Permission to visit Bhitarakanika can be obtained from Divisional Forest Officer, Rajnagar, PIN: 754225, Ph: (06729) 272460 or Assistant Conservator of Forests, Chandbali, Pin. 756133, Ph: (06786) 220372 on payment of prescribed fees.
Bhitarakanika can be approached only through water ways. Most convenient entry points being -
Chandbali - (60 km from Bhadrak and 190 km from Bhubaneswar)
Rajnagar - (30 km from Kendrapara and 130 km from Bhubaneswar)
Gupti - (25 km from Rajnagar)
Motor boats are available on hire -
Rajnagar to Dangmal - 3 hrs
Chandbali to Dangmal - 2.5 hrs
Gupti to Dangmal - 1.5 hrs
Regular bus services are available to Chandbali and Rajnagar.
Nearest Rail head -
Bhadrak (60 km from Chandbali)
Balasore (110 km from Chandbali)
Cuttack (110 km from Rajnagar)
Bhubaneswar (190 km from Chandbali and 130 km from Rajnagar)
Nearest Airport - Bhubaneswar.