Wildlife Sanctuary

Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary, South Goa

The Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Canacona Taluka, south Goa district which was established in 1968. Sanctuary has cottages, library, canteen and Children Park. It has 30 meters height trees. Sanctuary has lots of animals like antelope, deer, draco, flying squirrel, pangolin etc.

Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most beautiful wildlife sanctuaries which is home to large number of animals, birds and nature lovers at the same time. The Cotigao Wildlife sanctuary lies in the South Of Goa and is located on the Goa-Karnataka Border along with accessibility for all the seasons makes it one of the most fascinating place for the visitors. The visitors maybe able to find the large species of animals along with magnificent trees and brightly colored birds which makes it a popular spot for the more adventurous tourists. The sanctuary is located in the Cancona Taluka of South Goa along with an easy accessibility to Palolem beach where one can also find accommodation around the sanctuary.

There is an observation deck which is among the thick foliage of a 25m tall tree and the deck affords the intrepid explorer the close proximity to the various animals along with their watering holes where they collect in herds and once the permission is obtained to reach the Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary by the Deputy Conservator of Forests then it can be visited anytime between 7:00 a.m. till 5:30 P.M. everyday and the ticket price is affordable with an additional price for carrying the cameras along with giving a great view of the sanctuary because of its scenic beauty.

Weather Temperature

Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) 20.2 20.2 24.6 24.6 24.7 24.7 24.7 24.7 24.7 23.8 21.6 21.6
Average High (℃) 31.8 31.8 32.6 32.6 30.3 30.3 30.3 30.3 30.3 31.7 32.8 32.8

Visit Information:-

Nearest Bus Stop: Poinguinim‎

Nearest Railway Station:Loliem

Distance From:-

Dabolim Airport: 69.0 KM

Panjim City: 78.0 KM

Madgaon City: 45 KM