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Flamingo Boat Ride

Flamingo Boat Ride

Price

1150

Duration

Trip Type

Max People

13

Overview

Thane Creek stands out as a hidden gem for birdwatching enthusiasts. Embarking on a Flamingo boat ride along the creek offers a unique opportunity to witness an abundance of birdlife, including both Lesser and Greater Flamingos. In addition, visitors have the chance to see a variety of other avian species such as Avocets, Northern Shovelers, Grey Herons, Egrets, Plovers, Sandpipers, Black-headed Ibises, among others, making it a memorable experience for all nature lovers.

Trip duration: Around 1.5 hours (Including 1 hour Boat ride)

Meeting Point: Jetty point near Bhandup Pumping Station (Exact google location will be shared)

Flamingo Boat Ride Batches:

  • 11th May - 4 pm
  • 12th May - 4 pm

Important Details

  • There are 12-seater boats (10 seats in shade)
  • There is a basic public washroom near the ticket counter but no washroom facility near the jetty.
  • Due to ongoing maintenance work on the approach road for almost a km hence some extra time should be kept for reaching.
  • Parking is available near the jetty point on the road.
  • Senior citizens with less mobility can find it a bit inconvenient to board the boat due to bamboo jetty. (Can share pics to give you an idea about this)
  • Finding an Ola/ uber or auto while returning from jetty is not feasible so either u have to walk back or keep your cab waiting till boat ride gets over.

Included/Excluded

  • Boat Ride
  • Binoculars for viewing
  • Services of our team members
  • E- Bird Checklist
  • Fun activity sheet for kids
  • Entry charge of Rs 55 per adult and Rs 25 per child for Indian Nationals. For Foreign Nationals, Rs 110 per person for entry
  • Transportation from main road to inside jetty point if required.
  • Camera Charges Rs 165
  • Car Parking charges if taking your car inside till jetty point. Rs 165

Tour Plan

Itinerary

Commence your journey by gathering with the team at the designated jetty location, where you'll receive an informative introduction to flamingos and other bird species you'll encounter. Embark on the scenic flamingo boat ride. Benefit from the expertise of our naturalist, who will assist you in identifying flamingos and various other coastal birds in the area, using binoculars for a closer look.

Calendar & Prices

Things to Carry

  • Identity Proof (Mandatory)
  • Water Bottle Min 1 litre
  • Camera, Cell Phone (Optional)
  • Cap

FAQs

How will you contact me once I register?

One day prior to event, we will send you an "event headsup" email with further details, instructions, event coordinator contact details, etc. Along with these, it will also consist of event specific Whatsapp group invite link. Kindly click on the link & join this group for further coordination. (Note: Keep an eye at your spam folder too)

Can I come alone?

Yes, many of our participants are solo travellers.

Is it safe for a female solo traveller?
It is completely safe for a female solo traveller as our representatives will be there with you all the time. Moreover, most of our events have 60% female participation.

Can we smoke or drink alcohol?
Smoking or drinking alcohol is prohibited.

What if I have a medical emergency?
We will carry first aid kit with us. The coordinators will be first aid certified. If the problem increases, we will quickly get you to closest medical attention possible.

What kind of clothing we need to wear?
We recommend you wear comfortable clothes.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation charge of 15% would be deducted from the booking if cancelled 2 days before the event
  • No refund would be granted if cancelled within 2 days of the event.
  • No refund (Partial or otherwise) will be made if you voluntarily leave or drop out of a trip for any reason after the trip has begun. No refunds will be made for any accommodation, transportation, sightseeing, meals or services not utilized

Disclaimer

  • Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited
  • A planned activity or programs may be cancelled or revised depending on the weather or any other unavoidable circumstances
  • Wandering Souls will not be responsible for any physical harm during the activity. If you follow the instruction of the coordinator, chances of getting hurt remain rare

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