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Address: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India

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Spend time on a boating trip

Took an hour and half ride around the poovar backwater. excellent ride. you are surrounded by lush green vegetation all around

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
PGJNewDelhi
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New Delhi, India

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took an hour and half ride around the poovar backwater. excellent ride. you are surrounded by lush green vegetation all around

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You would need to take a short boat ride to get to Poovar island. It's really worth the ride that takes you through the mangrove forests. Lots of beautiful birds are visible on the way so keep your cameras ready. Poovar island is really beautiful with a breathtaking view of the Arabian Sea.

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Goa, India
3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Please do not waste your time going here.I takes so long to get here and then you find nothing that is interesting,just sun sea and sand.

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Thank FrancisDSilva
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

poovar is good if you are in trivandrum and cant go to ashtamudi.There was this boat service called flowers who charged us 4500 for 2 hrs which was a ripoff. the food at the floating hotel was below average.

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Faridabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice experience of boat ride. They charged 3500 for 2 people for 1.5 hours of ride (Little expensive but worth it). Main attraction was Golden Sand Beach--Meeting point of Arabian Sea and Indian ocean. Neat and clean beach. Prefer to visit in evening and enjoy the sunset :)

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Thank SumReet
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a nice experience. One of the main attraction of Kerala. Good boating experience. I prefer evening time to visit Poovar. Beach is one of the attraction point.

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Changanassery, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant experience , cleanliness to be looked into . Boating was amazing through the canals & lunch in the cruise was perfect .

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Angamaly, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is lil far from Trivandrum city but a good drive. There is a very neat beach maintained by few resorts over there. A very good view of the sea.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a boat from geetu boating service which charged us 2000 for an hour. They offer a lot of packages and you can choose according to your convenience. We dint haggle but we got to know later that lot of negotiations is possible. Anyways the boat will take you through the mangroves. They will show you different birds and... More 

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Ahmedabad
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Said is unique inland and connected to sea and back water. Boat rides are available for rs 1300 per 2 hour and they take you to beach too. The beach of golden sand is worth visiting.. but be alert of waves... sea is very rough and waves unpredictable

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