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John's Boat Tours - Day Tours

Fort Aguada Road, Candolim, Bardez, India
+91 832 652 0190
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Fabulous

We took this trip on the eve of my 50th birthday and it was wonderful. I had been on a houseboat in... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
lorraine
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Decent

It is a good way to pass your time in goa. go for boating and you will have a good relaxing session... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
Hasanali79
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  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
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“dolphin trip” (28 reviews)
“top deck” (8 reviews)
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Fort Aguada Road, Candolim, Bardez, India
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We took this trip on the eve of my 50th birthday and it was wonderful. I had been on a houseboat in Kerala before so it was good to compare. Picked up by taxi at hotel and driven to near river. I am very used...More

2  Thank lorraine
Reviewed 27 May 2017

It is a good way to pass your time in goa. go for boating and you will have a good relaxing session in the middle of the water. This boat tour is a good one.

1  Thank Hasanali79
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I had booked the Spice Plantation tour with my mom. We had tried inquiring about the tour via e-mail but my e-mails were not always replied. We had managed to find the company office while in Candolim so we booked the tour in person a...More

1  Thank Sabreena N
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Saw a mixed review and was hesitant to book this one. But this turns out to be a good one. Saw lots of Dolphin's and the boatmen was very good. The samosa's and puff's served was delicious. He showed us many places and its definitely...More

3  Thank Traveller_Bng
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Taxi picked us up at correct time and place, steady journey to the Houseboat of around 35 mins. Boat was moored up mid river and looked stunning from the bank. We were not disappointed when we got on board, fantastic boat and great crew. Food...More

3  Thank Martin J
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Tour guide was so lovely (zoom zoom) he made the tour. Nice way to see the islands. Snorkelling was surprisingly good. Defo worth a visit (maybe avoid the busy holiday weekend we did the tour on!)

1  Thank travellervg
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I think I may just be echoing what other reviewers have said. 1. The overnight 2 bedroom river trip is simply wonderful. The service is brilliant but unobtrusive. The staff are friendly without being familiar and the food is simply excellent (all local dishes). The...More

1  Thank chris b
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Overnight stay on 3 bedroom boat excellent, friendly crew, lovely rooms, lots of food and drink. Peaceful, relaxing environment as you sail on river. Had a tour of small village which was good. We booked by email before we went and paid when we got...More

2  Thank jacksmu
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Spent a very relaxing overnight on the 2 bedded boat. Victor & staff were attentative . The accommodation spotless & comfortable, the top deck great for relaxing & watching the world drift by. The food was fab could easily fed 8 , good selection of...More

2  Thank pawsthepanda
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Wow, what a great trip. We booked this trip prior to going to Goa as I had read reviews which said it gets booked up really quick. I contacted John's by email, and provisionally booked the 2 bedroom boat as there were 4 of us...More

3  Thank alfran
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gatkin
24 July 2017|
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Response from RastrickFridgeman | Reviewed this property |
as above answers, they have 2 boats 4 birth and 6 birth absolutely beautiful . so ten of you will fill both boats, but for any chance of you getting both boats you will have to book on line before you travel , as the... More
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Smehta90
23 January 2017|
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Response from Sandra W | Reviewed this property |
Johns boat tours have an office on the main candolim road 400 to 500 yards from the raddison hotel (north towards bagah) we paid £75 per person which includes all meals & drinks (not incl wine ) Hope you enjoy it as much as... More
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Dadhwadia Y
3 January 2017|
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Response from casonline | Reviewed this property |
A wind up ?
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