Here are the top 62 tourist attractions to see in Andaman & Nicobar Islands:

1. Scuba Diving In Andaman

4.4 /5

49 km
from city center
1 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a popular spot for scuba diving among tourists. Most popular island among all the islands for the dives however, is Havelock. It is an ideal diving destination for everyone, right from a novice to an experienced diver. For non-certified amateur divers, charges start from about INR 3,500 for a 30 minute dive

2. Havelock Island

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46 km
from city center
2 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Havelock is one of the most popular islands among the 600 in the region and is most developed when it comes to tourism. It is a 2-4 hour ferry ride away from Port Blair.

3. Radhanagar Beach

3.0 /5

42 km
from city center
3 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

With its turquoise blue waters and powdery white sands, Radhanagar Beach repeatedly features on lists of globally ranked beaches, rated Asia's best beach in 2004 by TIME Magazine. This pristine beach finds its place on the much-adored Havelock Island, a tourist’s paradise and the largest of the islands present in this series of water-locked land masses.

4. Cellular Jail

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12 km
from city center
4 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

The Cellular Jail aka Kala Pani word is derived from Sanskrit words 'Kal' which means Time or Death and 'Pani' which means Water. The Jail was a colonial prison in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. The prison was used by the British especially to exile political prisoners to the remote archipelago. Many notable dissidents such as Batukeshwar Dutt and Veer Savarkar were convicted and jailed here during Indian independence struggle. Today, the construction serves as a national memorial monument.

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5. Snorkeling in Andamans

3.6 /5

49 km
from city center
5 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Snorkeling is another popular water sport among tourists. Sea around Havelock Island serves as one of the best sites for snorkeling.

6. Ross Island

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13 km
from city center
6 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

A couple of kilometers away from Port Blair, Ross Islands were the British administrative headquarters of the islands till 1941.

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7. Viper Island

3.6 /5

10 km
from city center
7 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Years before Cellular Jail was constructed, Viper Island was used by the British to keep the freedom fighters in exile. You can still see the remains of the jail which was built in 1867 by the British.

8. Neil Island

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44 km
from city center
8 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Neil Island is a beautiful island which is more peaceful and less crowded than Havelock. It is a long stretch of sandy beaches from where one can admire the crystal blue water.

9. Baratang Island

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54 km
from city center
9 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Baratang Island is a gateway to North & Middle Andaman District of Andaman & Nicobar Islands. This District, quite unexplored from the tourism point of view, is one of best part of one's trip to Andaman Islands because of its virgin beauty and natural wonders. In Baratang Island one can see Mud Volcano, mangrove and tropical forests, Limestone Caves, Parrot Island and a nice deserted beach at Baludera. Other offbeat places are also accessible from Baratang such as Merk Bay Beach in North Passage Island, Lalaji Bay Beach and many more.

10. Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex

10 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

The picturesque Andaman and Nicobar Islands have a plethora of tourist attractions to ensure a merry time for its tourists. Among these places, for adventure enthusiasts, Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex is a must-visit spot. Also known as the Andaman Water Sports Complex, the place offers a complete fun-package in the form of enthralling water sports activities. Now you must be curious to know the kind of activities Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex hosts – these are paddle boats, row boats, banana boats, parasailing, speed boats, snorkelling, scuba diving, sea walking and much more.

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11. Little Andaman

4.4 /5

112 km
from city center
11 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Little Andaman Island , situated at the southern end of the archipelago and Duncan Passage separates it from Rutland Island. Among all the Andaman Islands, Little Andaman island is the fourth largest . Moreover, it conducts package tours for the visitors from Port Blair to the Little Andaman Island.

12. Barren Island Volcano

3.9 /5

144 km
from city center
12 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Barren Island is located at a distance of 35 kms of Port Blair, the capital city of the Andaman and Nicobar islands. The only confirmed active volcano in South Asia, the Barren Island volcano is the northern most volcano in the Indonesian arc. The island is famous as a rare and interesting scuba-diving destination.

