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Flight of the Flamboyance (A Flamingo Boat Safari)

2 hours


Embark on an hour-long boat safari through the beautiful and diverse Bhandup mangroves in Mumbai. We will be guided by a knowledgeable naturalist who will help us see the otherwise unnoticed vibrant flora and fauna that call Mumbai their home. You will also learn about the huge significance of this complex ecosystem and how it keeps our city safe.

Goes without saying, we’ll be amid a thousand flamingooooos!

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Meeting & Departure Point: Bhandup Pumping Station (Scroll for more deets on how to get here)

  • 1 hour boat safari through the mangroves of Thane Creek
  • Witness several flamboyance of flamingos (Yas! The collective noun for flamingos is flamboyance!)
  • Spot a host of other migratory birds like the Black-Headed Ibis, Black-Tailed Godwits, Eurasian Curlews, and various species of sandpipers
  • Witness resident birds like herons, egrets, kingfishers, and terns are also commonly sighted during this period
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What You Get
  • Hour-long boat safari near the wetlands of Bhandup Pumping Station
  • Trained Naturalist
  • Vagabond Experience Manager
What You Don't
  • Entry fee (Rs. 55)
  • Private vehicle parking (Rs.165)
  • Camera (SLR) fee (Rs. 165)

Regular: Rs.1,450 (+ 5% GST)

Vagafam*: Rs.1,350 (+ 5% GST)

  • Each batch can accommodate just 10 participants. Hurry up, fam!
  • *Vagafam is a loyalty discount for anyone who has joined us on 3+ experiences
How To Get There

Private vehicle:

You have to reach the jetty point at Bhandup Pumping Station. Search for ‘Ungavta Dev Ferry Boat’ in Google Maps. Here's the location link


Uber/OLA: While having a private vehicle is most convenient to attend this experience, the next best alternative is an Uber or OLA. You can type in ‘Ungavta Dev Ferry Boat’ and get dropped here directly. However, on the return, you would have to walk approximately a kilometer to the ticket counter for your return pick-up.

Please note: Rickshaws can’t enter this area.

Things You Need To Know
  • Please note that the timing for this activity is dependent on the timing of high tide. The timing for the boat ride will be dependent on the same.
  • Please do not use flash photography.
  • Please carry a cap/sunglasses as it’ll be sunny during the boat ride.
  • Wear comfortable footwear that makes it easy to climb in and out of a boat in.
  • You will be required to wear a life jacket while you are on the boat.
  • Cancellations made 3 days or more in advance of the event date will incur a 70% cancellation
  • Cancellations made 72 hrs to the event date will receive no refund
  • Tickets are transferable and you can send someone else in your place. Inform us beforehand
  • 3.8% of all booking amounts are payment gateway charges. This amount is not refundable.
Terms And Conditions
  • All timings and activities are subject to weather, group size, capabilities of participants, etc.
  • Vagabond holds the right to cancel the event due to unforeseen circumstances (for eg. unfavorable weather)
  • By registering for this experience, you agree to have read through and abide by the Vagabond Terms & Conditions mentioned in the footer
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