all they are fully solar for their energy...which is superb!!! We pulled up the anchor and headed to the sea.. Ahh the dolphins jumping along the boat.. As the sea was calm we decided to kayak for awhile..it was amazing..came back and had fish plate for lunch yummy... tried our luck with the fishing rods but nothing for us :-( the sunset from the upper deck and star gazing was beautiful..after the active day we slept like a baby in our room... Next morning had corn flakes and fresh fruits for breakfast with hot cup of masala chai....and went kayaking on the Chapora river to discover the wildlife and birds..it’s a must see.. Then was time to say good bye to our new friendsPascal and Poonam... we miss u guys.. hoping to go back soon ... love Kavita and Matthew

    The Traditional Wooden Yacht Crusing along.. Chill out on the teck deck... what a luck.. The Cabin on board
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    Boat trip

    by smirnofforiginal Written May 4, 2010

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    Take a boat trip from the beach. Popular excursions include trips out to see dolphins. The boat I took was on a no see no pay arrangement - that is how confident they are that you will see some! The first morning I asked if I could take a trip and the boatman said "yes but it will be a windy day - not good. Tomorrow will be better". I did not think it was windy. However a couple of hours later I was proved wrong and he was right. I have to say... sweating under the 45 degrees Indian sun the "wind" was welcome. The next day I went out in the boat, the water was almost a millpond and we saw a few dolphins. I would have preferred if the boats hadn't "chased" the dolphons. It would have been nicer to simply sit, bobbing up and down and wait for the dolphins to swim near us rather than scaring them awau with the noisy engines.

    in search of dolphins
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    Boat trip

    by TravellingTabitha Written Oct 23, 2009

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    If you want to see a side of Goa rarely seen by tourists then I recommend taking a trip on Bart’s Boat in South Goa. We cruised up the coast past hidden coves and jungle covered hills, spotting loads of dolphins, before mooring at a secluded beach. After cooling off with a swim in the beautiful clear water we had delicious lunch and drinks, and then spent the afternoon sunbathing, snorkelling and dancing on the deck (the boat has a music system so you can plug in your own ipods!). We then cruised back down to Palolem in time for an amazing sunset – what a perfect day!

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    Cruise on the Mandovi river

    by Rupanworld Written May 27, 2009

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    The Mandovi river is the main river in Goa that meets the Arabian sea near the Miramar beach. There are a number of ferry companies that provide cruise and boat rides on the river, especially during the evening time, with lights, music and dance. The cruise starts from Panaji main town and takes tourists to the middle of the Arabian sea near the Miramar beach and returA special, evening river cruise tour along the River Mandovi from Panaji is quite popular amongst the tourists for watching the sunns. Snacks and drinks are available on the ships and live performances of Konkani and Portuguese dances with songs by folk singers can also be witnessed in a typical Goan style.

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    River Trip...

    by BluBluBlu Written Mar 6, 2008

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    If you fancy something different get a tuktuk to Coco Beach and pop into 'Luvvly Jubbly' beach shack. Alex organises various dolphin watching and seafishing trips, but his backwater trip up a branch of the local Mandovi is great fun. Theres not much to see, its just a great way to while away a couple of hours - very peaceful!

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    River cruise from Panjim

    by nora_south_africa Written Jul 22, 2007

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    The river cruises are very nice, you can book from Panjim at the jetty , day cruises you can see the scenery and the sunset cruise has a meal mostly included...its amazing, all boats on the river are lit up.... really spectacular....
    I have included a site with river cruises, although I did not book through them, I booked at govt tourist agency.

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    by michellewarn Written Sep 9, 2006

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    We always go on one of the boat trips there are a few to chose from in the South all of which offer more or less the same, don"t book it with your rep it is cheaper to do it yourself, this year we went with Jacks cruises he is on the left of Haati Mahal hotel, down the side road there are signs for you to follow, it is a full day out he takes you to see the dolphins (the sea was abit rough) then he takes you round the lakes were you can see all the unusual birds, at this point the drinks are flowing the minute your glass is half empty it is refilled, the lunch was served along with more drinks, this is all included in the price, if like me you don"t eat sea food tell him when you book and he will get you somethink else, it is a great relaxing day out,
    hope you enjoy it as much as we do

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    Fancy a cruise?

    by BluBluBlu Written Jul 28, 2005

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    Johns Boat Cruises do the usual croc or dolphin watching trips...but they also do a great two day trip down the Mandovi River in an authentique Keralan Rice Boat. Its about 40 pounds per person...but that does include all meals.

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    Floating Palace

    by HeybridgeBasin Updated May 1, 2005

    An overnight trip down the Mandovi River on a Rice Boat. A 4 bedroomed house boat with modern facilities.
    Billed as a romantic trip, see the Sun set , smell the Diesel fumes and then hear the dogs bark!

    Floating Palace
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    COCO BEACH BOAT TRIP

    by jimbo27 Written Oct 18, 2004

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    Most of the beach shacks on Coco beach will offer you a boat trip round the bay. They will call this a 'Dolphin spotting trip'. This is a nice trip to do if you are on Coco Beach all day. It breaks up the day of sun bathing. New safety regulations on the beach means that you must be in a regulated boat and wear a life jacket. This means that only a few boats go out now, but there are regular hourly trips.

    You get to see some dolphins, then have a trip round to the Old Fort, which is now the Goan Jail. Some European people are in this jail, mainly for Drug offences.

    You are on the boat for about 1 hour and can cost approx between 350 - 550 rupees. Its worth doing once.

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    SUNSET BOAT CRUISE

    by Mikeo11 Written May 26, 2004

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    The sunset boat cruise is an inexpensive way to spend a couple of hours and is very popular with the local people and other tourists.
    The boats depart from Panjim Jetty near the Mandovi Bridge and tend to do a couple of trips (eg 17:30 sunset cruise and 20:00 evening cruise). On board, you will be entertained by Goan songs and dances. It is sometimes a little cheesy but also very pleasant too.

    I would reccomend the sunset cruise then go for a drink at "Aces pub" opp Junta House then a meal at the excelent Delhi Darbar on MG road, Panjim (See under Restaurants on my VT page for more info)

    Heeeey... Macarena!!!
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    John's Boat Tours

    by georeiser Written May 22, 2010

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    John's Boat Tours starts in the backwaters of the river Chapora/Siolim and take you into the small rivers in Goa. There are daily tours. Meal and drinks are included.

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