Destinations
IN & AROUND PORT BLAIR

Chatham Island & Forest Museum

Chatham Island & Forest MuseumThe Chatham Saw Mill, one of the oldest and largest mills in Asia, built on a tiny island, is connected to Port Blair by a bridge.  It is a store house of timber like Padauk, Gurjan, Marble, Satin Wood etc.  The island has the second largest whart of these islands, where Island – mainland ships can berth.
 
Forest Museum Situated in Chatham, Port Blair, this museum offers an insight into foresty activities and displays decorative pieces made of Padauk, Marble, Peauma, Gurjan, Satin Wood etc. open all working days. Read More About Chatham

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Mini Zoo

Situated in Haddo, Port Blair, it houses some of the rare specie of endemic birds and animals found in these islands.

 

Samudrika (Naval Marine Museum)

Samudrika - Naval Marine Museum

 Situated near Andaman Teal House, at Port Blair, set up to create awarness on various aspects of oceanic environment.  A good collection of shells, corals, fishes and a few species of colourful fishes found in these islands are on display.

 

 

Anthropological Museum

Anthropological Museum at Port Blair was started in 1975-76, the museum is an ethnographic museum.  It illustrates the four Negrito Tribes of the Andamans, Viz., The Jarawas, Sentinelese, Great Andamanese and the Onges and two Mongoloid Tribes of the Nicobar Viz., the Nicobarese and the Shompens. Read More about Anthropological Museum and People of Andaman & Nicobar Islands

 

Sagarika Cottage and Khadi Emporium

It exhibits a spectrum of handicrafts made in mother of pearl and local wood.  Miniature of Nicobari canoes, palm mats for floors, tables and furniture are also available here.

Cellular Jail

cellular jailThe cellular jail, now declared as a national memorial is situated at Port Blair in Andaman.  Its construction begun in the year 1896 and was completed in 1906.  into this horried world were sent patriots who dare to raise their voice against British Raj.  Thousand of freedom fighter and convicts languished for years in solitary confinement in the cells of this jails each measuring 4X2.7 m. having small ventilation at a height of 3 mts.  Front from the floor.  Also there is a Museum, an Art gallery and a photo gallery.cellular jail light and sound show

Light And Sound Show (Hindi & English)

The saga of the heroic freedom struggle is brought alive in a loving sound and light at Cellular Jail. (subject to weather condition)

 

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Fisheries Museum

It exhibits species of marine life peculiar to the islands and found in the Indo Pacific and the Bay of Bengal.

Andaman Water Sport Complex

First of its kind in India has all possible aqua sports facilities including safe water sports and adventure sports with sea water swimming pool.  Safe water sports are paddle boats row boats, glass-bottom boats, aqua glide, kayaks, water cycle.  Also houses a memorial for the Battle of Aberdeen fought between the Britishers and Andamanese Aboriginals in 1859.

Gandhi Park and Marina Park

Laid in record time in the heart of Port Blair, it is an enticing park comprising of Children’s Park, Amusement and Entertainment Park.  Deer Park, Water sports, Japanese temple, nature walk, garden, restaurant, etc.viper island

Harbour Cruise (Viper Island)

Harbour Cruise provides a unique experience of cruise along the harbour in a boat leaving from Phoenix Bay Jetty.  The panoramic view of seven points from the sea, harbour, the floating dock.  Viper island, etc.,

 

Science Centre

3 kms from Port Blair town, has an Andaman and Nicobar Islands gallery with interactive exhibits depicting genesis of the islands, volcanic activities, science of oceans, fun science gallery, modern technology gallery,Corbyn's Cove taramandal, open air science park and in inhouse butterfly corner, which give a refreshing encounter with science.

Corbyn’s Cove

It is 7 kms from the town.  One of the most picturesque sea-beaches, it is idela fo sea-bathing and sun-basking.