Boating in Trivandrum
Boating in Trivandrum
Boating in Trivandrum
Boating in Trivandrum
Boating in Trivandrum

Boating in Trivandrum

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Trivandrum, Kerala

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What will you experience


1 to 3 Hours of Speedboat


Certified Instructor


High Quality Safety Equipment


Enjoy Fishing


Witness the Species Birds

About the Activity

Location Poovar in Trivandrum, Kerala
Duration1 to 3 hours
Safety EquipmentProvided

About Poovar 

  • A peaceful village on the Southern coast of Kerala, Poovar is characterised by golden sandy beaches, shores lined with banana and coconut grooves, swampy backwaters, exotic flowers and well-preserved wildlife.
  • The untouched beauty of Poovar opens doors for an odyssey of ventures. At the tip of Trivandrum, Poovar flaunts the estuary of the Arabian Sea with the fresh Neyyar River and a sanctuary home to elephants and leopards.

About Boating in Trivandrum 

  • Upon arrival, visitors will be greeted by a guide. Post-welcome, they will board a jetty or a motorboat and depart on an adventure no less than a water safari!
  • The sight of mangrove forests lining the waterway, dense forests radiating the glow of life and streaming calm waters, will mesmerise all aboard.
  • Unique ecosystems teeming with biodiversity lead the way, and opportunities to spot bird species and wildlife thriving in the forests are not to be missed.
  • The gentle lapping of the water against the boat pacifies the atmosphere, leaving visitors in the company of local culture and the quaint fishing village.
  • Catch glimpses of fishermen casting nets and admire the backdrop of several small islands against the vast sky, adding authenticity to the experience.
  • On an evening cruise, watch the sky's hue paint itself in the sunset with shades of orange, red, and pink colouring the breathtaking, rippling Arabian Sea.
  • On a night cruise, take pleasure in the peace under the starry night as the boat quietly cuts through the whizzing charm of the jungle.
  • After a wonderfully fantastic experience, visitors alight the boat and take back timeless memories and moments with their loved ones.

Package Option

Motor Boat (1 Hour)

1 Hour

1499 per person

1 Hour
  • 1 hour Boat Ride
  • Sightseeing through Boat
  • Any Personal Expenses
  • Any Travel Expenses

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Know before you book

  • Carry an identity proof such as a passport or an Adhaar Card to confirm your identification and promised booking for the cruise.
  • Ensure that the safety equipment, including life jackets, is worn and fitted correctly.
  • It is recommended to carry insect repellent, wear hats and sunglasses, apply sunblock, and have an ample water supply to stay hydrated and energised throughout the trip.
  • Nature enthusiasts who wish to observe and get an authentic wildlife experience may carry binoculars and cameras at their own risk.
  • Respect the natural environment and wildlife while boating by avoiding throwing trash into the water, being mindful of sensitive ecological areas and speaking in appropriate volumes.
  • Lastly, enjoy your journey and sip every aspect of nature around you!

Things to Carry

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

Frequently Asked Quetions

Why is Poovar famous?

 Poovar, the tiny village is known for its undisturbed natural beauty. Take a cruise and enjoy the uninterrupted view of the confluence of the river, lake, backwaters, and the Arabian Sea.

Does Poovar have a beach?

Poovar with its coastal advantage has a mesmerising beach with swaying coconut palms and sands, a paradise for tropical beach lovers.

What is the best time to visit Poovar Island?

 The winter season provides comfortable temperatures to visit Poovar and explore places of interest. The best months vary from October to February.

Which station is closest to Poovar?

The Thiruvananthapuram Railway Station is the closest station to Poovar and is located at a distance of 27 km from the village, making it accessible.

How far is Poovar Island from the airport?

 The distance from Poovar to Trivandrum airport is 25 KM. Visitors can directly take a calming and relaxing cruise in the backwaters after a hectic flight schedule.

How hot is Poovar Island in April?

In the Summer months, Poovar island is characterised by humidity and rains, with a low of 25° and a high of 33°.

How do I reach Poovar Island from Trivandrum Railway Station?

 A bulk of cab services and local transportation services are available, making traversing easy for visitors and tourists.

How far is Poovar from Trivandrum/Thiruvananthapuram?

The distance between Poovar and Trivandrum by road is 34 km while the aerial distance is approximately 27 KM.

Why is Trivandrum so famous?

 Known for the Padmanabhaswamy Temple, the beaches of Kovalam and Varkala, the backwaters of Poovar and Anchuthengu, and its Western Ghats tracts, Trivandrum is a popular tourist destination.

Do I have to pay an entry fee for Poovar Island?

There are no entry fees for Poovar Island, other than transportation and possible toll booth charges.