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Goa Kayaking in Spike's River
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Goa Kayaking in Spike's River

By Goa Kayaking
Recommended by 95% of travellers
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Ages 10-68, max of 11 per group
Duration: 2h
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Live guide: English
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  • Bottled water
  • Fruit Juice
  • Local guide
  • All kayaks, paddles, life vests, leashes, etc.
What's not included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Meals
  • Gratuities


Start:
  • Goa, Goa
Pickup details
  • Location Name: Near Spike's Bridge in Nerul close to Candolim Location Address: Detailed directions to the departure location along with approx. distances, cab fares and travel times (this will help you to negotiate a better cab fare) will be provided to you via email after your booking is confirmed
End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 8075P2

    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Minimum age is 06 years
    • Not recommended for pregnant women or participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travellers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travellers

    • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

    How much is Goa Kayaking in Spike's River?
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    • Goa Kayaking
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    • diwanshit2015
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Super fun activity for the entire family
      Went for kayaking at the sal backwater mangrove and it was such a surreal experience Mr Prakash Alfonso was such a kind host and instructor he made us so comfortable and confident to do the sport my 7 yr old son did it with us too which was unbelievable for me. Our guide Shankar dada was a man of muscle n patience a highly recommended activity for the entire family and how could I not mention he kind samosas he had arranged for us post the activity 5 star super hit
      Written 11 April 2024
    • 116arunv
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Bird Lovers' Delight
      If you're a bird lover this trip is a must ! You get to see Cormorants, Ibis, Herons, Kites, Ducks, Kingfishers aplenty within an hour of pleasant paddling in the shallow tranquil waters of Sal
      Written 29 March 2024
    • Perfecttrekker123
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Must do Goa kayaking !!!
      Absolutely wonderful experience ! Did kayaking for the first time and had a time of life. The instructions were very clear ,safety was excellent. Saw many birds and beautiful lotuses. Everyone who comes to Goa should not miss this !!
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    • kimrO6249TP
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Magical experience and really well organised, thank you
      Magical experience, wonderful to see all the birds along the backwaters. Good equipment and safe. Easy booking experience with great communication after booking the tour so the meeting point and time was clear. Definitely recommend.
      Written 20 March 2024
    • rishitasachdeva
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Very relaxing
      Very well managed and very nice host. We enjoyed the kayaking experience at sal backwater. It was for a small group of 4 people. Once in water, you feel safe cause the kayaks are stable and you have life vest. The journey is nice and relaxing
      Written 9 March 2024
    • emmamQ9500WO
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Great experience
      Amazing views and a really helpful guide. We saw loads of birds and as a total kayaking beginner i felt included. Highly recommended!
      Written 7 March 2024
    • simonkD6045AU
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Serene and peaceful kayaking on the sal backwaters
      I'd booked the trip for my girlfriend, being a true twitcher! What I hadn't anticipated was that i would become one myself! Quite possible one of the most peaceful and serene experiences I have had in India. Was introduced to so many different birds and was even luck enough to spot an otter! Would definitively recommend for anyone visiting goa! +++
      Written 7 March 2024
    • Quest22171064774
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Would definitely recommend!
      Prakash was very knowledgeable and welcoming. He guided us thoroughly and my family and I had a great time. The views were amazing. Prakash said morning is the best time, believe him! The early morning sunrise and watching all the bird activity was great. After the trip, Prakash treated us to some snacks, which were much needed!
      Written 2 March 2024
    • 311vipinm
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      A must do in Goa
      I could have never imagined that my 12 year old would be able to do it but I was assured that she would love it by the end . And of course, it was the most memorable and picturesque part of our Goa trip. When you are tired of all the beaches and party, try to see this part of goa . Very good operator with personal touch. I would highly recommend
      Written 1 March 2024
    • Roam09491775388
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Great experience!
      Prakash was a fantastic host and made us all feel very welcomed. The kayaking was great and a great way to explore nature with a guide, plus we saw some kingfishers along the way. Once the tour ended, Prakash treated us all to a samosa and fruit juice. Would highly recommend!
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    • Clara_Winti
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      a trip to truly fall in love with Goa!
      Background: 6th time in Goa as a family from Switzerland, 5 days in south of Goa, 3 weeks in India, 1 out of 13 tours during this trip Don’t miss this magical highlight of Goa! Kayaking through the morning mist on the backwaters with mystical mangroves, beautiful water lilies, birds: awakening, fishing, group-flying, bathing, singing… grazing water buffalos, running moorhens, … was a truly unforgettable experience. Shankar was not only a professional guide concerning the knowledge about all the birds, giving us a short and useful introduction to kayaking and navigating us through the side arms of the river Sal, but perfectly managed the balance between giving information at the right time and let enough room to fully experience this breathtaking scenery. I’m not a morning person at all, but if still in Goa I certainly would get up again and again to do this peaceful and still interesting trip. The kayaking itself (our first time) was easy for all of us, means comfortable, secure, surprisingly easy to handle, in the end a bit tired, but the day after with no sore muscles although I’m not trained at all. Prakash awaited us by our return with disinfection of hands and a small snack and cool juice, most welcome. He has also a booklet prepared with pictures of the birds and their English names, which is very helpful if you know some but being not familiar with names in a foreign language (pied kingfisher, different bee eaters, bulbul, snake head comorant …). All in all definitely an unforgettable memory for all of us and a trip to truly fall in love with Goa!
