It is situated on the border of Ponda and Sanguem taluka in the north of the state and is located in a bowl shaped valley surrounded by hills. One can see animals in their natural habitat and does have a zoo and botanical garden. Accommodation facilities are also available for the tourists. And is open throughout the year, the best season to visit being October to March. Daily bus service is also available.
This is the oldest sanctuary in the state and is situated in the sanguem taluka . It consists of ranges of the western ghats and originally the sanctuary was known as "Molem Wildlife Sanctuary”. The best season to visit is October-February and is open throughout the year. Collem railway station falls within the stanctuary area. One can reach here via train from Margao and /or Vasco.
It is located along the southeastern border of the state and falls in Canacona taluka of Goa. It consists of hilly ranges of western ghats and includes undulating lands. The park constitutes many fauna and guides are available to help in locating various animals and plant species. This is open through out the year and the best season to visit is November to February.
Dr. SalimAli Bird Sanctuary:
Located in the island of Chorao which can be reached by ferry boats from Ribander. This sanctuary is the home to mangroves, an unusual mudskipper fish variety. A variety of coastal birds which inhabit Goa.
Near the sanctuary is the village of Chorao is quaint village of Portuguese style villas surrounded by white washed churches. Chorao is a lovely island and visit to this island is a worthwhile on its own and which can be enjoyed by renting a motorbike because other public transportation is less frequent here. Best season to visit here is September to May.