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Southern Backwaters

Bus stand road | Opposite K.S.R.T.C Bus Station, Kollam 691001, India
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bad experience. Badly organised. They do not keep their promises. Wrong informations about the tour.

Reviewed March 2, 2018
Agastya S
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Copenhagen Region, Denmark
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Not to be missed

The half day canoe tour to Munroe Island is highly recommend. It was a fantastic way to see... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2018
stephano j
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Bus stand road | Opposite K.S.R.T.C Bus Station, Kollam 691001, India
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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

bad experience. Badly organised. They do not keep their promises. Wrong informations about the tour.

Thank Agastya S
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

The half day canoe tour to Munroe Island is highly recommend. It was a fantastic way to see backwaters village life, the boat man was informative and friendly, an enchanting 3 hours we had a good time so close to nature, not to be missed.

3  Thank stephano j
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Not the normal trip but brilliantly done we were able to hire an empty rice returning boat from kollam to Alleppey just three two of us an 8 hour journey stopping for lunch at a great restaurant then on arrival a waiting taxi wished us...More

1  Thank Francis H
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

What an experience in kerala backwaters. The backwaters are breathtaking. We had done a day cruise from 11:00 to 5:00 in Kollam, The houseboat was clean and comfortable. The freshly prepared Lunch dishes on board were superb. A must do part of kerala visit.

1  Thank angela p
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

The house boat activity would have been better with more people around, and probably with some board or card games. Or for those who want to enjoy a calm and serene experience this is a must do thing. Delicious kerala dishes are cooked and served...More

Thank Vrshni M
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

Just opposite to the KSRTC bus stand and along the newly transformed link road, a series of docking booths with house boats anchored are seen that opens to the backwaters. A little further to this space is the official state government boat service station where...More

3  Thank Donald D
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

We had a great two day adventure on Southern Backwaters houseboat. My son who is 8 also loved the trip and wasn't bored. He even got to "drive" the boat which was a thrill for him! The crew was very accommodating and a pleasure to...More

2  Thank Benjamin C
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

We chose this company because they offered a cruse from Kollam through the backwaters to Alleppey. This suited our travel plans, so we booked it! For 2 days and nights we were completely looked after by a charming and gracious crew - Captain, Engineer and...More

2  Thank jeannine20657
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

We are here second time, This time we have done a Houseboat cruise including canoe trip, Which is fantastic experience and recommendable

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Reviewed 17 February 2017

We spent overnight Kollam-rounding houseboat and did a short trip to Monroe island. All facilities in the houseboat and the accessories are very nice, all trustworthy and friendly people. food is excellent and served in timely manner. nice visit and the surroundings are described by...More

1  Thank Debajyoti D
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James B
27 May 2018|
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Response from SBKerala | Property representative |
please note that the Ferry boat between kollam and Alleppey is not operating in Monsoon season (June & July month),
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Karel L
2 January 2017|
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Response from Tonic1944 | Reviewed this property |
We booked because there were 4 of us and this guaranteed a boat for just us. You can contact them on line and check
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globojoy
27 June 2016|
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Response from Akhil N |
I like to know how it rates and how much time it takes?
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