Located on the island of Chorao in Panjim, Dr. Salim Ali Bird sanctuary is considered a paradise for nature enthusiasts and bird lovers. It is the only bird sanctuary in Goa and is named after the famous ornithologist, Dr. Salim Ali. With an area spanning over 1.8 kms,the sanctuary is home to a variety of migratory birds.
The Dabolim airport is 30 kms away. The closest train station is at Karmali (15 kms), and there are taxis, auto rickshaws, and buses that travel to Panaji. From Panaji, you can catch a bus, hire a taxi or rent a two-wheeler to get to the Ribandar ferry dock. There are regular ferries that travel to Chorao Island, and the bird sanctuary is just a short walk away from the ferry dock at the island.