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Best Things To Do in Havelock Island

Havelock Island, is deemed among most popular tourist destinations in Andamans and there are so many things to do in Havelock Island that it appeals to all types of tourists. The marine wildlife is simply amazing and tourists get plenty of water sports activities to pick from. It is therefore frequented by honeymooning couples, nature lovers and people seeking serenity and relief from the chaos of city life. Underwater activities like scuba diving can be done at more or less all beaches of Havelock Island. There are certified diving operators you can approach for this. The virgin shores of Elephant Beach are ideal for snorkeling. While snorkeling you can see the abundant fish species floating around the corals in the crystal clear water.

There are a few dive shops close to the Radhanagar beach and they offer skilled instructors to aid the tourists. Adventurous tourists trek to the Elephant Beach rather than using boats. The Japanese Hill is a better option in this regard. This bird lover’s haven is composed of tropical rain forest where you can see avian species like Pacific reef egret, collared kingfisher and oriental magpie robin. Check Scuba Diving Packages in Andaman for having an awesome scuba diving experience.

There are a lot of things to do in Havelock Island for anyone and both activity lovers and tranquillity seekers will be satisfied. There are a number of beaches in Andaman and finding a quiet place for sun bathing or relaxing will not be a problem. The teens and kids can indulge in games and fun activities on the sprawling sandy beaches. 

The various beaches of Havelock Island are a visual feast for the eyes. Of these, the Radhanagar Beach is noteworthy. It is a clean beach and watching the sunset here is the perfect recipe to rejuvenate the mind. The Elephant Beach was ravaged by the 2004 tsunami but it is still worth exploring. The Kalapathar Beach is used mostly for picnics and families and groups exploring the island choose it more than single visitors. It has a lot of black coloured rocks gracing the coastline.  The Vijayanagar beach is also good for picnics and it is marked by fringing Mahua trees and sea shells. It is also called the Lone Mangrove Beach. Check out the Honeymoon Packages of Andaman which includes a visit to these popular beaches.

After indulging in water sports activities, swimming or enjoying beach sports, visitors can resort to something different. It is quite an enthralling experience seeing the elephants being trained to carry wood logs. Opting for elephant ride is also an option for visitors. The elephant ride route is through the amazing forests of the island. At the Radhanagar Beach, an elephant named Rajan is present and swimming with that jumbo is a thrilling experience for anyone. Those wondering about things to do in Havelock Island after exploring natural attractions can head to the eateries and cafes! For fresh and delicious seafood- visiting the Emerald Gecko is advisable. As for those who love classic music and healthy salads, the Full Moon Café in beach no 5 is ideal. The cardamom lime fizzes are refreshing, and your taste buds will be pepped up.


Popular Packages

Package Name Duration Price Starts From Rating  
  One Day Dive at Andaman Islands 1D ₹ 3500 3.0 star View Details
  Scuba Diving in Andaman 1 Hrs ₹ 3999 5.0 star View Details
  Trekking and Snorkeling at Elephant Beach, Andaman 5 Hrs ₹ 1499 5.0 star View Details
  Sea Walk in Havelock Island, Andamans ₹ 3999 5.0 star View Details
  Honeymoon Special Candle Light Dinner in Havelock 4 Hrs ₹ 6999 5.0 star View Details
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    Scuba Diving in Andaman
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    About the Activity:Indulge in the fascinating activity of Scuba Diving, in the mesmeric Beach No:1 in Havelock Island.Arrive at the Scuba Diving camp, early in the morning. The timing is based on schedule booked and number of people participating. A PADI (Professional As...

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    Trekking and Snorkeling at Elephant Beach, Andaman
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    About the Activity:Take a break from the daily life and head out for a vacation in the Andaman Island and indulge in this trekking activity.Start your trekking adventure at around 8:00 AM and head out for the trek.Soak in the amazing beauty of the region as you trek thro...

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    Sea Walk in Havelock Island, Andamans
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    About the Activity:Set your limits of expectation quite higher when you decide to indulge in one of the astounding experiences in Andamans, Sea Walking in Havelock Island.Travel to Elephant Beach in Havelock Island.Upon your arrival at the beach, meet a PADI certifie...

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    Honeymoon Special Candle Light Dinner in Havelock
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    About the Activity:Shed your confusions away and book right away a memorable honeymoon night on the Andaman Islands with a wonderful candle light dinner on one of the most beautiful beaches in Havelock Island.As the shore gets cuddled by the cool waves, hold your bel...

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    Snorkeling in the Andamans
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    About the Activity: Mesmerise yourself with the colourful and magical world that lies beneath the waters of Andaman. The 30 minutes snorkelling activity will be conducted in the virgin Elephant Beach that allures with its crystal clear waters and live corals. On this bal...

