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Surfing in Goa

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In 1980s, Indians got mesmerised by an advert, where a loner surfer was shown riding the waves. It stirred the world of adventure seekers and many tried to find opportunities to do surfing. Though that wasn’t the time when we had a lot of places where surfing was done but today you can do surfing in Goa and many other places in India. For those who wish to feel the adrenaline pump, surfing is the sport. The season for surfing is between October to March as the sea is comparatively calm and the waves are just perfect even for beginners. Though there are many places where you can explore this adventure sport, but the smallest state of India i.e. Goa is ideal for Surfing as the serene beauty of this emerald state provides mesmerising settings for this heartwarming sport.

 Why Surfing in Goa: why Goa is the best for Surfing ?

If you are amped even with the thought of surfing then you must get the board and travel to Goa. You may travel without a surf board too, because we have surf schools around. Whether you want to go surfing in South Goa or wish to try surfing in North Goa, you will find n number of suitable places for surfing on this 99 miles coastline of Goa. Some places like are popular amongst tourists but some are hidden gems and boogers wouldn’t wait to get on waves there.

The epic surf conditions are found between October to March and to make the most of it you need to get into your boardies early in the morning. Remember, waves are surfing friendly only at some parts of the day hence you need to plan accordingly. Your surf school or operators will ask you to report at a particular time and trust me you don’t want to be late.

Although, surfing is a kind of lone sport but you will see a lot of brotherhood amongst surfers across the globe and when these buddies meet in Goa for surfing it turns into an event. Those sitting at the beach many love to see brethren carving waves.

Your surf school may provide you different kinds of surfboards. Soft surf boards are low cost boards usually used by beginners. Wooden are eco-friendly and durable and Epoxy surfboards are lightweight and sturdy but a little costly though. Let your surf school guide you about which surf board you should go for.

Surfing Spots in Goa

Surfing in Goa is in it’s primary stage, but you may easily describe it as one of the best spots to go surfing when in India.  You must know that in Goa from North to South, there are South west facing beaches which provide friendly conditions to wave riders. Arambol, Ashvem, BAga, Calangute from the North , and Betalbaim, Varca, Agonda, Palolem from South welcome surfers from across the globe. Different spots have different feactures, like some spots are shallow, some are deep, some beaches have white sands, some have golden and most importantly the sea swells differently on all the locations hence surfers get a lot of variety in terms of surfing experience.

Surfing Equipment and Rentals

Surfing doesn’t need many equipment. You just need a surfboard and you are ready to glide over the waves. Of course, along with the surfboard you would also need a leash, fins, wax if you are a beginner. Some beginners also feel that wetsuits help them do water surfing in Goa better. Ask you operators or surf school supervisiors about the equipment available with them. Unless you decide to pursue surfing consistently, it’s better to rent those. Most surfing schools have enough equipment up for rent, but it’s better to book your slots and gears beforehand.


Surfing Safety

Doing surfing in Goa, one must follow certain safety rules. People often feel that thrill is in being rash; but that’s wrong. The sea is a powerful force of nature and one must keep in mind the following safety tips when going surfing.

  • Surf between the chequered flags : Flags indicate safe area for surfing hence don’t go beyond.

  • Go with a buddy: Never venture into the sea for surfing alone, it’s a buddy sport and you will enjoy surfing with your buds.

  • Wear a leash: leash keeps you tied with the board so never let yourself go unleashed.

  • Right suit: choose right outfits (preferably wetsuit) as your suit is in a way your protection layer.

  • Inform : when you go surfing inform your friends about it.

Contact and Booking Information

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30 mins theoretical training at the beach
ISA Certified Instructors
1 hour of practical training on the

Surfing Packages and Tours

We offer the best package in the best price

Time : 90 minutes

Beach Training: 30 minutes

Surfing in the sea: 60 minutes

Price : 2500/-

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 Surfing Packages and Tours: 2499/person. Please call for group discounts

About Goa - Beyond Surfing

Once you experience the best surfing in Goa, you indulge in activities that would delight you. Think of visiting the majestic Dudhsagar waterfall from Goa, or go on the old Goa heritage walk and explore Churches and temples. If you are an adventure enthusiast, then you may try activities like scuba diving or bungee jumping in Goa. For foodies there are food trails. These short events-like tours introduce you to goan food and drinks in heritage properties at the Latin Square of Panjim, commonly known as Funtainhas..

