Marine Life

Marine Life

Major Marine Life Sites: Corbett National Park, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Famous Fishing Camps: Cauvery Fishing Camps, Kali Wilderness Camps
Marine Attractions: Mahseer, Trout, Goonch, Ridley Sea Turtle
Visiting Seasos: September To March

With a vast coastal stretch from the Arabian Sea to the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal, one could never get tired of the variety of marine life one’s going to witness in India. Whether it’s about the coral beauties of Andaman and Nicobar Islands or the lagoons of Lakshwadeep, the oceanic mysteries are endless. Still do not ignore the mainland wildlife sanctuaries marine treasures, especially the the fishing camps organised at Cauvery and Kali rivers in Karnataka.

Major Marine Life Sites
Corbett National Park: Corbett is India’s first and finest national park spread along the banks of the Ramganga River, in the foothills of the Himalayas. A well-protected wild habitat, Corbett provides an unforgettable experience to a nature lover. Fishing and angling in the rivers Ramganga and Kosi are like a dream come true for any angler. Large Mahseer and even larger Goonch rule the pools of the Kosi and the Ramganga.

Sundarbans National Park: Come to Sundarbans where adventure awaits you at every corner. Known as the largest estuarine delta in the world, this Tigerland vibrates with countless forms of colourful life.The aqua fauna of Sundarbans include variety of fishes, red Fiddler Crabs and Hermit Crabs.There are crocodiles, which can be often seen along the mud banks. The park is also noted for its conservation of the Ridley Sea Turtle.

Periyar National Park: Best known for its wildlife, is a must-see for all the visitors to Kerala. The Periyar lake lies at the heart of the sanctuary, which is a veritable paradise for all wildlife lovers.

Major Attractions
Chilika Lake: Chilika is the largest lagoon along the east coast of the Indian state of Orissa. A unique assemblage of marine, brackish and fresh water eco-system with estuarine characters, this lake site is one of the hotspots of bio-diversity and shelters a number of endangered species.

Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park: Are you fond of Marine life? Does the sea world lure? Have you ever explored the world of corals, then visit this Marine Park in the Andaman Islands and the unexplored treasures of sea.

Islands of Andaman & Nicobar: Most of the Andaman and Nicobar islands are densely forested; the open spaces are covered with scrub and creepers. But the major treat is the marine world, that is if you are fond of the sea and like to explore its mysterious depths.

Famous Camps & Lodges
Corbett Riverside Resort: Corbett Riverside Resort is a resort situated in a picturesque setting, 10-km north of Ramnagar, looking across the River Kosi to forest covered cliffs. Much of the complex was washed away not long ago, when the river dramatically changed course.

Cauvery Fishing and Nature Camp, Bheemeshwari: Nestled along the mighty Cauvery river is the Cauvery Fishing and Nature Camp, world renowned as home to the great ‘Mahseer’ – the finest tropical sporting fish known to man. Another attraction, which these sort of fishing and nature camps offer is trekking through thick forests and exploring the natural surroundings. So come and discover peace and fun together and you will actually feel the travails of city life fading away.

Kali Wilderness Camp, Dandeli: The location of the Kali wilderness campsite is blessed with stunning topography and the surging currents of the Kali River make this river site one of the best water sport adventure destination. Botanic luxuriance and the exhilarating rush in the veins as your native saucer-shaped coracle hurtles over the seeting waters. Some of the special packages provided at this river camp include adventure package of white water rafting and an all inclusive rafting trip with boarding and lodging facilities.

Kabini River Lodge, Karpur: Kabini river lodge, the name synonymous with the ultimate wildlife resorts in India. The virgin jungle on the banks of the greenest of paradise, cleanness of rivers, and freshness in air like nowhere else in India. Kabini river lodge, a unique wildlife resort at Karapur, is tucked in the southern fringes of Karnataka’s Rajiv Gandhi National Park. Wildlife enthusiasts whether on a quick getaway trip or looking for a longer stay can take up any of the exciting customized packages, when visiting the lodge.