Scuba Diving

The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings external joy to the soul- Be a part of scuba diving.

Snorkeling

view the colorful reefs through your goggles, See the underwater marine life and view the rarest of corals

Trekking

Saddle Peak- Trek to the highest point in Andaman, Evergreen forests, massive trees, colorful chirping birds; the trek is so fascinating that it takes you back in time.

Jet Ski

Jet Ski is among the most popular adventure water sport activities in the lagoon of Andaman Islands. This is one sport which does not require you to be a trained and is as much fun.

Do's

  1. Find out about safe swimming or diving area from the Tourist Information Center, Local Tour Operators and Forest Department Staff. Do not swim in Protected Areas to avoid dangerous animals.
  2. Look for the safety sign boards. They help you to identify potential dangers.
  3. Ask a lifeguard on duty for some advice on swimming conditions like local currents, tides, visibility, and the presence of dangerous marine creatures etc. Swimming conditions can change quickly, so seek prior advice from a lifeguard before entering in water in an unpatrolled area.
  4. Get a friend to swim with you so that you can look out for each other’s safety and get help, if needed. Children should always be supervised by an adult. Avoid swimming in the dark.
  5. Raise your hand up for help if you get into trouble in the water. Stay calm and wave your arm for help.
  6. Treat National Parks as they are sanctorum of our precious natural heritage.
  7. Obtain permits from the Chief Wildlife Warden for photography / videography / investigation inside a sanctuary or a Marine National Park.
  8. While driving, follow the traffic rules, keep left. Carry legal documents like driving license, permit, passport etc.
  9. Dispose of the garbage and plastics at proper places/dustbins.
  10. Take back only photographs and sweet memories leave behind only footprints and ripples.
  11. Obtain transit pass from the Deputy Conservator of Forest, Wildlife Division, Port Blair, to transport any wild animal/trophy, article etc. outside the islands.
  12. Foreign nationals are requested to obtain the Restricted Area Permit.
  13. Visit only permitted areas.
  14. Keep the beaches and the environment clean.
  15. Observe decency and decorum in dress.
  16. On beach, parents are requested to keep an eye on their kids at all times.
  17. Please drink sufficient water to avoid dehydration.

Dont's

  1. Do not dangle your arms or legs in the water during boat rides.
  2. Do not swim alone and don't swim in unsafe waters during monsoon.
  3. Do not swim after consuming liquor and also avoid night swimming or diving.
  4. Do not pluck or damage corals.
  5. Shiny jewelry or bright colored clothes resembles fins of small fishes and may attract predatory fishes predatory fish are also attracted to blood odour. Avoid such things while swimming.
  6. Foreign Nationals should not enter the islands without required permit.
  7. Do not enter into restricted/tribal areas and don’t take video film or photographs of Tribal Reserve areas of the indigenous tribes, Airport, Government Dockyard, Defense Establishments, Naval Wharf, Dhanikhari Dam and Chatham Saw Mill.
  8. Do not collect, destroy coral or touch/ break live coral.
  9. Please do not stand on the coral reef while snorkeling / Scuba Diving.
  10. Do not carry sea fans and seashells unless specific permits are obtained from the Fisheries Department.
  11. Do not throw garbage and plastic in public places, beaches and into the sea.
  12. Do not light fire in Forests and Protected Areas as it not only destroys forests but also damages wildlife habitat.
  13. Person who commits breach of any of the conditions of the wildlife protections shall be punishable under law.
  14. Do not enter in the National Parks without prior permission.
  15. Corals & Shells, collection of which is prohibited under Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.
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