If we talk about Goa, the first impression that comes to our mind is its pristine beaches. Goa is just not all about beaches and sand. The lush greenery, well-constructed roads, mouth-watering Goan food, and the architectural structures give a unique identity to Goa . With breathtaking view of the Arabian Sea, Goa is much more than what is perceived in the travel world. Being one of the top tourist destinations in India, Goa is considered as a heaven for both domestic and international tourists.

People usually prefer to visit this hub of pristine beaches to escape from their chaotic city life. While a bunch of people come to Goa seeking that much needed solitude in their life, there are people who just love indulging themselves in adventure activities. Goa is the perfect destination to have that thrilling adventure experience as well.

Goa has a lot to offer in terms of adventure activities. From the Beach Parasailing, Knee boarding, Kayaking, Wind surfing, Jet skiing, Scuba diving, Rafting, Banana ride to Snorkeling .When it comes to snorkeling in Goa , Bat Island is the perfect destination to indulge in this activity.


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This Island, also known as Pequeno Island, is popular among tourists. This can be a great holiday destination where you can spend quality time with friends and family. Away from the maddening crowd in Goa, Bat Island celebrates an incredible surrounding with rocky beaches and strikingly beautiful beaches of its own.


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Interestingly, the tourists normally take a day trip to this Island to do adventure activities. At Bat Island, one should not miss the opportunity to do snorkeling .Even if you are new to the world of adventure, you don’t need to worry about that. You can have a formal training before jumping into the water to explore a completely new world.


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Like scuba diving, snorkeling also involves a simple breathing apparatus for breathing. This is considered as one of the easiest water sports in Goa. All you need to do is to submerge yourself beneath the underwater world and get fascinated by the sight of beautiful fishes like Batfish, Angelfish, Barracudas, Snappers, Lionfish, and other underwater wonders. You can also see Parrot fish, Squirrel fish, Butterfly fish groupers, Snappers, Trigger fish, Lobsters, Hawksbill turtle, Sea cucumbers and Sea urchins. This world will not only take your breath away with its unparalleled beauty but will also leave you intrigued.

If you are holidaying in Goa, don’t miss the opportunity to explore Bat Island and try snorkeling in Goa to have an unforgettable experience of a lifetime.


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  1. Snorkeling in Goa

    Now there are only 2 places in Goa which is suitable for snorkeling. Pequeno Island & Bat Island. Due to recent cyclone in November 2019. snorkeling is stopped. It may be re start in January 2020. Article is worth sharing. Thanks

  2. Levin Cooper

    Goa is a great city in India and it is sure that there are many stunning places in Goa.

  3. Indian Travel Services

    Thanks for shairng the different side of Goa. Snorkling is generally associated with Andaman island.

  4. UCAB

    Hello Parnashree,

    Amazing photographs and very will narrated. Enjoyed It. 🙂 Love Goa.

  5. Milly

    This is THE DREAM! Have never actually done snorkelling before but would love to give it a go!

    • Parnashree Devi

      Hi Milly, Thank you for the comment. You should definitely go for it.

  6. The Untourists

    These islands sound like a load of fun! Is there z place to stay on either of these?

    • Parnashree Devi

      Thanks a lot. People generally go their for the day. Though I am sure that there are a few staying options .


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