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Address: 11o53_N 79o49_E Coordinates: 11o53_N 79o49_E, Pondicherry, India
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start point to Paradise Beach

Take a taxi rode to paradise beach. Should be maintained more professionally, rude guys at the ticket counter.

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

Take a taxi rode to paradise beach. Should be maintained more professionally, rude guys at the ticket counter.

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Thank Nitin P
Mumbai
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had visited this boat house complex which is the starting point for all boats going to Paradise beach during our vacation in Pondicherry. We had to buy ticket of 10 rupees per person and 25 rupees car parking to get entrance into the complex. Once inside the complex we bought mineral water for our beach trip and stood in... More 

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Thank kghosh
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Chunnambar Boat house can be used to ferry yourself across the backwaters to reach paradise beach. The boat ride was about 20 minutes to go and 20 minutes to return. Once on the beach you can enjoy the pristine waters - although its quite salty. Beach is very clean and can enjoy 3-4 hours here. Same boat drops you back... More 

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Thank perinfs
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Rs.200 just for a Boat Ride, unless, otherwise you enjoy to play at a Beach. No value for money, not worth spending valuable time at this place, please don't encourage this place to fool innocent people.

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Thank Honey T
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is good boat ride entry fee is around 20 per head and camera charges around Rs. 10 to enter the park. Then you have to pay another Rs 200 per head for the boat ride. You are given a life Jacket, its a must wear. Its a pretty decent ride and we managed to get good boat ferry men.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Too much rush, you should reach before noon, as early as possible. Its easy to miss if you drive fast. They have poor arrangements for safety in Paradise beach, I have seen a person drowning who was ultimately saved by other tourists.

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Thank a.s n
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was left with little time to see rest of the places and paradise beach (near chunnambar) topped the list! Getting a ticket for paradise beach was a task as they had put “closed” board on the ticket counter because of the huge weekend crowd. After a struggle of 1 hour I managed to get a ticket for the ferry... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The boat service to Paradise beach was nice and reasonably priced at 100pp return. We did not had to wait long time for the boat as it was a Sunday and they had many boats operating.

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Thank Saurabh2014
London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff are extremely rude, impolite and unhelpful with the exception of Shaji & Manoj from Pondicherry tourism development corporation. They were islands of customer friendliness in an ocean of apathy. You can only reach Paradise Beach from the Chunnambar boat house. The parking lot at the latter is terrible - cars are double and triple parked and staff do nothing... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the boat ride to reach the Paradise beach. The place is good however we waited in a long queue to get on the boat to reach the beach. The queue is not maintained properly. People are literally pushing each other to get on the boat.

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