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It is locally known as Kuruva Dweep, geographically a delta formed in the middle of River Kabini of Wayanad.
Kuruva Island – Cluster of Islands
An evergreen landscape stretched in about 950 acres of land, the tranquil ambiance here attracts majority of tourists. It is actually a densely populated area with rich flora and fauna.
Kuruva Island seems to be a nature’s gift to Wayanad with the presence of rare species of birds, trees, orchids, herbal plants and bamboo bridges. As the island is surrounded by streams one can enjoy the beauty of island by boating or rafting provided by Kerala Tourism Department.
One is allowed to have a simple walk and trekking in Kuruva Island. Picnic and Parties are restricted here due to eco tourism.
The island is opened from the month of October to month of May with an entry fee. The timings are between 9 AM to 5 PM.
It is a must see destination for nature lovers and also it’s a popular picnic spot.