Outdoor Activities in Kanyakumari

Outdoor activities in Kanyakumari are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Kanyakumari comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Kanyakumari and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Kanyakumari has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Kanyakumari.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Kanyakumari:

  1. #1 of 21 Outdoors Activities in Kanyakumari
    - Used in 1230 itineraries
    Padmanabhapuram Palace

    Tags: Art And Culture, Historical Site, Palace, Architecture

    Address: Kulasekharam-Thuckalay Road,Thuckalay,Tamil Nadu,629175

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Padmanabhapuram Palace is actually located at the southern tip of Tamil Nadu but is interestingly looked after by the Kerela Government instead.  The building with its clay roof and old archi...Read more

  2. #2 of 21 Outdoors Activities in Kanyakumari
    - Used in 2460 itineraries
    Udayagiri Fort

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Fort

    Address: Udayagiri Fort, Nagercoil, TN.

    Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Udaygiri fort is another relic from the Travancore kingdom in Tamil Nadu. This isolated fort used to be a mighty ammunition storage site for the army during the reign of Marthanda Varma. The strat...Read more

  3. #3 of 21 Outdoors Activities in Kanyakumari
    - Used in 2830 itineraries
    Vattakottai Fort

    Tags: Waterfront, Historical Site, Fort

    Address: VattaKottai Fort, Nagercoil, TN.

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The Travancore kingdom has left a mighty reminder of its power through the VattaKottai Fort. This court designed in a circular frame is an interesting site to visit near Kanykumari. Made of Granite an...Read more

  4. #4 of 21 Outdoors Activities in Kanyakumari
    - Used in 2025 itineraries
    Vivekananda Rock Memorial

    Tags: Memorial, Monument

    Address: Vivekanandapuram, Kanyakumari - 629702 INDIA

    Timings: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The Vivekananda faced many delays in its construction but it was finally constructed in the 1970s. The monument is homage to Swami Vivekananda who was a Spiritual leader as well as a Modern Indian thi...Read more

  5. #5 of 21 Outdoors Activities in Kanyakumari
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    Kanyakumari Beach

    Tags: Beach, Walking Area, Leisure

    Address: Kanyakumari Beach, Kanyakumari,Tamil Nadu,629175

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Kanyakumari has a fairly large coastline and several beaches. The Kanykumari Beach refers to the beach from where you can see the Vivekananda Rock Memorial and the Thiruvalluvar statue. The two monume...Read more

  6. #6 of 21 Outdoors Activities in Kanyakumari
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    Gandhi Memorial

    Tags: Historical Site, Memorial

    Address: Next to Kumari Amman Temple, Kanyakumari, India

    Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Mahatma Gandhi is considered to be the Father of the great Nation of India. The Gandhi Memorial is the site where is mortal remains, i.e. his ashes were kept before they were immersed into the holy wa...Read more

  7. #7 of 21 Outdoors Activities in Kanyakumari
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    Devi Kanya Kumari Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Devi Kanya Kumari Temple, Nagercoil, TN.

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    Devi Kanya Kumari, reputed to be Kumari Amman or the virgin goddess, is one of the types of Devi revered in Kanyakumari. She is famously reputed to be the Bhagavathy Amman. Bhagavathy Amman Temple is ...Read more

  8. #8 of 21 Outdoors Activities in Kanyakumari
    - Used in 1430 itineraries
    Kumari Amman Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Devi Kanya Kumari Temple, Nagercoil, TN

    Timings: 04:30 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Kumari Amman temple is a temple of the goddess Kumari amman in Kanya Kumari. This temple is famous for the brilliant glittering diamond nose ring of the deity that is said to have led a few sailor...Read more

  9. #9 of 21 Outdoors Activities in Kanyakumari
    - Used in 1880 itineraries
    Mathur Aqueduct

    Tags: View Point, Bridge

    Address: Mathur Aqueduct, Near Thiruvattar Kanyakumari, TN.

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    The Mathur Aqueduct is about 60kilometers from Kanyakumari near the village of Mathur. This aqueduct, which means a bridge conveying water, was created during the draught in 1966 to help the draught s...Read more

  10. #10 of 21 Outdoors Activities in Kanyakumari
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    St Xavier Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Kottar, Nagercoil, TN 629002

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    St. Francis Xavier has been an influential evangelist in India. He has found followers in many of the coastal towns including Goa. The Saint Francis Xavier church is homage to this saint who had trave...Read more

  11. #11 of 21 Outdoors Activities in Kanyakumari
    - Used in 1097 itineraries
    Thiruvalluvar Statue

    Tags: View Point, Memorial, Statue, Sculpture

    Address: Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Located by the Vivekananda memorial rock, on top of a beautiful island stands the magnificent stone sculpture that is 133 feet tall. This masterpiece of art is of the great Tamil poet p...Read more

  12. #12 of 21 Outdoors Activities in Kanyakumari
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    Bhagavathy Amman Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Arumanai, Tamil Nadu 629151

    Timings: 05:00 am - 07:00 am Details

    The Bhagavathy Amman Temple commonly known as Kanyakumari Devi Temple meaning ‘Virgin Girl’ is dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Shree Bhagavathy (Durga). The holy shrine is spoken of in the ...Read more

  13. #13 of 21 Outdoors Activities in Kanyakumari
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    Thirparappu Falls

    Tags: Temple, Water Body, View Point, Waterfall

    Address: Tiruparapu, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu 629161

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Enjoy a boat ride at leisure or relax on the petite rocky island on a visit to the Thirparappu Falls in the state of Tamil Nadu, Kanyakumari. You can also pay visit to the famous Mahadeva Temple which...Read more

  14. #14 of 21 Outdoors Activities in Kanyakumari
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    Our Lady Of Ransom Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Raja Sangeetha St, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu 629702

    Our Lady of Ransom Church is a blessed Christian shrine that's run by faith and goodwill. The church is located in Tamil Nadu – Kanyakumari close to a beach. The three towered structure was cons...Read more

  15. #15 of 21 Outdoors Activities in Kanyakumari
    - Used in 865 itineraries
    Kutralam Main Falls

    Tags: Water Body, View Point, Waterfall

    Address: Kuttalam, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 627802

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    In the Western Ghats of Tamil Nadu lie the picturesque Courtallam Falls which share the boundary of Kollam district of Kerala State as well. the water of the falls are believed to have curative powers...Read more