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Kodikkarai Wildlife Sanctuary (Point Calimere)

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Opens in 19 min: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Go for Black Buck

This is a better place to view Blackbuck , Green Bee eater, Pipit,Deer,Lapwing and Brahminy Kite... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2018
Chennai (Madras), India
Unexplored, Neat and peaceful place to Visit

One of the very little known places in Tamil Nadu - This is a very good weekend get away . Don't... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2017
Soenderborg, Denmark
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Kodikkarai | On Coromandel Coast, Nagapattinam, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this place based on a local newspaper report. There were a few birds namely Narai(local name). Nothing much to say. I would advise travellers not to bother about this place.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed February 14, 2018

This is a better place to view Blackbuck , Green Bee eater, Pipit,Deer,Lapwing and Brahminy Kite . You can get inside with your vehicle/Car inside the santuary around 4 KMs and reach Beach . Not a place for Flamingo or pelicans or Painted Storks

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 5, 2018

I had flamingos and pelican in my mind, based on that i decide to visit this wildlife sanctuary but to my luck was not able to spot any of them. I visited this place on Feb, 1 week for 2018. After a deep enquire with...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank febrookbee
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary at Kodikkarai is located in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu.Besides bird-watching, the park has provided the facilities of an education and interpretation centre, a library, films, slides and binoculars. Boating facility is also available in the lake situated within...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Prasadchangarath
Reviewed October 19, 2017

One of the very little known places in Tamil Nadu - This is a very good weekend get away . Don't expect any good places to stay here. Because there aren't. You can stay at Vedaranyam - but it is far away. The government guest...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Siddharth1982
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

We were on a trip without any plan and the last day we wanted to while away the time and suddenly checked out this place. Reviews made us interested to visit this place. About 2 plus hours drive from Karaikal we reached early at 8am...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank vipinkumar4u
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

We family including 4 yr kid, went on a drive from our native to kodiakarai bird and wild life sanctuary. 4 wheeler is must to visit these places. We could sight a lot of flamingos in the bird sanctuary. Came to know more birds would...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank ezhilarasi2014
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Those who have read Kalki Novel Ponniyin Selvan will ever remember this place , the Kodiakkarai Beach, Light house, and the Kuzhagar Temple near by. Though every one wish to go near the reminiscence of the Old Light house , yet now the Forest Dept...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Reviewed January 1, 2017

An unexplored forest, rich in flora and fauna also rich with historical background. This sanctuary is home of varieties of migratory birds, also it is famous for black bucks too. One can spot black bucks easily while drive inside the wildlife sanctuary. Taking photograph inside...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank spsarathy23
Reviewed November 11, 2016

Point Calimere is the Eastern most tip of Tamil Nadu and protrudes like a sharp nose. The place is 15 kms from Vedaranyam, a coastal town and 3 hours drive from Rameshwaram The Kodiakkarai Widlife sanctuary is situated right on the beach front of Point...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank NatrajMali80
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