  • Can a non-swimmer safely go for scuba diving?
    Yes, all non-swimmers can go scuba diving as safely as swimmers can.
  • What is the length of the video and number of photographs?
    Underwater photographs can be as many you like and the length of the video will be about 2 minute.
  • What is the weight that one carries on their body during the dive?
    The weight of the equipments on the body during the dive will be around 10 kg. Our instructors will teach you and make you comfortable with the equipments during the training session.
  • Can a person tag along the dive with a friend and not participate in the activity?
    Yes, a friend can accompany on the boat and not participate in the activity by paying Rs. 1500.
  • Do you provide a certificate?
    Yes, on request.
  • What is the minimum eligible age for scuba diving?
    The minimum age is 10 years old for all water sports activity.
  • How deep is the dive?
    The depth of the dive is about 30-40 feet down.
  • I am a certified diver, do you have a package for me?
    Yes, we have a special package for certified divers. For further details you may get in touch with us at +91 7507360292.
  • What is the visibility in the sea?
    Visibility is satisfactory. (8-10 feet)
  • Do I need a swimming costume for the dive?
    A swimming costume is not mandatory, carrying an extra pair of clothing that does not restrict your body movement should suffice.
  • Is there a changing room and a bathroom?
    Yes, If you take Premium Diving Package. your training will be held at a private beach resort where shower rooms and changing rooms are available.
  • Can I go scuba diving without my glasses on and I don’t have a lens too?
    Yes, you may go scuba diving without your glasses/lenses. The experience will still be enjoyable for you as visibility underwater always increases.
  • What is the difference between the Explore Scuba Diving and Explore Premium Scuba Diving?
    The major difference between the two is the underwater dive duration which has been increased up to 40 minutes from 20 and Premium dive comes with Pool Training.
  • Is it okay to travel by air after the dive?
    It is recommended that one does not travel through air 24 hours before and after the dive.
  • Is it safe?
    Your safety is our top most priority. We have PADI certified instructors to train you and guide you through your dive. The scuba equipment is not outsourced but owned by the company and is constantly checked and maintained by our team. During the dive a personal instructor will be right by your side to guide you. We also have a team of rescue divers stationed near you to get you out of water within a matter of seconds in case needed. We follow international guidelines of safety and training so you can relax and enjoy the underwater sea world.
  • Is there a pick up and drop facility?
    No, but we may be able to arrange it with an additional cost.
  • How long do we stay at the waterfall?
    The visit to the Dudhsagar waterfall is about one and half hour long.
  • Are children allowed at the waterfall?
    Yes, accompanied with their parents or legal guardians.
  • What is the vehicle of transportation?
    In the shared vehicle package, the vehicle is a tempo traveller. In case it is a private tour, the vehicle is generally a sedan or a SUV.
  • What is the best time to visit Dudhsagar waterfall?
    The best time to visit Dudhsagar Waterfall is months between October to May.
  • Do we need to bring along something?
    You may carry sunscreen, shades, an extra pair of clothing, caps/hats, comfortable footwear etc.
  • What is Kayaking?
    Kayaking is a fun water sport activity. It involves the use of a kayak, a narrowboat with a double-blade paddle to move on water. A kayaker is supposed to navigate through the waterways by sitting face-forward and marching ahead with alternating side-to-side paddle strokes.
  • What is a kayak?
    It is a light weighted, yellow colored, elongated small boat which is thrusted by a double-bladed oar.
  • Where is this activity held?
    This activity is held on the backwaters of Goan rivers.
  • Is swimming mandatory?
  • Can a beginner learn kayaking in first go?
    Yes definitely!
  • How many people sit in one kayak?
    One kayak accommodates one person.
  • What should I wear for kayaking in Goa?
    Avoid cotton because it absorbs water and stays wet. seek quick-drying fabrics instead (Dry fit or wetsuit) Paddling booties are ideal because they are lightweight, water-ready, and protect the toes & bottoms of feet. Any footwear that does the same work will be fine. Avoid anything without a back strap like flip-flops, they can come off easily. You can wear hats & gloves to protect yourself from the sun and blisters.
