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About Poovar Backwater Cruise
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 beautiful beach and backwater which attracts tourists. There are also some good tourist resorts. Unspoiled and amazingly unexplored.
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ShikshaC wrote a review Jul 2022
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India1287 contributions177 helpful votes
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I booked Poovar Backwater cruise online and the prices were discounted with the process being smooth. We informed them in advance that we are coming and they had kept the boat ready which was in good condition with our guide showing different places of interest, birds, trees, etc. while allowing us to go at the pace we liked. The experience was amazing as the mangrove forests and backwaters ecosystem is a must see. The golden sand beach also is worth trying. Would recommend their boat rides and online booking.
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Aarthi I wrote a review Mar 2022
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India111 contributions126 helpful votes
beautiful experience in the backwaters. Dont miss this experience of watching the birds in the serene neyyar river. The cruise itself is 1.5 hours long, and a bit expensive, but worth the expereince of a ride through the marshes, mangroves and river.
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Date of experience: March 2022
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Sheen J. wrote a review Jan 2022
Manama, Bahrain115 contributions12 helpful votes
Poovar backwater boating is a must have experience. From a basic 1 hour round trip to 2 hour plus trip that covers floating restaurant and golden sand beach, the experience is memorable. Motor boats offer a capacity up to 7 PAX including the driver. Slow speed boats generally ply on the Poovar waters. Ride through the mangrove forests could get one close with a variety of birds. The water from the Neyyar river is clean. Snacks and tea could be had from the floating restaurants, though the boat would have their favorite place. Lunch can be ordered and the boat would take you to the restaurant on the way back. If you would like to spend more time at the beach, prefer to have an afternoon trip. Generally the rates are fixed but be aware of those who charge more.
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Date of experience: December 2021
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Harihar wrote a review Dec 2021
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Location, boating, scenic views are very good. But the boating charges are way through the roof. For 1 he boat ride for family of 3 is package of 2 people at Rs.3500 plus additional person Rs.600. Total Rs.4100
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Date of experience: December 2021
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Response from PoovarCruise, Manager at Poovar Backwater Cruise
Responded 2 Jan 2022
Thanks for your review. As per our records, you have not booked a cruise with us. We believe you had done spot booking with unauthorized people. That is why they charged INR 4100. In online booking, we charge INR 1750 for 3 people for 1.hour cruise we provide private exclusive boats and charge per boat basis. We strictly recommend all to proceed with advance bookings since the following reasons: • For proper itinerary and enjoyable route please book online • We can assure you quality boat availability with best service on board. • Tariff won’t fluctuate according to the demand and supply. • Our online tariff is 50% less that Govt approved spot booking tariff. • Kindly go through our google and trip advisor reviews for our guest feedback. • Also went through the guests who had spot booking and their worse experience with regard to the tariff and service. We have been constantly trying hard to make our guests to have a delightful experience with us. We are taking ONLY ONLINE BOOKINGS WITH BEST PRICE to make things smooth and precise and also it will avoid disputes which happen with regard to any price manipulation from third parties. We always recommend for ONLINE BOOKINGS.
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Lina wrote a review Mar 2021
Hyderabad District, India2 contributions1 helpful vote
Amazing experience..lush green wherever you see. Would like to reccomend taking boat ride from the club run by Smitha and Kumar anna..have never experienced such hospitality in my life..very warm people and great experience..they also provide customised tours based on your choice..contact 9400275604/ 9595517070..a backwater trip you must experience
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from PoovarCruise, Manager at Poovar Backwater Cruise
Responded 2 Jan 2022
Dear Tripadvisor users, Please don’t consider it as a genuine review. It’s a marketing trick. As per the Tripadvisor policy, travelers are not allowed to include contact numbers in their review. Our company have no responsibility with those numbers mentioned in the review.
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