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Poovar Island

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Bund Rod poovar | Taxi from trivandrum and boating, Trivandrum 695503, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's beautiful one time go island. You can go by either boat or by road also. But be aware of these boat travellers. They are really cheaters. I got cheated by Deepa boat travellers and the auto driver. It's harldly 30 mins up and down,...More

Thank chandan s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must visit place. Charges are very high. One need to bargain. The boat people have two rates . For 1 hour and 1.5 hour. Don't get fooled , both are same. 30 extra minutes are actually wasted on the way as they slow the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very great place to visit. But the boat people flees the tourists by showing photos and making it very very expensive.

Thank Ganudadu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the beach is the not amongst the best but still the view of sunset is good but it needs some cleaniness

Thank giri22in
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this place can only be visited by boat .it is lo located at the back waters. Just a place to gaze in boat

Thank vimalk340
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its the first stop during 1 hrs poovar backwater trip. Nice scenic beauty.we got Bright and sunny weather as its april.

Thank Sucheta04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent destressing getaway and a pleasant boat-ride. Pl. choose the timing of the boat ride appropriately so that you can enjoy the ride and sometime on the beach

Thank Dinesh T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Those who visit Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) should make a trip to Poovar without fail and should enjoy the boat ride thro the lush green narrow back water and sip delicious sweet fresh coconut water on way and coffee/Tea or snacks in any of the floating restaurants.

Thank Muthukumar_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in or around Trivandrum, this place is a must visit. I went there with the bunch of my friends and belive me I had my best time there. Back water boating is just phenomenal and a Kingfisher Strong makes it even better😉....More

Thank ParthK145
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A place worth visiting and better to go with prior online booking. Utilised gaviya.com for booking back water cruise and was happy with the crew and condition of the boat.

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1 August 2018|
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Response from SURAJSMILE | Reviewed this property |
5 years kid is allowed.Better you finish Kanyakumari first..
23 July 2018|
Response from Elzu23 | Reviewed this property |
Taxi cost no idea .. The boat ride is inclusive for a 30 minutes visit to golden sand beach and costed 1500 Rs for us.
12 July 2018|
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Response from Elzu23 | Reviewed this property |
I think there is a restriction , please check with them regarding the age.