North Bay Island, Andaman Islands - Timings, Water Sports, Best Time to Visit

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Distance (From Port Blair Central Bus Stand): 29 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 4 Hours/Half Day

Transportation Options: Boat

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 28 km by ferry from Port Blair, North Bay Island is an island lies north of Port Blair in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. This island is famous for its beaches and mainly for water sports activities. This island is also one of the most visited places in Andaman Islands.

North Bay Island is a lovely place to go for a day trip. This is one of the uninhabited islands of Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The wide array of water activities available at the island attracts more tourists to this beautiful place. Almost all kinds of water sports activities like jet ski, speed boat ride, snorkeling and underwater sea walk can be covered here.

The corals at North Bay are spread over a large area. During snorkeling one can spot many species of fish, often lobsters and even clams on the coral reef. One can also trek to see the Lighthouse in the North Bay Island. However, sometimes the light house is closed for outside travellers.

North Bay Island can be reached by 30 - 40 minutes ferry ride from Port Blair Jetty or Marina Park. Most of the boats leave by 9 AM in the morning and they only come back by 3 PM. The boat timings can be changed according to the season and tourist traffic.

Entry fee: Rs. 150 per person for ferry, Rs. 1700 - 3500 per person for Scuba diving, Rs. 300 per person for Snorkeling & Rs. 3200 per person for Sea walk