Kochi Marine Drive Boating
Kochi Marine Drive Boating
Kochi Marine Drive Boating
Kochi Marine Drive Boating
Kochi Marine Drive Boating
Kochi Marine Drive Boating
Kochi Marine Drive Boating
Kochi Marine Drive Boating

Kochi Marine Drive Boating

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Kochi, Kerala

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What will you experience


1 Hour of Boating


Witness Traditional Kerala Houseboats


Coastal Cuisine In Floating Restaurants


Certified Instructor


High Quality Safety Equipment

About the Activity

Start Point Marine Drive Boating Dock
End PointCircular Route
Difficulty LevelEasy
Timings9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (varies)

About Marine Drive Kochi:

  • Kochi Marine Drive stands as an iconic waterfront promenade, inviting visitors to soak in the city's coastal beauty. The picturesque drive encompasses a 3-kilometre stretch adorned with swaying palm trees, bustling markets, and panoramic views of the harbour.
  • Kochi Marine Drive, at the heart of the city, reflects the confluence of historical heritage and modern aspirations. The bustling promenade serves as a hub for both commercial activities and cultural exchange. 

About Kochi Marine Drive Boating:

  • Gaze upon the timeless charm of Chinese fishing nets dotting the shoreline as you sail along the picturesque Kochi Marine Drive. 
  • Embrace the ethereal beauty of Kochi's sunsets as the sky transforms into a canvas of vibrant hues, casting a magical spell on your boat ride. 
  • Drift through the tranquil backwaters, surrounded by lush greenery, and witness traditional Kerala houseboats gliding gracefully.
  • Behold Fort Kochi, Bolgatty Palace, and Willingdon Island, historic landmarks that share captivating tales of Kochi's cultural legacy.
  • Delight in encounters with playful dolphins, who occasionally grace the waters, adding an enchanting touch to your maritime journey.
  • Immerse in Kochi's diverse heritage as you pass by bustling markets and vibrant street scenes, exuding a harmonious fusion.
  • Savour the delectable flavours of coastal cuisine in floating restaurants, offering a unique dining experience amidst the sea breeze. 
  • Experience the Marine Drive's after-dark allure, with sparkling city lights casting a magical glow, creating memories to cherish.

Package Option


1 Hour

449 per person


Booked 315 times

1 Hour
  • 1 Hour of Boating
  • Certified Guide
  • Any Personal Expenses
  • Any Transportation Expenses

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Know before you book

  • Always wear a provided life jacket while on the boat, regardless of your swimming abilities. It ensures your safety in case of an emergency.
  • Children and non-swimmers must be accompanied by adults during the boating ride to ensure their safety.
  • Follow the designated capacity of the boat and avoid overloading it. Exceeding the boat's capacity can jeopardize the safety and stability of the boat.
  • Check weather conditions before heading for boating. Avoid boating during heavy rain, storms, or high winds, as they can be dangerous.
  • Respect the designated operating hours of boating as specified by the authorities.
  • Do not carry any flammable, sharp, or hazardous items on the boat to prevent accidents.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the lake and surroundings by not littering. Dispose of waste in designated bins only.
  • Consumption of alcohol or drugs is strictly prohibited during boating to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.
  •  Follow all instructions provided by the boat operators or guides for a smooth and safe boating experience.
  •  If you plan to take photographs during the ride, ensure that you handle your camera or mobile device securely to prevent accidental drops in the water.
  • Remain seated while the boat is in motion. Standing or moving around can disturb the balance of the boat.
  • Avoid disturbing wildlife or birds while boating to preserve the natural habitat of the lake.
  • Familiarize yourself with the emergency procedures and exit points on the boat in case of any unforeseen circumstances.
  • Be aware of any age restrictions for boating and follow them accordingly.
  • If you plan to engage in swimming activities, ensure that you are a proficient swimmer and take the necessary precautions.
  • In case of minor injuries or medical issues, a first aid kit may be available. Inform the boat

Things to Carry

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

Frequently Asked Quetions

Where is the starting point for boating at Kochi Marine Drive?

The boating starts from the Marine Drive Walkway, near the Rainbow Bridge.

What types of boats are available for boating at Marine Drive?

There are motorboats and pedal boats available for boating, catering to different preferences.

What is the duration of a typical boat ride at Marine Drive?

The boat rides usually last for 30 minutes to 1 hour, depending on the chosen route.

Are life jackets provided during the boat ride?

Yes, life jackets are provided for the safety of all passengers on board.

Can I book the boat ride in advance?

Generally, boat rides are available on a first-come, first-served basis. However, it's advisable to check for any advance booking options during peak seasons.

What are the operating hours for boating at Marine Drive?

Boating usually starts around 9:00 AM and continues until 6:00 PM, subject to weather conditions.

What Are the popular sights to see during the boat ride?

The boat ride offers stunning views of the Kochi skyline, Chinese Fishing Nets, Willingdon Island, and the bustling harbor.

Can I hire a private boat for a personalized experience?

Yes, private boat rentals are available for a more personalized and intimate experience.

Is boating at Marine Drive safe for children and elderly individuals?

Yes, the boat operators prioritize safety and take necessary precautions to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all age groups.

Are there any restrictions or guidelines to follow during the boat ride?

 Yes, visitors are requested to follow the instructions provided by the boat operators, wear life jackets, and refrain from littering to maintain the cleanliness of the water body.