PEACOCK BAY (Pune - Maharashtra - India)

 Peacock Bay is a famed places to visit in Pune, located as a part of Khadakwasla dam’s lake and it is owned by the National Defence Academy in Pune. It is known to be the nerve centre of all watermanship training programmes. A large number of peacocks found near the location is the reason why it is called Peacock Bay and it is one of the best places in Pune.

This picturesque bay has all the facilities to train the cadets. It includes an extensive arrangement of seamanship training equipment, sailing boats of all sorts, speed boats, water skis, whalers, dinghies, windsurfers and cutters.

Also, the bay is made beautiful by the presence of other species such as deer, Lion-tailed monkeys, civets etc. The lake covers an area of 501 square kilometres and its depth is measured to be 40 to 120 feet. The bay is famous for hosting many events such as annual national inland championship, open lake swimming competition and so on.

Many adventure lovers arrive here to partake in different water sports as it is a celebrated destination for adventure water sports. It is located around 12 kilometres away from Pune and situated on the famous Mutha River. The Khadakwasla Lake is a dam as well built on Mutha River and it is emerged out of a confluence of Ambi and Mose rivers.

The lake is a major source of fresh water that fulfils the need of the Pune city to an extent. Peacock Bay near this dam is an authentic offbeat location that lures the minds of those who want to have fun with Pune Tourism and provides them with the most peaceful atmosphere and pleasant scenery. This is one of the must visiting Places in Pune if you are bird lover.

Entry timings: There is no specified time to visit the bay but it is always advised to visit the location either in the morning or in the evening.

Location: Peacock Bay, National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla, Pune, Maharashtra.


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