13. Shopping in Andaman

3.3 /5

12 km
from city center
13 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Since tourism is still in its early stages here, so there is not too much that you can buy from here and take as souvenirs for friends and family.

14. Water Sports in Andamans

4.0 /5

11 km
from city center
14 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Water Sports in Andaman has been a major attraction for adventure seekers and water babies. Although the demand for water sports is fulfilled at various locations in Andaman, Water Sports Complex located in Port Blair is popular for the variety and safety they offer. Whether it is swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving, fishing or just a boat ride, there is something to suit everyone’s desire. The services provided by the complex guarantee an enjoyable time sailing the sea and even exploring it underwater. If one is daring enough, they can even sail through the permitted shoreline of Port Blair on their own all under the watchful eye of the staff. Swimming isn't a prerequisite for any of the activities and thus, tourists can enjoy them without any hesitation.

15. Wandoor Beach

3.6 /5

17 km
from city center
15 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

A small village in the southern part of South Andaman, Wandoor is most recognized for its Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park.

16. Long Island, Andaman

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75 km
from city center
16 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Long Island is completely deserted with very minimal infrastructure. This might be a good camping destination if you are looking for some adventure. But be sure to bring your own gear and food arrangement.

17. Corbyn's Cove Beach

3.4 /5

15 km
from city center
17 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Corbyn's Cove is the nearest beach to Port Blair. It is quite popular among tourists as well as locals.

18. Rutland Island

3.7 /5

34 km
from city center
18 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Rutland, lined with virgin beaches, is one of the lesser visited of all the islands located in the southern part of Great Andaman archipelago.

19. Parrot Island

19 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Parrot Island, a peculiar sort of home to thousands of fluttering parrots, looks like a whole new empire of wilderness born out of the salty waters of the Indian Ocean. Every day, hosts of green parrots arrive at the island as a part of their daily ritual, which is a spectacle to behold. Once in a while, we come across something so beautiful yet bizarre, exquisite yet inexplicable, that we find no words to quite describe it. Parrot Island is one such unparalleled destination, nestled quietly amidst the group of Baratang Islands of Andaman and Nicobar. This small island is part of a larger archipelago, all of which are laced with dense tropical forests and mangrove vegetation. 

20. Jolly Buoy Island

22 km
from city center
20 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Jolly Buoy Island is amongst the archipelago of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is a part of Mahatma Gandhi National Park. The clean and serene water with white sand beaches will provide for a great vacation. You will be able to explore the rich marine life including colourful corals reefs and fishes in this place with the means of water activities.

21. Chidiya Tapu

3.0 /5

26 km
from city center
21 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Chidia Tapu is a picturesque little village famous for its natural beauty, numerous resident birds and gorgeous views of the sunset. The tiny island, 25 kms from Port Blair is abundant with lush green mangroves and equatorial forests.

22. Samudrika Naval Marine Museum

3.0 /5

11 km
from city center
22 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

The Samudrika Naval Marine Museum, managed by the Indian Navy, is an amazing source of information for details on the environment in the ocean, its ecosystem and its biodiversity. The museum also provides in-depth knowledge on the history and culture of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

23. Diglipur

3.0 /5

173 km
from city center
23 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Diglipur, a large island located in the North Andaman area, is a tourist hotspot and an ecological paradise. The island houses rows of tropical forests, mangroves, and lovely beaches rich in exotic marine life.

24. Elephant Beach

3.0 /5

43 km
from city center
24 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

With its brilliant coral reefs and alluring cyan waters, the Elephant beach is one of the locations that adds to the beach paradise reputation of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

25. Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park

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18 km
from city center
25 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Located in the south-western coast of the Andaman Islands, Wandur National Park is a marine life conservation area situated at a distance of 25 km from the capital city of Port Blair.

