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Neyyar Dam

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Near Agasthya Kooodam, Kovalam, India
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Waste of time

The lake at the dam is fairly picturesque. But that's It!! The crocodile park @ Rs 10 per head is a... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Manama, Al Manamah, Bahrain
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A good outing

From the dam, the views of the lake ringed by greenery are very good. There is a landscaped... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
Geeta M
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
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“lion safari” (23 reviews)
“picnic spot” (6 reviews)
Near Agasthya Kooodam, Kovalam, India
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

The lake at the dam is fairly picturesque. But that's It!! The crocodile park @ Rs 10 per head is a 5 to 10 minute affair with some pythons and crocs on display. The lion safari was a joke. The usual KTDC rickety bus takes...More

2  Thank MANUJOSEPH1977
Reviewed 18 July 2017

From the dam, the views of the lake ringed by greenery are very good. There is a landscaped garden down below to the left of the dam. A\part from visiting Neyyam Dam, other things to do in Poovar are a 2 hours boat ride through...More

Thank Geeta M
Reviewed 30 June 2017

NEYYAR DAM is a gravity dam on the Neyyar riverin the Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala,SouthIndia. located about 30 kms from Thiruvananthapuram on the foothills of the western Ghats. It was established in 1958, and is a popular picnic spot. Has a scenic lake.

Thank wanderlast_13
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Its a decent place to go to, there is a dam, a boat takes you to visit lion sanctuary and crocodile/deer farm. there are 2 lions left that you will see in your bus journey.

Thank Priyanka J
Reviewed 17 June 2017

The visit to the elephant sanctuary at Neyyar Dam near Trivandrum in Kerala was very interesting. Elephants are magnificent animals and it is a pleasure to be close to them. We enjoyed observing the elephants bathing in the lake. Elephants love being washed. So helping...More

Thank Asiyah Noemi K
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Neyyar Dam was giving open and refreshing views to the whole panorama. There were several picnic spots so beautiful. A crocodile park was nearby. Boating was not there due to less water. So Deer Park outing was not possible. However, Lion Safari through the forest...More

3  Thank jojo5222
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Neyyar Dam has a long stretch of walk, with good views of the dam area and surroundings. The place is well-kept and safe. No vendors or touts to disturb you, once you are inside the gates. Ample space for parking. Photography permitted.

Thank jekunnath
Reviewed 13 May 2017

it is very good dam, you can also enjoyed the swimming in the dam with very cold water. i loved it. nice place to visit.

Thank jitendra g
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

The river near the dam looks so beautiful. It is a very refreshing sight. It is a wonderful place to spend holiday. The lion's park nearby, gives a thrilling experience, where we travel in a bus and the lions roam around freely in the park.

Thank HarshaVP
Reviewed 11 April 2017

this place is located 39KM from the trivandrum. it is ideal for half-day trip. there is many attractions in this area such as dam, wild life sanctuary , and aquarium as well. it recommended to visit

Thank alirezak1983
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23 May 2017|
Response from aby_mathews | Reviewed this property |
There is a jungle park in an island . You can even see Lion ! There is an entry fee to the Dam ( 10-20₹) You have to wait for any group to go for boating if you are alone . I forgot the rate but it was around 150-200... More
Manish K
27 June 2016|
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Response from lynne b | Reviewed this property |
while we were there I did see many woman obviously travelling on their own in the Kerala resorts but I don't know how it is outwith the 'tourist' resorts......local buses are awful so the only way you can get around are by... More