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John's Boat Tours - Day Tours

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Address: Fort Aguada Road, Candolim, Bardez, India
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Fishing trip: Value for Money

We booked a 3 hour fishing trip with Johns for £10 each and had a great time so great a time we went twice. Both times fish were caught, puffa fish, mackerel, cat fish and groper... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

We booked a 3 hour fishing trip with Johns for £10 each and had a great time so great a time we went twice. Both times fish were caught, puffa fish, mackerel, cat fish and groper. The 2 chaps who take you out are knowledgable about the area and help you if you've never fished before. Beer and soft drinks... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

What a fantastic 24 hours, the trip started well when we got in the taxi to the boat the couple we were going to share the boat with were a young couple from Hull it was a relief and a pleasure to find they were a lovely couple and fun to spend time with. The 3 boys who looked after... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Have been on it on March 22nd..we left the place in the morning from Candolim..the guide was very patient in helping and serving all people on boat..lunch was good, which we had on cocoa beach..I suggest u to try this as u will be provided ur space instead of other overcrowded boats.Happy ending will be urs.

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Newcastle, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

OK, so you can't pre-pay in the UK via a Gateway and the payment method used will cost you either a bank charge or a Western Union transfer charge (WU preferred as only costs 1.90 GBP charge) However if you are thinking of doing this, then please beleive me when I say, you will need to pre-book this one about... More 

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Sheffield - UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This trip was excellent value. We were picked up at our hotel and taken to sinquerim jetty where we took a boat to Grand Island to do some snorkelling. We then went dolphin spotting before stopping at monkey beach for a bbq. On the way back we were shown fort Aguada prison and saw more Dolphins. Our guide was fantastic... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We booked the tour through internet and the arrangements were carried out without a hitch. Erasmo came to pick us up at a saturday night market (even though we were standing at the wrong place) :) He was a very good guide and we saw atleast 10-12 dolphins. The boat captains were very knowledgeable and stopped the boat when we... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

What an amazing experience, made even better by the lovely couple we shared the Rice Boat with. It was a truly wonderful trip. The guys on the boat were brilliant, food was lovely, we even saw a crocodile. Would definatley do it again, but recommends taking your own mosquito repellant. It was all inclusive as well

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We recently returned from Goa and have to comment on our houseboat over night stay with John's boat tours. My wife was very apprehensive about spending a night on the boat but we both loved the experience that much we will be going again on our next trip to Goa. It was such a relaxing experience and the 3 guys... More 

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bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

went to cola beach with John boats in November got picked up in ac car outside our hotel it was a pleasant 2hour drive when we got there are tent was lovely it was right on the beach over looking the lake this place is breathtaking I have never been somewhere so beautiful are tent had a very comfortable bed... More 

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delhi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

we saw a sign of the "John's boat tours" while travelling on our two wheeler on the main road. went in and were informed of the various boat tours available- discover doplhins, fishing trip etc. my wife and i paid INR 1,000/- each for a fishing trip (as anglers) - in case you want to go for this trip and... More 

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