The small state Goa, popularly known as ‘paradise for water lover’, has evolved as one of the major adventure destinations of the world. The miles stretched coastal areas, rivers and lakes make it an ideal place for adventurous water sports activities. This place offers action-packed holiday package where visitors can dive into azure sea or para-glide over palm fringed beaches. The world class water sports facilities and training courses offered at this place provide enthralling experiences to visitors.

Some of the most famous Goa water sports are surfing, snorkelling, jet-skiing, boogie boarding, scuba diving, water-skiing, para-sailing, windsurfing and deep sea fishing. At this place one can also enjoy an exciting ride on a water-scooter or a speedboat ride.

Fascinating Sport Activities:

Windsurfing:

It is a combination of surfing and sailing. The wind surfer has to adjust strength and balance according to the changing pattern of wind and water. It is the most popular water sports of Goa. This pulse racing sport provides a chance to sail across the rising waves, which is full of fun, thrill and excitement. Famous windsurfing sites in Goa include the beaches of Calangute, Colva, Pololem, Vagator, Baga, Dona Paula, Miramar and Bogmolo. The Dona Paula bay is considered ideal for the amateurs who are in the process of learning windsurfing.

Some other prominent water sports of the region are:

Water Skiing:

It is a sport where an individual is pulled behind a motor boat or a cable ski installation on a water surface. This sport is meant for a person who is a speed- freak. The skiing at high speed gives you immense pleasure. The steep turn, serpentine movement, high rise over waves and finally high speed movement make the water skiing popular among the water lovers as well as tourists. The famous water skiing sites of Gao are Candolim, Calanguate, Arossim, Mobor and Rajbaga.

Scuba Diving:

This is other popular water sport activities among tourists in Goa. This under water dive provides a chance to catch the mesmerising glimpses of marine life. This water activity gives fun of swimming with lobsters, bright coloured fish, coral heeds and other marine life. Under water beauty of azure sea is the centre of attraction of this water sport activity. The well known destinations of scuba diving in Goa are Grande islands, St. George island, Devagh island and Pigeon island.

Goa is the hub of water sports in India. Apart from the above mentioned water activities tourists can also enjoy the fun of Water Scooting, Beach Parasailing, Angiling and Dinghly Sailing.