Chunnambar boat house pondicherry – tariff, booking, timing & other info

All you need to know about Chunnambar Boat House

The first thing that strikes on everyone’s mind when they hear the word “Boathouse” is enjoyment, recreation and relaxation. Puducherry is one of the major tourist spots in India. Among this tourist spot in Puducherry “Chunnambar boat house” is definitely not an ignorable place.

In this post, we’ve provided the most essential info about the Chunnambar Boat house. Without any further ado, let’s take a long ride in the boat.

Chunnambar Boat House – Pondicherry

Looking for a place to spend your time in Pondicherry? If you are a person who loves boat ride, just head over to the Chunnambar Boat house. It is an amazing tourist attractions and also an excellent place for relaxation.

This boat house is located along Cuddalore road which is at the distance of about 8 kilometers from the center of the city. Hence, approximately it takes around 20 minutes to reach the boat house.

This boat house is also called as Nonankuppam boat house or Sankaraparani boat house as it is situated on the banks of Sankaraparani river. Also, this boat house is one of the gateway to reach Paradise Beach in Pondicherry. So, Why still wasting your time?

Chunnambar Boat House Address:

National Highway 45A, Near Water Sports Complex, Nonankuppam, Puducherry – 605007

Map to reach Chunnambar Boat House


Chunnambar Boat House Timings:

Chunnambar Boat House functions from Morning 9 am to evening 6 pm on all the seven days of a week.

Note: Beach trip will be closed by 4 pm itself. Only a short trip will be available until 6 pm.

Contact Number: 0413 2602444

Chunnambar Boat House Tariff/ Rate/ Price

Boating with Driver

Boating typeShort Trip Price Long trip price
Motor Boat50100
Speed Boat (2 seat)125250
Speed Boat (4 seat)250450
Speed Boat (6 seat)350650
Jet Ski250500

Self Pedal Boating

Pedal BoatPrice for 60 minutesPrice for 30 minutes
2 seater
4 seater10060

Entrance, Camera & Parking Charges

Entry/ Camera/ ParkingFee (Rs.)
Children (4 - 8) years3
Still Camera15
Video Camera40
Two wheeler & Auto5
Car 15
Bus & Van25

Note: At times pedal boating is not allowed due to some reasons. We are not sure about the availability of self-boating.

Chunnambar Boat House Images

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Chunnambar Boat House Review

At Chunnambar boat House, you can find large mangrove and palm forest along the left side of the backwater. If you visit the boating service after the monsoon period, I’m sure the greenery nature of the mangrove forest will be a great treat for your eyes.

This viewpoint is one of the perfect spot for filming and shooting photographs. Also, the a long ride along the seashore will offer you a wonderful experience. Take a boat ride at Chunnambar boat house and add a memorable moment at Pondicherry.

As this boat house is a gateway for the Paradise Beach, most of the tourists plan to visit this place while travelling to Pondicherry. In paradise beach, there will be small huts which sell normal snacks and cold drinks. After getting down at the sea, one can have a clear view of the sea and backwaters meets each other.

Paradise beach is a dreamy land for all. It is a place where you can enjoy spending your day out. The backwater and paradise beach is a heaven for those who love fun activities like Jet ski, watch tower and much more. Take photographers with your friends or family at Paradise beach and make your trip more special. Sand in the paradise beach are in the color of the gold and silver and also the water color will be in a pure blue color with pleasant view keep you relaxed from the normal busy life.

Note: The boat ride from chunnambar to paradise beach will be approximately around 20 minutes. So, don’t forget to capture your happy moments. 

Near the boat house there also seagull’s hotel which will be the perfect place to plan your beach parties. Seagull’s hotel is a multi-cuisine restaurant where picnic lunch can be ordered and it will be served in their style.

Accommodation will be available on the three top houses which will offer the bliss of eco-tourism. One can read the novel, paint, listen to music, meditate or even stay overnight, on all the roof top.

Sunrise panorama (a two storey tree top house) which gives you an unrestricted view of a backwater. Birds in the nest are the perfect view for adventure loving folks and it has a rope ladder which leads to a small balcony for the better view of seashores.

During festival seasons like Christmas and new year eve, chunnambar boat house arranges many recreation activities for the tourist. It guarantees fun-filled enjoyment for the penny. Best period to visit the boat house will be January, February, March, September, October, November and December.

Hope you all enjoyed this article on Chunnambar Boat House. Do drop a comment about your experience at Chunnambar Boat House and Paradise Beach.



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