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Address: Muttukadu, Chennai (Madras), India
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Take a thrilling rides in a speed boats at Muttukadu Lake. The lake is 40...

Take a thrilling rides in a speed boats at Muttukadu Lake. The lake is 40 kilometers from Chennai on the East Coast Road.

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Good boating experience

You feel like boating out there in the Bay of Bengal ocean. Operated by TTDS folks, it offers boating in groups. Ask for safety jackets and dont try adventure things.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You feel like boating out there in the Bay of Bengal ocean. Operated by TTDS folks, it offers boating in groups. Ask for safety jackets and dont try adventure things.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Although I have doubts over safety of boats and life jackets, this place offers a nice place for boating. Operated by TTDC, they charges some Rs.100/- per head for a boat ride of 10-15 mins. bets time is evening 4-5pm. wear life jacket and insist on one.

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Thank Rucha121
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a way towards Mahabalipuram on ECR 25 kms away from Adyar ,Chennai this Lake is located .It has a boat house for abt 550 Rs. A boat for 6 persons can be hired for 20 min boat ride is refreshing and one can spot few birds species like cranes Herons etc..lake seemed to be not so deep in certain... More 

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Bangalore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a boring place. We went while going to other places nearby. There was no water - very less. Boats were not properly ready to go into the water. Saw awesome small crabs which have one big claw and other small ones. First time! I also ate Sea Shells - first time again! There were lot of birds of... More 

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Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Muttukadu boat house is located on Mutukadu lake, a short detour from the ECR. we were a group of 8 ( ages 13-65) . to do - you can just walk on the periphery, short walks. take a 20 min boat ride ( approx rs 850 for a boat of 8) and birding . we spotted a few herons, pelicans... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Nice outing don't expect much. Just chill out. We did motor ride shared with others , keep tab on the time , some may return you early

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We chose to take the motor boat ride along the backwaters. It felt like we were on a boat ride on the river cooum... smelly waters and not a lot to see. We spotted storks and cranes and the odd fisherman. 550 INR for a party of 3. Tipping the boatmen is a must. Very pleasant staff, no doubt about... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Went for a nice evening trip with my wife, relaxing atmosphere with a cool breeze flowing. Also went for a boat ride and it was awesome. Must visit while visiting ECR or Mahabalipuram.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went for a 30-minute row boat ride. At 10 in the morning, it was already pretty hot, but the breeze was refreshing. Passing under the ECR was especially fun... The place is good, but facilities could be better. And it will be good if they open sooner (6 or 7AM) when it would be much more pleasant.

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Coimbatore, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This boat house is located just before the Kovalam Beach road in the ECR. This place is perfect for enjoying with kids as they would love it. The safety measures taken were good. W can opt for motor boat or paddle boat on our liking. A visit to the boat house and the kovalam beach will be engaging for a... More 

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