Cauvery Nisargadhama, Coorg
Picnic Spot

Cauvery Nisargadhama

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Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 42,
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in Coorg
Average Rating
5.3 / 7 1
59 Ratings & 44 Reviews

About Cauvery Nisargadhama

    • Entry: Paid
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 9.00 AM - 5.30 PM , Saturday: 9.00 AM - 5.30 PM , Sunday: 9.00 AM - 5.30 PM , Public Holidays: 9.00 AM - 5.30 PM

Cauvery Nisargadhama is an island created by a cluster of islets formed by Cauvery River. Situated 30 km away from Madikeri, this island is a popular picnic spot that features lush foliage of bamboo groves, sandalwood and teak trees. Spread over an area of 2, 58,998 sq. m, this island also features deer park, rabbit park, peacock park and orchidarium.

Other popular attractions of this nature resort are children's playground and elephant ride through the bamboo groves. Surrounded by the Cauvery River, this island can be accessed by a hanging rope bridge.
 

What travellers are saying about this Sightseeing

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  • Average 4
  • Below Average 2
  • Poor 5
  • Terrible 0
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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  2-3hrs
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Senthil Kumar

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  • Senthil Kumar
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 2 Reviews
  •  78 helpful votes
  •  912 readers
  • Posted Apr 7, 2016
Overall Rating
7/7
  • 776

Lalit kumar Bagaria

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  • Lalit kumar Bagaria
  • 3 photos
  • 7 Reviews
  •  34 helpful votes
  •  7344 readers
  • Posted Aug 9, 2016
Overall Rating
4/7
  • 312

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Anil A

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  • 1 photo
  • 5 Reviews
  •  2 helpful votes
  •  1305 readers

"Truly unique in its splendor"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Apr 19, 2016
This picnic spot even has some treehouses which can be booked. I am not sure of the experience as I just visited in the afternoon and "saw" the houses only. We spent at least 2 hours roaming around the place. There is a river streaming through the place and it is very clear! A large nature reserve which is truly unique in its splendor.
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Suresh kumar

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  • Suresh kumar
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 2 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  2641 readers

"Good place"

  • 4.0/7
  • Posted Mar 2, 2016
Very much like a children's play park. But the maintenance was also not so bad. The wooden cottages in the park were the best attraction and a great place to spend a night with your best buddies.
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Parthasarathi Srinivasachar

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  • Parthasarathi Srinivasachar
  • Lives in Mysore
  • 4 photos
  • 24 Reviews
  •  16 helpful votes
  •  24431 readers

"Good to be with nature"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Feb 16, 2016
I visited this place quite some times back. During the rains the river will be flowing in full. A small park with Deers, Rabbits, and some birds. Small eateries are there where one can have juice, tender coconut, refreshment with coffee/tea. Since Kushalnagar is nearby one can have food there.
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Shruthi

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  • Shruthi
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 4 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  963 readers

"Nice Sightseeing place"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted Dec 21, 2015
This is good sightseeing place to visit. We can enjoy if we go with friends or family. Cleanliness was not that good. People who are fond of shopping will feel much happier there. Costs are reasonable and varieties are good.
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Abdul

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  • Abdul
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 8 photos
  • 6 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  7112 readers

"Cauvery Nisargadhama is good"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Dec 16, 2015
Entrance fee rs 30/per, Elephant riding is available cost 100/person. River is there you can watch fishes in river above the rope bridge but can't eat. Deer is there you can give food to them, Rope fly is available but it cost 100 rs/person for 500 meters. Good for children's and families and lovers not for bachelors.
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Mohinder Pratap

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  • Mohinder Pratap
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 4 Reviews
  •  4923 readers

"Good only for children"

  • 2.0/7
  • Posted Nov 17, 2015
The place is usually crowded and the only animals I could see were Deers and Rabbits. So I would say that this place is only enjoyed by children, better go to some other place than this.
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Shyamala Kamath

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  • Shyamala Kamath
  • Lives in Mangalore
  • 36 photos
  • 12 Reviews
  •  3 helpful votes
  •  6648 readers

"Nisargadhama - Marvellous experience"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Nov 15, 2015
It's a place for people who wanna have some fun. At the entrance itself there is horse riding and it's pretty expensive, Rs 100 for a short distance. Once you enter you walk on hanging bridge and enjoy the beauty of Cauvery on either side. Boat ride is available only during July and August. Rabbits and Deer parks are well-maintained, you can even feed Deer. There is a small park where children can play. Here and there are Tree Houses with Trees painted in bright colours. It's an adventurous experience to climb and sit for some time in the Tree House. We even enjoy rope gliding for Rs. 100, people of every age enjoy this but you need to be bit brave. Near the Deer Park cool Cauvery River is flowing and it's a marvelous experience to play in that cool and clean water. Do carry a pair of extra cloth.
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Manish Singh

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  • Manish Singh
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 5 Reviews
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"Good man made jungle"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Oct 28, 2015
It has a hanging bridge which you need to cross to reach main location. It's basically a small park with some activities like rope sliding etc. Park has a deer park and we can see some Rabbit and few Birds also. In the end there is a way to river where you can hear nice sound of flowing water and spend some time with nature, take a bath and relax.
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Shyam

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  • Shyam
  • Lives in Adyar
  • 9 Reviews
  •  3 helpful votes
  •  9628 readers

"Worst place and it is simply for time pass"

  • 2.0/7
  • Posted Oct 28, 2015
Worst place and nothing is there to see inside. No maintenance.
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Nitin Khandelwal

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  • Nitin Khandelwal
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 8 Reviews
  •  8 helpful votes
  •  21045 readers

"A must go place"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted Aug 12, 2015
You will get to see the Cauvery from very close, you can also see some rabbits but were not kept in clean conditions. You may enjoy the elephant ride and river rafting but it's close during monsoon season.
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