Sanctuaries in Maharashtra

Sanctuaries in Maharashtra

Top Sanctuaries in Maharashtra recommended by travellers

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  • Type: Sanctuary
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Karnala Bird Sanctuary, Navi Mumbai
Rank 94
Ranked 94 of 3112
Average Rating
6.4 / 7 1
6 Ratings & 5 Reviews
The Karnala Bird Sanctuary is located at a distance of 26 km from Navi Mumbai. Situated in the Panvel Taluka of Raigad District, it covers an area of 4.27 sq km. This bird sanctuary is situated at the bottom of the Karnala Fort and was established in 1968. There are more than... Read More »
"Nature beauty"Jan 28, 2016 "Awesome trek to Karnala Bird..."Nov 27, 2015
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Kanakeshwar Forest, Alibaug
Rank 181
Ranked 181 of 3112
Places to Visit in 6 Maharashtra
Average Rating
5.8 / 7 1
5 Ratings & 4 Reviews
The dense forest with a  greenish lush look is the Read More »
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Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary, Gondia
Rank 198
Ranked 198 of 3112
Average Rating
5.9 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 4 Reviews
The Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the popular tourist places, known for its biodiversity conservation. The sanctuary is home to diverse vegetation and serves as a 'Green lung' in order to maintain the equilibrium in the ecosystem. The sanctuary has 36 species of... Read More »
"Nice park"2 months ago "Nagzira-A Wildlife Enthusiast's..."Jul 27, 2015
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
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Mayur Baug, Pune
Rank 343
Ranked 343 of 3112
Places to Visit in 5 Maharashtra
Average Rating
5.6 / 7 1
8 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Mayur Baug is the abode of peacocks and tamarind trees. This peacock sanctuary is located at a distance of 50 km from Pune on the Pune-Ahmednagar State Highway. In the sanctuary are housed nearly 2,500 peacocks, the national bird of India. Read More »
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  • Entry: Paid
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Thane Creek, Thane
Rank 368
Ranked 368 of 3112
Places to Visit in 6 Maharashtra
Average Rating
5.1 / 7 1
6 Ratings & 5 Reviews
Thane Creek is a prominent bird conservation site in India which is managed by the Indian Bird Conversation Department. Thane Creek is home to over 205 species of birds which include rare species like whistling teals, golden plover, grey plover, hoopoe and avocet  as... Read More »
"Nice view point"Feb 28, 2016 "Worth watching bird"Jan 29, 2015
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Malvan Marine Sanctuary, Malvan
Rank 403
Ranked 403 of 3112
Places to Visit in 6 Maharashtra
Average Rating
7.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
The Malvan Marine Sanctuary, situated in the southernmost part of Maharashtra, is considered to be the sole marine sanctuary in the Konkan region. This sanctuary is rich in coral and marine life such as mollusk, pearl oyster, coral, seaweed, mangrove, polychaete and sea... Read More »
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Chikhaldara Wildlife Sanctuary, Amravati
Rank 460
Ranked 460 of 3112
Places to Visit in 6 Maharashtra
Average Rating
6.3 / 7 1
5 Ratings & 1 Review
Chikhaldara Wildlife Sanctuary is also known as Wan Wildlife Sanctuary situated in Melghat area. It is a part as well as an extension of the Melghat Tiger Reserve located in the south-east direction. The sanctuary has tropical dry deciduous forests with rich bio-diversity of... Read More »
  • Type: Sanctuary
Sagareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, Sangli
Rank 470
Ranked 470 of 3112
Places to Visit in 6 Maharashtra
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
The Sagareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most popular attractions of Sangli, situated at a distance of 47 km from the city. It is mainly a man-made conservation sanctuary, built under a planned afforestation programme involving the local population of the three tehsils... Read More »
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Sahyadri Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhimashanker
Rank 683
Ranked 683 of 3112
Average Rating
4.5 / 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
Sahyadri Wildlife Sanctuary is popularly known as Bhimashanker Wildlife Sanctuary. This sanctuary is located at a height ranging between 2,100 ft to 3,800 ft and is spread across an area of 120 sq. km. in Sahyadri ranges. Tourists can spot different animals in the sanctuary... Read More »
"Only deers we saw"Jan 23, 2014
Narnala Wildlife Sanctuary, Akola
Rank 700
Ranked 700 of 3112
Places to Visit in 2 Maharashtra
Average Rating
