The luxury houseboats provider Gokul Cruise operates a cruise line on the backwaters of South Kerala. We are pioneers in the best Luxury Houseboats operation for more than two decades as we have been cruising since 1995. With our experience, we focus on delivering a unique luxury hospitality experience to the global travelers visiting the backwaters of South Kerala. We provide a fleet of unique Ultra Luxury Houseboats that can fulfill your dream holiday. The company flagship Lake Riviera, Lake Ripples, and Lake Royale deliver the most luxurious experience to the travelers visiting the backwaters of Alleppey and Kumarakom.


Planning for a Day Trip?
Day Cruise is one of the best alternative way if you are thinking of taking your family/group on a day trip in the scenic backwaters of Kerala.

View our specialized Day Cruise pakage to explore the backwaters with your family/group in budget.



✔Unique Luxury Houseboats

✔ Boats are well maintained periodically

✔ Professionally trained and experienced crews is the most important part to care

✔ Obtains certificates from Kerala ports, department of tourism and Pollution department periodically which ensures high security for the stay as well as environmental responsibility

✔ Uninterrupted power supply supported by solar and noiseless generator

✔ Permanent private halting place inside village, which gives more safety in night

✔ Private jetty for check in and out which ensures smooth movements

✔ Safety precautions featured with fire extinguishers, fire pump, life jackets, lifebuoy, first aid etc

✔ The entire boat is private for the guest without sharing

✔ Gets faster response on enquiry

✔Always deliver the best and promised service throughout journey

✔Assures best cruise and route schedules

✔Developed strong bond with our associates and guest


Brilliant experience!Very well maintained boat and excellent staff.Staff was especially helpful and courteous.
Kartik Jain
Traveled on 1/03/2021
"It was an awesome experience,specially honeymoon package,staffs.Especially the cook in the boat.They are very helpful and caring.We had an awesome stay"
Sidharth Chugh
The voyage was very plesant. The interior of the boat are very good.
Rajesh Upreti
Travelled on 14 Feb 2021.
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Alleppey at Glance

A World Shaped By 44 Rivers, 34 Lakes And Innumerable Canals.
The Great Backwaters comprises an intricate network of lakes, canals, estuaries and deltas of forty-four rivers that drain into the Arabian Sea. The important stretch of this unique water world is the 168 km expanse from Kollam to Kottapuram, declared as a National Waterway.

Food And Beverage

One of the main attraction in houseboat journey is to enjoy the taste buds of kerala. Pure ethinic cusine of kerala can be tried during the stay. With guest culinary needs, chef can prepare continental, Chinese and north indian dishes too. Well stocked beverages on board.


We arrange airport pickup with extra charges.

No, Since the local fisherman put their fishing nets in the the backwater and lake, the Kerala Govt has banned moving all types of engine operated boats from 5.30pm in the evening to 7.30am till the next day.

Yes. Wifi is complimentary. The signal strength is not enough good in lake. Please specify wifi requirment at your booking time.

The houseboat crew take special care to meet the needs of the tourists. They are also given special training in first aid and life saving techniques to meet if any emergency arises. Hence there is nothing to worry about safety.

Yes you can book and start cruuise from kochi. But you have to book it for  minimium 3 nights.

Yes paid parking available at the check in place.

Yes we have private jetty for check in and check out. For overnight cruise check in will be at 12 noon and check out will be on next day at 9 am. For day cruise it will be from 11 am to 5 pm.

Normally check in and check out place is at Alleppey/Alapuzha other than specified at the time of booking.

Round the clock crew service is not available in the houseboat.Crew service is available up to 10 pm.The guest should finish their dinner and also empty the upper deck sitting area before this time. Next day morning on wards crew will be ready for the service by 7 am.


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