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Tips For Tourists for holiday in Andaman and Nicobar Isalnds

For facilitating tourists a Single Window System has been introduced at the reception area of Directorate of Tourism. The Single Window provides following facilities to tourists:-

  1. Booking of Accommodation
  2. For advance booking of accommodation at Andaman Teal House, Dolphin Resort, at Havelock, Domes/Tented accommodation at Radha Nagar Beach, Havelock, Hawabill Nest at Neil Island, Hawksbill Nest at Rangat and Turtle Resort at Diglipur. These facilities are available on all working days between 80.30 am to 5.00 pm. On Saturday 8.30 am to 12.30 pm Tel.No.232747, 232694.

  3. Forest Permits
  4. Forest permits @Rs.50/- per person is available for visiting Red Skin/Jolly Buoy (this is in addition to boat tickets) by the Forest Department. This facility is available between 8.30 am to 11.00 am and 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm on all days except Sunday (For Foreign Nationals entry fee will be Rs.500/- per person).

  5. Boat Tickets by Private Boat Operators:
  6. For visiting Redskin/Jolly Buoy, North Bay, Ross Island and Viper Island advance booking facility is available between 09.00 am to 11.00 am and 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm on all working days.
    Sl Name of Place Departure Timing
    1 Redskin/Jolly Buoy 10.00 am from Wandoor Jetty & return 03.00 pm (closed on Monday)Rs.300 per person.
    2 Ross Island, Viper Island & North Bay(Package) 09.30 am from Andaman Water Sports Complex @Rs.300/- Lunch and entry fee included. (closed on Wednesday)
    3 North Bay Island daily trips 09.00 am from Andaman Water Sports Complex @RS.125/-
    4 Ross Island only (closed on Wednesday) 08.30 am, 10.30 am, 12.30 pm & 02.30 pm from Andaman Water Sports Complex @Rs.60/- per persons. (Entry fee per person including charges for camera are payable at Ross Island separately).
    5 Harbour Cruise (daily trips. 03.00 pm to 05.00 pm from Andaman Water Sports Complex @Rs.60/- per person

  7. Inter Island Boat Services:
  8. For regular sailing schedule to different Islands like Neil, Havelock, Long Island, Rangat, Diglipur and HutBay may please be contact - Directorate of Shipping Services, Phoenix Bay Jetty, Port Blair Tel.No.245555.
    Brief on tourist sports of the city:-
    Places Weekly off Entry fee Timing Phone
    Cellular Jail National Memorial Monday & Public Holidays Rs.5/- 09.00 am to 12.30 pm  230117
    01.30 pm to 05.00 pm
    Sound & Light Show Nil Adult Rs.20/- Child Rs.10/- -
    Hindi Show : 06.00 pm to 06.55 pm 
    English show : 17.15 pm to 08.10 pm
    Fisheries Museum Monday, 2nd Saturday & Public Holidays Adult Rs.5/- 09.00 am to 01.00 pm 02.00 pm to 45.45 pm (under repair) at least six months) 231848
    Child Rs.3/- 
    (below12 yrs.)
    Video camera Rs.35/- still camera not allowed
    Anthropological Museum Thursday & Public Holidays Rs.10/- 09.00 am to 01.00 pm 
    01.30 pm to 04.30 pm
    Sagarika & Khadi Emporium Sunday & Public Holidays Entry free 09.00 am to 01.00 pm 233301
    02.00 pm to 06.00 pm
    Samudrika Monday & Public Holidays Adult Rs.10/- 09.00 am to 05.30 pm 232012
    Child Rs.5/-
    (below 12 yrs.) 
    Camera Rs.20/-
    Video Rs.40/-
    Mini Zoo Monday & Public Holidays Adult Rs.2/- 08.00 am to 05.00 pm 245229
    Child Rs.1/-
    Chatham Saw Mill Sunday & Public Holidays Rs.2/- 08.00 am to 02.30 pm

    Important Telephone Numbers
    Director(Tourism) 230933
    Indian Airlines 233,108,234,744
    Airport Office 232983
    Jet Airways 236922, 236933
    Airport Office 235911, 235944
    Shipping corporation of India 233,347,233,916
    Directorate of Shipping Service 232,528,231,794
    Facilitation counter of Tourism 232,747,232,694
    India tourism Office 233006
    Railway Reservation 233042
    G.B.Pant Hospital Complex 232,101,233,473
    Police Control Room 232,100,100
    Police Station-Aberdeen 232400