Kayaking in Chennai
Kayaking in Chennai
Kayaking in Chennai
Kayaking in Chennai
Kayaking in Chennai
Kayaking in Chennai
Kayaking in Chennai

Kayaking in Chennai

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu

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What will you experience


1.5 Hours of Kayaking


Experienced Guide


High Quality Safety Equipment


Gentle River Whispers of Water


Thrilling Water Adventure

About the Activity

Activity LocationKovalam Beach, Chennai
Activity Duration1.5 hours
Weekday Slots 7:30 AM, 9:00 AM, 2:30 PM & 4:00 PM
Weekend Slots6:30 AM, 8:00 AM, 9:30 AM, 2:30 PM & 4:00 PM
Min. Age Limit7 Yrs
Max. Weight Limit100 KG

About Kovalam Beach, Kovalam, Kerala:

  • Kovalam Beach is one of the popular beaches lying on the Eastern Coast of India and offers several water sports. The tranquillity this place oozes is praiseworthy. The distance from Trivandrum to Kovalam is a little around 20 kilometres and it is a genuine adventure hotspot for vacationers coming from the nearby areas.
  • Kovalam Beach is known for swimming, regular surfing, windsurfing, kayaking and many more water sports. People looking for water sports in Chennai come to this major hotspot seeking fun chances as it is located on the outskirts of Chennai. 

About Kayaking in Chennai:

  • Reach the Activity Area, i.e., Kovalam Beach and be ready for a briefing session before getting into the Activity. 
  • Learn the basics of Kayaking, Launching, Docking, Paddling, and Sea safety. Enjoy the unique experience of Kayaking through the scenic coastline.
  • The Beach has a unique location. It is the most beautiful Beach close to Chennai. Keep staring at the mesmeric atmosphere. The tropical sun may get harsh at times. Yet the tranquil blue waters compensate. 
  • Bounded by the Bay of Bengal on one side and the Mutukadu backwaters on the other, you have the flexibility to choose your Paddling level depending on your skill level. 
  • Enjoy and experience this adventurous yet fun activity with your loved ones and don't miss out to capture the moments and return safely with a bunch of memories.

Package Option


1.5 Hours

1500 per person


Booked 250 times

1.5 Hours
  • 1.5 Hrs of Kayaking
  • 1:5-Instructor Student Ratio
  • 1 Session
  • Any Transportation Expenses
  • Any Personal Expenses

Activity Location

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Know before you book

  • Pay close attention to the Instructor's directions.
  • Use the tools with caution to prevent damage.
  • There are different Time Slots for tourists.
  • This activity requires a minimum age of 7 years.
  • In Chennai, Kayaking doesn't require any formal training or prior expertise.
  • When Kayaking in Chennai, wear dry-fit clothing; stay away from cotton and jeans.
  • A youngster over the age of 7 will be charged at the adult rate.
  • Please have a valid ID with you.

Things to Carry

  • Extra Pair of Cloth
  • Sunscreen and Hat
  • Snacks and Water
  • UA Voucher

Frequently Asked Quetions

How much does Kayaking in Chennai Cost?

Kayaking in Chennai costs INR 1500 per person which includes 1.5 hours of kayaking. 

What are the Inclusions of this Package?

This Package includes: 

  • 1.5 hours of Kayaking
  • 1:5-Instructor Student Ratio 
  • 1 Session 

How Safe is Kayaking in Chennai?

This Activity is safe for both beginners and seasoned adventurers as you will be under consistent supervision of a Trained Instructor. Additionally, you will be provided with the necessary Safety Equipment which includes a helmet, buoyancy aid, a paddle, life jackets, etc. 

How to Book Kayaking in Chennai?

The Booking Procedure for Kayaking in Chennai is: Click on "Book Now". 1) Select the Package Option and select the date and number of persons you will be travelling with. 2) Fill out the Traveller Details which will include Name, Contact Number, and Mail Id. 3) Then you will be taken back to the checkout. 4) Now submit the payment. *If you have any questions, please call our toll-free number "8533812266." Have a peaceful Kayaking experience!   

What are the Time Slots for this Activity?

The relevant Time Slots are: 7:30 AM, 9:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 3:00 PM & 4:30 PM 

Where is the Activity Location?

The Activity location is Kovalam beach also known as Covelong Beach which is a popular beach lying on the Eastern Coast of India well-known for its water sports. 

How to reach Kovalam Beach?

Kovalam beach is at 26.8 kilometres from Chennai via East Coast Road, so, you can easily travel from Chennai to the beach area. There are taxi and bus services available from the capital city of Tamil Nadu to reach Covelong Beach. 

How to reach Chennai?

By Air: The Chennai International Airport(MAA) is located at a distance of 7 KM from the city and this is one of the busiest airports in India. On arrival, a taxi or bus can be taken to reach the location.

