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John's Boat Tours - Day Tours
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Fort Aguada Road, Candolim, Bardez, India
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All reviews dolphin trip recommend this trip top deck spice plantation elephant ride anjuna market included in the price overnight trip three trips food was lovely lovely couple samosas great trip fishing rods market trip night stay chapora river
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Four of us booked. Had to pay up front, 6500 each. The boat was nice but small and the crew very friendly. The trip and ambiance were wonderful. However, we all agreed that the food was very poor. We asked other friends we know who...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were fortunate enough to be able to experience this trip due to someone cancelling ( very much our gain and their loss)! Be warned we tried to book at it the start of a 4 week holiday and it was fully booked for the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rich077
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a trip with johns boat tours a year in advance. After numerous email conversations and confirmations, we arrived in Goa and once more contacted the office to make payment. We were told to pay immediately on arrival our flight did not arrive until...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank markhomer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a trip to see the dolphins in the wild. OMG on a boat with around 10-12 others, taken out to open water as soon a a dolphin pops up ALL boats (4-5 boats) all speed over to where dolphins were seen, 5 mins later...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

1100 rupees per person well invested We saw many dolphins.. stopped for a swimming stop then lunch. Not a barbecue but tasty Indian food Back on time... pick up etc worked well

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I contracted Johns Boat tours about 10 months before our trip for information regarding trips they offered and how to book. They replied with all information and questions are needed to know. We decided on Hampi trip plus overnight boat trip on tradional reed boat....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Samantha B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had checked tripadvisor also Lonely Planet where reviews spoke highly of John’s Tours so decided to book a trip to Anjuna Market. The coach picked us up on time and it was full so we felt confident it would be good. We drove to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Honeydog12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a couple of trips with Johns travel at their Candolim office 2 miserable oiks that work there an Indian man & woman she seemed more interested in talking on her phone. The first booking was for the next morning and the bus would pick...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PaulE925
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was really looking forward to this overnight boat trip, just my husband and I, a treat for his birthday. We booked through Johns Boat Tours as they came highly recommend. We booked it for New Years Day, thought it would be a lovely start to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank nicolep856
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went on two room boat overnight , the crew were really knowledgeable about the history of the rice boats, they pointed out lots of interesting places, and told us about the people working on the river, from fishermen to sand dredging, to the people in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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JulieB95
January 24, 2019|
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Response from Chris P | Reviewed this property |
You only swim in the area near the boat and the crew are there to keep an eye on you and they wouldn't allow you in the water if it was too rough. The sea always looks worse on the shore as those breakers can be very... More
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lisabad2
August 20, 2018|
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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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n1kky
July 27, 2018|
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Response from CKOGShepherd | Reviewed this property |
You’ll love it. It was a fab experience, away from the hustle and bustle. We loved it. 😊
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