Adventure of a Lifetime in Emerald Water

Port Blair, the capital city, a land of mesmerizing natural beauty and colour.
However there are several other islands that intrigue travelers. From places of historical importance, to beautiful beaches, great snorkeling excursions and remote destinations. There is a whole lot of things that you can expect in these islands.

Water Sports Complex

This is the first of its kind in India that offers all possible aqua sports facilities including safe water sports and adventure sports with sea water swimming pool. Here Paddle-boats, Row-boats, Glass-bottom boats, Kayaks and Jet Ski are available.

House of memorial for the Battle of Aberdeen fought between the Britishers and Andamanese Aboriginals in 1859 is housed at the complex which attracts the visitors.

Cellular Jail

Cellular jail in Port Blair was regarded by the freedom fighters all over the country as a place of pilgrimage.

The construction of the cellular Jail was taken up in 1898 and completed by about 1906, got the name “cellular” because it is made up of individual cells for the solitary confinement of the prisoners.

The building was subsequently damaged and presently three out of seven prongs are intact. The Jail, now a place of pilgrimage for all freedom loving people, has been declared as National Memorial on 21st Feb 1979.

Samudrika

The museum is meant to create awareness on various aspects of oceanic environment. A good collection of shells, corals and a few species of colourful fishes found in these islands are on display.

Situated opposite to Andaman Teal House, at Delanipur.

Anthropological Museum

Anthropological museum at Port Blair was started in 1975-76. It is an ethnographic museum.

It illustrates the life activities of the four Negrito Tribes of Andamans viz. the Jarawas, Sentinelese, Great Andamanese & the Onges and two Mongoloid Tribes of the Nicobar viz. the Nicobarese & the Shompens.

Chatham Saw Mill

A small island, connected to Port Blair by a bridge. It is famous for its saw mill, considered to be one of the oldest and the largest in Asia, operating by the department of Environment & Forest and a big storehouse for different varieties of wood including Marble, Padauk, Gurjan and Satin wood.

The mill was built by the British in 1836.

Chidiya Tapu

Chidiya Tapu is the southernmost tip of south Andaman and 25 kms away from Port Blair by road. The lush green mangroves, forest, covered with numerous chirping birds, the sylvan & sandy beaches make it an ideal picnic spot.

The hillock provides an over view of isolated islands, submerged corals and breath – taking view of sun set.

Sagarika Emporium

Shopping in Andaman is a delightful experience. There are so many choices to choose from. The capital city of Port Blair is a major shopping centre where you can shop for a lot of things like corals, seashells, shell jewellery, tortoise shells, palm mats,& various coconut products.

Corbyns Cove Beach

It is one of the most picturesque coconut palm fringed sea-beach, ideal for sea bathing and sun-basking.

The Waves Restaurant, the Peerless Resort nearby and the Hornbill Nest Guest House at a stone’s throw, provide a kaleidoscopic view of the blue waterfront.

Mount Harriet

Mount Harriet is the highest peak in south Andaman measuring a height of 365 metres. This was summer Head quarters of the Chief Commissioner during the British rule in India.

Mt. Harriet is famous for fascinating overview of the outer islands and the sea. One can trek up to Madhuban through a nature trail and can find rare endemic birds, and butterflies.