By Road: Chennai is well-connected to many major cities in India via a decent road network. Several buses ply from cities like- Bangalore, Calicut, etc. to reach Chennai. Private rental cars may also be hired.

By Train: The two main stations in Chennai are Chennai Central Railway Station(MAS) & Chennai Egmore(MS) which connect it to the major places of the country. Regular trains run from major cities to Chennai. 

Why is Kovalam Beach famous?

  • Kovalam Beach is one of the popular beaches lying on the Eastern Coast of India and offers several water sports. The tranquillity this place oozes is praiseworthy.  The distance from Trivandrum to Kovalam is a little around 20 kilometres and it is a genuine adventure hotspot for vacationers coming from the nearby areas.
  • Kovalam Beach is known for swimming, regular surfing, windsurfing, kayaking and many more water sports. Hence, it is a preferred beach spot for not only adventure seekers but also nature lovers. 

What is so Special about this Package?

  •  A fun-crammed Kayaking experience in Chennai with your friends or family. 
  •  Witnessing Scenic perspectives of the Bay of Bengal for 1.5 hours.
  • An Experienced Instructor.
  • Safe Kayaking with Life jackets and other Safety Gear. 

What is the Duration of Kayaking in Chennai?

For 1.5 hours, you can kayak in the waters around Kovalam Beach.

Are Safety Gear included in the Package?

Yes, all of the safety equipment and gear needed for this activity will be given to you. Yet when it comes to attire, you are encouraged to dress appropriately for the fluctuating water temperature to ensure that if you fall into the water, the cold water won't harm you. Further, wear a life jacket at all times.

Can I wear Flip Flops to Kayak?

Because of their slick soles and potential for slippage, flip flops are typically not advised. Thus you need shoes that hold your feet firmly in order to stay in the water securely.

Should I Wear Pants or Shorts for Kayaking?

Wear quick-drying pants. Clothing with thin materials are to be avoided. Either you may prefer board shorts. 

Is Kayaking hard for beginners?

No, even if you are a beginner, Kayaking is possible for you knowing just a few basic techniques of paddling and launching the boat. Rest, you will be under constant supervision of a Trained Instructor, so, you don't have to worry about the Activity. 

Can you Take Pictures while Kayaking?

Yes, like other adventures, you can capture your manoeuvres and record your activities while Kayaking. The only thing you need to keep in mind is that the camera must be waterproof and if you carry a smartphone then ensure that it is in a waterproof case. 

What is the Minimum Age required for Kayaking?

You must be at least 7 years of age to go Kayaking . For safety concerns, children below this age group aren't allowed to partcipate in this Activity. 

Does Kayaking help flatten your tummy?

Yes, Kayaking does effect your belly movements as you engage in continuous paddling during the Activity which exerts pressure on the upper body and effects the stomach muscles. 

Are Kayaks easy to flip?

No, not generally. It may happen accidentally for which you are instructed beforehand as to what deeds will help you overcome the situation. And the risk of flipping totally depends on what sort of Kayak is used and what are the water challenges where in you are paddling. 

Do you sit or kneel in a Kayak?

You can prefer either of the two ways. But comparatively sitting on the seats comfortably, kneeling should be preferred. As this posture helps you set up a more intimate contact with the kayak and gain better control over your boat. 

How Healthy is Kayaking?

Kayaking is an activity that improves your aerobic fitness and physical strength and also helps build proper coordination of your entire body. Improved cardiovascular fitness and increased muscle strength are the top positive results that you gain from Kayaking. 

What are the most likely hazards while Kayaking?

There might be situations when there is a high volume of water, high currents, low water temperatures that impose problem during Kayaking. Marine life can also effect the Activity sometimes. But the Instructor is well versed to handle any situation and will be with you everytime.  And also, Operators do ensure that the Activity is initiated only after a rigorous check of the weather forecasts and other related factors. 

What nutrition is good for Kayaking?

You can gorge on some light snacks before the Activity which may include but is not limited to: 

  • Cereal with low fat milk.
  • Nut Bars
  • A glass of milk and a piece of toast
  • Fruit salad and yoghurt
  • And most importantly be hydrated all times, drinking plenty of water. 

What are the Safety tips during Kayaking in Chennai?

You need to enjoy the Activity to the utmost following all the directions and instructions of the Expert cum Guide. The Operators ensure your safety throughout the Activity. Life jackets are not to be taken off from your body. And other concerns like weather forecasts, knowing the wildlife in the activity zone, and so on are duly concerned by the Operators. 

Are there any Refund Policies if the Activity gets postponed or cancelled?

Yes, the Activity may get cancelled or postponed due to weather obstructions and other factors. We have a Refund Policy in place for such situations. You can check the Terms & Conditions section on our official website universaladventures.in to know about the Refund & Cancellation Policies. 

What Safety Equipment is provided by You for this Activity?

The Safety Equipment includes a life jacket, a helmet and a buoyancy aid. Kayak seats, a paddle, comfortable footwear and clothing are among other requirements.