Kulamavu Dam, one of the three dams of Idukki Reservoir Project, is situated at Kulamavu
, a famous hill station in Idukki District
. It is situated to the west of Idukki Arch Dam
, the world's second arch dam. Kulamavu extends between rocky hills to form the 33 sq km reservoir.
Boats are extensively available for the two-hour cruise between Cheruthoni and Kulamavu dams. One can spot wild elephants on the way. Moolamattom underground power station and Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary are the nearby excursions.
Kulamavu is about 85 km from Kochi, the commercial and industrial capital of Kerala.