It is at a distance of about 25 KM from Kakinada on Kakinada – Yanam Road and 70 KM from Rajahmundry (Via) Ramachandrapuram.
Coringa in East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh a part of Godavari Mangroves was declared as a wildlife sanctuary. They normally occur between high water level and near about mean sea level along the sheltered shores, estuaries, tidal creeks, back-waters, lagoons, marshes and mud-flats. The mangrovees contain a highly specialised community of plants associated with animal species which are not capable of surviving in any other situations.
Mangroves invariably attract large populations of birds which feed on various organisms occurring in the mangrove forest and in the back water. Over 120 species of birds are reported and among them the following are the common birds found in the Sanctuary like Little Egret, Pied Kingfisher, Cattle Egret, Root Heron etc., During the low tide some of the areas are exposed (elevated mud flats having small fishes, shrimps, molluses) attracting avafauna for its feed. The soil surface of mangroves provide niche for mudskippers, crabs and molluses. The water in the forest supports a variety of animals like the smooth Indian Otters (Mud skipper, Crab) Jackal Monkeys and Fishing cat. The Sanctuary has an unique distinction of having a 18 Km. long sand spit in the North Eastern side
The crowns of trees including trunk, branches, leaves, flowers and fruits provide niches essentially, to terrestrial fauna like birds, mammals and insects. Thirty Five Plant Species are present in this sanctuary belonging to twenty four families. The Plants species commonly found here are Thirty Five Plant Species are present in this sanctuary belonging to twenty four families like Avicennia officinalis (Nalla Mada), Avicennia marina (Tella Mada), Avicennia alba (Vilva Mada) etc,