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Mandovi River Cruise, Dinner Cruise in Goa, Casino Cruise in Goa, Catamaran Cruise Goa, Private Party Cruise in Goa, Deltin Royale Casino Cruise, Casino Pride Cruise and many other amazing cruises.

One of the best ways to enchant yourself with the beauty of this tropical paradise is to go on a cruise. The fun filled, hour long activity sailing down the river provides a magical experience for an adventure trip. Enjoy the mesmerizing events of sunrises and sunsets sparkling the sky or go for an adventure in backwaters of Goa on a cruise.

The experience of cruising is unparalleled to any other adventure activity in Goa. This city offers both river and sea cruises and you may also like the idea of staying in a Houseboat for a unique adventure. There are amazing cruise tours in Goa that are filled with fun and amusement as there are professional troupes indulging you in traditional dances of the city.

Being one of the best activities, you should not forget putting a cruise tour in your itineraries when travelling to Goa. To allow yourself the treat of navigating through the tranquil backwaters and thrill of marine exploration, a cruise in Goa does the trick. To find out the best cruises, scroll up for our handpicked selection.

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Dinner Cruise in Goa

Dinner Cruise in Goa

If a grand dinner enjoying the breathtaking vistas of Goan landscape is on your itinerary, then a Dinner Cruise tour in Goa is the best way to experience the same. Indulge in various activities in Goa including the amazing dance forms like Dekhni and Fugdi as you move forward from the Jetty in the Santa Monica to river Mandovi.

The dinner journey sneaks past the excellent Adil Shah Palace (the late spring royal residence of Sultan). The voyage at that point pushes forward past the frontier structures, past the promenade towards the Miramar shoreline and after that moving back to the shoreline of Vetem and Betem and afterward to Santa Monica Jetty.

It could be a highlight of your entire vacation as you traverse the waters of River Mandovi away from the din of the city in the most tranquil setting. It also provides a great opportunity to relax with friends and family by engaging in dance and other entertainment activities on this cruise in Goa. The delicious buffet and complimentary beverages will make your day count as you go cruising on the Mandovi River.

From 8:30 pm (Wednesdays and Saturdays)

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Casino Cruise in Goa

Casino Cruise in Goa

To enjoy a gaming experience amidst the pleasant landscape of Mandovi river in Goa, board on a cruise ship at Panaji for a refreshing day at the casino cruise in Goa. Cruise tours in Goa offers the mesmerizing vistas of Arabian Sea and you can revisit the historical remnants of Goa, most prominent being the Adil Shah's palace and Fort Aguada as you relax under the sun. Casino Cruises in Goa are best cruises in the country.

The casino in Goa engages the tourists in a lively experience with games like American Roulette, Blackjack, Rummy, Stud Poker, Baccarat, Pontoon, and Flash. The cruise also offers refreshments on the group tour when you board the cruise. Other features of this activity include an entertainment night, delicious dinner and amazing performances by professional groups.

The singing, dancing and other activities are a great way to enjoy with friends and family. The high energy casino cruise is surely one of the most fantastic ways to catch a glimpse of vibrant Goa on your vacation.


Mandovi River Cruise in Goa

Mandovi River Cruise in Goa

Sail around the wonderful river Mandovi from the Santa Monica jetty in Panaji whilst enjoying the incredible views of the. You will be greeted with music and folk dance performances as you sail down the river. The performances are followed by a live band and DJ which light up the room with their vibrant music.

A river cruise in Goa is also a great way to enjoy the sunset as the sky brilliantly lights up with hues of orange. Another spectacular sight you will be privileged to witness when you are on this cruise is the Adil Shah Palace, one of the first buildings in Goa but a piece of beauty till now.

Then the cruise takes you past the old colonial buildings in Promenade, Mormugao Port and Fort Aguada revisiting the history and heritage of the city. The cruise tours in Goa will give a great experience for people of all ages, men, women, and children. The cruise will be an hour-long activity where you can enjoy a vacation in Goa like a true Goan.

From 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm


Deltin Royale Casino Cruise

Deltin Royale Casino Cruise
Deltin Royale is a definitive Indian Casino to pay a visit for experiencing a universe of opulence in Goa. Enjoy the dazzling premises, each of which is inventively intended to offer an air of a rich way of life. The cruise is a buzzing affair with entertainment activities all the way from international dancers to comedy club shows, instrumental live performances to rock music bands.

