Kanchipuram Boat House
Kolavai Lake - Boating -TTDC
This is one of the tourist spots where there is a boating centre near Chenglepet on National Highways. The facilities in lake water ideal for joy rides and boating. Timing 9.00 a.m. 6.00 p.m. Contact: Ph 25389857, 25367851.
It is one of the major Water Bird - Sanctuaries in India. It is situated at a distance of 48 Km from Kanchipuram. Storks, Egrets, Cormorants, Darter, Flamingos are some the birds which arrive here during season (October - March). Along the lake bund there is a 24’ high observation commanding the panoramic view of the sanctuary.
This is a small fishing village 40 km from Chennai on the Mahabalipuram Road. There are the remains of a fort which now functions as a luxury beach resort. Facilities for windsurfing and swimming are available here.
Mudaliarkuppam - Boating - T.T.D.C
This Boat House will Ply Row boats, Pedal boats and Motor boats. A Snack bar will also be provided shortly. It is felt that this boat house will attract the tourists traveling on ‘the East Coast Road’ in large numbers and provide good quality entertainment. This is located in Kancheepuram Dist. 92 Km. from Chennai and 36 Ktns down Mamallapuram on the East Coast Road. Timing 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. Contact T.T, DC., Tourism Complex, Chennai-5 Ph 25368358.
Muttukkadu Boat House
Wind Surfing, Canoe, Kayak, Pedal
Boat, Row Boat etc., are available for the public. It is located at a
distance of 80 Km from Kanchipuram. A Good Place to get away for a day.
The Backwaters of Muttukkadu have been developed by the Tamilnadu Tourism
Development Corporation to serve as a picnic spot and a centre for water
sports. Training and demonstration programmers are organized for beginners.