Goa has crystal blue waters and stunning beaches, making it an ideal location for snorkeling. Baga Beach, Grande Island, and Dona Paula are just a few of the places near Goa where you may go snorkeling. The months of October through April offer the best conditions for snorkeling in Goa, with calmer, clearer seas. Divers and snorkelers alike can enjoy swimming among the colorful fish, sea turtles, and other marine life that call the coral reefs home. In Goa, snorkeling is prohibited from June to September due to the monsoon season's strong currents and rough waters.



  • Explore the vibrant marine life of Goa.
  • Visit the famous Grande Island and explore the coral reefs.
  • Enjoy the beautiful view of the Arabian Sea.
  • Swim with dolphins and explore the underwater world. 
  • Enjoy the thrill of night snorkeling. 
  • Visit the famous beaches of Goa, such as Anjuna, Baga, and Calangute.
  •  Enjoy the beautiful view of the sunset while snorkeling.


Activity timings: 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Activity duration: 7 hours

Pickup/Dropoff: Baga, Arpora, Calungate, and Candolim

Minimum age: 10 years old.


About Snorkeling in Goa

  • Baga, Calangute, Candolim, and Arpora are all good places to meet for an 8:30 a.m. pick-up for a day of exciting snorkeling in Goa.
  • This is a group tour, so the itinerary will unfold as events become available.
  • The journey begins at the Sinquerim Boat Jetty, where you'll board a Long Tail boat, and ends on Grand Island, where the breathtaking scenery is sure to calm your nerves.
  • Get ready to experience the underwater world of the Arabian Sea in a whole new light when snorkeling in Goa.
  • After your adventure, satiate your hunger with some delicious snacks and a meal on the beach.
  • You're welcome to three pints of beer or soft drinks on the house.
  • Enjoy the lake and horizon views while relaxing on the sand.
7 Hours Available on request
Things to Carry
Things to Carry
  • Sun Caps

  • Day pack upto 30 liters

  • Water bottle and snacks

  • Extra pair of socks

  • Floater or slippers

  • Swimwear

  • Walking shoes

  • Mobile cover

Frequently Asked Questions

Is snorkeling in Goa safe?

Yes, snorkeling in Goa is generally safe. To ensure your safety while snorkeling, it is important to always follow the rules and regulations set by the local authorities. Additionally, check the weather and water conditions before heading out, and make sure you are accompanied by a certified guide or tour operator if you are an inexperienced snorkeler. It is also recommended to wear protective equipment like fins and a snorkel mask.

Can someone who can't swim snorkel in Goa?

No, you don't need to know how to swim to enjoy snorkeling. This is because snorkeling is mainly a surface and groundwater activity, that also means it is done in shallow water close to the surface. Also, for your safety, you are shown how to get into the water by people who know what they are doing.


What makes snorkeling different from scuba diving?

Snorkeling is a sport that you do on the surface. All you have to do is dip your head a few inches into the water to see the beautiful sea life. In scuba diving, on the other hand, you go deep beneath the surface and see a lot of marine life. For snorkeling, you don't need to know how to swim, but for scuba diving, you do.


What should I wear to snorkel in Goa?

For snorkeling in Goa, it is recommended to wear a swimsuit or shorts and t-shirt. Additionally, you should also bring water shoes, a swim cap, sunglasses, an air-filled snorkeling vest and a waterproof bag for your belongings. Lastly, be sure to use sunscreen and bring along a bottle of water to stay hydrated.