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    All in One Scuba Open Water Course with Sightseeing
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    About the TripMillions of the people around the world have learned to scuba dive and have gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through PADI/ SSI Open Water Diver Course. This course will teach you the fundamentals of diving through a perfect mixture of th...

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    Open / Advanced Open Water Scuba Course in Andaman
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    About the Activity:Scuba diving, an exhilarating experience that takes you closer to your heard or unheard art as you go deeper into the ocean, invites you to write your story within it. While living your plunge, the evolving peace in mind develops a language that helps ...

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    Kayaking in Andaman
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    About the Activity:If you are looking for some adventure time then this Kayaking in Andaman is the perfect fit for you.Take this incredible tour of Havelock island and once there begin your initial training about Kayaking.Start Kayaking through the beautiful surroundings...

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    Seaplane Ride from Havelock to Port Blair
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    About the Activity:Make your vacation special this time with this thrilling Seaplane ride from Havelock Island to Port Blair.You will start this thrilling activity from Havelock Jetty and board the seaplane.Soak in the amazing beauty of the region while you take the tour...

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    Havelock Island

    About the Activity:Make your underwater adventures a thrilling one with this Snorkelling and Boat ride trip at Elephant beach.Start your tour at around 9:30 AM from the Havelock Dock and the board your boat for the trip.You will be provided with your safety jackets durin...

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    Radhanagar Beach
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     About the Activity:Get ready to make your vacation a special one with this thrilling Radhanagar and Kalapathar beach.Start your trip after getting picked up from your hotel and proceed to Kalapathar beach.Spend some time at Kalapathar beach and witness the amazing beaut...

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    Chidiya Tapu
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    About the Activity:Get ready for the adventure in the wild with this thrilling trekking expedition at Chidiyatapu, Port Blair.Start your tour at 1:00 PM after getting picked up from your hotel and drive to Chidiyatapu which will take around 30 minutes.Pass through the de...

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    Havelock Island

    About the Activity:Indulge in a thrilling sea walking and snorkelling adventure at Havelock Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands.Start this thrilling activity at 8:00 AM after you reach Elephant beach by boat and upon reaching relax for some time at the beach.Head out for...

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    Havelock Island
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    About the Activity:Head out for this thrilling Kayaking and Snorkelling adventure in Andaman.You will start this tour from Havelock Island and the instructor will brief you on paddling as well.Enjoy Kayaking through the Light House snorkelling site and there you will get...

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Attractions

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Neil Island

A tiny island located to the south of Andaman is Neil Island, brimming with less explore marine diversity, coral reefs, long beaches and bewitching greenery. Being one of the tourist destinations in Andaman, Neil is so happy to become the host with revealing all what it has. A romantically silent island unlike the hustle of Havelock Island, Neil Island is termed as the vegetable bowl of Andaman. A perfect place to simply relax and chill is the beaches here and the deserted shores are favourite to those who love to relax in utmost peace.

In two hours, one can explore the island by walking around. It got the name Neil after the British Brigadier General James Neill who stubbornly dealt with the rebels during the 1857 Mutiny. The rich cultivation of paddy is found in Neil Island that belongs to the Ritchies’ Arhcipelago between Havelock Island and Rose Island. One should add this Island to their itinerary if they planning a trip to Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Highlights: One of the major highlights of Neil Island is Neil Kendra, a beautiful curving bay full of white sand and holding the major jetty of the island made attracting by disarraying numerous colourful wooden fishing boats. Known to be the heart of the island, Neil Kendra has Bharatpur Beach on its left and Laxmanpur Beach on the right. The richest collection of marine lives and coral reefs have given Neil Island the peculiarity of being one of the most thrilling scuba diving sites on the island. In addition to diving, Neil Island is home to those who love snorkeling, swimming, birding, cycling etc.

Activities: Glass bottom ride and snorkelling are the major activities available on Neil Island though there are enough opportunities to do diving and other prime adventure activities.

Distance from Port Blair: The island belongs to the South Andaman district is located about 36 km northeast from Port Blair.

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Radhanagar Beach

Radhanagar Beach in Andaman has ranked 8th among the top ten beautiful beaches in the world based on travellers reviews and rating available on multiple sources and Radhanagar Beach deserves it for many reasons. One of the most ravishing beauty in Andaman with a lot of tourists visiting it every year, Radhanagar Beach is the gem of Havelock Island. 500 meters away from the beach, one can see only the expansive blue water and the lush green tropical forests but when you reach the beach, the sights are apparently awe-inspiring.

 Radhanagar is commonly called as Beach No.7 and this is one of the closest beach located near to Havelock Island ferry tier. The silky beach is kids friendly as well so that families are found in plenty on the beach to spend their vacation or a short holiday. There is nothing to be worried as the coast guards are roaming around always and the number of people here will be a pleasant sight to see. Andaman honeymoon packages itinerary always includes Havelock Island.

