Asha Marudi, Gujarat, India
Marine National ParkGet Me There
Rich Marine Biodiversity
Marine National Park in Gujarat, is a unique and ecologically diverse protected area situated in the Gulf of Kutch along the Arabian Sea coast.
It is renowned for its rich marine biodiversity, making it the first marine sanctuary in India. It spans approximately 163 square kilometers and includes a range of habitats such as coral reefs, intertidal zones, mangrove forests, and numerous islands.
The park is home to a variety of marine species, including coral, seagrass, mollusks, and a wide array of fish and invertebrates.
The coral ecosystems in Marine National Park are not only visually stunning but also ecologically significant.
Vital Marine Conservation
The park plays a crucial role in conserving and protecting marine life and habitats. It is a designated Ramsar Wetland site, recognized for its importance in preserving coastal and marine ecosystems. The park also serves as a vital breeding ground for various marine species, including endangered ones, highlighting its significance in marine conservation efforts.
The best time to visit Marine National Park is during the winter months, from November to February. During this period, the weather is pleasant and conducive to outdoor activities like snorkeling and wildlife watching. Monsoon season, from June to September, should be avoided due to heavy rainfall and rough seas.
location_cityState & Capital - Gandhinagar, Gujarat
flightJamnagar Airport - 138 Kilometers
directions_carJamnagar - 142 Kilometers via GJ SH 6 and NH 151A
trainDwarka Railway Station - 30 Kilometers
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