Goa is not only beauty of Arabian sea  and beaches, the cruises on River Mandovi are equally attractive among the tourists. The boat cruise on the river Mandovi is an unforgettable experience to the tour loving people.

Travel Tips

Try not go barefoot to prevent fungal and parasitic infections.

The seas in Goa are often rough on certain beaches especially around the monsoons so do not venture into the sea before consulting the lifeguard. 

Smoking and spitting is banned at all places of public use. 

Do not keep your valuables unattended during your stay at the beach. 

When to visit

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Route/ Place

The daily evening cruises operated in Santa Monika Jetty in Panaji and it moves either west to see the sunset or east to the island of Chorao. The evening boat cruise during Christmas to new Year season is the best time to enjoy the river cruise. Total time of cruise is 1 hr.

Things To View

On boat one can see beautiful sight seeings like Adilshah Palace, colonial buildings, buildings of Portuguese era, Miramar beach , shore line of Verem and Betim on the northern side of the river bank and there are also live music , dance and various other entertainments.

Accommodation / Charges


Entrance Fee is Rs.100 to Rs. 500.

How to Reach

  • The Dabolim Airport is the nearest airport, about 29 kilometres from Panjim.
  • The main railway station in Goa is known as Madgaon and Vasco-da-gama. These railway stations are well linked with Mumbai and then other major parts of the country as well.
  • It is well connected by road from Mumbai , it is about 604 km and it takes 9 hrs, Bangalore 558 km and it takes about 8 hrs, Pune about 457 km and it takes 7 hrs.

Important Numbers

Goa Tourism Development Corporation operate various cruises.

 Dy G.M. (Tours & Cruise)

(M) +91 9049086494.

(O) +9108322226515 /2224132