Ousteri wetland and National Park

Situated ten kilometers away from the town of Pondicherry on the main Pondicherry Villupuram road lies Ousteri wetland and national park. The 390 hectares of wetland is covers parts of both Tamilnadu and Pondicherry. The Park is home to several aquatic species and also houses a bird sanctuary. The park also possesses migratory avifauna and native birds. Ousteri lake and boat house are also a part of the wetland and park. The lake is the biggest in the town and takes care of drinking water requirements of the area.

Ousteri wetland and National Park

The Ousteri wetland and National Park invites tourists all year round especially those who fancy watching rare species of birds and enjoy boating.Ousteri wetland and national park has managed to generate revenue due to Tourist visits and thus has managed to be taken care of well. Ousteri Wetland not only entertains its tourists but also takes care of the basic requirements of the surrounding residents both human and the wild population. People around the wetland manage to meet their livelihood with agricultural produce, fishing, fodder, and other activities. Mussels and crabs are found in abundance here and the Ousteri wetland offers a mesmerizing view of the migratory birds for bird watcher especially during the migratory season.