6.3 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Narnala Wildlife Sanctuary, located few kilometres from Akola district in Maharashtra, is one of the famous wildlife sanctuaries in the country. The dense forest surrounding the ancient Narnala Fort was declared as the Narnala Wildlife Sanctuary on 2nd May 1997. Spread... Read More »
Bhamragarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhamragarh
Rank 701
Ranked 701 of 3112
Places to Visit in 6 Maharashtra
Bhamragarh Wildlife Sanctuary is the prime attraction of Bhamragarh which is located in the Chandrapur District of Maharashtra. Covering an area of around 104.38 sq km, the sanctuary lies in the south-western part of the district. Parlkota and Pamalgautam are the two prominent... Read More »
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary, Kashid Beach
Rank 707
Ranked 707 of 3112
Places to Visit in 6 Maharashtra
Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary is a great sightseeing destination located in the Murud and Roha Talukas of Raigad District. This sanctuary encompasses an area of 53 sq. km and is located at a distance of about 12 km from Kashid Beach. The sanctuary covers the area lying between... Read More »
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  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Wan Sanctuary, Chikhaldara
Rank 793
Ranked 793 of 3112
Places to Visit in 6 Maharashtra
Wan Sanctuary is mainly an extension of the Melghat Tiger Reserve. This sanctuary also comes under the Amravati District in the state of Maharashtra and is well-known for its dense and dry deciduous forests. The Wan Sanctuary is inhabited by different species of animals,... Read More »
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  • Type: Sanctuary
Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary, Mahuli Fort
Rank 933
Ranked 933 of 3112
Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Mokhada, Wada and Shahapur talukas, which are situated in Thane district of Maharashtra. The sanctuary covers an area of around 320 sq. km and houses various forests like Vaitarna, Khardi, Shahapur and many more. The Tansa Lake, which... Read More »
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Kalsubai Harishchandragad Wildlife Sanctuary, Ahmednagar
Rank 935
Ranked 935 of 3112
Places to Visit in 6 Maharashtra
Kalsubai Harishchandragad Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Akole Tehsil of the Ahmednagar District. The wildlife sanctuary is situated in the Sahyadri hills. It has the Kalasubai Peak which is located at an average altitude of around 1,646 m. This peak is considered to be... Read More »
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Dajipur Bison Sanctuary, Dajipur
Rank 943
Ranked 943 of 3112
Places to Visit in 6 Maharashtra
Dajipur Bison Sanctuary, one of the forest reserves, is situated on the border of the Kolhapur and the Sindhudurg District. Located at an average elevation of around 1,200 m, the sanctuary is surrounded by rugged mountains and dense as well as thick forests. The sanctuary... Read More »
  • Type: Sanctuary
Radhanagri Wildlife Sanctuary, Dajipur
Rank 944
Ranked 944 of 3112
Places to Visit in 6 Maharashtra
Average Rating
7.0 / 7 1
1 Rating
Radhanagri Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the vicinity of the Dajipur Bison Sanctuary and is renowned for sheltering many Indian bison. Lying between the reservoirs, namely the Shahu Sagar and the Laxmi Sagar, the sanctuary sprawls a major area of the Kolhapur District.... Read More »
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary, Diveagar
Rank 955
Ranked 955 of 3112
Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary, spread over an area of around 53 sq km, houses various species of birds, animals, reptiles and plants. It is located between the Murud and Roha Talukas of the Raigad District. Situated between the Western Coast and Northern Sahyadri Range, it used... Read More »
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Mayani Bird Sanctuary, Satara
Rank 1023
Ranked 1023 of 3112
Places to Visit in 8 Maharashtra
Mayani Bird Sanctuary is one of the major tourist attractions of Maharashtra and is located at a distance of 65 km from Satara City. Being one of the most prominent bird sanctuaries of India, Mayani Bird Sanctuary is a winter habitat to a large number and variety of migratory... Read More »
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary, Satara
Rank 1024
Ranked 1024 of 3112
Places to Visit in 8 Maharashtra
Average Rating
7.0 / 7 1
1 Rating
Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the natural attractions of Maharashtra, located in the western part of Satara District, at a distance of about 70 km from Satara City. Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary covers over 420 sq km of area and encompasses the Eastern and Western catchments... Read More »