Malvan Marine Sanctuary; organically, one of the richest coastal regions in India, which was made on the world map in 1987. Its crystal clear water, where the highly rich coastal species like sea lilies, Mollusca, polychaetes, pearl oysters, corals, seaweed, and mangroves. Malvan is beautiful and intriguing inside out. Somewhere like it’s fascinating deep underwater secrets, the place offers an attractive view. Make a point to take the binoculars as there is a chance to spot some rare bird species on this 29.22 square kilometer.
There are more than 30 species and sub-species of fish living in the various water bodies inside the malvan marine sanctuary. Some of the main business varieties of the fish residing in the sanctuary are the Labeo Rohita, Labeo Dero (Gid), Labeo Calbasu, Tor putitora (Mahasir) & Mystus Seenghala (Singhada). Many tourists love Scuba Diving in this region due to rich flora & fauna species!
How to reach: The nearest airport to Malvan Marine Sanctuary, Maharashtra is at Goa, about 145-km away. The nearest railway station to Malvan is at Kudal, about 28 km. From Mumbai, it took 530 km up to 11 hrs of driving by car or by private buses.