Here are the top 20 tourist attractions to see in Tarkarli:

1. Water sports

Must visit 4.3 /5

3 kms
from city center
1 out of 20
places to visit in Tarkarli

Water activities off the Tarkarli beach are much sought-after by visitors. Dolphin spotting, Scuba and snorkeling at tarkarli are especially popular attractions.

2. Tarkarli Beach

Must visit 4.3 /5 View 8+ photos

3 kms
from city center
2 out of 20
places to visit in Tarkarli

Known for its many beaches, Tarkarli is an instance of paradise for beach lovers. With countless beaches such as Tarkarli, Kolam, Achra, one could spent their whole day walking and lazing around and enjoying the various adventurous sports available. What makes the beaches truly magical are the occasional sighting of dolphins. Achra beach also has a 260 year old Rameshwar temple.

3. Karli backwaters

3.2 /5

4 kms
from city center
3 out of 20
places to visit in Tarkarli

The area hosts beautiful views of backwaters and the Karli river meeting the Arabian sea near the Karli creek. The boat ride up the river is swift and the water hides the turmoil within which can only be spotted if a Dolphin comes up. The banks of the river is covered by dense forest

4. Deobagh

3.2 /5

4 kms
from city center
4 out of 20
places to visit in Tarkarli

Famously as God's garden, this one is a rather outgrown village. It comprises of a vast community of Hindu fishermen who at times replace their fishing activities with tourism and giving their boats on rents for sea tours.

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5. Shopping in Tarkarli

3.0 /5

0 kms
from city center
5 out of 20
places to visit in Tarkarli

While in Tarkarli one can take home some Aam Papad, Amba Wadi, Cashew Bars and more.

6. Dhamapur lake

3.2 /5

12 kms
from city center
6 out of 20
places to visit in Tarkarli

It is a beautiful place for lovers who can go for boat rides in the still, calm water. It is known for its crystal clear waters and one can see the sea bed on a clear weather day.

7. Sidhudurg fort

3.2 /5

2 kms
from city center
7 out of 20
places to visit in Tarkarli

Sindhudurg fort is one of the most sought after histrionics in Tarkarli. It was built by the great Maratha warrior, Chhatrapati Shivaji.

8. Shree Shivchhatrapati Temple

3.2 /5

2 kms
from city center
8 out of 20
places to visit in Tarkarli

Build on Sindhudurg fort by Shivaji's son Rajaram. It is a temple of Shivaji Maharaj. You can also find his foot and palm prints on a lime preserved slab on the tower near Dilli Gate.

9. Achara Beach

18 kms
from city center
9 out of 20
places to visit in Tarkarli

Located at a distance of 22 kms from Malvan, Maharashta in Tarkarli, Achara Beach is a paradise for adventure enthusiasts, leisure lovers, nature seekers and birdwatchers alike. The beach has got a plethora of activities for the tourists to choose from. It is also popular for regular sightings of beautiful dolphins from the shore.

10. Tsunami Island

7 kms
from city center
10 out of 20
places to visit in Tarkarli

Tsunami Island is an island cum beach is a deltaic island formed in the midst of river Tarkali River is a wonderful place both for beach lovers and nature seekers. The island can only be reached through a boat ride and offers a plethora of activities for the adventure enthusiasts, like kayaking, jet skiing, banana and bumper boat rides etc.

11. Devbaugh Beach

1 kms
from city center
11 out of 20
places to visit in Tarkarli

Devbaugh Beach is located in the village of Devbaugh near Tarkarli where the Arabian Sea meets the Karli River. Owing to its remote location and besotted with lush green vegetation, the beach is mostly visited by people looking to spend some moments of solitude or just to laze under the golden sunshine.

12. Chivla Beach

4 kms
from city center
12 out of 20
places to visit in Tarkarli

Chivla Beach is one of the smaller beaches in Tarkarli stretching only to an area of 1.5 kms. Popular for its beautiful golden setting sun and clear indigo waters, the beach offers perfect serenity and tranquility. Mostly occupied the fisherfolks of the adjoining villages, the beach is is one of the most untouched and unpolluted beaches of Tarkarli.

13. Nivati Beach

13 kms
from city center
13 out of 20
places to visit in Tarkarli

Known for its beautiful sandy shores and azure blue waters, Nivati Beach is located 32 kms away from Tarkarli. Popular as one of the most picturesque beaches of Tarkarli, the highlight of the beach is the Nivati Fort which invites a lot of tourists to visit the place.

14. Sagareshwar Beach

27 kms
from city center
14 out of 20
places to visit in Tarkarli

Located at a distance of 50 kms from Tarkarli in Sagareshwar, Sagareshwar Beach is another peaceful beach with a coastline of 3 kms. The remote location guarantees you complete solitude and peace. Untouched by tourism and commercialisation, the beach also offers beautiful views of the sunrise and sunset.

15. Stay in a Houseboat

15 out of 20
places to visit in Tarkarli

Staying in a Houseboat is a very unique experience and one of the topmost things to do in Tarkarli. Although this initiative is new and the activity has just been started, it is emerging to be one of the most popular touristy activities. These houseboats can be found in the tranquil backwaters of the Karli river and you can spend a memorable holiday time here.

16. Snorkelling

16 out of 20
places to visit in Tarkarli

Snorkelling is another one of the highly popular water sports and one among the most exciting things to do in Tarkarli. The sport requires you to remain on the surface of the water and just look under, after wearing a diving mask, a breathing tube called a snorkel and swimfins. Sometimes, you might also need to wear a diving suit if and when the water is extremely cold.

17. Banana Boat Ride

17 out of 20
places to visit in Tarkarli

Banana Boat Ride are lately turning out to be a popular recreational sports in Tarkarli. A banana boat is an inflatable boat meant for towing. It is usually banana shaped, yellow in colour and have the seating capacity of ideally 8-10 persons. The main seating tube is accompanied by two flanks on either side to rest the legs. This unpowered tube is driven by being tied to a motor boat or jet ski. The highlight of the activity is to stay seated while being pulled, as you can easily get tossed away into the waters.

18. Jet Skiing

18 out of 20
places to visit in Tarkarli

While in Tarkarli, you should definitely try out the Jet Skiing. Considered to be one of the most exciting sports of all times. the jetski can seat a passenger and a driver. You can scale the waters at high speed with wing rushing at your hair. The activity is especially popular at the Deobagh and Tsunami Island and the experience is sure to be a memorable one.

19. Kayaking

19 out of 20
places to visit in Tarkarli

Another popular water sport in Tarkarli is Kayaking where the human powered boat is driven manually by a double bladed paddle. It is the most fun activity to do especially with a group of friends. And if you are lucky, you might even spot dolphins on your way up the waters.

20. Parasailing

20 out of 20
places to visit in Tarkarli

A trip to Tarkarli is incomplete without trying out the exciting water sports. One of the most recreational one of which is Parasailing. The activity requires the volunteer to be harnessed with a parasail and tied to the back of a boat. The boat is then driven to carry the person up into air. Besides enjoying a gorgeous bird's eye view of the clear blue ocean, the activity is a lot of fun experience.

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