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Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary

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Took a trip with a bird guide from Bogmalo (near airport) which wasn't cheap and in retrospect... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2018
Angus, United Kingdom

Forest is good..a guided tour would be helpful if they can arrange. The moment you pay the Entry... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
Indore, India
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South Goa District, Panjim 403601, India
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Reviewed March 22, 2018

Took a trip with a bird guide from Bogmalo (near airport) which wasn't cheap and in retrospect wasn't worth it. It involved a lengthy drive with just a couple of hours in the park. It is quite a nice forest with some big trees but...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Forest is good..a guided tour would be helpful if they can arrange. The moment you pay the Entry fees and you are in, there is no one to guide you or help. Thats kills the interest. Some guards standing by with bored expressions on their...More

Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

I went to Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary. Here tree lovers can find a lot of leafy trees with the moist deciduous vegetation and today it is the only extensive area of lowland monsoon forests remaining in Goa. The forest has a lot of wild animals that...More

1  Thank Footprints727663
Reviewed September 11, 2017

The scenic view is good, greenery all over. But it is not a wildlife sanctuary at all. One can call it a mini zoo with very poor collection of some birds, deer and butterfly. No guide. Complete wastage of time.

1  Thank SubrataCh
Reviewed April 19, 2017

This wild life sanctuary is in south of goa and a good place for birding also, here you have to walk several kilometres to reach watch tower and river area or can take bicycles or scooters.

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Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

We went to the Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary about 8 in the morning, because we heard that the morning was the best time to visit. We went in an auto-rickshaw from Patnem. The last bit of the road was quite bumpy (we went to the treetops)....More

1  Thank TheAspargus
Reviewed March 14, 2017

This nature reserve is only about half an hours drive from Palolem, and to get the best from your visit get there as early as you can. The only animal I saw was a Giant Indian Squirrel, but there were lots of colourful birds and...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Been there in October. Good experience. You have to take permits from the Range Forest Office before entering the sanctuary. You can visit waterfall in Kuskem village 10kms from Forest Office. Monsoons are the only good time to visit the waterfall. It dries up in...More

1  Thank Saish C
Reviewed December 26, 2016

Nice jungle ride, it gets a little spooky but it is quite fun, very few sightings of animals. Mostly are visible in the morning time only.

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Reviewed March 1, 2016

I love this place, I've been many times, just to walk through the beautiful forest, peace and beautiful birds, this year we came across a 1 ton Guar(Indian bison) on the path to tree top, (Bella lake side) wow, also monkeys, giant squirrels, mongoose, and...More

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November 5, 2016|
Response from Sabbie1090 | Reviewed this property |
You will be required to buy tickets at the counter before you can enter with your bikes, you can travel the most of the sanctuary on your vehicles, do carry water bottles and remember your way in as there are no mobile... More