The Kolad is a hamlet situated on Mumbai – Goa highway. Mainly, Kolad River Rafting in Kundalika river is the most famous activity and thus makes the place an adventure hub near Mumbai and Pune. Apparently, Kolad hosts many other adventure activities & water sports as well. Newly launched, bungee jumping in Maharashtra is the biggest attraction of the town.
Kolad River Rafting Details
- Official Website for River Rafting Kolad Booking – https://riverraftingkolad.in
- Kolad River Rafting Contact Number – 86525 09851 OR 7737073691
- Kolad River Rafting Address – Kolad River Rafting Kolad Maharashtra
- Kolad River Rafting Timings – Morning 08:30 AM (only once in a day)
- Kolad River Rafting season – Monsoon
- Age Criteria – 14+ years allowed
- Weight Criteria – 40 – 125 Kg (One should be able to get into the life jackets)
- Kundalika River Rafting starting point – https://goo.gl/maps/FoL4hS3LXiNs4LLv6
Kolad River Rafting Packages & Rates
- Weekday Kundalika River Rafting Charges – INR 700 per person
- Weekend Kundalika River Rafting Charges – INR 1200 per person
Imp Note – Kolad river rafting packages are not fixed as the rates changes according to the season. According to my observation prices are high in Monsoon and low in summer season, because monsoon is the Kolad river rafting best time. Also, this is one time activity cost.
How to reach Kolad from Mumbai & Pune
Kolad is 120 Kms & 110 Kms far from Mumbai and Pune respectively. One can easily drive to the location by road. By local bus transport, one can catch any Goa/Ratnagiri bus which halts at Kolad. Hire an auto (INR 100 per head) from Kolad to your resort of Rafting start point depending upon your package.
It is easy from Mumbai to reach Kolad. Catch any train going to Roha or Kolad. Hire an auto from Station to your resort. There are no direct trains from Pune to Kolad.
Best Kolad Resorts & Hotels
There are many resorts & hotels in Kolad. If you are looking for cheapest stay in Kolad then there are limited options available. Best part is that variety of quality stays are available like riverside Cottages, Waterfront farmhouse, Swiss luxury tent stay, Kundalika Cottage Camp, etc. Check out my Best Kolad Resort stay.
Places to visit near Kolad
- Sukeli Waterfall
- Bhira Dam
- Ashtavinayak Temple Pali
- Hot Water Springs
- Tamhini Ghat Waterfalls
- Devkund Waterfall
- Kolad Musium
- Tamhini Waterfalls
- Alibaug Konkan Beaches
Things to do in Kolad – Adventure & watersports
Apart from River Rafting in Kolad there are many thrilling adventure activities. Few activities are water based thus creating a market for Water sports in Kolad. Recently launched, one more air based activity in Kolad is nothing but the Bungee Jumping in Kolad.
Kolad Water based activities
- White Water rafting in Kolad
- Kayaking in Kolad
- Jet ski
- River Safari
Kolad Land Adventure activities
- Burma Bridge
- River Crossing
- Flying Fox
- Rope Climbing
- Tunnel Crossing
- Trust Walk
Kolad Air based Activity
- Bungee Jumping in Kolad Maharashtra
Kolad River Rafting accident & deaths in Kundalika
There are few accidents in Kundalika river during rafting but there are no deaths due to the safety precautions followed by Tour operators. Participants need to Follow guidelines and instruction of a rafting guide to avoid Kolad River Rafting accidents.
Kolad River Rafting Best Time
Monsoon is the Best time to visit Kolad for White water rafting in Kundalika River. As Monsoon is the Best season for rafting, it is overcrowded during July and August. Due to this, Kolad rafting operators open second slot for rafting in Kundalika River so as to serve maximum people. Another kolad rafting season reaches to its peak during November and December which are nothing but the party months.
Monsoon Kolad River Rafting Timings
- First Slot – 8:30 AM
- Second Slot – 12:30 PM ( First book and then only visit)
Imp Note – River rafting near Mumbai, river rafting in Mumbai, river rafting near Pune, River rafting in Pune and Kolad Rafting are one and the same as Rafting take place in Kolad only.
Overall, Kolad River Rafting in Kundalika is thrilling and memorable experience. Do let me know your experience and updates if there any. Keep Travelling & Keep Exploring.