Keeping you enthralled throughout, the Deltin Royale is definitely one of the most fantastic casino cruises in Goa. The lavish Vegas Restaurant offers a savoring buffet in multiple cuisines and the Whisky Lounge is a premier lounge hosting some of the most exquisite collection of Single Malts along with a rare collection of cigars.

The Skybar offers some of the most tantalizing cocktails while you enjoy the majestic view of Mandovi river under the brilliantly lit night sky. And when you are here, you can indulge yourself in the thrill and action a variety of games at the casino. The popular games organized here are Texas Hold’em Poker, American Roulette, Indian Flush(Teen Patti), Blackjack, Baccarat, Money Wheel, Casino War, etc.

24 hours a day, seven days a week

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Private Cruise in Goa @ Lowest Price
  • North Goa

Operational Time : 6:00 AM to 7:00PM
Occupancy : 6 Person

bout Goa Luxury Cruise:
-Cruise will take you inside the Mapusa and Mandovi river, with Mangroves on both the sides and along beautiful Goan villages (Britona , Ekoshi, Pomburpa, Calvim). Here you will also spot crocodiles and some bird species along the way.
-Cruise along the beautiful Ribandar stretch, with Ponte De Linhares on one side and overlooking the Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary on the other.
- Witness coastal Goa like never before by indulging in this exciting luxury cruise that provides you with an unparalleled experience.
- Depending on your preference you can opt for a day cruise or evening cruise.
- There is no better way to release daily stress than a 1 or 2 hour voyage around Goa 
- Transportation will be available at an extra cost..
- End this exciting tour and head back home with lots of memories.

1. Boarding point: Porvorim. We will share the Google location with the guest once the booking is confirmed
2. Guests can carry their own snacks and drinks, we wont charge extra for this
3. Guests have to be at the required location 15 mins before the ride start time.

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Houseboat Cruise

Houseboat Cruise

Indulge yourself in a unique experience for a memorable day with a houseboat cruise in Goa. The cruise starts from Chapora Fort that dates back to the sixteenth century. The cruise offers glimpses of the nearby villages, churches and farms adding a rustic feel to this experience. The centuries old temples and churches are a sight to remember charming all the tourists on the cruise.  

Relax with a drink and enjoying the natural wonders on Goan backwaters for an unforgettable experience. As you sail away from the Goan backwaters heading towards the ocean, you can spot astounding dolphins swimming in synchronicity with the floods of the unblemished Goan waters. The cruise also allows having a try at fishing and an excellent trip for bird watchers.

While you enjoy the spectacular views of the surroundings on the houseboat treat yourself with a unique fusion of Goan cuisine. To experience this activity better, we recommend you to take up the upper deck of the house boat for an astonishing vista of Chapora River on your cruise.

You can choose from sunrise trip, sunset trip, backwater tours, fishing trip using a houseboat and or an overnight tour on a houseboat in Goa. 

1:00 pm to 4:30 pm

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Catamaran Cruise

Catamaran Cruise

Experience the native Catamaran cruise on a country raft and beat the surf in a casual style while sailing on a cruise in Goa. Also called Hobby Cats, Catamaran boats are acclaimed for their vivid banana-shaped structures. They are designed in order to work without the use of daggerboards. And owing to their uniquely shaped hulls, Catamaran boats can operate in the sea without any kind of difficulty.

Thus Catamaran cruising is becoming a popular activity among the most well-known water activities in Goa. It is an extremely relaxing activity, much like customary cruising, which is all the more a laid back leisurely activity than water sports.

You can appreciate the normal excellence of the Goan beaches and the Arabian Sea and the relaxed pace of the catamaran is a great experience to enjoy the joyful climate of Goa. Benaulim, Dona Paula, Calangute, Colva, and Utorda are the major Goan beaches for Catamaran cruising in Goa. The best time to partake in Catamaran cruising in Goa is between the months of October to May.

10:00 am to 5:00 pm

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Casino Pride Cruise

Casino Pride Cruise

One of the best premium floating casinos, Casino Pride is a luxurious cruise for an Indian traveler looking for great gaming experience. With a great range of Indian and international games, the award winning casino is a wonderful place to try your luck. With a plethora of events and tournaments, the casino cruise in Goa is always a vibrant setting for tourists travelling in Goa.

There are about 40 gaming tables plus slot machines attracting the Indian high rollers. The gaming setting is spread over 30,000 square feet, with a 10,000 square foot Weather Deck. Located on the Mandovi, the experience on Casino Pride is exhilarating with the beautiful vistas of the river and the city of Panaji.

