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Good for families with young children

It's pretty well organised and they're following the basic safety procedures and it's a good ride... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
Starting point of a trip to paradise beach

This place is literally the starting point of paradise beach as you need to purchase the ticket... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Bengaluru, India
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National Highway 45A | Near Water Sports Complex, Nonankuppam, Pondicherry, India
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

It's pretty well organised and they're following the basic safety procedures and it's a good ride. You can choose long or short rides. This place has clean toilets too.

Thank yagvendrac
Reviewed 2 March 2018

the gateway to paradise beach which is real paradise in pondicherry. it is approachable from all parts of town and an ola will get you there just fine - the cabs are too costly. There is adequate parking here and a restaurant too but for...More

2  Thank neeleshkulkarni
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Super, one should definitely go boating to enjoy the holidays. They also provide stay in boat. I and my family enjoyed Beach and the store in the beach.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

This place is literally the starting point of paradise beach as you need to purchase the ticket from here. You also have few eateries where you can grab a bite. Overall, nothing much to do here.

Thank sankmik
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

A must visit place with family and friends. This is located just a few kilometers from Pondicherry town. Plenty of parking space they collect fees. The boat ride to the Paradise island takes about half an hour. I went on a public holiday and there...More

Thank Leisureguygid
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Chunnambar Boat House is a must visit place if you want to go Paradise Beach in Pondicherry.... This is the starting point to take boat to ride & ferry you to the Paradise Beach. This place is named as Nonankuppam on Cuddalore road. The autorickshaw...More

7  Thank prpal2009
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Chunnambar Boat House, it is well maintained boat house, good parking facility, food counters are also available on purchase, This is the place from where you can take a ferri ride for paradise beach

Reviewed 13 February 2018

To go to paradise beach you need to take a boat ride from here. Its well maintained spacious place. Its very crowded during weekends. Boat ride charges for pick and drop to Paradise beach is Rs.300 per person.

1  Thank Harini S
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Chunnambar Boat House also known as Ariyankuppam Boat House or Sankaraparani Boat House! Sorry, wrongly spelt as HOUSE BOAT (Bat House) – It is Sincerely BOAT CRUISE! Kindly NOTE that to reach Paradise Beach, one can drive directly (12 KMs. Or 30 Mins from Rock...More

Thank Traveller G
Reviewed 4 February 2018

This venue is very expensive. Its just a boat ride, but they take very high rate. I visited this place with my cousins.Place is very neat and clean.Once they leave us to different island its really nothing.

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28 August 2018|
Response from Bipray S | Reviewed this property |
You can go to Paradise by road by following google map or the second option is to go to Chunnamber Boat house and the boat will take you to Paradise beach in a 30 minutes boat journey through Backwater . The charges per... More
5 March 2018|
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Response from AjeetAgre | Reviewed this property |
Most of the time you will always find rush and speed boat to be full so cutting cake there might not be a good idea. You can always do it before you board the boat or once you get off to the beach.
3 March 2018|
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Response from PankajM778 | Reviewed this property |
300 per person includes car parking . avoid going on weekends , holiday sunday .