      Written 28 February 2024
    • Venture37336769986
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Fun, Adventurous and Memorable
      It was a wonderful experience. Prakash sir had kept everything organized and gave a quick crisp demo to all and launched us. The guide navigated us through the picturesque backwaters, low hanging foliages, water lilies and migratory birds. The boats were also very well maintained and comfortable. Post the ride he took care of all basic hygiene factors and surprised us with some cool drinks - a much needed beverage to quench our thirst. If you come to Goa I would strongly recommend you this as one of your activity at Goa Kayaking.
      Written 21 February 2024
    • Namit O
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Unforgettable! Tranquil experience
      Truly unforgettable experience. Most of us come to Goa for its tranquility and serenity and the ‘susegad’ culture, and this is a full 90 minutes of just calm and peace. The host Prakash was so thoughtful - he sent us all the detail on time, checked with us before we left, instructed us properly, and even got us snacks after the experience. The kayaking itself was magical. We started 7 in the morning and couldn’t have picked a better time of the day. The views were truly breathtaking, the bird sounds were so therapeutic. A unique once in a lifetime experience and couldn’t recommend enough!
      Written 20 February 2024
    • ateja90
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Amazing natural beauty in the morning. Do not skip!!
      What an amazing experience! We went for an early trip starting at 6:45-7:00am. I'm not a morning person, but this was definitely worth it as you get to experience nature at an uninterrupted and serene time. The morning fog had just settled in on a field of lilly pads, lotuses, and marshy grass. Since it was the morning, all of the birds were just waking up and taking off from the trees to find food. We saw a lot of kingfishers, herons, egrets, eagles, and several other birds that our host had mentioned. It was easy kayaking through the water and had to sometimes kayak through some grass, which required some extra work, but nothing too difficult. The white and pink lotuses had just bloomed and as our trip progressed, we could see them open more and more. Definitely recommend this trip to experience the beautiful nature of the Goan backwaters.
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    • kashishverma2508
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      Peaceful & Beautiful Morning in South Goa
      Early Morning Kayaking at Sal Backwaters, Goa was an amazing experience! Got sight of some beautiful birds: Grey Heron, Cameron, Kingfisher and many more... Sailed through the beautiful Pink & White Lotus Ponds! 🪷 Calm & Soothing ! Away from the hustle & bustle of Goa! Team Prakash was just fab and we totally enjoyed their company! If you're someone like me who is very keen to try something unique and serene in Goa, this is definitely the right place for you! 🙌
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    vishnu_music
    Atlanta, GA5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Jan 2023 • Couples
    We had a wonderful time kayaking in Spike's river. Ketan was very helpful and answered all our questions. He was flexible with timings and arranged a tour for us at a timing that was convenient for us, as we had a flight to catch the same evening. The guide who came with us was very kind, professional and also took many photos and videos of ours! Overall, a peaceful experience and a good workout for those arms! 💪
    Written 30 January 2023
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    Klifff
    Bengaluru, India38 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Oct 2022
    We loved it! Ketan and Shankar took great care to explain everything and make sure that we had a great trip on the river. All the communication and directions were perfect. The experience of seeing over a 100 Fruit bats take flight from the trees is one we'll always remember plus Shankar's knowledge of the wildlife.
    Make sure that you do this!
    Written 2 October 2022
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    njyot
    Bengaluru, India3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had an amazing time together with Ketan from Goa Kayaking. The 2.5 hours of unforgettable experiences. Beautiful sights, light exercise and a host sharing all his experiences across multitude of adventurous sports. We were glad that we did this and didn’t imagine earlier that it would be such fun!
    Written 9 February 2021
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    Zeeshan
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Feb 2022 • Couples
    Kayaking is something one should experience atleast once in their life and a MUST DO during the Goa trip.The tour operator was very welcoming aand friendly. He provided us with proper instructions along with safety measures. The instruments used were properly washed and sanitized. The activity was done on time as the operator had already done the preperation. A professional accompanied and monitored us throughout the trip.
    Taking back great memories with us. Looking forward to come back soon for the experience all over again.
    Thank you, Ketan. It wouldn't have been such a great experience without your guidance.
    Written 17 February 2022
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    Rohan Bobbili
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Jan 2022 • Friends
    The trip was an amazing experience altogether, thanks to Mr. Ketan Alponso for his timely guidance. He is an amazing and a very experienced instructor who is a joy to go along a ride with. Will definitely recommend this trip and as of me I am definitely looking forward to going on to yet another trip.
    Written 14 January 2022
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    Harneet
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    It was our first experience doing Kayaking and we loved every bit of it.. From the 1st phone call to finishing the adventure, Prakash, Ketan and Shankar took very good care of all of us. We will definitely come back to do more of it.. I can highly recommend services of Goa Kayaking.. Great Team!
    Written 1 September 2022
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    Rajesh K
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Jun 2018 • Couples
    Kayaking trip organised by Mr Prakash turned out to be the highlight of our Goa tip.
    A very memorable experience and I would highly recommend this to everyone planning a trip to Goa.
    A good 2-2.5 hours of kayaking though the mangrooves spotting some beautiful birds along the way.
    It takes around 5-10 mins to get used to moving in the kayak and it is easy to naviagate though the water.
    I felt safe and very looked after throughout.