The banquet and buffet offer delectable food and the bar is known for its lively ambience. The setting boasts of luxury and comfort with live entertainments and special kids zone to keep the children entertained. It is one of the best places to visit in Goa for a simple gambling experience as the casino offers big poker tournaments and has Bollywood-style live acts.

Timings: 24 hours a day, seven days a week

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Backwater Cruise

Backwater Cruise

Sail along the Mandovi lined banks, Old Goa and the islands, Chorao, and Divar on a backwater cruise when travelling in Goa. The cruise in Goa is also popularly called Shantadurga in Goa carrying about 150 passengers on one trip. The five-hour long tour is an opportunity to indulge in various entertainment activities and relish a fantastic time.

Seeing bottomless greenery, colossal angling nets, dolphins, sparkling water, thick mangroves and even crocodiles sunning at the narrows anticipates you on this amazing cruise in Goa. The voyage stops at a Spice Garden at Savoi/Keri where you could learn spice production and the distillation process.

Another specialty here is the juice of cashew apples which are utilized to make Goan urak/feni. Also, be prepared for a short elephant ride at this Spice garden. Further on, tourists can appreciate the Goan food served traditionally on a banana leaf. Returning back on the voyage, you can invigorate your spirit with the panoramic sight of the city.

The journey likewise goes through Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary at Chorao Island which is a paradise for avid bird watchers.

9:30 am to 4:00 pm (Tuesdays and Fridays)

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Champagne Breakfast Cruise in Goa
  • 2H
  • 2H
About the Activity:
  • Indulge yourselves in a breakfast served with champagne or sparkling wine while cruising aboard a yacht.
  • Welcome the day in style aboard the many luxury yacht options on the offing here.
  • Enjoy the endless sights of the vast Arabian Sea, and revel in a classy breakfast perfect for corporate meetings.
  • The liberating salty breeze is all set to greet you on this concept breakfast, which is still new in many countries.
  • This tour is a customized tour and can be availed at your convenience.
  • Various Amazing Yachts such as Catamaran, Majesty 44, Ciao Bella, Fair Line Diamond, Sea Ray 290 are available
  • Speed of the Yacht various between 12-24 knots depending on the yacht.
  • Each Yacht has a Stereo Music System, Refrigerator, Toilets, Deck and some yachts have A/C Bedrooms and Living Rooms as well.

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Superb 31 Ratings
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Personal Cruises in Goa
  • 2H
  • Panjim
  • 2H
About the Activity:
  • Romance with your beloved and chill-out in the Arabian Sea on one of the best honeymoon cruises in Goa!
  • Enjoy an endearing time aboard the hired yacht on this exclusive yachting experience sans other people.
  • These yachts are available in various capacities, and can be rented for the celebration of special occasions like anniversaries, birthdays, weddings, romantic dinners and others.
  • Here is the best possible opportunity for some much-needed personal time, which has proven to be a favourite among couples. 
  • Various Amazing Yachts such as Catamaran, Majesty 44, Ciao Bella, Fair Line Diamond, Sea Ray 290 are available.
  • Each Yacht has a Stereo Music System, Refrigerator, Toilets, Deck and some yachts have air- conditioned bedrooms and living rooms as well.
  • End this trip after 2 hours. This tour is a customized tour and cab be availed at your convenience.
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Private Cruise Party in Goa | Book Cruise Online & Save 20%
  • 2H
  • South Goa
  • 2H
₹20,000 ₹16,000

Activity Location: Panjim, South Goa.

Activity Timings: Custom timing as per the requirement (between 8:00 a.m. to 8:.00 p.m.)
Duration : Minimum 2 hours.

About the Private Cruise Party In Goa: Be it a wedding reception or a birthday party or a corporate outing or a private party, private cruise serves the best upbeat and luxury experience. Book your private party cruise and rock the boat with your friends and family.There are three options to choose from based upon the number of guests. Book this package with Thrillophilia as per the occasion and leave an impression in front of the guests with a luxurious celebration of the occasion.

The yachts are featured with a luxury and comfort sofa (bedrooms only in a corporate boat), music system with Bluetooth and mobile charging facilities, changing room or washing room. For wedding reception, birthday parties, corporate outings & private parties.
The upper deck has a viewing gallery, also a bar and a restaurant in sealounge.

