Sanyasi Island - Most of the Island resorts provide a complimentary boat trip to the Sanyasi Island. There is an interesting legends about this Island, in ancient times, a sage sought refuge on this island for penance and hence the name.
The Oyster-rock, incidentally, has one of the oldest lighthouses in the area.
For a modest fee, you could accompany the fishermen on a two–man dugout and try your hand at netting the fish.
524 km North West of Bangalore
By Road: -
12 hours and 10 minutes by boat
1 hour and 2 hours by road
Take NH4 to Tumkur then NH206 to Honnavar via Arsikere, Shimoga and Talguppa. NH17 to Karwar via Kumta, Gokarna and Ankola, then take a motorboat to Devbag.
When to go:-
Dont go during monsoons. October to May would be ideal.
KSTDC, Near DC Office Ground Floor, Minividhansoudha NH17, Opposite Karwar Beach, Karwar. Tel: 08382-221172.
KSTDC(bookings and info) Badami House, NR Square, Bangalore Tel: 080-2275869, Fax: 2352626 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org