Pulicat Lake Boating

Pulicat Lake Boating

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Pulicat Lake, Chennai

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What will you experience


Watch Various Bird Species


2 Hours Tour of Salt Water Lake


Have Delicious Bruch


Best & Experienced Local Guide


Best Quality Safety Equipment


Best for Sunrise Trip

About the Activity

Activity LocationBuckingham Canal St, Pulicat, Tamil Nadu 601205
Activity TimingsBetween 05:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Activity Duration2 Hours (incl. Briefing)
Maximum Occupancy 250 People a Day
Age LimitNo Age Limit

About Chennai:

  • Chennai a major city in South India is the capital of Tamil Nadu and serves as the industrial, commercial and cultural hub of the country.
  • With different tourist destinations, Pulicat Lake Boating in Chennai is an adventurous and unique experience you must try.

About Pulicat Lake Boating Chennai:

  • Start your journey and reach Pulicat the scenic coastal town to have a day filled with adventure and interesting boating experiences.
  • Enjoy a warm welcome from our crew members at the lakeside who will then accompany you throughout the activity.
  • Take a moment around the lakeside and absorb its beauty. Get on the boat you have chosen through the package and wear your safety gear.
  • The operator will then take the boat into the lake and the guide will fill you with the details and special features about the lake.
  • While floating in the lake you will witness different migratory birds who call this Pulicat lake their home. It will be a paradise for bird enthusiasts.
  • The knowledgeable guide will share different facts about the flora and fauna inhabiting the lake which will fill you with thrill and amazement.
  • For those seeking a more magical experience, you can enjoy the ride during the time of sunset when the sky will be filled with colours.
  • The operator will then turn the boat spending 2 hours in the Pulicat Lake to the lakeside and you will have a few last minutes to take in and absorb the beauty of the lake.

Package Option

Boat Ride - Anytime a Day

2 Hours

1999 per Boat

Sunrise Boat Ride

2 Hours

2499 per Boat

Boat Ride - Bird Sightseeing - Photoshoot Lovers

2 Hours

2999 per Boat

2 Hours
  • 2 Hours of Boat Ride
  • Experienced & Local Fisherman
  • Upto 10 People in a Boat
  • Mesmerizing Views of Surrounding
  • Sightseeing & River and Sea Meeting Point (End to End Ride)
  • Any Personal Expenses
  • Any Food Expenses
  • Anything apart from Inclusions


  • The Cost is inclusive of 10 people in One Boat.
  • For Extra Hour need to pay INR 200/- Boat.
  • This Package can be booked anytime between 07 AM to 05 PM.

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Know before you book

Health and Fitness:

  • Participating in Pulicat Lake Boating activities can be physically demanding and may not be suitable for individuals with certain health conditions: Motion Sickness - Allergies - Heart Disorder - High Blood Pressure.

Carry Essentials:

  • It is important to carry essential items with you, such as sun protection, a change of clothes, water, and snacks. 

Wildlife Awareness:

  • Be mindful of wildlife, such as marine animals and birds, and keep a safe distance to avoid disturbing them. 

Respect Environment:

  • It is important to practise responsible boating by not littering and respecting the marine environment. Dispose of waste properly. 

Check and Book Wisely:

  • Before booking a Boating adventure, it is recommended to thoroughly check our company’s package with the amenities provided.

Safety Gear:

  • Familiarise yourself with the equipment and gear necessary for Boating and make sure to wear life jackets and other necessary equipment.

Advance Booking:

  • If you are planning this activity during peak seasons, consider booking in advance as reservations tend to fill up quickly. Booking early secures your spot and avoids disappointment. 

Boating Duration:

  • It is advisable to decide on the length of your Boating Ride experience and choose a package accordingly. Our package offers 2 Hours of boating.

Alcoholic Restrictions:

  • Boating under the influence of alcohol or drugs is unacceptable, so it is necessary to come sober.

Things to Carry

  • Food and Water Supplies
  • Proper Clothing
  • Id Proof
  • UA Voucher

Frequently Asked Quetions

Can we go boating at Pulicat Lake?

Yes, you can go boating at Pulicat lake. The entry to the spot is free for everyone but for boating you will have to pay fees.

What is the cost of boating at Pulicat lake?

The cost of boating at Pulicat Lake starts from 2000 INR. The cost depends on the type of package you have chosen for boating.

What is the best time to go boating at Pulicat lake?

The best time to go boating at Pulicat Lake is from September to March when thousands of migratory birds come to this area for breeding.

What are the different types of package available for boating in Pulicat?

The different types of packages involve the sunrise package, birds sightseeing and the meal included package.

What is the duration of boating at Pulicat lake?

The duration of the Boating activity at Pulicat lake is 2 Hours.

How can we reach to the Pulicat lake?

To reach Pulicat Lake you can take a train from the central railway station to Ponneri. From Ponneri you can take a taxi or public transport to reach Pulicat lake.

Is Pulicut worth visiting?

Yes, Pulicut Lake is worth visiting, especially for bird enthusiasts who want to witness different birds in there natural habitat.

Which birds are generally seen in Pulicat Lake?

The Pulicat Lake is a habitat for different bird species such as flamingoes, spot-billed ducks, bisra sparrow hawks, pied avocet, grey plover, brown headed gull, blue chat and marsh harrier.

Is Pulicat lake salty?

Yes, Pulicat Lake is the second saltiest lake on the Coromandel coast. It is located in Andhra Pradesh and has a length of about 30 miles.

Is Pulicat Lake artificial?

No, the Pulicat Lake is completely natural and is still a hidden gem with very less amount of tourists.

What is the distance of Pulicat Lake from Chennai?

The Pulicat Lake is situated at a distance of 60 Km from Chennai. You can reach there by road.

Is it safe to go boating in Pulicat Lake?

Yes, it is completely safe to go boating in Pulicat Lake. For safety, you are also advised to not touch any bird or animal while boating.

Is there a guide provided during the boat ride?

Yes, a guide will accompany you during the entire activity who will share his knowledge and experiences with you and fill you with the features of the lake.

Are meals provided during the boat ride in Pulicat lake?

No, the meals are generally not provided during the boat ride. They are only included in some packages, so read the inclusions and exclusions mentioned in the package carefully before booking.