Chunnambar Boat House
Lake / Backwaters
#4 of 29 Places to Visit in Pondicherry
Distance (From Pondicherry Bus Station): 6 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour
Transportation Options: Bus / Cab / Auto
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 6 km Pondicherry Bus Station, Chunnambar Boat House also known as Plage Paradiso is famous for its backwaters and it's a popular boating venue and is. Located on the Cuddalore main road, the backwater is situated at a point where the Chunnambar River meets Bay of Bengal. Paradise beach is usually reached by boat from Chunnambar Boat House.
Chunnambar Boat House is ideal for boating and also a great picnic spot. The backwater houses a nice resort managed by the Pondicherry Tourism and Transport Development Corporation (PTTDC), known as Chunnambar Beach and Backwater Resort. The resort offers a range of fun and entertainment options include trekking, yachting, backwater boat trips and beach games. The boating options include motor boats, speed boats, sail boats, rowed boats, water scooters, paddled boats and pedaled boats. Accommodation facility is available on tree top houses.
Timings: 9 AM to 6 PM. Ferry to Paradise Beach: 9 AM to 4 PM.
Motor Boat - Rs. 50 to Rs. 100
Speed Boat: Rs. 125 (2 persons) to Rs 350 (6 persons)
Jet Ski: Rs. 250 to Rs. 500