Cruise in Pondicherry

Cruise in Pondicherry

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Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu

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What will you experience


2 Hours of Cruise Ride


Certified Instructor


Exquisite Cruise Cuisine


Panoramic Sunset View

About the Activity

Departure LocationExpo Ground, near Indira Gandhi Stadium, Pondicherry
Sunrise Cruise Timings05:30 AM to 07:00 AM
Cruise 1 Timings09:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Cruise 2 Timings12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Sunset Timings03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Reporting Time1 Hour before Cruise Timings
Activity Duration2-3 Hours on Sea
Child TicketValid for Child Below 5 Years

About Pondicherry:

  • Pondicherry is a coastal gem in South India, where French elegance meets Indian vibrancy and a rich cultural tapestry, creating a perfect holiday fusion.
  • Set sail on the Puducherry cruise for an unforgettable voyage of culture, cuisine, popular tourist spots, and captivating skies with your loved ones.

About the Cruise in Pondicherry:

  • Get equipped to experience a fun-crammed and exciting 2-hour journey on the serene waters with a Boat Ride in Pondicherry.
  • Arrive at the departure location an hour before the cruise ride begins and get settled into the beautiful boat.
  • An experienced guide will provide you with life jackets and all safety equipment and introduce you to the adventure before you set sail.
  • Enjoy a glamorous cruise ship with the sun kissing your skin and the salty breeze tousling your hair as you bid the port adieu.
  • Greet the serene seas of Pondicherry and admire a picturesque view of the tranquil waters along the backdrop of the sky during the Pondicherry cruise.
  • As you glide along the coast of Pondicherry, you'll be treated to the most mesmerising views of the French Quarter's pastel buildings and the pristine beaches.
  • Travel through the Bay of Bengal and witness sights such as the Gandhi statue, Pondy Marina Beach, Lighthouse, Verapattinam Temple, and Paradise Beach, as well as a scuba diving show.
  • Enjoy a plethora of delicious snacks and drinks that will be served as you relax while Boating near Pondicherry.
  • Capture some lovely photos and videos on deck with friends and family to carry home this treasured memory.

Package Option

Cruise Ride 1 (09:00 AM)

2 Hours

499 per person


Booked 200 times

Cruise Ride 2 (12:00 PM)

12:00 PM

499 per person

Sunset Ride (03:00 PM)

3:00 PM

499 per person

Sunrise Ride (05:30 AM)

1.5 Hours

499 per person

2 Hours
  • 2 Hours Cruise Ride
  • Life Jackets
  • Snacks & Cold Drinks
  • 100% Safe Ride with Life Jacket & Fire Safety Equipment
  • Certified Crew
  • Clean & Hygiene Restroom
  • Any Personal Expenses
  • Any Travel Expenses
  • Report by 08 AM to the Desired Location
  • The Trip Time is 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM 

Activity Location

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Know before you book

  • Please adhere to the timing of the cruise in Pondicherry and arrive an hour before departure time at the Expo Ground for the Seagulls Pondicherry Cruise.
  • Packages must be paid in full to get ahold of the affirmation voucher. Any breakage or harm to any objects inside the cruise may be charged at actuals.
  • Universal Adventures reserves the right to change the itinerary due to any type of disturbance (i.e., climate situation, political situation, or any others) without compromising any service or days.
  • Food and beverages, safety equipment, and a certified crew will all be part of the package. Any private fees or personal objects will not be included and will be paid for outside of the fees.
  • ID evidence is obligatory for every participant, including children, at the time of booking. Carry a digital copy of the tickets and ID during the Pondicherry Cruise.
  • Children under the age of 5 will be given half-passenger tickets. Anyone over the age of 5 will be considered an adult. The tickets for Pondicherry boating will be priced accordingly.

Things to Carry

  • Sunscreen and Sunglasses
  • Travel Insurance Documents
  • ID Proof
  • UA Voucher

Frequently Asked Quetions

How Safety is ensured during the Pondicherry Cruise?

