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Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Traveler Description: South end tip of Kerala, Nestled in the south-east corner of the Western Ghats, the Neyyar sanctuary is the drainage basin of the Neyyar river and... more »
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Bangalore, India
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Neyyar is a good place to be once. but very much to be decided as a personal note. I did like the place for its cleanliness, the tiger (staged) park, crocodile park and the small catchment area. The boating is the only thing which might find equal likes among all for its usual feel good. However we did not get... More

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Kozhikode, India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Yesterday( 30-07-14) i went here. thought of clicking some good snaps of Lion's. The Lions look unhappy, slovenly and bedraggled and it was quite unpleasant to witness this. As you can see in pictures which i uploaded here.. Lions are too aged and a poor chap. Just 5 Min Bus trip inside the forest doesn't make you any feelings. The... More

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

yes, it is a lion safari park!we visited the place around 2 months back..it turned out to be quite a surprise.this place is about an hour and half drive from trivandrum city.as anyother popular spots this place is also crowded on holidays..about 30 mts boat ride from the rgistration counter will take you to the safaripark.from here they ll take... More

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Hebden, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Some of the reviews say this is a must for wildlife lovers, I would say the opposite. Though the scenery is beautiful and the boat trip is pleasant enough, the lion park is underwhelming and far from being majestic beasts the lions look like an advertisement for banning enclosures of this kind. They look unhappy, slovenly and bedraggled and it... More

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Udaipur City, Rajasthan, India
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

This place is for wild life lovers I visit the place in August 2011 and we really enjoy the lion and crocodile park we almost seen 6 lion and lioness and it was really a perfect travel , if you love wild life than you must go this place.

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india
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Enjoy the Dam on a rainy day !!!! They open the dam and you can see the man made waterfalls gushing out in a torrent .The acquarium is really mesmerizing and colorful and of course well maintained till 5 years before it was considered to be the Asia 's best acquariums. The park nearby proved to be quite entertaining for... More

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

A short trip to neyyar with my friends.....nice place for one day trip........ family also can enjoy there.... nice place with children's park...aquarium....swimming pool.......morning time good for dam photographs......and evening time 3-5 also good time for enjoyment.........

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Nijmegen, Nederland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

The environment in Neyyar Dam is very beautiful; go enjoy that and skip the Wildlife Sanctuary! We had to wait 2 hours before there was a boat ready to take us to the Sanctuary. Finally, when we got there, we got in a van and drove into the park. After 50 meters we stood still as there were 3 lions.... More

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Its one of the must visit places in Trivandrum...a calm and quiet place located far away from all those city noises....the most catching thing is its boating services and lion safari...dont miss it... it will cost Rs.250...Also,its a wonderful picnic spot with gardens and a swimming pool close to it...then there is an aquarium and a crocodile park which I... More

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

I never imagined such a beautiful and neatly maintained place just an hours drive from Trivandrum. You have the opportunity to visit the upstream and downstream side of the Neyyar dam. There two spots for boating. The best among these two spots is the one where Kerala Tourism have a package trip of Rs.250 per adult (half for kids). This... More

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