Haliday Island Wildlife Sanctuary

Haliday Island Wildlife Sanctuary is also known as Haliday Wildlife Sanctuary. This is one of the three Wildlife Sanctuaries of the Sundarbans Biosphere Reserve, the other two being the Sajnekhali Wild Life Sanctuary and the Lothian Wildlife Sanctuary. It is located in south 24th parganas in West Bengal. The area is approximately six square kilometers.

Situated on the river Matla, many different types of flora and fauna exist within the wildlife sanctuary. Examples include spotted deer and wild boar. Royal Bengal tigers have occasionally visited the area as well.

How to reach


Nearest town is Gosaba, 50 km away. Nearest railhead is at Canning(48 km). Canning is well connected to Kolkata, by train.

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