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Poovar Island

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Pune, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

A nice couple of hours spent experiencing the boat ride through backwaters and Neyyar river till the golden sand beach. Spend some time at the beach and maybe a cup of coffee at one of the floating restaurants, for its novelty. A visit around sunset time is ideal.

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed the boat ride and my 10yr old daughter being allowed to have a go at the motor boat -i guess it depends on the guide.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Truly beautiful a must visit place if you go to Kerala, but don't contact Kingfisher boat club they don't have any License for the Boat Club & Driver this boat club not a safety so be careful, and the staff also care less when they drive boat they listing Music and more thinks... so please don't do Boating in Kingfisher... More

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Thane, Maharashtra, India
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We just happened to chance upon the Poovar island and it was not in our itinerary. But that said, are we glad we got the chance. We were rather hungry and didnt really want to take the boat ride, but on a lot of coaxing by the young chap who was renting the boat out to us, we thought we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

truely beutifull a must visit place if you go to kerala. contact kingfisher boat club for 1 hour ride charge only @500 other r asking very high n taxy driver r also misguideing.

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

this is really we call kerala the gods own country..we ll surely love..a place to take rest from our busy life

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

poovar island which is approximately 30kms from trivandrum is a beautiful back water place to have a boat ride. if you are lucky you can sight couple of birds along the way. lovely experience.

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Chennai (Madras), India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

2 Hr trip is a high recommend if you travel to Trivandrum or Kaniyakumari. Mangroove, bird-watching and white sand beach - can't ask for more. Only thing is need to talk tough to get the right rates.

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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The island is good, nice to see the estuary. 1 hr ride is enough imo. Our driver had tied up with the operators who charged Rs.2000 for an hour's ride. We felt it was too high so we spoke with another family and agreed to share the boat. After the family boarded the boat, while we were getting into it,... More

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Chandigarh, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This island has beautiful resorts one of my all time fav place for vacation in Kerala after Munnar if you are in Kerala don't miss this place

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