Dwarka makes an excellent base for a holiday of sightseeing,pilgrimage, beach activities and even watching birds and marine life. From Dwarka,head for the beaches of Shivrajpur just 15 minutes north of the Rukmani temple.This long, pristine beach stretches near the shivrajpur village,between a lighthouse and a rocky shoreline. It is ideal for a long walk.Other must visit coastal sites near Dwarka are Okha Madhi for its fine snads and Poshitara for its coral reefs and marine life. The Charakhla salt pans near Mithapur attract thousands of flamingoes, hundreds of plicans, flocks of painted storks and a variety of other birds. From Okha, you can take the ferry to the island of Bet Dwarka which has temples, fine beaches and a profusion of marine life.
How to get there
By road: Dwarka is on the state highway from Jamnagar to Dwarka. Direct buses available from Jamnagar and Ahmedabad.
By rail: Dwarka is a station on the Ahmedabad-Okha broad gauge railway line, with trains connecting it to Jamnagar (137 km), Rajkot (217 km) and Ahmedabad (471 km), and some trains that continue all the way down the coast through Vadodara, Surat, Mumbai, Goa, Karnataka, to the southern tip of India in Kerala.
By air: Nearest airport is Jamnagar (137 km).