Dandeli City is located on the bank of River Kali in UttaraKannda District in rich western Ghat. Dandeli is famous for White water rafting, Adventure sports, Flora and Fauna, Wildlife sanctuary, Paper Mill, Sintheri Rock and Home stays.Dandeli is surrounded by natural, historic and religious spots in the form of River Kali, the caves of Cavla, Syntheri rocks, Ulvi temple, Sykes point, the Supa dam etc. Kali river is the main water source.
Dandeli at the northern tip of Karnataka and just off Goa is one of the best centres for watersports especially White Water Rafting. Due to periodic release of water from the hydroelectric project, rafting is assured right till end-may however it has to be coincided with the water release.
The area is situated approximately 1,800 feet above sea level and is surrounded by thick tropical rain forests. It is blessed with an excellent climate round the year and gets rainfall almost all through the year.