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Goa Wild Life Sanctuaries

Published: 30/05/2012

Wildlife Sanctuaries in Goa

Popular Wildlife Sanctuaries in Goa are Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Modei Wildlife Sanctuary, Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary, Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary and Bhagvan Mahavir Sanctuary.

Dr. Salim Ali Wildlife Sanctuary

Named after the famous ornithologist Dr. Salim Ali, this bird sanctuary is a paradise for nature lovers and bird watchers. To reach the place one can go by road or take a ferry from Panaji 9 Km away. Sprawling over 180 acres, this tourist attraction is well maintained and has a thick layer of mangrove forests.

Bondla wildlife sanctuary

Home to many species of snakes, the Indian bison, Malaban giant squirrel, Indian Peafowl and Sambar deer, this wildlife sanctuary is a popular tourist attraction. Only 60 km away from Panaji Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary is accessible through road. Best time to visit is between October and March.

Netravali Wildlife Santuary

Situated in Eastern Goa, Netravali Sanctuary protects the wildlife of the Western ghats range along with the Madei Wild life Sanctuary to which it is connected. Major attractions are the Black panther, Great squirrel, Slender loris and great pied horn bills.Best time to visit is between Oct-March. It is about 65 km from Panaji.
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