Activities: Snorkeling, swimming, scuba diving, boating, parasailing etc are some of the most commonly seen activities on the beach and among them Scuba Diving is the best as it offers the clear interaction with the wide range of marine animals and coral reefs around living in harmony. 

The turquoise water gives a rejuvenating experience while you swim across or do snorkelling and since the number of tourists are relatively higher, the Government opens more opportunities for them to spend an ample time on the beach. As it is a superb place adventure lovers also would covet, the fame it has achieved international importance in no time. You must book a Andaman tour including snorkelling, to make your holiday much more special.

Distance from Port Blair: From Port Blair it will take more than three hours to reach Radhanagar Beach as it is located about 72 kms away from the capital city.

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Elephant Beach

Settled on the sands of Havelock Island, Elephant Beach is a reveling beauty well presented by the long coral reefs and the shining shoreline. A peaceful beach with pure serenity and silent ambience will offer the visitors a soothing melody and that would be the perfect time to relax, to walk around with your love or just to do sunbathing. 

Among the different beach on Havelock Island, Elephant Beach has a special significance because of its friendly atmosphere and not so crowded shoreline. In addition to the adventurous activities such as snorkeling and scuba diving, tourists find time to do boating and similar activities on the beach. 

The clear water, the calm waves, the cool breeze and the magnificent sights on the shore have their own impacts on the number of people visiting the beach. You must check other islands of Andaman consisting of great beaches and make your tour marvellous by visiting them.

Highlights: The long array of private boats, fishing boats and buoys extend a riveting beauty to the beach. Moreover, it is a kid friendly beach as well so that families are found here aplenty. The huge shoreline is the key factor behind the countless visitors appear on the beach every day. 

During monsoon also, tourists would love to come to Elephant Beach. People have reported that at times, the wild elephants from the nearby forests come to the beach and stroll along the white sandy bed.

Activities: An ideal place for snorkeling and scuba diving is Elephant Beach though boating and other fun, water based activities are also done by the visitors often. Tourists have experienced the best sea walking as well on Elephant Beach.

Distance from Port Blair: Elephant Beach is located on the famous Havelock Island. It is lying about 69 kms away from the capital city of Andaman, Port Blair. One can reach the beach via boat from Havelock jetty after reaching there from Port Blair by road or by boat.

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Vijaynagar Beach

Known as Beach No.5 is Vijaynagar Beach in the north east part of Havelock Island. Very remote from the crowded locations on Havelock Island, Vijaynagar Beach is close to heart for those who love to spend time in utmost calmness. The regular touch of the sapphire blue water on the pearl like sandy beach makes no noise and it is one of the reasons why tourists chosen it as the perfect space for romantic couples and families. Don't forget to check the resorts for couples in Andaman.

The beauty of the beach has been praised so much by those who visited it. It is always better to come here freely, just to roam around, or to float on the shallow water, or to read under the large shade given by the huge trees on the shore or to do sunbathing. The collection of Mahua trees and palms is the significant ornament making the beach a splendid place to sit back and relax as much as time one wants to. This is one of the magnificent attractions in Andaman.

Highlights: A photographer's paradise is Vijaynagar Beach; especially the sunrise views from the beach is incomparably magnificent. When the sun’s fresh rays spread all over the wide sea, the entire atmosphere starts blushing in all possible colours and there is no better sight from the beach would satiate a photographic mind. The native birds appear during the fresh mornings add effective colours to the sunrise pictures.

Activity: The beach is recognized for relaxed swimming and sunbathing. Adventure activities are not yet a fashion on this inevitable part of Havelock Island.

Distance from Port Blair: Vijaynagar Beach is located at a distance of about 38 kms from Port Blair but from Havelock jetty the beach is lying 9 kms away only.

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Traveller Tales From Havelock Island

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Vasundhara

26 April 2018

"it was amazing. The instructor was amazing too!"

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Dipendra Shah

13 December 2017

LOVELY !

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Anish Mehra

11 December 2017

Lovely sea walk.

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Chaturaanan Jha

11 December 2017

Good experience with good memories. Wish the pickup had been on time.

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Prema Bhattathiri

11 December 2017

The instructors were great. I just had to hug them after the tour was over, they did such a good job. The photos are fantastic too.

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Chidananda Kakkar

11 December 2017

What a brilliant time sea waling in Andaman gave me! Went with my sister and her friend, and all of us enjoyed to the max.

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Divjot Khanna

11 December 2017

Fantastic.

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Shashi Talwar

11 December 2017

I went to Havelock Island with my family and we decided to try out sea walking. Both activities were beyond my expectations.

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Vishwamitra Malik

11 December 2017

Brilliant adventure under the sea. Sea walking was a new kind of activity to me and my friends and it was fantastic.

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