Havelock Island, the largest island of the cluster of islands in Andaman, is located around 41 kilometers from Port Blair. Named after the British General Henry Havelock, the island’s is a magnificent and a beautiful place for everyone who seeks to experience paradise on Earth, away from all the troubles and drudgery of everyday life.
The island has a lot to offer along with the beautiful sandy beaches fringed with a green canopy of the rain-fed forests summons everyone to enjoy the cobalt sea.
You can reach Havelock by ferries, which the government runs at regular intervals, and if you want to taste luxury, there is also an option to avail the services provided by M/s Mak Logistics, Port Blair & Coastal Cruise operated by M/s Coastal Seaways India Pvt. Ltd., Green Ocean, Bhagya Express for private boats.
Once in Havelock, you will have no time for you to think of anything else except for the beauty you will find yourself surrounded by and the activities that await you! There is Radhanagar Beach located some 12 kilometers on the south coast of Havelock. A true beauty for your eyes to behold – this beach has made it to the list of the best beaches in Asia by TIME Magazine. There is also The Vijaynagar Beach located on the east coast of the island for nature lovers and people who just want get lost in the greenery and take occasional dips in the sea. For exploring some of the offbeat beaches, Kalapather Beach is the to-be location for you to go.
The abundance of marine life around Havelock offers a rich and opulent variety of varied scuba diving sites. There are many for you to choose from like the ‘Seduction Point’, ‘Aquarium’, ