Baga Beach is one of the most iconic beaches not just in Goa but in the whole of India. It’s situated in the northern part of the large continuous beach stretch which comes through Calangute to a seaside small town, Bardez. Baga is predominantly famous for its beach and Baga Creek. It consists of a string of shrieks and a huge amount of boats. The beach is also famous for its watersports like banana rides, dolphin cruises, parasailing, etc. One such very famous and authentic watersport in Baga beach is Kneeboarding. Let’s learn more about the same in this article.
Kneeboarding is an adventure water sport in which the participant is drawn on a buoyant, convex, and hydrodynamically shaped boat at a lowland speed, usually behind a motorboat. It is also done in surf style in the sea during the high tides. The rider is secured on the board using an adjustable Velcro and a simple pulley belt for safety. Like other water-adventurous sports, the rider dangles through a tow-rope. The advantage Kneeboarding has over other aqua sports is a simpler learning curve and the thought of being relatively closer to water if an unfortunate fall occurs during a ride. Kneeboarding is basically a calculated mix of characteristics of water skiing, surfing, and wakeboarding. Kneeboarding was started in early 50’s after it was first produced in 1950 and has gone onwards and upwards ever since.
Kneeboarding in Baga Beach is very fun and enjoyable. There are a lot of natives who have set up their ventures and provide quality service to all their customers. The professionals from Atlantis Watersports have contributed a lot to make things easier with respect to Kneeboarding in Goa. The professionals at Baga beach also provide training time to their customers before the ride. They also provide high quality protective gear and equipment to ensure complete safety of the client. The charges for the complete service range from 1800 to 2000 INR, and they may vary based on availability and duration of service which is generally 10 to 15 minutes. The service is available in the whole of Goa from October to May. Sometimes, some service providers also offer a pickup and drop facility to their customers
So if you are finally going to Goa with your friends or your family, you have to try Kneeboarding at Baga beach. It is an amazing experience without a doubt!