Bhitarkanika Santury is closed for Census from 5th to 13th of January 2024.

Creek Boating at Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most popular and exhilarating activities for visitors. The sanctuary is renowned for its intricate network of Creeks, rivers and estuaries that weave through the Dense mangrove forest. Here traditional country boats by skilled boatmen are commonly used for the creek boating. These boats are well-suited for navigating the narrow waterways.
As you navigate water ways, you will be surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of the mangrove forests. The reflections of the mangrove trees in the water creates stunning vistas.

Bhitarkanika is a paradise for birdwatchers. The creeks provide an ideal habitat for various bird species, both resident and migratory. Creek boating is the best way to get a chance to spot them.
Keep an eye out for wildlife such as saltwater crocodiles, kingfishers, herons, monitor lizards and maybe even Wild Boar and Deer. Your boat guide will help you to spot and identify these creatures.