  • What should one bring along?
    One may carry sunscreen, sunglasses and an extra pair of clothing
  • Can I tip over?
  • Can I climb back up?
    Yes easily.
  • Is this activity safe?
    Yes, you are safe unless you disregard the instructor’s directions. For your safety you will be provided with life jackets and a safety boat looking out for you.
  • Where is this activity held?
    It is located in North Goa.
  • What is the cost of kayaking services in Goa?
    The cost of a kayaking excursion in Goa ranges from INR 1200 to INR 2499/- per person.
  • What are the health and fitness requirements for kayaking in Goa?
    Kayaking is a simple activity. It just requires moderate overall fitness.
  • What safety measures are in place during kayaking in Goa?
    Kayaking is done in a safety gear and a safety kayak in around if help is required.
  • Are kayaking sessions guided by instructors?
  • Any weight restrictions for kayaking participants?
    100 kgs is allowed for a recreational Kayak. If you are above 100 kgs, its better to inform the operator prior, so that they might be able to arrange a different kayak for you.
  • Are there any specific weather conditions that may affect kayaking sessions?
    Yes, in extreme rain and stormy conditions water bodies get affected hence considering the safety norms Kayaking activities get postponed or cancelled.
  • Where is this located?
    This activity is located in the northern extension of Goa. (Panaji, is enquired)
  • Is this a beach activity?
    No, it is a backwater-based activity.
  • Is it safe for non- swimmers?
    100% safe.
  • Do you provide pictures?
    No, currently we do not provide this service
  • Can I customize this package according to me?
    No, this is an all-inclusive package and can’t be customized.
  • What time is the lunch served in both the slots?
    Lunch will be served around 1.30 pm in the morning slot. Lunch will be served around 2.30 - 3.00 pm in the evening slot.
  • Is there a pick and drop service available?
    Yes, Pick up and drop may be provided on request from on an additional cost for specific locations only, these are: Arpora Baga Calangute Candolim
  • What is flyboarding?
    Flyboarding is an extreme sport to perform hydroflying. In this the rider stands on the fly board which is then powered by a jet ski thrusting it upwards through air and water.
  • Where is it located?
    The activity is based towards northern extension of Goa. As soon as the booking is confirmed you’ll be provided with the reporting location.
  • Is this is a beach activity?
    No, fly boarding happens on backwaters as waves of the beach will make it difficult for beginners to balance.
  • Will I be able to balance myself on the fly board?
    Yes, typically every beginner is able to balance his/her self within the first five minutes on the fly board.
  • Do you provide photography with flyboarding?
    No, we can assist photo on mobile camera.
  • Is it safe for non-swimmers too? I am also scared of drowning in water.
    Yes, swimming is not a mandatory skill required in this sport. You will be provided life jacket, so even if you splash into water, you will be floating over the surface. Flyboarding is more fun than scary. A must do activity in Goa!
  • What is wave surfing?
    Wave surfing is a water sport where a wave rider or the surfer rides on a moving wave on the surfboard, which carries the surfer to the shore of the sea.
  • Is swimming mandatory for wave surfing?
  • Are there any life jackets available? What are the safety measures?
    No, there are no life jackets involved while surfing the waves. In view of safety, as long as you follow your instructors’ directives, you are safe. The instructor will be personally looking after your safety and training.
  • Will I be able to learn surfing in these two hours?
    Chances are bright. If not, you will definitely learn to balance yourself on the surfboard gliding over the sea waves and end up having a lot of fun.
  • Are the waves too wild?
    The waves are selected by the instructor depending upon the skill level of the participants. For beginners waves selected will never be wild.
  • What is the appropriate outfit for the activity?
    Swimsuit/body suit (preferably one piece)
  • Is there any other beginner package available to enhance my surfing skills?
    Yes, there is a 3-day beginner surfing course available. The price of which is 2000/day for 3 days.
  • Is there a washroom available?
    Yes, there are washrooms available and a café for refreshments.
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