Flamingo Bird Watching, Thane Creek

Location
:Thane Creek, Thane
Season
:Dec - Jan
Duration
:1 Day
Event Type
:Adventure, Tour
Level
:Easy
Start From
:Bhandup Pumping Station Bus Stop
Ends
:Bhandup Pumping Station Bus Stop

Flamingo Bird Watching, Thane Creek

Thane Creek, Thane
1 Day

Event Overview

Flamingo bird sanctuary information: The sanctuary will be the State’s second marine sanctuary after the one at Malvan. The 1,690-hectare bird haven — 896 hectares of mangrove forests and 794 hectares of a water body — is on the western bank of the creek, between the Airoli and the Vashi bridges connecting Mumbai and Navi Mumbai. Its eco-sensitive zone will be the adjoining mangrove areas on either side of the creek, which are already notified as reserve forests. India is home to two types of flamingos from a total of 6 recognized around the world – Greater Flamingo and Lesser Flamingo. Both types can be seen at thane creek during the migratory season.
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Event Details

Schedule

Day 1 - Flamingo Bird Watching, Thane Creek
  • Gather before 10 minutes from the actual assigned time at Bhandup Pumping Station Bus Stop, near the Bhandup – Airoli Toll Naka.
  • Introduction about the Flamingo Point, followed by brief historical background of how this place turned into a marine sanctuary.
  • After a walk of 10 minutes you will reach to the boarding point, where you are provided Life Jackets and the boat ride begins.
  • Enjoy the view of migratory birds on the shores along with many other birds such as Brown-Headed Gull, Curlew Sandpiper, Western Reef Heron etc. and capture as many in the memory of your camera.
  • Return to the boarding point after 1-hour boat ride and bid adieu to the marine sanctuary who helped you relish the moment in the company of varied species of birds.

Adventure Activities

Photography

Amenities

Firstaid
Guide

Transportation

Own Transport

Pickup Details

Pickup Time: 08.00 AM Drop Time: 11.00 AM

Things To Carry

  • Identity proof
  • 2 litres of water
  • Good sport shoes
  • Camera
  • Some ready to eat snacks, biscuits & chocolates
  • Cap, sunglasses, scarf
  • Personal medicine

Policy

Included

  • Flamingo mumbai boat ride
  • Expertise charges
  • Life Jackets
  • GST

Excluded

  • Any other personal expenses

Terms & Conditions

Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
Trek/Camp/Tour leader's decision will be final and binding.
All the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.
Telephonic confirmation is mandatory; if unable to contact us then send a text message and we will call you back.
Please avoid wearing Gold and other valuable jewelry.
Please do not carry handbags or Jholas or Sling bags on treks.

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