Chilika Lake Boating
Chilika Lake Boating
Chilika Lake Boating
Chilika Lake Boating
Chilika Lake Boating

Chilika Lake Boating

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Puri, Odisha

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What will you experience


1.5-3.5 Hours of Boating


Certified Instructor


High Quality Safety Equipment


Enjoy Fishing


Beautiful Island Hopping

About the Activity

Activity LocationChilika Lake, Odisha
Age Limit No age limit
Activity Timing 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Activity Duration1.5 to 3.5 Hours
Boat Capacity8 Person per Boat

About Chilika Lake: 

  • Chilika Lake is a natural wonder that spans over 1100 sq km. It is a brackish water lagoon that connects with the Bay of Bengal. It hosts more than 160 species of birds, 37 species of fish, 14 species of crabs, and many other aquatic animals.
  • Chilika Lake is also a cultural treasure that has been a source of livelihood and inspiration for the local people for generations. Chilika is a place where tradition and modernity meet, and where festivals and fairs celebrate its spirit.

About Chilika Lake Boating:

  • Meet our representative at the location for a once-in-a-lifetime boat ride on Chilika Lake, the second-largest coastal lagoon in the world.
  • Chilika Lake is home to endangered Irrawaddy dolphins. See them jump and splash, learn about their conservation, and visit the sea mouth. Feel the breeze and spray, and spot crazy crabs.
  • Explore Chilika Lake's many islands, each with its own story and attraction. Visit Kalijai Island's famous temple to Goddess Kalijai, worshipped by local fishermen. See the colonial-era bungalow on Breakfast Island. Spot deer are roaming freely on Bavkuda Island.
  • On moonlit nights, Chilika Lake glows with magical light. Admire its scenic beauty, capture stunning photos, and feel its tranquillity and romance.
  • Enjoy delicious snacks and local delicacies, buy souvenirs, and experience the local culture.
  • Your guide will tell you about Chilika Lake's history, culture, and people. Hear stories and legends, like how it was formed or cursed. Learn about the local fishermen's lifestyle and traditions.

Package Option

Boating (1.5 Hrs)

1.5 Hours

5999 per Boat

Boating (3.5 Hrs)

3.5 Hours

7999 per Boat

1.5 Hours
  • 1 Hour 30 Mins
  • Certified Guide
  • Price is inclusive of 8 Person
  • Any Personal Expenses
  • Any Travel Expenses

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Know before you book

  • You are mandated to carry a valid ID Proof (Passport/ Voter ID/ Driving License). 
  • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes suitable for boating and walking.
  • Carry a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and water bottle to protect yourself from the sun and heat.
  • Carry a camera, binoculars, and a bird guidebook to enhance your experience of Chilika Lake and its wildlife.
  • Do not feed, touch, or disturb the dolphins, birds, or other animals in Chilika Lake. Respect their natural habitat and behaviour.
  • Do not litter or pollute the lake or its surroundings. Dispose of your waste properly or carry it back with you.
  • Follow the instructions and safety guidelines of your guide and boat operator at all times.
  • Be courteous and respectful to the local people and their culture.

Things to Carry

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

Frequently Asked Quetions

Can I see dolphins during the boating trip?

 Chilika Lake is known for its dolphin sightings, and there is a good chance of spotting dolphins during the boating trip.

What is included in the Chilika Lake Boating experience?

The Chilika Lake Boating experience includes a 2-hour boat ride on the scenic Chilika Lake, where you can witness abundant wildlife such as dolphins, crabs, and various bird species.

How can I Book the Tour?

Click "Book Now" and choose your journey date and the number of people you travelling with. Fill out the traveller information and submit the payment.  We will provide you with the exact location and pick-up time after your booking is confirmed. Have a fantastic experience! 

*If you have any questions, please call our toll-free number "8533812266."

Are boating charges included in the entrance fee?

No, the boating charges are separate and not included in the entrance fee. They depend on the number of members and the duration of the boat ride.

Are there any specific timings for boating?

 Yes, the boating timings at Chilika Lake are from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM. However, please note that the overall timings of the lake are from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Can I bring my food and drinks on the boat?

Yes, you are allowed to bring your food and drinks for consumption during the boat ride. However, it is important to maintain cleanliness and not litter in the lake.

Are life jackets provided during the boat ride?

Yes, life jackets are provided for all passengers during the boating trip to ensure safety on the water.

Is there a minimum age requirement for the boating experience?

There is no specific minimum age requirement for the boating experience; however, children should be accompanied by adults for their safety.

What is the duration of the Chilika Lake Boating experience?

The Chilika Lake Boating experience has a duration of approximately 2 hours.

What are the timings for visiting Chilika Lake?

Chilika Lake is open on all days from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

How big is Chilika Lake?

Chilika Lake is Asia's largest lake, spreading over 1165 sq km during the monsoon season and 906 sq km during the summer season.

Can I spot migratory birds at Chilika Lake?

Yes, Chilika Lake is a haven for many species of indigenous and migratory birds, especially during the winter season.

How far is Chilika Lake from Bhubaneswar and Puri?

Chilika Lake is located approximately 100 km away from both Bhubaneswar and Puri cities.

Can I visit the islands within Chilika Lake?

Yes, some islands within Chilika Lake, such as Breakfast Island, Bavkuda Island, and Kalijai Island, are accessible by boat and offer unique experiences like wildlife sightings and temple visits.

Can I visit Chilika Lake during stormy weather?

While Chilika Lake's scenic beauty can be awe-inspiring during stormy weather, it is advisable to prioritise safety and consider weather conditions before planning a visit.

Are fishing activities allowed at Chilika Lake?

 Yes, Chilika Lake is known for its excellent fishing opportunities, and fishing activities are allowed with the appropriate permits and regulations.

Can I take photographs during the boating trip?

Yes, photography is allowed during the boating trip. The picturesque landscapes and wildlife at Chilika Lake provide great opportunities for capturing memorable moments.