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Address: , Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Description: The Neyyar reservoir is easily navigable and extends 9.06 sq. km. The...
The Neyyar reservoir is easily navigable and extends 9.06 sq. km. The vegetation varies from tropical wet evergreen to grasslands. The Agasthyakoodam hill, 1890 metres high, lies in the premises of the sanctuary. Elephants, gaur, sloth bear, Nilgiri tahr, jungle cat, wild boar, Nilgiri langur etc. are seen. A crocodile rearing centre, deer farm and lion safari park are the main attractions.
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I didn't like. Not worth. Boating facilty is available.A crocodile breeding centre and lion safari park are also located close to the dam.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I didn't like. Not worth. Boating facilty is available.A crocodile breeding centre and lion safari park are also located close to the dam.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Nice place outside Trivandrum around 35 Kms . Route to Neyyar was bit challenging but the destination was quieting perfect for the 35 Kms 1.5 hr drive . The area is surrounded by water and thick greenery with forestry area. Boat ride was very good , couple of stop and one was for the Lion watch which was lucky to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The surrounding area was beautiful and enjoyable. There are multiple "attractions" to see for one ticket price. Be sure to ask for the ticket that is all inclusive.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

A must for all passionate bike riders , Beautiful and scenic place to ride around the forest range. Lion safari and a walk around the dam is good too

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The scenic Neyyar wildlife sanctuary is located within the neyyar dam. The Lion safari is the highlight, where you could see them in wild, as close as 2 feet, of course inside the safety of the van. Should be a fun trip for kids and adults as well. A one day trip from Thiruvanathapuram should do justice to this place.

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The only reason it lacks excellent is the lack of support from authorities for poor marketability. Otherwise this place is fantastic,even in summer of march end , there was evening rain and boating happening in the catchment areas .Lion safari park, crocodile park, A good aquarium & childrens park ...an age old watch tower but functional which gives a superb... More 

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Delhi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

this is a wonderful place with a lot of scope for improvement. In order to reach Lion Safari a short Boat ride can be enjoyed. Lion Safari is for a very short period but the main purpose of seeing Lions living in natural habitat is satisfied. Thereafter they take for Crocodile park, where few were kept for treatment and others... More 

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Tiruchirappalli, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

the only place allowed normally is the elephant sanctuary which keeps about 15 elephants including 6 sub 2 year old calves. there is also a tug boat ride. but they have cottages and can be booked and they have morning guided trek by forest dept,.[3,5, and 8 hour duration]. in the 8 hour trek ,they say that we will see... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

A peaceful place. Beautiful dam which offers a scenic view. There is a Lion Safari and a crocodile park as well. We were able to see 3 lions.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This is an appalling place, as an animal lover it left me feeling frustrated and upset. The crocodiles are kept in terrible conditions and although the lions are not in a small enclosure they certainly did not look healthy. It's a tourist trap not an wildlife sanctuary.

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