About the Walk
Colourful sea sponges, different types of snails and sea anemones, hermit crabs that use seashells as homes, and even corals. You can expect to find all these beautiful creatures at a blue, coastal destination, but they’re right here, at the watery, concretised edge of Mumbai city. At this bustling urban jungle’s doorstep, lies an entire forgotten marine world.
Join us for a shore walk that will introduce you to a side of Mumbai that you’ve probably never seen before.
A little distance from one of the most crowded beaches in Mumbai, lies a rocky shore full of hidden gems, revealed by the retreating tide. A walk at Juhu Koliwada yields many surprises, including octopus, anemone, brittle star, molluscs, sponges and even the occasional starfish.
This walk is free to attend but requires prior registration. Kindly register your attendance using the form below. To ensure that the walk is useful to all attendees, there is a limit on the number of participants, we will confirm via email if your spot has been confirmed.
NOTE: Selecting "Going" on the Facebook event page does not confirm your registration.
Safety & Precautions
1. All participants must be over 15 years old.
2. We will be walking in an area with sharp rocks. Wear protective shoes/sandals only. Monsoon footwear is a good choice. Slippers or flip-flops are strictly prohibited.
3. No handling of any animal is allowed as some species found on our shores can be very harmful and even fatal to humans.
4. Shore walks are always at the mercy of the weather. Kindly bear with us if this leads us to reschedule the event.
5. Please carry a cap and wear adequate clothing.
6. Carry lots of water to keep yourself hydrated.
Time & Starting Point
All participants must assemble outside Granth Book Store (map below) at 3:45PM. The walk will commence at 4:00PM sharp after a brief introduction.
If by chance you're delayed, please contact our resource people for directions.
Deep Kanakia: +91 98199 95473
Sagar Rajpurkar: +91 99872 12452
To avoid causing inconvenience to the event coordinators, resource persons, and other interested participants, we request you to AVOID OPTING OUT AT THE LAST MINUTE or NOT SHOWING UP - please do not waste a spot that could have gone to someone else. If you find that you're unable to make it after having registered, please drop us a message at least a day in advance.
Please follow all the instructions given out by the coordinators and guides before and during the walk. If you're bringing a child along, please be a responsible & vigilant supervisor.
Sorry, this walk is fully booked.
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Juhu Chowpatty Shorewalk
Updated on 2018-11-18T17:29:04+00:00, by .