The Pondicherry Cruise is safe, as you will be accompanied by a certified crew. All the safety equipment and life jackets are also provided by the team.       

What is the Booking Procedure for the activity?

After clicking "Book Now," fill in the traveller information, including the number of people in your party, your travel date, and other data, and make the required payment. Upon confirmation of your reservation, you will be informed of the exact location of the activity as well as the pick-up time. If you have any questions, please call our toll-free number, "+91 8533812266."

What is the duration of the activity?

The duration of the activity is 2 hours.

What is the Cost for Cruise In Pondicherry?

Universal Adventures provides a Pondicherry Cruise for INR 500 for passengers that are 5 years and older and INR 250 for children below the age of 5. It includes a 2- to 3-hour cruise ride with a certified crew.

How to get to Pondicherry from Chennai?

By Air: Pondicherry has a dedicated airport, Pondicherry Airport (PNY), located at Lawspet. Alternatively, Chennai International Airport (MAA) may be reached to travel to Pondicherry.

By Road: Travellers from nearby cities can easily reach Pondicherry, as it has a good network of motorways and highways. One can also plan to travel by bus, where Pondicherry Bus Station is the main entrance.

By Train: Puducherry Railway Station (PDY) efficiently serves the city of Pondicherry, connecting it with cities like- Chennai, New Delhi, Bangalore, etc. From the station, a bus or a taxi may be hired.

Why should you visit Pondicherry on a cruise?

Visiting Pondicherry on the Seagull cruise offers a unique opportunity to explore the picturesque coastline, experience the rich cultural blend of French and Indian influences, and enjoy serene moments on the pristine beaches while cruising in style and comfort.

What are the best water sports in Pondicherry?

Some of the best water sports in Pondicherry include scuba diving, snorkelling, kayaking, windsurfing, and paddleboarding. These activities allow you to explore the coastal beauty of the region and enjoy the Bay of Bengal's waters.

What are the best beaches in Pondicherry?

Paradise Beach, Promenade Beach, Serenity Beach, Mahe Beach, and Auroville Beach are some of the most popular and visited beaches in Pondicherry.

Where is Pondicherry in India?

Pondicherry, also known as Puducherry, is a Union Territory located in southeastern India, on the eastern coast, along the Bay of Bengal.

What is Pondicherry famous for?

Pondicherry, also known as Puducherry, is famous for its French colonial heritage, beautiful beaches, Auroville (a unique spiritual community), and a serene ambiance that attracts tourists seeking a blend of Indian and French culture.

What is the arrival time for the activity?

The arrival time for the activity is an hour before the departure of the cruise for your respective slot booking.

What is the Capacity for the Cruise in Pondicherry?

The cruise in Pondicherry accommodates seats for a maximum of 60 passengers at once.

What are the inclusions in the Package?

The Pondicherry cruise package includes a ride of about 2–3 hours on the sea, life jackets, snacks and beverages, restrooms for men and women, and a certified crew, along with sightseeing of various spots such as the Gandhi Statue, the Lighthouse, the Pondy Marina Beach, Paradise Beach, Verampattinam Temple, and a scuba diving show.

What are the timings for the Cruise in Pondicherry?

The cruise in Pondicherry has four separate time slots across the day for you to choose from.

  • Sunrise Cruise Timings: 5:30 AM to 7:00 AM
  • Cruise 1 Timings: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Cruise 2 Timings: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Sunset Timings: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM 

What is the age limit for cruise in Pondicherry?

There are no specific age restrictions for the cruise ride. However, children below the age of 5 will be given half-passenger tickets. Passengers of the age of 5 and older will be given adult tickets.

When can you go on the Cruise ride in Pondicherry?

The cruise ride is available on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The timing begins at 5:30 in the morning, and you are offered four different time slots to choose from.

Where can you board the Cruise in Pondicherry?

The boarding/departure point of the cruise will be at the Uppalam Expo Ground, near Indira Gandhi Stadium in Pondicherry.