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

Boating in Trivandrum

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30 minutesTrivandrum,Kerala

Boating in Trivandrum

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  • Embark on a paradise cruise on the backwaters of Poovar, a small coastal village 30 KM from Trivandrum.
  • Glide on emerald water underneath the shady canopy of mangroves and wet forests for 1 to 3 hours.
  • Tour along the village's picturesque and serene canal and waterways on a motorboat accommodating seven people.
  • Wallow in magically majestic ecosystems and teeming wildlife, with peeking sunlight trailing your stride.
  • Harken the orchestrating warbling of bird species, chirping of crickets, and buzzing of insects on your journey.


Quick Info:

  • Location: Poovar in Trivandrum, Kerala
  • Duration: 1 to 3 hours
  • Guide: Provided
  • Safety Equipment: Provided

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.

Additional Info

Know before you go Boating in Trivandrum:

  • 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!

How To Reach


By Air:One can reach Trivandrum by landing at the Trivandrum International Airport(TRV) and also can hire a taxi or book a cab to reach the required destination in the city from the airport.

By Road:Bus services from Thampanoor Bus Station are readily available for various prominent cities of the country. NH-66 connects Thiruvananthapuram to Kochi, Mangalore and many other cities of Kerala.

By Train:The Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station(TVC) is located within the city and visitors easily reach the station from any part of the state. Taxi and bus services are available from the station.

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