Locally known as Netragudo, Netrani Island is an excellent picnic spot 10 miles west of the Karnataka
coast on the Arabian Sea
. Also called Pigeon Island, this island is about 25 km from the Bhatkal coast. It is really a seamount covered with wild growth of trees. The only inhabitants are wild goats. It has a ruined temple, a Roman Catholic church and a mosque.
The island is accessible from Bhatkal of