The Karnataka Neeravari Nigam Limited (KNNL) has proposed to offer Hidkal Dam for development of Tourism Related projects. The cost of setting up of Tourism related project is estimated to be upto Rs. 5 crores for the initial phase.
This site is one of such potential areas that can attract tourists. It is intended to have a world-class entertainment and recreational facility for all tourists. A bid document is called for bids to Build, Own, Operate & Transfer the Tourism related Amusement Park at downstream of Hidkal Dam.
The dam site is under Karnataka Neeravari Nigam Limited (KNNL). The dam site is a potential location for attracting both domestic and foreign tourists if developed to make it attractive.
This BOOT proposal envisages inviting private developers with proven track record in the field of developing and managing events, entertainment and tourism related projects, with proven experience in marketing and advertising. Adequate financial capability is a must. KNNL proposes to select developers and operators for Hidkal dam site. The selection will be by prequalification and tendering process.
The plot for developing and operating of Amusement Park is located at the downstream of the Hidkal Dam area with the following geographical features:
a) Available Plot Area 300 Acres
b) Catchments area 1412.00Sq.km
Entertainment park with components at Amusement park. Theme park and Water sports complex river view boulder, water amphitheater and water pools and beach resorts.
Rest centers with family entertainment, shopping centers and soft play systems.
Health center with mediation spa and rejuvenation center.
Story park and laser show
Gardening and landscaping with lighting arrangements.
Fountains ball, flower, finger and jet types Multi effect mini musical fountain
Trekking adventure tourism and tent camps.
Water sports including swimming.
Nature curate and spa resorts/ Nature park
Boating tour/show area
Ropeway /elevated transportation
This is the first call for the development hence the actual commencing of work and utilization could take upto 4-5 years.