Located at 94 kms from Cuttack, Paradip is an estuary of the Mahanadi, blessed with evergreen forests, islands, creeks, and a good marine drive and beach. It is an enjoyable tourist resort attracting large number of visitors from far and near. Paradip is also a commercial center and a major seaport of the country for trade activities.
The region is well connected by road and rail, with regular services to Cuttack. Bhubaneswar is the nearest airport.