Aqua Camp & Kayak

5/5.0 (18 Reviews)

  Kollidam , Tamilnadu


Ideal for Stargazing

River View

Great for families

River Kayaking

Covid Protocols

About the campsite
Located on the northern bank of River Kollidam - (Cauvery's Tributary) & tucked away into the backwaters & mangrove forests, the campsite is a part of the Pichavaram Mangrove Wetland Ecosystem.

Spend your weekend camping on the banks of backwater and explore the wilderness of river Kollidam by kayaking. Learn Kayaking from internationally certified kayaking instructors & kayak your way to glory exploring the 20 kms backwater stretch of river Kollidam.

What's more! The campsite is devoid of any light pollution and perfect for a breath-taking stargazing experience and night sky photography. The camp is also home to a variety of birds and is a bird lovers' paradise.
Relax by the river
Camping near Chennai
Beach Visit
Western Toilets
Electricity in common areas
Charging Point
Bedding & Blanket
Parking Facility
Stay in Dome Tents
Safety Features
Gated Private Campsite
Safety Gear
Certified Instructors
Sterilised Tents
Sanitiser in common areas
Backup Container
Fever Checked Staff
Crowd Free Campsite
Vaccinated Staff
Day 1

Check-in at 2.30 PM. High-tea & Snacks on arrival. Start Discover Kayaking Session. Learn Balance, Different Strokes, Board Handling, Control and Manoeuvres. And head out for a kayaking expedition along River Kollidam.


Post Kayaking session freshen up & assemble for a Campfire session followed by dinner

Near Zero light pollution at the campsite makes for a great stargazing experience. Download the Skymap app and indulge in DIY stargazing

Day 2

Relax by the river
Wake up at leisure, sip hot tea while you relax by the river & finish breakfast


Beach Visit
Check-out from the campsite at 10.30 am & visit an unpolluted beach on your way back. Beach Visit is a self-explore activity & our host will provide the exact location. You have to drive / use your own mode of transport to reach the beach. You could also customise this itinerary using the customize button & add an additional Kayaking Session at an extra cost of Rs. 750/person Customize

Included in the price:
  • Camping in a private campsite in Tents with sterilised bedding & blankets
  • All camping equipment
  • 1 Kayaking Session
  • Equipment rentals
  • Safety gears / life jackets
  • Refreshments, snacks and Dinner on Day 1
  • Tea / Coffee & Breakfast on Day 2
Important Info

Check-In - 2.30 pm
Check-Out - 9.30 am

Accessible By:
Bikes, Cars & Public Transport (Bus + Rickshaw / Train + Rickshaw)

Best Time to visit:
July - March

Cancellation Policy:

  • 75% refund for all cancellations done 7 days before the date of stay
  • No refund for cancellations within 7 days from the date of stay
  • Booking dates cannot be transferred / rescheduled
  • In case of govt. imposed lockdowns / Covid disruptions, an option to reschedule booking to any other date within a year will be given. No refund will be issued.
  • Refunds if any will be credited to the source account in 7 working days 

Kids age bracket 4 - 6 yrs (Below 4 free of cost)
Early check-in & late check-out strictly not possible as the campsite needs to be sanitised for arriving guests. 

Campsite Rules
No Alcohol
No Smoking
No Littering
Valid ID required
How to get here?
Campsite is accessible by Cars & Two Wheelers. There is ample parking space.
People taking public transport can
1) Take a Bus / Train from Chennai to Chidambaram & Take a rick from Chidambaram (20 mins ride and Rick contact can be shared)
2) Reach Pondy, take bus to Chidambaram and from Chidambaram take a rick to the campsite

Exact location to be shared on booking

18 Reviews
Sushmitha Sriramulu

We had a wonderful experience in Kollidam camp'!! All the instructors were really nice! We enjoyed being there! To learn Kayaking and enjoy as well at the same time, do go with exoticamp, fun is for sure! And not to forget mentioning about the food, it's really awesome

Saranya Narayana Swamy

Highly recommend this place. Went for this with no expectations because this was going to be my camping experience and here I'm back with so many beautiful memories and learnings. Extremely friendly people, beautiful and safe environment, lovely weather, loads of fun, yummy food and high energy around. What else can anyone ask for!

Satya Dev

The hosts have a genuine interest in making camping an easy and memorable experience. Food was excellent and the kayaking was a lot of fun. I highly recommend trying one of their camps.

Priya Ram

Had a great camping experience with exoticamp.Best place to visit#well maintained tents#The way you organized the whole thing was awesome# keep up the good work exoticamp


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