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Poovar Backwater Cruise
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Poovar is a small coastal village in the Trivandrum district of Kerala state, South India. This village is almost at the southern tip of Trivandrum and there is only one last village. Pozhiyoor which mark the end of kerala. This village has a...more
Bund Road | Poovar, Trivandrum 695525, India
+91 99470 67526
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a boat for 2 hrs and they charged rs 2500. We get a chance to see different migratiry birds .There are so many cruise services you just need to bargain becoz the amount they tell is too much . You can have food...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Poovar, to various resorts in the area, and, most of them are situated right on the banks of the backwaters. These resorts provide a one time free boat ride up to the estuary, a full backwater tour/cruise would cost anything up...More

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PoovarCruise, Manager at Poovar Backwater Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Shanker Thank you for positing your review. In your review, you have mentioned about the ferry service provided by the resort and it doesn’t not cover golden sanded beach visit, fishermen village, island round etc. One have to book a proper cruise to enjoy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

while travelling in the boat you enjoy serenity of the water and forest. Lot of small animals which you could see.

Thank giri22in
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its a must go during kerala tour. Its was suggested by our driver. And I must say we enjoyed it every bit..

Thank Sucheta04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is not that much as advertised in the internet. It is better to explore the beaches which is having clean water as compare to the Mumbai and chennai.

Thank SanjayK2504
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a Must go in Trivandrum tour. People visit mostly Alleppy for backwaters but this is awesome too. It is the only place where we could see a river meeting the sea with a golden sand beach as natural barrier. We had taken a...More

Thank RBan26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went on a holiday with Citrus holidays and toured around Kerala just 2 weeks after the terrible and landslides. We had no problems. At the end of the holiday they had organised a boat trip along the mangrove forest. It was brilliant. About an...More

1  Thank Ann G
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Saw wetland wild life, birds and the like and ventured up the river. very peaceful and relaxing with a good guide.

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Reviewed 20 August 2018

I am not sure it was this company but we went on a backwater cruise in Poovar. Was wondering how we would spend 2 hrs but it went by easily with identifying trees and birds. Stopped at golden sands beach and a floating restaurant. We...More

Thank mak73
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Start the day early, choose a rowing boat (manual) ,if you are a Birder and would like to spend time capturing the many exotic birds seen mostly around the early mornings, if you are with a family do take the evening ride to end it...More

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15 March 2018|
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Response from Sudeesh B | Reviewed this property |
I think it i available in whole day time. say 8 am to 6 pm.
15 March 2018|
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Response from Sudeesh B | Reviewed this property |
So far the service is not difficult to get if you go and do spot booking. You may have to wait for half an hour to 1 hour max.
27 February 2018|
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Response from Melissa M | Reviewed this property |
Hello I went with a group of friends there was 16 of us and we paid RS 1,000 each but it is usually around RS 2,500. We were picked in the opposite cove of the lighthouse in a min van