Blackbuck National Park at Velavadar is situated in the Bhavnagar District of Gujarat state established in 1976. The park is located 42 km from the city of Bhavnagar, adjoining the coasts of the Gulf of Khambhat on the south; it is spread over an area of 34.08 km, which was primarily a "vidi" (grassland) of the maharaja of the princely state of Bhavnagar for hunting the blackbucks with his famous hunting cheetahs. On the northern side, it is surrounded by reserve forest and agriculture fields. Blackbuck National Park is an area of open grassland. The sanctuary has been declared primarily for Blackbucks. The beauty of the grassland is enhanced by the movements of Blackbucks and Blue bulls, which one can see from long distances. The large herds of blackbucks are conspicuous by its presence in this grassland habitat. A small wetland in the southern part of the Park attracts birds like Pelicans, Flamingos, Ducks, Waders, Coots, White storks, Painted storks and Sarus cranes etc. The Park is a heaven for Demoiselle Cranes, Common Cranes and a variety of Raptors. The Park provides one of the world's largest roosting sites to thousands of Harriers that arrive here from Central Europe for wintering. Blackbuck National Park is also famous for sighting of Lesser Florican & Harrier. Blackbuck Safari Lodge is situated near a picturesque hamlet surrounded by water bodies and farm lands. It is just a 10 minute drive from the lodge to the safari gate of Blackbuck National Park-Velavadar. The Lodge, which is easily accessible from Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Rajkot, Anand and Bhavnagar, is an ideal location for wildlife enthusiasts, photographers and those keen to visit the park. The Lodge is spread over 4 acres of land, abundant in greenery, flora and fauna. Blackbuck Safari Lodge is situated near a picturesque hamlet surrounded by water bodies and farm lands. It is just a 10 minute drive from the lodge to the safari gate of Black Buck National Park-Velavadar. The gazebo facing a water pond is undoubtedly the most happening place in the resort. The pond is a haven for bird watchers and those interested can easily spend hours watching the activities around the water body. A cosy corner provides an area for a camp fire, which is ideal for chilly winter evening. The swimming pool is an added attraction for summer time. The dining area overlooks the pretty landscape of the resort and even provides an option of an outdoor area for breakfast and dinner. The Lodge also has a conference hall with all the latest equipment and can seat 50 to 60 persons. It is a perfect destination for corporate and business conferences, in the lap of nature. For those wanting a luxuMulti-cuisine pure vegetarian restaurant at Blackbuck Safari Lodge overlooks the pretty landscape of the lodge. Restaurant has a variety of authentic menu items spanning both Indian & local cuisines. The restaurant offers authentic Kathiawadi delicacies also. Freshness of produce is ensured as most of the vegetables and herbs are purchased from local farmers or grown in our organic garden. The outdoor dining area overlooks the pretty landscape, grasses & pond with cool breeze provides an amazing breakfast & dinner experience.rious experience, the resort also provides an aesthetically designed spa, for guests wanting to pamper themselves after a safari in the park. 18 Deluxe AC Cottages – an area 350 sq. feet each - with King Size Bed, Couch and Verandah, 24 Hours pressurized Hot and Cold Water, Eco friendly Toiletries, Duel voltage shaver socket in bathroom, Complimentary Tea/Coffee Maker, 32 “LED TV with satellite channels, intercom, Mosquito repellent, Room service, Hair Dryer/Iron on demand, International power socket, Power Back up. The cottages, tastefully decorated, stand amidst an attractive setting. Each cottage has a private sit out for those preferring a relaxed evening. The cottages have all the modern amenities with a touch of the local architecture.