Bhavani Island: Ideal Getaway To Beat The Summer Heat!

Written By

Gopika VC

Bhavani Island is a great place for people who want to get away from their busy daily lives and relax. It is on the Krishna River and is one of the largest river islands in India.

It is surrounded by mangroves, well-kept gardens, lush greenery, and fresh air, making it a great place for tourists to have fun with their friends and families.

This island is called Bhavani Island after the most famous Kanak Durga Temple in Vijayawada, where people believe Lady Durga (Bhavani) defeated Mahishasura.

It is a great location for picnics for people from all over the world who want to enjoy water activities and the picturesque splendour of the area.

It is in Vijayawada, in the middle of the Krishna River. With a size of 133 acres, Bhavani Island is one of India's biggest islands. It is located upstream of the Prakasam Barrage.

Bhavani Island offers speed boats, banana boats, zorbing, jet skis, row boats, and more. Water sports cost between Rs. 200 to Rs. 2500.

On this island, you can see a lot of beautiful migratory birds like Egrets, Pied Kingfishers, Cormorants, and others, which will make you feel better right away.

The Vijayawada Airport is the closest domestic airport to Bhavani Island. The nearest international airport is Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad.

How To Reach

The closest railway station to the island is the Vijayawada Railway Station, which is about 7 kilometres away.

Comfortable bus services are offered by many public and commercial bus operators. For a lovely road journey, you can drive your own car.