Poovar Backwater area has a beautiful mangrove forests. This mangrove forest is home to many varieties of birds. The main attractions are local birds like the Kingfisher, owl, egret, heron, cormorant, darter, Brahminy kite and the duck, as well as the migratory birds are also seen here during their respective migratory seasons. The bird watching cruise begins at 7am and you can do the cruise any time between 7am and 4pm.
The bird watching cruise
begins from our jetty and moves to different locations through Poovar lake and you can enjoy the view of many varieties of birds. During the cruise, it covers fishing villages, estuaries, mangrooves, golden sanded beach, Neyyar River, Mother Mary shrine, Elephant rock, the bridge, AVM canal etc. and after two hour cruise, you will be dropped off at the same jetty.