Chetpet Eco Park a wonderful spot for boating in Chennai city. The main gate is almost opposite to Ega theater, but a few meters further, towards Central. Entrance ticket cost is Rs. 25 per head, and boating ticket costs more. The Park is open from 9 A.M. to 6 P.M., except on Tuesdays. There is a huge walkway around the lake and the area is decorated well with birds. There is a food court and also a play area for kids. Created and maintained by the Fisheries Department, the 16-acre large park, inaugurated by late Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa in February 2016, is located in the heart of the city making it a highly accessible place.