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Address: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Phone Number: 914712360762
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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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wild life sanctuary

Sanctuary is in the water catchment area of Neyyar Dam close to the city of Trivandrum.Boat ride elephant and croccodiles parks are also there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Sanctuary is in the water catchment area of Neyyar Dam close to the city of Trivandrum.Boat ride elephant and croccodiles parks are also there.

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Pune, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is arround 33 km from tiruanantpuram.there is lion safari park and a crocodile farm.The cenctuary has a rich variety of birs and animals.it has scenic surroundigs.

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

It comes as a package, the boat rides to the place where you can see the crocodiles which is no fun in particular, and to to the Safari park where a small bus takes you into the Lion Safari park where you could easily spot lionesses lying lazily on the way, and if lucky could spot a lion too. The... More 

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Thank RamTham
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

Refreshing drive to this quaint place outside the city. There is a lake with boat rides, lion park, crocodile park, a look-out point you can climb and get a 360 degree view. There is also a cafe by kerala tourism with serves hot bajjis and tea as well as other items like noodles and sandwiches. All parks close by 4pm... More 

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Government run, so not always open and has specific slots when it open. Provides boating and visit to the Lion park. Great outing with kids, but stay away if its during summer season as its too hot and humid, especially the buses which take you to the reserve.

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Thank Andy663
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

A decent one day activity.You can see some lions on an island,some deer elsewhere, and some crocodiles as well. A boat will take you to all the different places.

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Thank milancherian
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Don't expect more. You can see three lions during lion safari, crocodiles and deer. Trekking was very good.

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Thank RamyaShanker
India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Neyyar dam is approachable from Trivandrum ,a 1 to 130 hr drive.Enjoy the drive ,its beautiful with lush green around.It very calm there.You can take a walk around the dam.Then pay and use the boating cross the river for a wildlife safari where you can see lions on the road while we are taken on safari...in the forest...and also to... More 

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

You can see variety of animals. Can come up close with lions, but you'll be in a cage wagon. No danger. The lions seemed a bit timid. (But however timid they are they can lions ;) ). The crocodile section is also good. Rest there are dears. And the river boat ride is also soothing

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Thank SMRITY S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

its an awsone place to visit. ticket charge is 100/- if by bus ( bus is belongs to forest department) 250 if by boat from forest office. U can find Lions during Lion safari.. but u need to visit in sunny day time.. if people love wild life then they really enjoy this park

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