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John's Boat Tours - Day Tours

Fort Aguada Road, Candolim, Bardez, India
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Highlight of our visit to Goa

We booked in advance to go on the overnight river boat tour which turned out to be amazing. We were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Andy B
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Terrible, broken promise, total let down, rude!

We were staying in Candolim in late April and went to the trouble of securing places on some... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2018
Mandy P
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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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“dolphin trip” (35 reviews)
“top deck” (10 reviews)
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Fort Aguada Road, Candolim, Bardez, India
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"dolphin trip"
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"spice plantation"
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"top deck"
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"value for money"
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"recommend this trip"
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"monkey beach"
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"elephant ride"
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"anjuna market"
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"fantastic value"
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"overnight trip"
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"three trips"
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"included in the price"
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"food was lovely"
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"lovely couple"
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"samosas"
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"evening meal"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked in advance to go on the overnight river boat tour which turned out to be amazing. We were picked up from outside the John’s boat tours office and whisked off to the river with some of the other people who had booked. We...More

Thank Andy B
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Reviewed May 18, 2018

We were staying in Candolim in late April and went to the trouble of securing places on some excursions with John's Boats months in advance. After receiving email confirmation from John's we sat back and looked forward to our trip. The day after we arrived...More

2  Thank Mandy P
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

The two bed boat was ideal for my daughter and I and our hubby's.So relaxing,fabulous food and plenty of other!drinks included.Pristine throughout with ensuite shower room.Friendly and helpful unobtrusive staff.The captain was most informative whilst cruising.Cant wait to do it all again this coming season....More

Thank Rosemary S
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John R, Owner at John's Boat Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Hi, Thank you for taking your time and writing your review about your experience on your trip. We are glad to know that you have enjoyed the trip. Thank you.

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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

So we booked this for our Boxing Day treat. We certainly didn’t regret it. The staff were so attentive and certainly couldn’t do enough for you. And were really informative of the area and village that we stopped in.The only down side was on the...More

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John R, Owner at John's Boat Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Hi, Thank you for taking your time and writing your review about your experience on your trip. We are glad to know that you have enjoyed the trip. Thank you.

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Reviewed May 2, 2018

Amazing boat, staff fabulous and food fantastic.highlight of our holiday. A must do trip with this operator.

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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Booked the Rice Boat for 4 two double bedrooms through Johns boat tours well this was amazing. The 3 members of staff looking after us were fantastic so friendly and nothing was to much trouble. The sailing was so relaxing loads of wildlife to be...More

Thank MH1_7
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

mm don't usually like to put poor reviews on about any thing but I hope johns boat tours will take on board what I have to say.. my husband and I booked with this company to do the boat and dolphin trip but unfortunately the...More

1  Thank lesley53
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

On our visit to Goa we went on the Crocodile Dundee Boat tour provided by John's Boats. The boat accommodated about 16 people and was rudimentary - just basic seats with a canopy over to protect from the sun. Despite the lack of any luxuries...More

Thank 228miket
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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

We went on this trip when we were in goa! It is absolutely fantastic .we were on the three bedroom boat, which we booked in advance,the rooms were clean and with en suite . The food was excellent the drink was plentiful. The boat crew...More

3  Thank Mark W
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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a fantastic 1 night stay on the 3 room houseboat with 3 friends. Dave was our host along with the rest of his team. Boat brilliant, plenty of space to lounge in the sun, or stay in the shade. Rooms very comfortable. Excellent service,...More

3  Thank Nai W
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sanghani
May 18, 2018|
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Response from kerrymg | Reviewed this property |
we were on n 3 bed houseboat and it only took 6 so you may have to charter both. I'd drop them an email. they have a website
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Janice W
April 19, 2018|
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Response from Hannah T | Reviewed this property |
You do have to walk into shallow water onto the boat, so may not be great depending how mobile. The boat staff are very helpful though
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garybrOm-13
April 6, 2018|
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Response from Neil P | Reviewed this property |
1000 rupees, it was a nice change
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