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Neyyar Dam

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Beautiful but badly promoted and maintained

Just 10 minutes detour I have never seen a dam water gushing from so close - awesome The park can... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Prabhakar D
via mobile

quite a nice and serene place ..you have to cross the neyyar lake to reach the neyyar wildlife... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Gaurav C
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just 10 minutes detour I have never seen a dam water gushing from so close - awesome The park can be more lively There is an apathy with the staff.. can be promoted much better The road to the top can be maintained better The...More

Thank Prabhakar D
Reviewed 11 September 2018

quite a nice and serene place ..you have to cross the neyyar lake to reach the neyyar wildlife sanctuary to see lions roaming freely...there is a small crocodile sanctuary as well on the banks of the river...the boat ride on thi lake is pristine...

Thank Gaurav C
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Neyyar Dam we visited in the noon as part of our journey. The dam is a long way from the city and there's a lot of peace and quiet. The authorities have gone a long way to develop the place and make it interesting. Also...More

1  Thank keru2507
Reviewed 2 July 2018

One afternoon in Oct 2016, I visited the dam. As soon as I crossed the road from the bus stop and went in the gates, as a woman alone, I was rather startled by the emptyness of the place, save a few loiterers. I did...More

2  Thank AltE5
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Boat ride in the catchment area was nice and peaceful, around the small island (Rs.660 for a 6 seater boat). It was nice as it was also drizziling and we were surrounded by many trees. Otherwise the park is under maintained, no water was flowing...More

1  Thank meiappan
Reviewed 26 April 2018

The lake water near the dam is clear and the boat ride in this is great. The Lion Safari is bad, the lions are out of place. The deer and the elephant rehabilitation serve good as rehabilitation centers. The crocodile research is also functional.

Thank PrasannaSugavanam
Reviewed 22 March 2018

I recommend to do not miss the Poovar Back water cruise to everyone who visit Kovalam/Trivandrum. Poovar is having the water thrown from the Neyyar dam and Poovar cruise for about 2 hours will make you reach nature sangamam (meeting) with the Arabian sea. While...More

Thank rkrishnan1133
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Neyyar dam located in a beautiful place, good atmosphere , small dam but large area of park for relaxation

Thank vmsatheesh22
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Amazing views across the lake. Shame about litter in places. Very peaceful and restful atmosphere worth the winding roads to get there!

Thank Anne W
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

This is a must see location place.we are so enjoyed on there.My friends are really happy such a amazing place is that.

Thank Georgethomas1996
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23 May 2017|
Response from aby_mathews | Reviewed this property |
There is a jungle park in an island . You can even see Lion ! There is an entry fee to the Dam ( 10-20₹) You have to wait for any group to go for boating if you are alone . I forgot the rate but it was around 150-200... More
Manish K
26 June 2016|
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Response from lynne b | Reviewed this property |
while we were there I did see many woman obviously travelling on their own in the Kerala resorts but I don't know how it is outwith the 'tourist' resorts......local buses are awful so the only way you can get around are by... More