Sea Walk & Snorkeling - North Bay Island
Adventure / Trekking
#24 of 31 Places to Visit in Andaman Islands
Distance (From Port Blair Central Bus Stand): 29 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 4 Hours/Half Day
Place Location: North Bay Island
Transportation Options: Boat
Travel Tips: None
The Sea Walk & Snorkeling are the most popular attractions that one must experience when visiting Andaman Islands. These are the best ways to experience underwater marine life.
Sea Walking is one of the easiest ways to explore the underwater world at North Bay Coral Island. Visitors can enjoy a secure and exciting underwater walk on the sea bed (about 6-7m depth), and witness direct the magnificent marine life in Andamans. Underwater Sea Walking is the safest underwater fun for the whole family. Anyone can enjoy the Sea Walk from 7 to 70 years. The Sea Walk does not require any knowledge of swimming or diving. Qualified experienced guides will accompany the sea walkers.
The best part of Sea Walk is that it is very convenient and comfortable to undertake. There is no ear pressure as one has to adjust a transparent helmet kind of an apparatus on the head and that saves from the tremendous water pressure of the under current. There is a constant supply of fresh air pumped into the helmet. During Sea Walk visitors can breathe normally inside that helmet.
Snorkeling is equipped with a mask, snorkel and fins. One can experience the exotic wonders of the coral reefs by snorkeling at North Bay Island. There are many tour operators offering basic snorkeling courses and snorkeling gear for rent. Swimmer and non-swimmer can enjoy the underwater marine life with help of life jackets and professional local guides by snorkeling.
Visitors need to purchase tickets for Sea Walk from Andaman Water Sports Complex in advance.
Sea Walk Cost: Rs. 3200 per person
Snorkeling Cost: Rs. 700 per person includes Glass Bottom Boat Ride
Boat Cost: Rs. 500 per person
Sea Walk Timing: 9 AM, 10.30 AM, 11.30 AM and 1 PM