You’ll need to keep your eyes peeled for crocodiles on this tour, as you sail along the Cumbarjua River. It’s the only place in Goa that you can see these huge reptiles in their natural habitat. And it’ll also give you a taste of traditional, tourist-free Goa. You’ll be joined in the mangroves by fishermen searching for their daily catch. The waters are brimming with fish and molluscs, which keep the crocs and riverside villages well fed. And the locals are quite happy to share, as they see the crocodiles as the guardian spirits of the community. They’re not the only wildlife you can spot, either. As you cruise along the backwaters for a few hours, there’s a good chance you’ll pass otters, flying fish and kingfisher, too.
The journey time to and from the cruise pier is approximately 1 hour each way. Crocodile sightings are not guaranteed.
- SUITABILITY Moderate physical activity.