Sanctuaries in Maharashtra

Sanctuaries in Maharashtra

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  • Type: Sanctuary
Sagareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, Sangli
Rank 24
Ranked 24 of 1152
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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
Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary, Satara
Rank 43
Ranked 43 of 1152
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7.0 / 7 1
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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 »
Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary, Gondia
Rank 44
Ranked 44 of 1152
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6.0 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 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 »
Bhamragarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhamragarh
Rank 164
Ranked 164 of 1152
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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 »
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  • Entry: Paid
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Thane Creek, Thane
Rank 176
Ranked 176 of 1152
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Average Rating
5.3 / 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
Kalsubai Harishchandragad Wildlife Sanctuary, Ahmednagar
Rank 211
Ranked 211 of 1152
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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 245
Ranked 245 of 1152
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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 »
Chikhaldara Wildlife Sanctuary, Amravati
Rank 286
Ranked 286 of 1152
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Average Rating
6.3 / 7 1
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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 »
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  • Entry: Paid
Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary, Solapur
Rank 303
Ranked 303 of 1152
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The Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary, located in Solapur is famous for the rare bird great Indian bustard, also known as maldhok. This sanctuary covers an area of around 8000 sq km and is a natural habitat of blackbuck, wolf, Indian fox, hyena and mongoose. Read More »
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Karnala Bird Sanctuary, Navi Mumbai
Rank 325
Ranked 325 of 1152
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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
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary, Kashid Beach
Rank 328
Ranked 328 of 1152
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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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Malvan Marine Sanctuary, Malvan
Rank 363
Ranked 363 of 1152
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Average Rating
7.0 / 7 1
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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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Radhanagri Wildlife Sanctuary, Dajipur
Rank 407
Ranked 407 of 1152
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7.0 / 7 1
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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
Mayani Bird Sanctuary, Satara
Rank 417
Ranked 417 of 1152
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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 »
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  • Entry: Paid
Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary, Gorai
Rank 429
Ranked 429 of 1152
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The Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary covers an area of about 320 sq km, including the catchment area of the Tansa Lake. The sanctuary also covers forests like Khardi, Vaitarna, Shahapur and East Wada ranges. There are several animals in the sanctuary, including panther, barking... Read More »
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Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, Yavatmal
Rank 443
Ranked 443 of 1152
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The Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is in the Pandharkawada Taluka and covers an area of 148 sq km. It comprises southern tropical moist mixed forests, hilly terrain and consists of shrubs and green pastures. The sanctuary is home to animals like black-buck, sambar, hare,... Read More »
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  • Entry: Paid
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Mayur Baug, Pune
Rank 468
Ranked 468 of 1152
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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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Narnala Wildlife Sanctuary, Akola
Rank 469
Ranked 469 of 1152
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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 »
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Rajmachi Wildlife Sanctuary, Rajmachi
Rank 488
Ranked 488 of 1152
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The Rajmachi Wildlife Sanctuary is located on the foothills of Western Ghats amidst the hilly terrains of Sahyadri ranges. It is famous as a weekend gateway destination for the nature loving tourists as well as famous for its rare species of animals and birds. One of the major... Read More »
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Amala Wildlife Sanctuary, Khodala
Rank 571
Ranked 571 of 1152
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The Amala Wildlife Sanctuary, spread over an area of 15 acres, is home to some of the rare species of plants and animals found in the Sahyadri. This sanctuary lies is a popular place for trekking and mountain biking. Some of the animals that can be spotted in the... Read More »