26. Saddle Peak National Park

26 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Saddle Peak National Park was established in 1987 in the Andaman district of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is entirely uninhabited by human beings, thus making it safe for preserving wildlife and the environment. The long trip to the park makes it worth it upon experiencing its beauty. The white sand shoreline and the tropical rainforests behind it make it a picturesque, serene image often found behind postcards. The park is famous for its endangered and rare species of animals and plants such as lush tropical forests and animals like the Andaman hill mynah. Again, the lack of human interference makes for a clean and safe environment for these species of living beings. The park is a haven for trekkers and adventure-seekers due to its vast size, hiking and trekking opportunities, and long trails. Visitors must navigate by themselves as the island is uninhabited, they won't receive any help from locals. There is an 8 km long trail from the gate of the park to the peak which marks the starting of an adventure that is Saddle Peak National Peak. Tourists generally enjoy what the park has to offer since it contains so many rare species of plants and animals, as well as serene views; it makes the hike worth it. What truly makes the park a must-visit destination is its quietness and stillness that can only be achieved in a place without human interference.

27. Chatham Saw Mill

3.4 /5

9 km
from city center
27 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Chatham Saw Mill is the biggest and the oldest mill across Asia owned by the Forest Department. The mill is also a storehouse for a variety of woods cut into different shapes and sizes.

28. Laxmanpur Beach

41 km
from city center
28 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Located on Neil Island, Laxmanpur Beach is a stunning white shell sand beach just perfect for sunbathing and swimming. The shallow waters are home to corals which once thrived in abundance in the region. Enthusiasts can go snorkelling to explore the shallow waters and the corals too. The long stretch of sand is appropriate for long strolls and the enchanting sunsets.

29. Kalapathar Beach

48 km
from city center
29 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Located on Havelock Island, Kalapathar Beach is a beautiful beach offering a stunning view of the Bay of Bengal and a long stretch of white sand with big boulders of black stone on the beach and underwater. The water runs deep and is ideal for swimming but it is advisable to be careful of underwater boulders.

30. Bharatpur Beach

42 km
from city center
30 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Bharatpur Beach is a stunning shoreline famous for its pristine white sands and clear blue waters that surround the Neil Island. In spite of its proximity to Port Blair, it is seldom crowded and provides for a tranquil atmosphere for holidaying. The shore has shallow water with coral reefs that make the beach a famous spot for water sports like snorkelling and scuba diving other than beach exploration and sunbathing.

31. Lalaji Bay Beach

80 km
from city center
31 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Located on Long Island, Lalaji Bay Beach is a picturesque attraction accessible by a small boat ride from Yerrata Jetty. The ride goes through a gorgeous Mangrove creek till the white sand beach. The pristine white sands and the crystal clear water of the Lalaji Bay Beach provide for a stunning place to relax and rejuvenate.

32. Vijaynagar Beach

48 km
from city center
32 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Vijaynagar Beach is one of the most famous beaches on Havelock Island and mostly visited for beach exploration, bird watching, fishing, trekking and thrilling water sports like snorkelling, surfing, sailing and swimming. The picturesque beach has a long stretch of white sand and the pristine turquoise water reflecting the clear blue skies is a view worth visiting.

33. Sitapur Beach

45 km
from city center
33 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Also known as Beach number 5 or the Sunrise Beach, Sitapur Beach, is a stunning stretch of golden sand on Neil Island. The contrast created by the clear blue waters makes it a mesmerizing attraction. Mostly known for its enchanting golden sunrises and sunsets, the beach is one of the best places for a long stroll on the smooth sands to calm down jittery nerves.

34. Sandbar Beach

188 km
from city center
34 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Sandbar Beach is basically a long stretch of sand that connects two islands, Ross and Smith in Andaman. The stunning scenery created by the densely forested islands and the stretch of white sand is quite unique to the location and draws several tourists to witness it charm. On a clear day when the waves are gentle, one can relax a bit on the Sandbar or go snorkelling and swimming on either side.

35. Amkunj Beach

92 km
from city center
35 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Amkunj Beach is also called an eco-friendly beach in Rangat. It has a rocky shoreline and is not ideal for swimming; however, one can carefully stroll across to witness its beauty. Tourists can sit on the wooden benches installed on the shoreline and watch the waves come up to the uneven terrain. Sunsets and sunrises are the best times to visit the beach. It is also quite famous for spotting turtles.

