Kuruva Island

Spread over 950 acres of land, Kuruva Island is densely populated with rich flora and fauna. The geographical peculiarity of this island makes this place evergreen with a serene ambiance.

Dwelling deep into this island, you can sight many attractive things like bridges made up of bamboo trees and other rare species of trees. The uninhabited island is home to rare species of birds, orchids, herbal plants, and etcetera. Coming so much closer to nature, you might be feeling Kuruva Island as a nature's gift to Wayanad.

Streams surround the island and you can have a boat ride or rafting through this stream enjoying the enchanting beauty of the island. The boats and rafts are provided by the Kerala Tourism Department and it will take a few hours to cover each and every island. Tourists from different parts of the world enjoy rafting here. The rafts are made up of bamboo providing you with a thrilling and exciting journey through the streams.

The other thing you can do on this fabulous island is to have a calm and lazy nature walk. Partying and picnicking are restricted here as the authorities maintain eco-tourism on Kuruva Island. Just enjoy the beauty without spoiling the pristine nature. You can also plan for trekking on Kuruva Island.

Entry to this island is restricted during rainy seasons (from June to September). The island is opened during the months from October to May and there is a nominal entry fee to the island. The time schedule is from morning 9 to evening 5.