Dolphin Point Overview

Ranked 1 of 14 sightseeing in Chilika

Dolphin Point at Satapada is one of the famous attractions of the brackish water lagoon. At the site, tourists can spot dolphins such as Irrawaddy Dolphin, Common Dolphin, Bottle Nose Dolphin and White Nosed Dolphins. Twirling movements of a herd of dolphins can be spotted in the waters of Chilika.  

River cruises from Rambha and Barkul to the site provide tourists an opportunity to witness group of dolphins jumping and chasing the voyage. For their preservation, fishing has been banned in the region.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: More than 3hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Siddharth Patnaik

Siddharth Patnaik4.6/5

7 reviews

A good visit

Love dolphin, get a chance to see them very near. Yes, the Irrawaddy dolphins in Satapada are one of the major tourist attraction point in Odisha. Visiting this place in September-November and also in beginning of summer will fetch a good visit. You have to see them by boating only and enjoy some delicious crabs and prawns too.
  • A good visit

Suraj Kumar

Suraj Kumar4.3/5

2 reviews

Dolphins show

This experience was ecstatic and never seen before type. Seeing those beautiful water creatures jumping in water in front of you, was one of the most awesome view. I could imagine.

Vinay Vinay

Vinay Vinay4.6/5

2 reviews

Nice trekking point

It was great trekking in hill side. Amazing sight seeing.

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Dolphin Point, Chilika

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irrawady dolphins

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