LOCATION & AREA: East Godavari District. Area 235.70
UNIQUENESS: The largest surviving
patch of Mangrove forests in the State with more than 65 Mangrove
tree species. Home for the rare, endangered Smooth Indian Otter,
Fishing Cat, Estuarine Crocodile.
FLORA: The Sanctuary in the estuary of river Godavari supports
rich mangrove vegetation with species like Rhizophora, Avicennia,
FAUNA: Otter, Fishing Cat, Jackal, Marine Turtle and Estuarine
Crocodile. Most common birds are Sea Gulls, Storks, Herons, Snipes,
Ducks and Flamingos. ACCESSIBILITY: 20
Kms. from Kakinada Railway station and 70 Kms from Rajamundry
Railway station. Nearest Airport – Rajahmundry. ACCOMMODATION: Forest
rest house at Coringa, Kakinada & Rajahmundry.
SEASON: October to May
Divisional Forest Officer, (Wildlife Management),
Rajahmundry, East Godavari District. Phone:- 0883-2478643,Forest
Range Officer, Kakinada, Phone:-0884 2367460.