36. Stewart Island Beach

36 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

While planning a visit to the spectacular Andaman and Nicobar, your itinerary must include the scenic Stewart Island Beach which lies near the Mayabunder. Located near the north of Diglipur Taluk, the beach is approximately in the middle of Andaman district. The beach known for its brown-black colour sand and a serene atmosphere is uninhabited. Stewart Island Beach also gets the most breathtaking rainbows to add on to its picturesque charm against the backdrop of the dancing waves. The island is small with an area of 7.05 km square.

37. Limestone Caves Andaman

37 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

The naturally-formed limestone caves near Baratang island of Andaman are a favourite tourist spot for those who do not mind a long journey. The caves are only a destination as there is a long boat journey towards it. The caves, although beautiful, are not that easy to reach. One has to take a convoy through the Jarawa Forest land and ferry ride to Baratang Island before you can reach Limestone Caves in Andamans. Perfect for adventure-seekers and spelunkers, reaching these caves also requires a small trek.

38. Red Skin Island Beach

38 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Red Skin Island is one of the 15 beaches found inside the Marine National Park of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It may be considered an alternative to Jolly Buoy Island as they are adjacent to each other. This island is a promised relaxed journey on a beach that is paradise alike. The picturesque beach and adjoining forest make for a picture-perfect holiday that attracts tourists yearly. The island is a hub for marine life with an abundance of red coral reefs, aquatic animals, tropical plants, white sandy beaches and clear water.

39. Rubber Plantations in Andaman & Nicobar Island

39 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Located in South Andaman, the Manglutan Rubber Plantation is an easily accessible destination for experience seekers. This popular tourist destination is a testament to the distinct vegetation grown in the region, including rubber. The suitable climatic conditions and soil of the area allow for the successful development of rubber plantations. The Manglutan rubber plantations are spread over 100 acres and are located close to Wandoor Beach. It is approximately 20 kilometres away from Port Blair in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. If you plan on visiting the rubber plantations of South Andaman, be prepared for a fun, informative, albeit slightly smelly affair!

40. Pathi Level Beach

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places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

The Pathi Level beach is a fairly isolated and untouched beach on the island of Diglipur in Andaman. The beach is known for its quiet stillness and the escape from the hubbub that it provides by way of being undeveloped and not spoilt by tourists and locals. The beach is located approximately 21 kilometres from the Diglipur Township and is perfect for a relaxing day. Although the beauty of the beach lies in its isolated nature, this also means that visitors must carry with them, snacks and water, as there are no hotels or restaurants surrounding the beach.

41. Mangrove Creeks in Andaman

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Andaman boasts a plethora of unique features. Along with natural ash coloured beaches, coral reefs, dense forest, the place also has mangrove creeks. Mangrove trees are common in coastal areas. They grow out of tangled roots in muddy water. These beautiful trees can be enjoyed during the creek safari offered at various locations all over Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Best spots to start the safari are Limestone Caves, Yerrata Creek, Sabari Village, Dhaninalla Mangrove Creek, Rangat Middle Andaman. You can also join the boat safari at Baratang Island, about 100 km away from Port Blair. Make sure to carry binoculars and camera to show it off on the Gram!

42. Karmatang Beach

42 out of 62
places to visit in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Also known as the ‘Turtle Paradise’ of Andaman, Karmatang Beach was a quaint place which has, in recent years, turned into a behemoth vacation spot. The beach is just a short ride away from Mayabunder and located in the north section of Middle Andaman. It has often been a sort of weekend getaway for many locals due to the abundance of facilities as well as activities that one can use or partake in. The place is also favourite amongst families or groups of friends and has a tourist vibe to it. Karmatang beach’s pleasant weather and scenic views make it one of the most visually attractive places in Andaman. The shallow waters as well as the tall green trees that shadow the beach and the eco- friendly habits make the beach clean and pleasing to the eye and add to its beauty. The place is also most famous for being a turtle nesting spot as well as being a central attraction that connects many other activities and attractions nearby.

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