Nani Daman Jetty
On the bank of Daman Ganga River, lies one of the most popular tourist spots in Daman District, Nani Daman Jetty. It has long been a preferred location for spending leisure time by the locals and tourists alike. The area comprises of Jetty Garden, the estuary, the dock, several fast food stalls, Saint Jerome Fort, which occupies Church of Our Lady of the Sea. It has something to offer to all age groups and travelers with various agendas.
Jetty Garden has been popular among children for years as it has a playground to offer. One gets to experience the view that comprises of the estuary, where Daman Ganga River meets the Arabian Sea, two forts constructed by the Portuguese during the 16th century, two lighthouses and three bridges.
How to Reach
The nearest airports to Daman are Mumbai (170 km) and Surat (90 km). Flights are easily available for Mumbai from all the major airports of the country. Surat is connected by flight from Delhi. The nearest international airport is in Mumbai.
The nearest railhead for getting to Daman is at Vapi, located around 12 km away. It lies on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad route of the Western railway and is about 170 km from Mumbai and 90 km from Surat. Major Delhi-Mumbai and Mumbai-Ahmedabad bound trains halt at this station. People travelling to Daman by train can get down at Vapi and then reach Daman by local buses or taxis.
Daman is easily accessible by road and is connected to some of the major cities nearby with a well-maintained system of roadways. Vapi, at a distance of 12 km, lies on the Mumbai – Ahmedabad National Highway No. 8 and is easily connected to Daman by road. The town is 170 km from Mumbai, 360 km from Ahmedabad, 768 km from Diu, 110 km from Surat and 300 km from Vadodara.