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Marine National Park

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Address: Great Arabian Sea, Jamnagar, India
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The most important tip for a visit to this park is ... visit it at the start of the low tide to view maximum marine life. Later on in the day with crowds increasing the marine... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Noida
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Noida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The most important tip for a visit to this park is ... visit it at the start of the low tide to view maximum marine life. Later on in the day with crowds increasing the marine activity is very limited. You will need a guide for the park visit as he will show u different creatures under the coral rocks.... More 

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Vadodara, India
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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Lake is an ordinary one. Water is scare, especially in summers. However if you love birds, this is one of the best place to visit. Jamnagar is a birder's paradise. Due to it's vicinity of the sea, you will be able to find salt water birds as well as sweet water birds. Due to due conservation efforts by government as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This place is located around 45 kms from jamnagar. Most important thing is to reach the place at correct time i.e when the tides are low otherwise your trip would be wasted. You can check about timing from the phone no given in gujarat tourism website. After reaching there hire a guide else you wont find any of the fishes,... More 

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Greater Noida, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Marine National Park is an amazing hidden treasure - hardly talked about - hardly advertised. Maybe its good that way - to avoid interference by hordes of visitors. Was able to see some beautiful marine life there. Maybe the place could be better maintained.

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Jamnagar
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great Place to visit... However, currently No access is given mainly due to preserve Marine Life....

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Rajauri, India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Earlier reviews r more than enough...i wonder why it is so less known n publicised...in a way it is good...with more footfall the place will be ruined for ever.Do not think of using the toilet..it stinks badly. Wear crocs,or any flat shoes..they will get wet plus your feet needs protection from barnacles...guides r good..appreciate intelligent crowds..ours was Harun...who was so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

To start with, there is infact a lot of confusion about the marine national park in gujarat. There is very little information available on the internet. Even the pamphlet they give at the office is in gujarati language. Basically MNP is the group of nearly 40 islands located in the gulf of kutch in the district of jamnagar. These islands... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Narara Marine Park (approx. 50+kms from Jamnagar city) is a very good place to see the rich marine biodiversity. Unfortunately, this place is rarely spoken about in the print media or by the state level tour operators. Ideal time to visit this place is during the winters. Please check the timings of the tide before starting your beach/floor walk. It’s... More 

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Riverside, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We visited there on the December of 2005 as a part of our zoological excursion. Our initial plans were to go to the Pirotan island but because of some unavoidable reasons eventually we went to Narara sea bed. It is around 30 mins from the Jamnagar city. The sea beach is exposed at times of low tide which leaves behind... More 

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new delhi
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

the kids and us loved the experience. did feel some guilt that we as visitors may inadvertently cause environmental damage by walking all over the corals. be careful where you step and leave it as you found it.

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