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Fort Aguada Road, Candolim, Bardez, India
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed January 25, 2012

I got back a few weeks ago and was desperate to share this review but there wasn't a proper listing. Tripadvisor have sorted that so here it is. I booked an overnight House Boat Tour with John's Boat Tours of Candolim for the penultimate day...More

74  Thank CLONorthWales
Most Helpful Critical Review
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

17  Thank Mandy P
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Reviewed today via mobile

We’ve used this company twice every think has been brilliant we done the boat tour this time which was excellent staff were really good and friendly and waited on us hand and foot,, we also were here in March and we done the elephant tour...More

Thank Cj1963
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Despite having unsuccessful dolphin sighting trips in the past I decided to give johns boat tours a try because of the wonderful reviews they had online. And I was so glad with this decision - these guys may be a bit more expensive that the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a brilliant experience. We booked the overnight river boat trip. There were four of us and we were given the 3 bedroom river boat which was absolutely stunning. A gentle cruise down the river with Dave providing us interesting information about the local area...More

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JohnR9480, Owner at John's Boat Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi, Thank you for your time for rating us.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Mr Alex from JBT was very good in communicating the timing and everything in general. The pick up was dot on time and the chartered boat was waiting on the jetty properly cleaned and the staff on the boat was quite helpful. A day very...More

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JohnR9480, Owner at John's Boat Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi, Thank for your time for reviewing us.

Reviewed June 1, 2018 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

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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

17  Thank Mandy P
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

2  Thank Rosemary S
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.

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

3  Thank CKOGShepherd
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.

Reviewed May 2, 2018

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

1  Thank PJRCOVENTRY
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

1  Thank MH1_7
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Response from CKOGShepherd | Reviewed this property |
Yes we did it. Can’t quite remember the price(sorry).I seem to think it was a little pricey but worth it. Take a jumper for on the night as it got a little chilly.After the elephant wash we hardly had chance to get dried... More
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You’ll love it. It was a fab experience, away from the hustle and bustle. We loved it. 😊
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They will be closed, it’s off season for Goa
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