Charna island, Karachi, Mubarak village, Baluchistan.

Charna Island is located near Mubarak village, Kiamari Town in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. Churna Island is a small uninhabited island located in the Arabian Sea, about 9 km (5.6 mi) west of the mouth of the Hub river, at the boundary between the provinces of Baluchistan and Sindh. Charna is approximately 1.2 km long and 0.5 km wide. Charna is also locally known “Cheerno”. It is 6 km away from Mubarak Village. Fishermen of Mubarak Goth go for fishing near the Charna Island. There are many species of fish, crabs and lobsters. Anglers take boats to go Island from Mubarak village. Mubarak village is a second largest fishermen locality in Karachi

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Churna is mostly used as a firing range by the Pakistan Navy. It is famous for water sports such as for scuba diving, free diving, underwater photography, hiking, speed boating, knee boarding, wake Tubing, banana tubing, jet skiing, cliff diving and snorkeling.
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The area surrounding Charna is popular for scuba diving because of the presence of widely varied marine life and different kinds of coral reef. Some claim that “there are more than 60 types of corals found near Charna waters and many new corals started to flourish after the 2005 Indian Ocean tsunami. It also boasts of jellyfish that are found in large numbers during October. The environment is especially popular for being peaceful and clean.

top-10-places-to-visit-in-karachi-churna-islandyou can also see the under water beauty of  charna island in this vedio:

 

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