Goa, the Party Capital of India is best known for its nightlife, parties as well as the Beaches with buzzing clubs and casual beachfront bars. Goa isn’t just about Beaches and parties; it is more about nature and beauty that makes this state heavenly. Either you are a kid or an adult, you have limitless chances to have fun and entertainment and the best part is the thrilling adventures.
It is one of the perfect travel destinations in the world as this wonderful state is not only visited by Indians but also the tourist from all over the world. That’s the reason why it is mostly prefered by us, to visit Goa either solo or with friends. But still, if you land up in Goa with your Family. Here are the must-to-do things, you can do in Goa with your Family.
List of thing you can do in Goa with your Family.
1. The Dolphin Safari :
The best Dolphin Safari that you will get in Goa is near the Sinquerim Beach. During this dolphin safari, you get to spot the friendly Indo – Pacific Humpback dolphins. They are called humpback dolphins because of the hump behind their dorsal fin and are one of the most social and friendly species of Dolphins.
The Portuguese Jail
Just not only dolphins you can also enjoy while star gazing at Aguada Fort, The Portuguese Jail and also The Millionaire’s Palace.
2. The amazing beauty of the Goa Shorelines :
Morjim Beach, North Goa
This is the thing for which Goa is most famous for throughout the world. As Goa touches the western shore of India, there are a number of beaches that offer some of the best sights ever.
Baga Beach, North Goa
Calangute Beach, North Goa
Every beach of Goa has something different to offer you, maybe Water Sports or the Psytrance (or Goa Trance) Parties or the Pubs and Cafes. The nightlife on most of these Beach’s is amazing. Baga Beach, Anjuna Beach and Calangute Beach are the most famous beaches of Goa.
3. Back in History :
The Goan Forts has strong Portuguese, Mughal, and Indian influences. there are around 7 magnificent forts in Goa that you should must-visit owing to its architecture and landscape. Most of these were built in the 18th century and these forts are great symbols of our historical heritage.
Reis Magos Fort at Bardez, Goa
Lighthouse which was built in the 19th century at The Aguada Fort
Aguada fort is one of them, it is located in North Goa. This is a Portuguese fort that was built to resist invasions from the Dutch and Maratha warriors. It is presently used as a prison.
4. Most Delightful Waterfalls in Goa:
Of all the scenic places that make you awe-struck, waterfalls are one of the best, as the cool environment never fails to get you all thrilled! In Goa, you can easily rent a car and plan a short trip to some of these gorgeous waterfalls. The fifth-largest waterfall of India is also Located in Goa – The Dudsagar Waterfall, Plunging down from a height of 130 m, right along the Goa Karnataka border.
The Dudsagar Waterfall ( image source: 365hops )
Furthermore another famous waterfall in Goa is the Harvalam Waterfalls. This offer you not only the Scenic view of the waterfall but with that, you can also have a visit to the Arvalam rock cut Caves and Rudreshwar Temple.
5. Architectural Beauty of the Churches:
St. Francis Assisi Church, North Goa
Apart from being a place of worship, these churches also let you witness the pleasing Architectural creativity of the Portuguese. These Churches are a reminder of the Portuguese rule in Goa for around 451 years. Some of these Churches were built in the 17th century, like the Church of St Francis Assisi. It was built in 1661 and is located in North Goa in Velho. The church has a simple and elegant exterior but the interiors will definitely leave you impressed.
Church Of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, Panjim, Goa
Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception is another most famous and oldest Church of Goa. It is Located in the State capital Panjim which makes it a landmark structure. In addition to this, Churches will let you relive the ancient time as you witness their vibrant beauty.
6. Magical Experience of the Panjim Cruise:
Never forget to add this thing to your Bucket List before going to Goa. The Panjim River Cruise is one of the most popular tourist attraction and is an extremely relaxed activity to do. Sail around the wonderful river from the Santa Monica jetty in Panaji whilst enjoying the incredible views.
River Cruise at Panjim.
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. The cruise is a great experience for people of all ages, men, women and children.
7. Waterparks Of Goa:
Being in Goa, you might have already realised what a breathtakingly beautiful treat it is for your eyes. However, what adds more thrill to this party capital of India are the water parks. Goa is home to some of India?s best water parks which serve as your best holiday getaway.
Get ready for a splashy experience at Splashdown Waterpark ( image source – GoGoa )
Splashdown and Froggyland are the two, Goa’s best water parks. These waterparks offer you Thrilling Slides, leisure pools, adventure walks and much more. The only thing you have to do is, Just calm your mind by diving into a water park and lose yourself in the lap of nature at the same time.
On the whole, when it comes to spending an exciting time, Goa never fails to surprise us. So what are you waiting for? Lift up your spirit, tie your laces and get going. Don’t forget to share your experience with us, in the comments section below. And for more travel tips and experience, do Follow me on Facebook, Instagram and Linkedin.