Sandspit Beach

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Sandspit beach, Karachi

Sandspit is a beach and is situated in south west of Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. It is a very famous tourist spot.

Remarkable variety of marine life-algae, and crabs are found here. The shallow water here is ideal for swimming and sunbathing. It has an unusual rocky formation. Sandspit Beach is quite a popular hangout and relaxation spot in Karachi. Facilities at the Sandspit Beach include horseback and camel riding.[1]

Sandspit Beach is also a nesting ground for Green and Olive Ridley Turtles, implemented by the Sindh Wildlife Department over the past two decades. Nesting takes place in early winter months. In recent years the WWF-Pakistan has also become involved in turtle conservation activities by establishing a Wetland Centre at Sandspit Beach.[2]

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Coordinates: 24°50′26″N 66°54′35″E / 24.840463°N 66.90983°E / 24.840463; 66.90983