The Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) runs a variety of river cruises on the Mandovi river — daytime, sunset and moonlight. There are two types of day cruises -- from the Panaji jetty, down the Mandovi into the Zuari bay and up the Mandovi to Aldona and a mineral water spring.A few private firms also offer a variety of imaginative cruises or boat tours for sunset views as well as for crocodile or dolphin spotting.
|Santa Monica cruise|
Santa Monica is the pride of Goa Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. This luxury launch is built on twin hull and used for daily evening cruises on river Mandovi with 'live' cultural programmes performed by the best cultural troupes of Goa.The launch can accomodate approximately 200 passengers at a time. There is a bar counter to quench your thirst. Santa Monica launch is also available for special parties on hourly charges.
The Santa Monica cruise is the most attractive entertainment with live Goan Cultural Show and music on board.Dolphin Fantasy, Pearl of the Orient and Backwater Thrills to Savoi Verem are on board the Poseidon, a newly acquired 24-seater fibreglas luxury launch.
Cruise options available for you include
1. Sunset Cruise
* Dep.6.00 PM 1 hour
2. Sundown Cruise
* Dep.7.15 PM 1 hour
3. Full Moon Cruise/Special Cruise
* Dep.8.30 PM 1 hour
Arr. 10.30 PM
For above cruises, children above 6 years charged ticket.