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Gokarna Beach, Dolphins, Jet Skiing, Boat Ride

George Thiruvilakalayil George

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Gokarna Beach is a dream destination beach in Karnataka state of India. There are five beaches in Gokarna and Cliffs separate these beaches.

Gokarna Beach
A view of Om Beach, Gokarna, India

Gokarna beach or Indian beach, Om Beach, Kuddle beach, Half moon beach and Full Moon Beach or Paradise Beach  are the main beaches here. Roads leading to Gokarna is picturesque with Western Ghats mountains and cliffs on on one side and Arabian sea on the other side.

From one Gokarna Beach to another beach, there is boat facility available. You can also walk into the beaches.

Jet skiing, Fishing trips, Banana Boat ride,  Boating trips to spot Dolphins in action off the coast and good food at the end of it;  These Beaches offer  much more than what beaches normally offer to tourists!

Gokarna is also famous for its temples which are mentioned in the old Hindu literature works.

How Do I Go to Gokarna Beaches

Karwar is one of the nearest towns at 58 kilometers distance and Hubli at 147 kilometers distance. Bangalore, the capital city, is at around 500 kilometers away.

Gokarna  Road is the nearest railway station at 6 kilometers away on the Mumbai – Mangalore route of Konkan railway corporation (a subsidiary of Indian Railways). The code to book tickets to Gokarna Road is GOK at irctc.co.in, the official ticket booking web site of Indian Railways. Ankola is another Major town with Railway connectivity at 20 kilometers away on National Highway No.17.

Goa Airport is the nearest Airport at 140 kilometers away.