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Malvan Marine Sanctuary

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Malvan Taluka, Sindhudurg District, Malvan, India
+91 72220 15635
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Close to nature

It is very clean and natural Chivala beach . You see lots of crabs and star fish . Snakes . One... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
NeelamIndia
,
India
An effort at scuba diving

The waters here are green and hence visibility is not that good, but yes u do get a first hand... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
manansomani
,
delhi
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“scuba diving” (38 reviews)
“sindhudurg fort” (13 reviews)
“jet skiing” (3 reviews)
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Malvan Taluka, Sindhudurg District, Malvan, India
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+91 72220 15635
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

It is very clean and natural Chivala beach . You see lots of crabs and star fish . Snakes . One should go early in the morning even before sunrise to see the way fishing is done . Wonderful beach.

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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

The waters here are green and hence visibility is not that good, but yes u do get a first hand experience of scuba diving and yes you do tend to enjoy even if you do not see much.. Bargain is a must..

2  Thank manansomani
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

I have been to malvan twice and this time I was happy to know that deep diving is possible and that too with Cylinder. Cost is very reasonable and if you negotiate hard you can have a private boat for your group as well. Marine...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Water is not quite suitable for scuba diving, it is not clean to see fish and corals neatly. It is safe for family and children. If you have travelled to Kerala or andaman, then this place is big disappointment.

Thank Akshay K
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

The water is dark green in color, limited visibility, very limited fish species Locals say that this is because of overcrowding of the various scuba operators in the same area. They do not take you to deeper seas

Thank NIR006
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Did snorkelling here with my dad, it was a nice experience. The guide was well trained and knew all the fishes we got to see. Recommend to do it in winter time Nov-Feb so that you get crystal clear water and good underwater visibility.

Thank Pritam B
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Scuba diving at the back of Sindhudurg fort is an amazing experience for a common man like me. Nearby other sports activity like parasailing, jet skiing, bump ride, banana rides are also great. Around 1800/- per head was charged for all these water sports activities...More

3  Thank nirmal_sur
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

This Sanctuary is rich in Coral and Marine life such as mollusk,pearl oyster,coral and mangroves.Other attraction in the Marine sanctuary are the golden sand and casuarina plantation that adds to the Beauty of the place.

Thank Singh56
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

I have visited to Tarkarli on 17 & 18 May, 2017 with my family. My son, daughter in low, my nephew, and other 6 family members enjoyed SCUBA. There experience is life time memorable.. ITS MARVELOUS !!!

Thank SHASHANK P
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Malvan should be visited for scuba .The experience is awesome and available at a very affordable rate. I got a packaged deal for INR 2000 at Dandi beach per head through Anway water sports for Scuba, Para sailing, Banana ride, water scooter , bumpy ride...More

5  Thank hkdkpandey
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Suhas K
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Response from Naturalist_Nomad | Reviewed this property |
The operators at the Malvan Jetty are not professionals in teaching. But if you are looking for a quick session, they can do the job. If you really want to get into certificate authenticity & have all the time at hand, you... More
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