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8 Places That Are Renowned for Sighting Dolphins

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The thought of Dolphin's riding the ocean's waves, interest you? HolidayIQ reviewers have the perfect 7 places lined up for you. 

1. Goa

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Sea | Cruise | Nature | Peace

HolidayIQ Reviewer subha sreenivasan says, “The river Sal flows via mobor and meets the sea and the confluence is a bird watcher's delight in the mornings. Dolphins can be spotted off the Mobor coast, an awesome sight! Of course, one can simply lounge around at the beach or watch egrets & kingfishers at Mobor with the waves humming in the background.” Read Full Review

2. Puri

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Temple | Beach | Sea | Religious

HolidayIQ Reviewer Abhay Parmar shares, “Chilika is the best place to see dolphins which come here mostly during Winters. Here one can see the marine ecosystem.” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Indranil Dhar shares, “You can enjoy to see dolphin only in Chilka.” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Anuj Mehta says, “The famous Iravadi dolphins are not sighted easily because of these boats and noise.” Read Full Review

3. Tarkarli

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Beach | Sea | Fish | Dolphin

HolidayIQ Reviewer Hemant Sant adds, “Devbagh Beach from main Tarkarli MTDC Resort road towards south west. Watersports, dolphin rides boat to nearby beaches of Isolation or seafood shacks are all here. But when you subtract all of this you get the quietest wedding of a river with the sea. Go do not miss this when in Malvan. Sindhudurg district of South Maharashtra. This will make you forget for hours the whitest miles of sands of Tarkarli the Greece of peninsular India as few compare it with serenity guaranteed if you make efforts for it.” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Rajesh Halyal adds, “Tarkarli has a very long Beach. Sindudurg is the best sea fort you ought to visit when you are there. Mouth watering sea food in local malvani style. There are activities like snorkeling and para-sailing. Boat trips are arranged if there is a group of about 8-10 members as per the requirement for dolphinviewing and to the light house.” Read Full Review

4. Chilika

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Hrituraj Choudhury adds, “The dolphin Site - Chilika is a largest brackish water lagoon in India and supports a wide assemblage of marine, brackish and freshwater flora and fauna....Chilika provides an excellent opportunity for eco-tourism and the participatory eco-tourism can generate adequate alternate employment opportunities for the local community....” Read Full Review

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5. Palolem

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Vinay R Tripathi says, “Some of the activities you can indulge is Kayaking boat rides to see dolphins and some secluded islands along the coast.” Read Full Review

6. Calangute

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Beach | Water Sports | Sea | Sunset

HolidayIQ Reviewer Rethnagiri.K says, “It will give a wonderful experience. In one of the beaches, there is a dolphin point, where we can see live dolphins in the sea.” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Anita Sharma says, “You can enjoy a lot with adventures water rides, you can see dolphins in midst of the sea, go for motorboat and scooter ride is very exciting.” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Ruchika Yadav says, “Dolphins can be located at around 1/2 km from the shoreline. The beach contains rows of shacks and fishing boats.” Read Full Review

7. Malvan

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Beach | Sea | Fort | Diving

HolidayIQ Reviewer Ram Navre shares, “On yearend we visited the Konkan region located on the western coast of Maharashtra...we visited Malvan sea coast...had lots of seafood...and enjoyed boating, snorkeling, dolphin watch and scuba diving.” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Ajit Patil shares, “You can hire an entire boat for around 1800rs/- (Diwali time 2012 rate) It will take you for dolphin seeing, golden rocks, tsunami island (for water sports) and snorkeling if you wish even if you don't know how to swim, they have floats.” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Sindhuja Suyambu shares, “One can see many dolphins in the month of November. Boat ride includes a visit to Tsunami island.” Read Full Review

8. Gokarna

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Beach | Sea | Sunset

HolidayIQ Reviewer Navitha shares, “Take a boat ride that covers all three and the boat man will also show dolphins! We did a bit of shopping in the Gokarna city - lots of pretty trinklets, bracelets, earrings.” Read Full Review

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