Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary, Goa

Experiencing nature up close doesn’t get any better than at the Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary. A highly popular sanctuary in Goa, the Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary comprises an area of 8 sq. km. Being situated at an altitude of 3000 ft., the sanctuary is home to a diverse range of fauna. The lush green forests, botanical gardens, mesmerizing rose gardens, and much more ensure this!

However, the Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary derives its popularity due to its diverse range of fauna. You will love the Indian giant squirrel, leopards, dancing bears, deers, and such other animals present there. Nevertheless, it is the elephant rides that you will be most attracted to. Apart from this, you can also go for jeep safaris at the sanctuary. These trips are especially amongst students who go to the sanctuary for excursions or picnics.

A location that attracts tourists and schoolchildren alike, the sanctuary is home to numerous animals of various kinds & habitat. When you’re at the Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary, the aura of the sanctuary might make you extend your stay. In such a case, you won't have to worry about accommodation services. The sanctuary contains numerous comfortable where you can stay for the night. Being provided by the forest department, these cottages are quite comfortable in nature.

These cottages are easily capable of accommodating 48 people. There are 2 dormitories in the cottage. Each of these dormitories contains 24 rooms, that are sure to meet your accommodation needs. Moreover, a restaurant provided by the forest department removes the worry about your nourishment either. This wildlife sanctuary is right amongst the top as far as experiencing and feeling nature up close is concerned.


Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary open at 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Entry Fees

20 INR for adult and 10 INR per child

Vehicle Parking Fees

10 INR for two Wheelers (Bike); 75 INR for four Wheelers (Car/Jeep) and 150 for heavy Vehicle (Bus/truck)


30 INR per still Camera charge


150 INR per video Camera charge


1000-1500 INR per day Cottages Charges (Approx.) and 600 - 1000 INR for per day Dormitories Charges (Approx.)

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Jesman Pereira
30 October 2021
As per the rates on website it should be 20 entry fees for adult 50 for four wheelers.
We recenty visited the place and we were charged 250 for four people.

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seema tank
25 February 2022

How to book for cottages?