A holiday to Goa would be incomplete without an evening on the Sunset River Cruises. This is an hour long cruise where you sail down the River Mandovi. You will get to see the Sunset and you can see Panjim and Betim in Twilight and by night and Mandovi River Backwater by Day.
Of course the cruise has its own entertainment lined up for you while you relax and enjoy a mesmerizing Goan Sunset. A group of Goan dancers do the dekhni (A classical Goan dance form), and Fugdi (A traditional dance form performed by women during Hindu festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi). Once the dancers have finished with their performance, a DJ will take over. You are
welcome to dance andsing along.
Boarding Location and Sightseeing :
Goa Bollywood Tour
Goa Bollywood Tour Cruise takes off from the Captain of Ports Jetty, Panjim at 11:15 am for 1 hour and sail towards Mandovi River Backwater. During this trip you will get to see few spots that was featured in Bollywood films. Along with sight seeing there will be Live DJ on board who will keep you entertaining for an hour.
Sight seeing spots included in this Trip are Adil Shah’s Palace (Summer palace), New Mandovi Bridge, Floating Casinos, Fisheries Jetty, Penha De Franca Church and some beautiful backwater sighting.
Sunset River Cruise
The Sunset River Cruise takes off from the Captain of Ports Jetty, Panjim at 6:00 pm and there is a Cruise every hour. The last cruise of the evening is at 7:45 pm. This is a nice way for a family, a couple, or a group of friends to relax after an exhausting day of sightseeing. Couples will find this sunset cruise romantic and there’s nothing more romantic than watching an enchanting Goan Sunset together.
The Cruise will sail all the way down towards Miramar Beach. You will get to see Adil Shah’s Palace (Summer palace), Panjim City, the floating Casinos, Panjim Ferry Point, Betim Ferry Point, Kegdavli Beach in Reis Magos, Reis Magos Fort, Fort Aguada, and Hotel Marriott. Panjim City has a different charm at night.
This trip excludes a pick up and drop off from your hotel. Videos and Photographs. Snacks and drinks. However, snacks, food items, and beverages are available on the Sunset River Boat which you pay for on the spot.
Trip Timings and Cost (All trip timing are approximate and schedule to change without prior notice) :
Goa Bollywood Tour Timing :
Come alone or get your family or friends onboard for this exciting Bollywood Cruise Tour that will start at 11:00 am and will return by 12:15 pm. With only one cruise departure per day we are sure you are not going to miss out on this. Available only in the month of June - September during Monsoon Season.
Sunset River Cruise Timing :
You can plan your evening cruise as per your itinerary. The timings for the Sunset River Cruises are fixed. The first cruise is at 6:00 pm. The reporting time for this cruise is 5:45 pm. The next cruise is at 7:45 pm and the reporting time is at 7:00 pm. You will return to the jetty in an hour from the time you board the cruise. Available all year around.
If you are keen on watching the sunset while sailing along the river then book the 6:00 pm cruise in advance.
Trip Costs :
This is one of the popular attractions and it has been around for decades. Advance bookings are always advisable to avoid disappointment. The cost per pax is 699 INR for both Bollywood as well as Sunset Cruise.
About the boats:
There is an upper and lower deck. The upper deck is where the entertainment is. You also have a good view of the city and the river. You can book your Sunset River Cruise on Paradise right here.
What to wear?
Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Avoid wearing flip-flops. There is no necessity to carry and food and drinks with you because you will get what you need aboard the Paradise. Please don’t forget to carry your camera along. You will definitely want to capture the sunset and all the magical moments of the evening you create with your loved ones.
Cruise Tour Booking:
Now that you have another trip to add to your list of things to do in Goa, you can gear up to enjoy the best cruise in Goa. Spend your day on Bollywood Cruise or spend an enjoyable evening sailing lazily down the river on our evening Sunset River Cruise and you can be sure that you will leave having made some happy memories aboard the Kapitol.
Book your cruise with us right here on our website to ensure an evening of fun, music and dance. Take a bit of Goan culture with you in your memories. Please do not forget to mention the Cruise Tour Name while filling the enquiry form.
Please do not throw any litter into the river. We have bins on board where you can dispose of your litter.
1 Hour & 30 Mins. Sailing over Mandovi River
Goan Folk Dance
Live D.J Music
Group Dance / Kids Dance / Couple Dance etc
Sightseeing from cruise
Pick and drop from hotel
Snacks and Beverage (Pay directly over the counter)
You will board the Bollywood and Sunset River Cruise at the Captain of Ports Jetty and reporting is 30 minutes prior schedule time.
Bollywood Cruise Tour will start at 11:00 am
The first cruise is at 6:00 pm and reporting time for this cruise is at 5:45.
The last cruise of the day is at 7:45 pm.
Goan folk dances performed by young Goan dancers, DJ Music, and sightseeing.
The trip does not include a pick up and drop off from your hotel. No videos and photographs either. Food and drinks.
Yes, you can get both food and drinks but you will have to pay on the spot.
The trip costs 699 INR. Per Person
The trip costs 499 INR (3-15 Yrs. Child)
Perfectly okay. Young children love this cruise.
Definitely your camera.
Light comfortable clothes would work best. Please wear shoes that have a good grip.
Of course you can dance on the cruise.
Unfortunately, you cannot get a refund.
If the cancellation is a last minute cancellation we will not be able to refund your money. Kindly check our cancellation policy.
You will get to see Panjim and Betim by Twilight and night. You will see Adil Shah’s Palace which he would use during the Summers, the floating casinos, Hotel Marriott, the sunset (if you are on the earliest cruise of the evening), Reis Magos Fort, Kegdavli Beach, Fort Aguada.
You will be sailing close to Miramar Beach.
Good to Know
Please follow all the safety procedure if given by the crew member.