Goa is popularly known as the party capital of India. The breezy beach parties, intoxicating Feni, and delicious seafood beckon tourists from across the world. While beaches, parties, and booze always make it to your to-do list in Goa, let’s remind you that the smallest state of India is much more than this. From tropical spice plantation treks and guitar-making workshops to fascinating museum visits, here are the offbeat things to do in Goa that must make it to your wishlist the next time you’re in town for some fun.
Go Dolphin Spotting At The Beaches
Dotted with beaches, you’re probably familiar with Goa’s water sports scene. But what you may not know about is dolphin spotting. Sit in a small boat and let the boatman take you right into the middle of the sea to see the graceful creatures jumping. You can ask the experts or local fishermen to take you on a boat to spot dolphins. Book Here
Hot Air Ballooning Above The Sea
Have you ever gone hot-air ballooning? Or do you want to recreate your hot-air balloon ride memories? Well, you can definitely do this in Goa. Hot air ballooning is without a doubt one of the best offbeat activities in this beach resort.Head to Chandor in South Goa, board a hot air balloon with your loved ones, and float through the sky while admiring the gushing sea below. Propose to your loved one, socially distance yourself, or soak in the beauty of Goa from 900 feet above. Book Here
Flyboarding is a water sport activity in Goa and other parts of the world wherein you get a chance to fly through the waves of the sea with the help of flying boards that are connected to a jet ski. Flyboarding is carried out with the help of two types of equipment: the flyboard and the personal watercraft. Book Here
Live Bait Fishing In Goa
Live-bait fishing is a popular recreational activity in Goa that not many are aware of. Frequently caught fish include a variety of red snapper, grouper, cobia, GT’s, barramundi, threadfin salmon, barracuda, sailfish, king mackerel, wahoo, dorado (dolphin fish), yellow fin tuna, bonito, perch, reef cod, croaker, and trevally, to name a few. Book Here
Boat Tour In Goa
Enjoy a beautiful scenic boat tour while you are in Goa. The beautiful destination is popularly known for its beaches, ranging from popular stretches at Baga and Palolem to those in laid-back fishing villages such as Agonda. However, while Goa is well-known for its nightlife, the state also has breathtaking views and stunning sunsets. Book Here
Kayaking In Goa
Kayaking is one type of recreational diving. In kayaking, two people sit side by side, with their legs in front. Kayaking is a popular leisure activity in Goa’s backwaters. In kayaking, you can view beautiful birds, and it is a great experience to find yourself between the lotuses. Do try this activity once when you visit Goa. Book Here
4 replies on “Offbeat Things To Do In Goa”
Great blog! I found the blog to be both informative and well-presented. Keep up the good work.
Thank you very much! If you are planning to go to Goa here are few things you can do: Goa Activities.
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Really glad you loved it, Erik. Stay tuned more coming your way.