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Attractions to explore near Gokarna

GokarnaGokarn, Karnataka, India

Gokarna is a small temple town in the western coast of India. Gokarna is known as one of the seven Hindu pilgrimage centers.

Nearby Attractions

Kudle Beach
Kudle Beach2.46 KMs away from Gokarna

Lined with coconut trees, Kudle Beach is a perfect, peaceful little beach flanked and protected by hills in its sides. The spot also has some hiking trails passing through if you are interested in that. Surfing, Kayaking, Swimming are also possible.

Om Beach
Om Beach3.21 KMs away from Gokarna

Om beach is shaped as two semi crescents join together forming the shape of Om. Tourists can enjoy the banana boat, surfing, jet skiing, etc. on this beach. The beach has a breathtaking view of the sunset.

Vibhuthi Falls
Vibhuthi Falls25.62 KMs away from Gokarna

Vibhoothi waterfalls is one of the many waterfalls in the western ghats. surrounded by large rocks and limestone deposits. The waterfall is a picturesque spot which flows in steps that make it the ideal refuge spots for the summer.

Yana26.29 KMs away from Gokarna

Yana is a village located in the forests of Kumta.Which is known for the unusual karst rock formations.

Marikamba Temple
Marikamba Temple37.21 KMs away from Gokarna

Hindu temple dedicated to a form of the goddess Durga. There is so many specialties for this temple.

Karwar Beach
Karwar Beach37.77 KMs away from Gokarna

Karwar beach is one of the most splendid beach in Karnataka. The main activities in this beach is snorkeling and diving.

Murudeshwar Temple
Murudeshwar Temple53.53 KMs away from Gokarna

"Murdeshwar" is another name of the Hindu god Shiva. Famous for the world's tallest Shiva statue, this beach town lies on the coast of the Arabian Sea and is also famous for the Murdeshwar Temple.

Netrani Island
Netrani Island59.04 KMs away from Gokarna

Also known as Pegion island situated near to the Muradeswar. It is a heart shaped island.

Palolem Beach
Palolem Beach60.61 KMs away from Gokarna

Crescent-shaped beach. One can view the entire beach from either end. Both ends of the beach consist of rocks jutting out into the sea.

Jog Falls
Jog Falls63.69 KMs away from Gokarna

Created by the Sharavathi River dropping 253 meters (830 ft), making it the second-highest plunge waterfall in India after the Nohkalikai Falls with a drop of 335 meters (1100 ft) in Meghalaya.

Dabbe Falls
Dabbe Falls63.90 KMs away from Gokarna

Nestled within the lush green folds of Saravathi wildlife sanctuary, it is a storied waterfall reachable through picturesque trails.

Agonda Beach
Agonda Beach65.75 KMs away from Gokarna

Stretching for miles, this is one of the best beaches of Goa and the country. During September, the beach serves as a nesting ground for olive ridley sea turtles.

Salaulim Dam
Salaulim Dam71.22 KMs away from Gokarna

Goa’s largest manmade reservoir. The Selaulim dam is a composite earth-cum-masonry dam of 42.7 meters height with a water spread area of 24 square kilometers. The Duckbill type spillway here is an interesting structure to checkout.

Cabo de Rama Fort
Cabo de Rama Fort73.77 KMs away from Gokarna

In the past, the fort has switched hands between Hindu, Muslim monarchs and the Portuguese and witnessed many battles. The present rickety structure with turrets and rusty cannons is a leftover of the Portuguese.

Koosalli Falls
Koosalli Falls75.81 KMs away from Gokarna

The Koosalli Waterfalls is a large waterfall located in a deep, rocky forest area. It is a cascading waterfall with six different waterfalls dropping from a height of about 470 feet.

Gudavi Bird Sanctuary
Gudavi Bird Sanctuary76.73 KMs away from Gokarna

217 diffrent rare species fo birds belonging to 48 families are found at this place.

Linganamakki Reservoir
Linganamakki Reservoir83.49 KMs away from Gokarna

Spread across the river Sharavathi, it is one of the major dams of Karnataka with a length of 2.4 kilometers. Connected by canals, the reservoir gets it's water from nearby Chakra and Savahaklu reservoirs and from rainfall in the region.

Dandeli Wildlife sanctuary
Dandeli Wildlife sanctuary84.37 KMs away from Gokarna

An ideal holiday destination for nature lovers which Covers an area of 334. 52 sq kms. This is the second-largest sanctuary in Karnataka and is located on the banks of river Kali.

Dudhsagar Falls
Dudhsagar Falls85.24 KMs away from Gokarna

Four-tiered waterfall located on the Mandovi river. The waterfall forms the border between Karnataka and Goa states. The area is surrounded by deciduous forests with rich biodiversity. The falls are not particularly spectacular during the dry season but during the monsoon season, it becomes a huge.

Sharavati Valley Wildlife Sanctuary
Sharavati Valley Wildlife Sanctuary86.07 KMs away from Gokarna

Spread over an area of 431.23 km2, it has dense evergreen and semi-evergreen forests. The sanctuary is a refuge of the endangered lion-tailed macaque.