By pre-booking and paying in advance, your preferred slot is always guaranteed.
Card in advance (yes)
Card at site (yes)
No. You do not have to pay anything extra for the rafting trip that you have pre-booked and paid for. However, it is advisable to carry some money for any additional activities that you may wish to indulge in besides Rafting, like video recording your trip, eating lunch before or after the trip and so on.
We require a booking reference or receipt copy either on the mobile or printed for us to be sure you have a paid booking.
Please contact us to get the latest information on your desired trip.
Please bring secure footwear. Slippers are neither advised nor allowed.
Additionally, please carry a towel and a change of clothes for after the trip.
Class 2 to 3, which is ideal for beginners.
12 years and above.
However, children between 10-11 years may also be allowed depending on water levels. Hence, please check with us on water levels in advance.
Kindly do not carry any valuables like jewellery, watches and so on, that you cannot afford to lose.
Please also be considerate not to carry eatables or any items that may create waste.
The most recommended clothing would be Swimwear or Swimsuit, followed by an outfit like T-Shirt and Shorts or Tights. Salwar Kameez is acceptable but not ideal (Short Kurtas would be more advisable than long Kurtas).
Loose or Baggy Clothing and Saris or Veils are not allowed from the safety perspective.
Knowing how to swim is advisable. That said, even if you cannot swim, Rafting on Mhadei River under the supervision of our expert River guides is possible.
Yes, you will get soaking wet! So, please don’t bother bringing a rain jacket – that won’t help! Be ready to greet some happy, bouncy waves and witness the rain add to the whole frolic!
Moderate level of fitness is adequate for our Mhadei trip. However, anybody weighing over 120 kg will not be permitted for safety reasons.
In the interest of safety, we discourage pregnant ladies, people with severe disabilities & back problems, and heart patients to come for Rafting. However, please call us to provide exact details of your condition so that we are better informed and can cautiously decide on your participation.
For your convenience, GoaRafting team has carefully looked into all the essential facilities that you may want at the Meeting Place. This includes the availability of toilets, changing rooms, car park, and a reception area to brief the guests before departure.
That’s not all. ‘The Earthen Pot Restaurant’ is situated in the same location as the other facilities, for you to savour some unique Goan delicacies before or after your Rafting trip. What’s more! The authentic dishes come at very reasonable rates!
No. Alcohol consumption before the trip is strictly not allowed. You will also sign an indemnity bond before departing for the trip, to declare that you are ‘not under the influence of alcohol’. This is in the interest of the safety of all the guests.
The Rafting trips are operated by Southern River Adventures and Sports Pvt Ltd., which has been the pioneering Rafting Company in South India. Run by an Englishman, John Pollard, who has had 25 years of River Rafting experience all over the world without any major accidents, it won’t be wrong to say that our Rafting is ‘Safer Than The Bus’!
If you cancel less than 48 hours before the trip, then we will be able to process a 50% refund. However, in case you don’t show up or cancel less than 24 hours prior to the trip departure, then no refund can be availed.
We also recommend that you call us to explore the possibility of rescheduling your trip instead of cancelling!
Of course! For Rafting the Mhadei River, the more the rain, the better is it. In fact, we only Raft when it rains! Be assured that your tryst with Rain while Rafting will be an experience of a lifetime!