Supa Dam is a popular attraction of Dandeli which is located at a distance of 25 Kms from Dandeli bus stand . The Dam was built by Hindustan steel works construction Limited (HSCL). The name of the Dam is derived from the word “suparulu” which means God of Forests. It is a perfect place for family picnic. A hydroelectricity plant with the beauty of river Kali is mesmerizing. Boating can also be enjoyed at this place. It is build across river Kali in the north canara district of Karnataka state situated at Joida taluk of Uttara Kannada district. The Power house of the Supa Dam Dandeli has two electricity generators of 50 MW each. The bank is operated by Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL) and the electricity generated through this dam is supplied to different parts of Karnataka. Dandeli’s Supa Dam was commissioned in 1985. You may also visit Dandeli wildlife sanctuary which is near to this place. This is a popular attraction in Ganesh Gudi for the tourists. The Dam manages the water of Kali river to provide irrigation facility to the surrounding areas.
You can enjoy the best scenic view and the surrounding landscape from the top of the Supa Dam Dandeli. It is a perfect place for family picnic. Sunset can also be viewed at this Dam . The beautiful view of sunset from this place is an amazing experience. You can also enjoy boating at this place with other water sports. There is no entry fee for Supa Dam in Dandeli. You can see a lot of birds here and some wild animals as well. Visit and spend some quality time with your family and friends at this place by just sitting idle and enjoying the mesmerizing nature which marks the beauty of this place. The Dam has a storage capacity of 145 thousand million cubic feet and a catchment area of 1057 sqaure kms. The height of Dandeli’s Supa Dam is 101 m and the length is 332 m. 3 radial gates are also provided to regulate the flood discharge. The forest on one side and water flow on other side on the way to Dam makes it a refreshing walk. Carry your water bottle to this place.
Location of Dandeli’s Supa Dam :
25 Kms from Dandeli bus stand
Trip duration : 2 hours
Entry Fee for Supa Dam Dandeli :