Mandovi River Cruise Includes


Top Reviews Of Mandovi River Cruise


Arvind Yadav


Goa is famous for its beaches and its parties but amid all the chaos of Goa, this is one soul-soothing experience. This a must-do activity and should b...


Amol Motewad


Good and memorable trip, if you are in Goa you must try this.

Mandovi River Cruise Overview

Activity location: Mandovi River, Panjim

Activity Slots: 
5.30 PM to 7.00 PM (1.5 hours)

Embark on this
 thrilling Cruise activity on the river Mandovi and spend some calm moments with your loved ones on the Mandovi river. Grasp the beauty of the crystal clear waters and witness the serene landscapes of lush greenery of Goa. Enjoy the sunset to the fullest with the provision of DJ Music, folk dances, and sightseeing that would blend perfectly to make your evening totally splendid.

Relax in the magical serenity of the Mandovi River and 
head out to the river for a laidback river cruise on your special occasion or during the weekend. Give a break to the beaches and embrace a lot of fun with munching tasty food items from the food stalls where different food commodities can be purchased.

In addition, you will get entry to the Carnival Village which is a pre-boarding waiting area with King Momo and his Carnival Team with performances. Besides, this delightful session of
 1 Hour and 30 minutes of boat cruise on the river Mandovi comes with unlimited fun of music, dances, games, dinner and unlimited entertainment on the scenic River Mandovi.

Highlights of the Activity:
-Mesmerizing experience of Sunset Boat Cruise for 1.5 hours.
-Enjoy DJ music, Dances & Sightseeing.
-Get the chance to grasp the beautiful sunset + safe atmosphere.
-Feel the freshness with the open air ambience and panoramic views.

How to reach?
The river cruises start from Santa Monica Boat Jetty and Panaji Jetty on Mandovi river in Panaji town on Old Panaji Road. This Place is easily accessible through Public or Private Transport.

Snacks, Drinks, & Beverages are available on extra charge.
Suitable for all age groups. Children above 3 feet in height have to purchase a full ticket.


  • Snacks, Drinks, & Beverages are available on extra charge


  • Karaoke and Live DJ music
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  • Panaji Sightseeing from open main Deck
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  • 3 Folk dances ( Goan culture, Goan carnival)
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  • Mascot & Carnival Entry

Other Inclusions

  • 1.5 hours Sunset Cruise on the river Mandovi
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  • DJ music
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  • Dances + Fun & Games
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  • Sightseeing from the boat

Things To Carry

  • Valid ID Proof
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  • Sunglasses
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  • Sunscreen
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  • Camera


  • The customer has to carry Valid Govt approved ID Proof + Trip / Booking ID to collect the Board pass.
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  • A single boarding pass is strictly entitled to single-seat only.
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  • Tickets once sold will not be cancelled or refunded.
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  • Customers have to report to the boarding point 15 minutes before departure so as to avoid missing the cruise and inconvenience on this account.
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  • The boarding pass should be retained until the end of the cruise.
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  • Admission on board is on a first-come-first-serve basis.
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  • Passengers are not allowed to carry any food and beverages items on board.
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  • Knives, scissors, sharp instruments, tools, heavy baggage, firearms and ammunition, including toy replicas are prohibited in the passenger's cabin.
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  • The management is not liable for any loss or damage.
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  • Child Ticket is subject to the discretion of the management.
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  • No Bags are allowed on the boat – handbags will be checked by the security.
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  • No Outside Drinks & Eatables are allowed on the boat.
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  • A Child in the age group of 5 to 15 years will be considered as a child.
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  • It is mandatory for all guests to wear a mask.
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  • All health & safety guidelines, as directed by the Govt. of Goa on preventive measures to contain spread of COVID-19 will be strictly followed.

Tour Type

  • This is a private tour

Mandovi River Cruise: Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-30 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • Same Day cancellations are non refundable.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Mandovi River Cruise: Refund Policy

  • Full refund on cancellations made 24 hours prior to the activity
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  • No Refund if cancellation is made within 24 hours of the occurrence of the activity.

Mandovi River Cruise: Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 5 minutes of successful booking.
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    Story by Arvind Yadav

     Rated : 5.0

    Goa is famous for its beaches and its parties but amid all the chaos of Goa, this is one soul-soothing experience. This a must-do activity and should be part of any goa itinerary. A 01-hour long cruise journey will give you immense memories.

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    Story by Amol Motewad

     Rated : 5.0

    Good and memorable trip, if you are in Goa you must try this.

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    Story by Sucheta Namboothiri

     Rated : 5.0

    This place is very beautiful and the view was amazing, we take the late evening shift. The welcome was good and the food they served is very tasty perfect for the location, the whole atmosphere was very enjoyable. Our whole trip went excellent due to this. Thanks, Thrillophilia for arranging this for us.

