About Aqua-Tourism Center
Matsyafed AquaTourism Centre, Palaikari is situatecd in Kattikkunnu in Chempu Village, Vaikom. It is also the place where Kottayam, Ernakulam and Alappuzha districts meets. It is also the place where the Muvattupuzha river joins Vembanad lake. A number of small islands are here, and to cruise in the lake around these Islands in our Speed boat will be very much enjoyable.
The Aqua Tourism by Matsyafed, Palaikari offers facilities for spending a day there, relaxing on hammocks, swings or benches on the bunds between shady coconut trees, meals with fish curry, fish fry and fish pickles and a cup of ice cream and pedal-boating, for only Rs.200/- The one day package starts from 10 a.m. and ends at 6 p.m. with a scenic beauty of the sunset. Children below 12 years can have the same facilities for only Rs.150/-. Huts on the bunds and in the water body are apt for a private retreat. An evening visit costs only Rs.50/- from 3 p. m to 6 p. m. The Scheme has been a success, attracting over 40,000 visitors per year.
If you are looking for a 'not-so-crowded' place to spend your weekend or for a full day picnic spot not at all far away from the city of Kochi, then Aqua Tourism by Matsyafed, Palaikari is surely the one you are looking for. The 'MATSYAFED Milky-way Malippuram' and the 'MATSYAFED Aqua Tourism Centre Narakkal are 2 similar concepts from MATSYAFED. All of these are prawn filtration farms where public can visit for a day and enjoy a lot of activities.