    We booked this trip before arriving at Goa.
    Mr Prakash is very prompt at replying to emails and gave us all necessary details to plan this trip.
    Clear instructions were provided before trip started and the equipments were all in good condition.
    Written 12 June 2018
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    Ullas P
    Bengaluru, India70 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Who says Goa is all about partying and beaches.
    Try this kayaking tour with Prakash and Purushottam who accompanied us in the backwaters and mangrove tour in kayaks and it was so refreshing to see the land from the river side. Everything was organized well from timing to refreshments during the tour and wet wipes and even a beer to celebrate at the end of the tour!!! We had fun and will definitely try their other tours in our next visit to Goa.
    Written 6 December 2019
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    KirstyyyyM
    Manchester, UK7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Oct 2019
    We had a brilliant kayaking trip with Goa Kayaking! It was excellently organised and Prakash was great at communicating and the booking process was really easy.
    Prakash met as at the start and gave us a really good explanation on how to use our kayaks safely and gave us our life jackets.
    We had a brilliant guide who was lovely and helped us with spotting all the different wildlife! We kayaked at a lovely pace.
    We had a brilliant time kayaking through the mangroves and the still river - we saw loads of interesting wildlife and amazing birds - it was a brilliant experience.
    We would highly recommend booking an excursion with Goa Kayaking.
    Thank you so much!
    Written 22 October 2019
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    Siddharth V
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Oct 2019
    My friends and I had a great time kayaking along Spike's River! The jovial Mr Prakash met us at the starting point, and gave us a thorough explanation of how to work with our kayaks safely and efficiently. We then set off with our guide, Mr Parshuram, who set a comfortable pace that allowed us to quickly get used to propelling and manoeuvering the boats. What followed was a lovely couple of hours spent exploring the dense mangroves along the River, spotting plenty of Crabs and Mudskippers in the trees, and basking in the peaceful environment.
    I would most definitely do this again the next time I'm in Goa- Highly recommended!
    Written 15 October 2019
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