    Story by Rahul Munjal

     Rated : 5.0


    if your bored of visiting beaches while in Goa ,this is perfect get away from it .We get to see wonderful sunset view from cruise and some sightseeing of panjim and there are some dance performance by cruise crew.There is refreshment counter on cruise.Dj plays music as well.we had great fun for 1 hour .Must experience this for family and kids .Value for Money

    Story by Norbert Lakra

     Rated : 5.0

    The experience was great and enjoyed a lot. I advise all to ride on the cruise if you visit to goa. Great experience and a very joyful ride and made my day. The staff was polite and very helpful and take care of everything. The cruise was great with music and a great anchor to make the enjoyment ever more excitement. Great performance by dancers in the cruse. Overall a great experience.

    Story by Nanda Gowda

     Rated : 5.0

    I was an amazing experience on the cruise, we booked 8 tickets from Thrillophilia. This place is really thrilling with all the music and dancing. the staff here is helpful and had a positive approach. You should definitely try this when you come to goa. Totally worth it, Highly recommended.

    Story by Akshayakeerti Iyengar

     Rated : 5.0

    I booked this for my family and it was so fantastic that we enjoyed every minute there. The snacks they served are quite nice and delicious. My whole family enjoyed there and have a memorable trip. Its recommended from my side for the families who love dancing and singing type atmosphere.

    Story by Kin Verma

     Rated : 5.0

    Very groomed staff have manners to serve food and well behaved very good cruise and exceptional good vibe you get right from the starting as you reach there. wonderful place HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

    Story by Sushil Kocchar

     Rated : 5.0

    Nice evening experience we had last Friday. Very relaxing and joyful moments there. I enjoyed very much and this was the first time I was on the cruise, but was memorable music and dancing activities.

    Story by Subodh Shukla

     Rated : 5.0

    I visited here last weekend with my friends and it was my first time in goa. The cruise was well decorated and had good facilities for the tourist, we had superb experience here .


    People Also Ask About Mandovi River Cruise

    1. How long does the Mandovi river cruise tour take?

      This astounding Sunset River Cruise on river Mandovi lasts for about an hour and 15 mins. (75 mins)

    2. Does the Mandovi River Cruise ticket include any beverage or food?

      The ticket fare does not include any beverage or food. Nevertheless, you can buy beverages and snacks at the Bar & Snacks Counter upon additional payment.

    3. Is there a toilet on the Mandovi River Cruise?

      Yes, the Sunset River Cruise has a toilet in it.

    4. Is there a storage room for bags and luggage?

      No, there is no storage room on the boat for bags and luggage. However, ladies can carry their handbag and gents can carry a backpack onboard the cruise.

    5. Are cameras allowed on the Mandovi River Cruise?

      Yes, cameras are allowed on the boat for personal use. But, using cameras for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited.

    6. What are the inclusions in the Mandovi River Cruise package?

      The package fare is inclusive of:

      -Entry to the carnival village
      -An hour-long evening cruise
      -Live DJ performance
      -Three Goan folk dances
      -Sightseeing along the river Mandovi.
      -Mascot & Carnival Entry

    7. What are the timings for the Mandovi River cruise?

      The cruise rides are scheduled at two different time slots in the evening - 5.45 PM, 6.45 PM

    8. What do you mean by "full Mascot & Carnival Entry ticket for children above 3 feet"?

      For children who are above 3 feet in height, one needs to purchase the ticket with its full amount. No discounts are applicable for children above 3 feet in height.

    9. What meals are included in the Mandovi River Cruise package?

      Meals are not included free of cost in the Mandovi River Cruise package. However, snacks, drinks, and beverages can be purchased from the food stalls in the Mandovi River Cruise.

    10. How far is Mandovi River from Goa Airport?

      Mandovi River is approximately at a distance of 26.4 km from the Goa Airport. It is feasible to take any public or private transport to reach the river.

    11. How to reach Mandovi River in North Goa?

      You can take the river cruise from Santa Monica Boat Jetty or Panaji Jetty on Mandovi River on Old Panaji Road. It is accessible by any public or private transport.

    12. What is the best time for Mandovi River Cruise?

      The best time for the Mandovi River Cruise is towards the end of September and the beginning of October. However, you should try checking the time of the sunset before deciding the time for going onboard for splendid and breathtaking views.

    13. What is the duration of the Mandovi River Cruise experience?

      The duration of the Mandovi River Cruise experience is 1 hour and 15 minutes. These will be the best 75 minutes of your life since it is a complete package including fun, music, dance, food, and everything one can think of.

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