Kayaking in Varkala
Kayaking in Varkala
Kayaking in Varkala
Kayaking in Varkala
Kayaking in Varkala
Kayaking in Varkala
Kayaking in Varkala
Kayaking in Varkala

Kayaking in Varkala

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Varkala, Kerala

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What will you experience


Single or Double Kayak

Professional Crew

Mangrove Forest Trip For 1.5 Hrs or 3.5 Hrs

About the Activity

Activity LocationParavur Pozhikara Thanni Road, Mayyanad
Sandbar Trip Duration1.5 Hrs
Mangrove Forest Duration3.5 Hrs
Sandbar Trip Timing06:00 AM to 10:00 AM & 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Mangrove Trip Timing06:30 AM (Morning), 03:30 PM (Evening)

About Varkala, Kerala:

  • Kerala, a state in southern India, has the town of Varkala. It is on the Arabian Sea and is well-known for its palm-lined Varkala Beach, which is surrounded by red rocks. 
  • Enjoy this exciting and fun activity with your loved ones and challenge them. This fun activity is for everyone who wants adventure and thrill in their lives. 

About Kayaking in Varkala, Kerala:

  • Reach the site, and meet the instructor who will guide you about the activity and safety. Hop on the Kayaks and get ready to experience the thrill.
  • People of all ages can enjoy kayaking on the waters of Varkala. It's so easy, even a child can do it. In kayaking, drivers use double paddles to float the kayak the water.
  • Kayaks can be done individually, in pairs, or small groups. But no matter what type of kayak you're riding, you'll be able to Kayak with Group Kayak lessons.
  • Kayak instructors teach you how to use your body weight and kayak paddle to navigate the ocean. The kayaks are streamlined so you can ride pretty fast if you want. 
  • Your kayak instructor will also teach you the basics of safety on the water, including how to properly put your kayak back in if it's about to capsize.
  • The action begins with paddling the frenzied waters in Varkala's tranquil atmosphere. Explore the beach and enjoy the sunset and sunrise on this kayak tour. 
  • Choose from single or double kayaks and paddle along the beaches with a guide in private. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, this tour has something for everyone.   

Package Option

Kayaking (Sandbar Trip)

1.5 Hours

499 per person

Kayaking (Mangrove Trip) (06:30 AM)

3.5 Hours Of Paddling

999 per person

Kayaking (Mangrove Trip) (03:00 PM)

3.5 Hours

999 per person

1.5 Hours
  • 2 KM of Kayaking
  • 1.5 Hours of Kayaking
  • Any Personal Expenses
  • Any Transportation Expenses
  • Any Food Expenses

Activity Location

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Know before you book

  • Confirmation will be given at the time of booking.
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems.
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers.
  • Not for patients with heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • This experience requires good weather. If cancelled due to inclement weather, an alternative date or full refund will be provided.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of participants. If cancelled due to not reaching the minimum number of people, you will be offered an alternative date/experience or a full refund.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.  

Things to Carry

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

Frequently Asked Quetions

What are the Timings for the Sandbar Trip?

The Sandbar Trip can be taken anytime in the day.

Will meals be provided?

Any kind of meal is not covered in the pacakge.

Are children allowed to kayak?

Of course. Children of any age group are allowed to experience anf enjoy Kayaking in Varkala.

What are the Time Slots for the Activity?

Kayaking Sandbar Trip can be done anytime in the day. Mangrove Trip has two slots- Morning slot at 06:30 AM and Evening slot at 03:00 PM. 

Will I get Kayaking lessons?

Yes. Before the main activity, the experts will give you all the necessary and safety instructions of kayaking, so you fully enjoy the activity. 

What is the Cost of Kayaking in Varkala?

The activity cost depends on the package you opt for. We offer three different packages-

1. Kayaking (Sandbar Trip)- INR 549/ person

2. Kayaking (Mangrove Trip) (06:30 AM)- INR 1099/ person

3. Kayaking (Mangrove Trip) (03:00 PM)- INR 1099/ 

What is the activity duration?

The activity duration depends on the package you select. The Sandbar Trip is 1.5 Hours long and the Mangrove Trip will take 3.5 Hours.

What options are available for the activity?

For Kayaking in Varkala, you can choose between a Sandbar Trip or Mangrove Forest Trip.

Is the activity beginner friendly?

With the safety and activity instructions from the experts, the activity can be performed even by beginners.

Is Kayaking an individual activity?

Kayaking can be done individually,  in pairs and even in  small group.

What is the Age limit of the Activity?

The kayaking activity does not have any age limits. People of any group can be part of Kayaking in Varkala.

What sort of Instructions are given in Kayak lessons?

The lessons about body weight control, paddle navigating the ocean, basics of safety on the water, and instructions for putting kayaks back in the situation of capsize are given before the main activity. 

Do you provide Safety Gear?

We take your safety as our priority and provide you with a life jacket and other safety gear.

How long does it take to get the Activity Confirmation?

You will receive the activity confirmation at the time of booking itself.

Who should avoid Kayaking in Varkala?

People with back problems, serious medical conditions and pregnant women are advised to avoid the activity.

Can I go Kayaking if I have Health Issues?

We always recommend you consult your doctor and know if you are fir for the activity or not. Avoid the activity if you have heart problems or are suffering from other serious medical conditions.

Are pregnant women allowed to Kayak?

We don't recommend pregnant women to participate in the Kayaking activity.

Does the Activity have a weather influence?

The activity is weather-bound and can be performed only in good weather conditions.

What happens in case of unfavorable weather conditions?

The activity usually gets canceled in unfavorable weather conditions. On cancelation, your activity will either be rescheduled or a full refund will be given.

Can I book a Single-Person activity?

The Kayaking Activity requires you to meet the minimum number of participants condition.

What if I don't fulfill the Minimum Number of Participants Conditon?

The activity may get canceled if Minimum number of participants requirement is not met. In such cases, you will either be provided with an alternative date/experience or a full refund.

Is this a public or private activity?

We offer a private kayaking activity package in which only your group will be participating.

What is the Activity location?

The activity will take place in Paravur Pozhikara Thanni Road, Mayyanad.

What is the Timing for Kayaking Mangrove Forest trip?

To experience Kayaking Mangrove Forest trip, you can choose between the morning slot at 06:30 AM and the evening slot at 03:0 PM.

What is included in the package?

The pacakge includes the experience of Sandbar or Mangrove Forest Kayaking depending on th package, life jacket and safety gear and kayak lessons from experts.

What is not covered in the package?

Any kind of personal expenses, travel expenses, meals, clothes, or anything that is not in the inclusion section is not covered in the pacakge.

Where is Varkala located?

The coastal town of Varkala is located in the Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala. The Varkala town is around 40 KM away from state capital Thiruvananthapuram.

What are the Highlights of Varkala?

Varkala is filled with golden beaches, Varkala Cilff that gives you majestic view of the Arabian Sea, Temples and Mutt, 17th-century Anjengo Fort and Kappil Lake. Varkala is also popularly known for having Ayurvedic treatment centres.

What can I do in Varkala?

There are a bunch of things that Varkala offers to you. You can stroll around the beaches, get a magnificent view of the Arabian sea and enjoy the sunset from Varkala Cliff, visit temples and mutt, take a boat ride in Kappil Lake, and try some adventure sports like Parasailing,  Kayaking, Canoeing, Paragliding and many more. Don't forget to have a relaxing session with Ayurvedic treatments.