Private Cruise SPECS :

Name:Double Decker
No. of Guests:50
No. of Bedroom:0
Size (Feet):45

Name: Corporate Yacht
No. of Guests:50
No. of Bedroom:5
Size (Feet):50

Name: SeaLounge
No. of Guests:120
No. of Bedroom:0
Size (Feet):100

Note: This tour is a customized tour and can be availed at anytime during the day.
          - Minimum 2 hours are necessary to book this package.
          -Special arrangements at an additional cost for wedding reception, birthday parties, corporate outings & private parties.

How to Reach: The boarding point for this trip is from Britona Yacht Station, Penha de França, Goa. which is at Panjim goa. This place is easily accessible through public or private transport via South & North Goa.

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Island Cruises in Goa
  • 2H
  • Panjim
  • 2H
About the Activity:
  • Embark on what is possibly the most scenic cruise in Goa, into the breathtaking Arabian Sea.
  • Choose a private yacht or simply speedboat into the sea for an exciting foray into snorkeling and speargun fishing!
  • Languish in the clear waters, even as you swim and snorkel to admire the sheer vibrancy of underwater coral and marine life.
  • Choose from a range of yachts for a day packed with exhilaration.
  • End this tour after 2 ours feeling refreshed and head back home with lots of memories.
  • This tour is a customized tour and can be availed at your convenience.
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Island Cruise through Dona Paula Jetty and Biana Beach, Goa
  • 6H
  • 6H
₹2,000 ₹1,800

About the Activity:

Take a break from the crowded beaches of Goa and embark on an amazing Island cruise that provides you with an unparalled experience.

Spend your day swimming with dolphins, snorkeling in the pristine waters and fishing in the clear waters while relishing the beachside beauty of this virgin island.

Enjoy scrumptious barbeque lunch along with friends and family post your fishing and snorkeling adventure under the guidance of trained experts.


North Guests: 09:00 AM – 03:00 PM 

South Guests: 10:00 AM – 02:00 PM

Meal Types: Barbeque Lunch

Activities: Fishing, Swimming and Snorkelling.

Difficulty Level: Easy

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Sunset Charter Cruise Experience
  • 2H
  • North Goa
  • 2H
About the Activity:

Sunsets are one of the most beautiful moments in a day, and to see one over the sea is a whole different experience. And if you wish to see the sunrise in Goa on a boat of your own so you can enjoy the quiet moment on your own, this charter boat helps you in achieving exactly that.

Spend the amazing sunset moment on your own boat while gliding on the waves of the Arabian Sea, just off the west coast of India. With a capacity of 16 people to come on board at once, the cruise boat also has a proper safety team, equipment and protocols to ensure that your experience isn't marred by any bad memory, and the only thing you take back with you is the picture-perfect scene of a sunset on the seas.

