Divar Island

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  • Address: Divar Island, Goa, Panaji, India
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Island, Family And Kids

Divar Island - Review

You don't get to hear much about this island in the middle of the Mandovi River, and there really isn't anything exciting to do. There is a sleepy little settlement called Piedade, which has nice Portuguese villas. However, back in the day when the Portuguese invaded, there used to be two temples here. One of them was removed before the invasion, the other was burned to the ground. Now there is a church on the site of that burning - the Church of Our Lady of Compassion. It has a beautiful facade and a simple interior. Next to the church is a small cemetery; it's thought to contain the remains of some from the now extinct Kadamba dynasty in 1352. But this being a hill, the views are incredible. The Divar Island Retreat homestay is awesome.

Divar Island Opening and Closing Hours

  • Ferries run between 7am and 8pm.

How To reach Divar Island by Public Transport

  • Take a boat from Old Goa near Viceroy’s Arch to South of the Island.
  • Take the ferry from Naroa to the east of the island.
  • Take the ferry from Ribandar to the southwest of the island.

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  • Divar Island Address: Divar Island, Goa, Panaji, India
  • Divar Island Timing: 24-hrs
  • Divar Island Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Divar Island(preferred time): 08:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Divar Island: 03:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Divar Island

  • 2.32% of people who visit Panaji include Divar Island in their plan

  • 59.17% of people start their Divar Island visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Divar Island

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Divar Island

People normally club together Our Lady Of The Immaculate Conception Church and Mandovi River while planning their visit to Divar Island.

People also prefer to start their day with Divar Island.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Divar Island, Panaji Reviews

  • Calm and peaceful island.. one can reach this island with the ferry service available.. one can explore streets and picturesque goan architecture homes.. best visited during rainy season.. worth visit if one is wishing to explore less crowded place in Goa.

  • The best areas ever found in Goa..must go...I'll get on love wide the place..can only reach their by boat...riding bike on the island is an awesome experience

  • Amazing place to visit. Calm and clean. To get there you need to take a ferry from old Goa. Here are some of the pics

  • Beautiful place, however there is no connecting bridge. To go to the island you have to take a ferry, the car is charged 7/10 depending on the point of boarding.

  • The beauty of this place is best experienced in person. Truly represents what Goa is in a a niche

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