CORINGA WILDLIFE SANCTUARY
SANCTUARIES
NATIONAL PARKS

LOCATION & AREA: East Godavari District. Area 235.70 Sq. Kms.
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, Sonneratia, Aegiceros.
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


 

CONTACT: Divisional Forest Officer, (Wildlife Management), Rajahmundry, East Godavari District. Phone:- 0883-2478643,Forest Range Officer, Kakinada, Phone:-0884 2367460.