Daria-Bahadurgad is an island famous for its fort built by Basavappa Nayaka of Bidanur. This island is about a square mile in area and not more than 250 yards in width. The port here is famous for its export of processed fish to foreign countries and provides safe anchorage for vessels during storms and rough weather. The island has temples dedicated to Balram
and Ananteshwara. Another attraction here is the oldest tile factory of the district established by the Basel Mission.
Daria-Bahadurgad is accessible by boats from Malpe Town which is about 4 km to the west of Udupi. Udupi Railway Station is 8 km from Malpe.