Places of Interest
Explore the beautiful islands and some of the best beaches in the world in the Andamans. Indulge in water sports, sunbathe on the beach or visit the tropical rainforests.

3kmsCellular Jail
It stands as a symbol of colonial oppression during the freedom movement. The prison has seven wings with a total of 698 cells. A sound and light show held inside the jail tells the story of the freedom struggle. Read more

Timings: 9 AM to 4.30 PM
Entry Fees: Rs. 10

5kmsMarine Samudrika Museum
It has a collection of corals, shells, 350 species of marine life and artifacts of the tribal people.

Timings: 9 AM to 4.30 PM
Entry Fees: Rs. 10

5kmsCorbyn's Cove
It is a coconut-palm-fringed beach that is located 7 km away from the town. Ideal for swimming, surfing and sunbathing. Water sports, a restaurant and bar facilities are available. Read more

30kmsChidiya Tapu
This is a beautiful beach with green hills and a narrow creek that is shaded by mangrove trees. The marine life and the sunsets are a must see. Read more

2kmsAndaman Water Sport Complex
The complex hosts a variety of water sports including paddle boats, row boats, glass-bottom boats, aqua glides, kayaks, water cycle, snorkeling and scuba diving. Read more

Timings: 9 AM to 5 PM

62kms by shipHavelock Island
Havelock’s Radhanagar Beach is set amidst dense forests. The long stretches of golden sand and the hypnotic blue-green sea make it a perfect place to relax. Read more

Private Boat : Rs. 815 - 950 (one way)

30kms by road and 1 hour by ferryJolly Buoy Island
The island is part of the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park. It has a beautiful beach with canopies and the underwater marine life is fantastic. Also ideal for scuba diving and snorkelling. Read more

Timings: 9 AM to 3 PM
Entry Fees: Rs. 50 | Boat charges: Rs. 750

2kms by road and 40 minutes by ferryNorth Bay Island
Located in the foothills of Mount Harriet, this island is famous for breathtaking views of corals and marine life. Enjoy swimming in the sea, or sunbathing on the beach. You will be able to spot tortoise, parrol fishes and small sharks. Read more

Timings: 9 AM to 3 PM
Boat charges: Rs. 500

2kms by road and 30 minutes by ferryViper Island
The island earlier was an old jail where the British used to harbour convicts. It also has dungeons and a natural amphitheatre. You can take a half day Harbour cruise to Viper Island. During the cruise, you will pass the naval floating dry dock, the only one of its kind in India. Read more

Timings: 3 PM to 5 PM | Boat charges: Rs. 200