Anyone from infants to the senior citizens can enjoy this package of a charter cruise as you glide towards the amazing sunset, starting from Morjim and back to Morjim. The boarding point will be the Chopdem Jetty on the Chapora River.
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Simply WOW!! Quite a thrillophilic journey with immensely warm hospitality, perfect planned schedules and of course amazing travel. As planned we were picked up @7 in the morning and were taken to the falls which happens to be around 100 kms. Bus they provide are very comfortable and AC will also be sufficient to beat the heat of sultry Goa. We also covered a landmark church of Goa enroute. They will give you around 15 20 mins to get that holy feel. Once we reached the venue we were given time to have breakfast, meanwhile the guide arranged tickets for the whole group and settled us up in the bolero which takes you from there further. It was again a Splendid journey of 45 mins through mahavir national park where you will cross several streams also. Pure off roading and adventurous experience. From the parking u have to walk for 5 mins to finally reach the destination which, you undoubtedly will feel deserving enough to have travelled for. Such a sublime scene and cool clear water with fishes around you will quench all the tiredness you might have had after traveelinh to several beaches. You get around 1.5 hours in total after final parking out of which for bathing you will get around 45 mins. Caution : please travel with good non slippery shoes as the rocks are too slippery and carelessness might get fatal. No worries though, you wont drown as they will provide you with life jackets so a good news for non swimmers. Post bath again you will be taken back and be served with complimentary lunch in goan style which is quite palatable. Then a short spice plantation tour followed by a return drop to the reapective pick up points. The trip will end in North Goa around 6 evening. ps : If you have time on your goa trip, do visit this place and thrillophilia is definitely a good option to consider coz it will wave off your trip organisational headache.
03 February 2020
Superb cycling experience, it was just the 3 of us including the guide and we were able to complete the trip real fast. The bird sanctuary is where we took most of the pics. We went off road through the forest area as well and we could find the railway lines located there. Couple of steep ups and downs which made cycling challenging. The total distance would be 30 kms. Best I've ever cycled
An unforgettable experience for me. For the first time got a chance to get into snorkeling and see the marine life. Thanks alot guys for an amazing experience.
12 December 2015
A well planned and executed sightseeing trip. Good for family tourists like us. We visited some of the famous beaches and churches of Goa. It was nice experience overall.
06 December 2019
Goa is famous for its beaches and its parties but amid all the chaos of Goa, this is one soul-soothing experience. This a must-do activity and should be part of any goa itinerary. A 01-hour long cruise journey will give you immense memories.
"it's awesome experience with thrillophilia"
"The best part about my Goa trip was, the stay at Riva Beach Resort, complete peace, nice food and glimpse of mandrem beach.. one should definitely visit here.. will come again"
10 January 2021
One of the best experiences ever. We were a group of 5 people, and honestly after reading a few negative reviews, I was really confused whether or not, I should book the activity but I am so happy I booked it. The trip started with a light breakfast and we were soon taken to the Island, where we could swim, have fun until our turn arrives for the activity. The scuba instructor was amazing. I am also an amateur in swimming but they made sure it is a seamless experience for me. There was an amazing lunch with unlimited beers(if you are a fan). I thoroughly enjoyed the trip and would highly recommend it. Now, I am considering to keep booking my trips through Thrillophilia.
08 January 2021
Fun experience, exciting and thrilled. Just one drawback... No Jain food was provided and contacting the relevant persons is not easy.
05 January 2021
Positives- 1. Great Day with all water sports and Scuba dive activities... 2. Safe for kids and adults 3. Super boat ride to Grande Island and Scuba experience was awesome. Drawbacks - 1. Scuba timing was limited to nearly 5-7 mins so that's the major setback 2. We got delayed lunch at 5pm 3. We had to wait for additional 30mins for getting scuba video But overall had a good experience with good snacks, quality lunch and other activities

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  1. What is the price of a cruise in Goa?

    The price of the cruise in Goa varies depending on the type of cruise, the day of the week, and the length of the period you are going to be on board. The range is between 300 INR-20,000 INR. Also, some of the cruises don't include food and drinks on the ticket, so you have to pay for that as well.
  2. Which are the best houseboat cruises in Goa?

    1. Royal Yacht Charter: You can now explore the various swamps and mangroves in Goa by taking a trip with the Royal Yacht Charter. Tasty Goan meals and comfortable double bedroom accommodation are included in the package.

    2. Overnight Houseboat cruise by Tripraja: This overnight houseboat cruise along the magnificent Mandovi River will take your breath away. You can sit in the deck lounges, taste the delicious Goan foods, and take in the breathtaking sceneries around.

    3. Atlantis Watersports Houseboat Cruise: It is an overnight houseboat cruise that explores the picturesque beauty of the Chapora River. You can spot dolphins, enjoy the scenery, and taste the sumptuous Goan cuisine.
  3. Which are the best cruises in Goa for couples?

    1. Champagne Breakfast Cruise: You can choose from the various yachts like Ciao Bella, Sea Ray 290, etc. Here, you and your partner can dine with champagne and enjoy the panoramic sceneries around. board the Thrillophilia Sunset Charter Cruise.

    2. Deltin Royale: What better way to make new memories than by playing at this casino cruise with your partner? You can also enjoy the delicious meals and dance along to live music shows.

    3. Solita luxury cruise: Want to make the grand proposal aboard the best luxury cruise in Goa? Your partner will definitely be surprised, and then you can both enjoy the delicious food and various activities.

    4. Sunset Charter Cruise: What can be more romantic than proposing to your partner amidst the backdrop of the setting sun? You can achieve this and enjoy the moment more while exploring the waters on.
  4. What can you not do on a Goa cruise?

    - Bring personal food items inside the ship.
    - Bring outside drinks onboard.
    - Cannot disregard the safety rules of the cruise.
    - If you are under 18 years of age, you cannot enter areas that are strictly restricted to the adults.
    - Misbehave with other co-passengers onboard.
    - Threaten the safety of others in the ship.

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