Located near Bhavanipuram in Vijayawada city of Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh, is a best destination for short picnics.Bhavani Island, situated on the Krishna River, is a conch-shaped island with an area of approximately 132 acres. It lies in the centre of Krishna River, about 1500 meters upstream of the Prakasam Barrage. Bhavani Island and a nearby cluster of islands are dynamic in nature, vibrant with vegetation and bird life. These clusters cover an area of about 470 acres, and Bhavani Island is the largest of these emerald islands.
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A marvelous picnic spot, Bhavani Island has well maintained swimming pools and facilities for enjoying amazing boat riding in Krishna River. Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation makes very good arrangements of boats for boating and is available from the place known as Durga ghat.
Recently the island has grown to a beautiful tourist spot with many river front resorts. There are around 30 cottages that offer complete privacy on the island making it a honeymooners' paradise.
There are also four tree- top cottages. The Island is good for some water adventure and fun water sports. Fishing is also on offer. The ride to the island by boat is very pleasing.