Balukhand Wildlife Sanctuary

This sanctuary is situated at convenient location along sea coast between Puri a jid Konark. The flora of the area includes casuarina, anacardium, neem, tamarind, karanja, etc.

The prominent fauna include blackbuck, spotted deer, monkey, squirrel, jungle cat, hyena, jackal, mangoose and variety of birds and reptiles.
Puri is located just 3 km. from entry point of the sanctuary and the Puri-Konark marine drive passes through it.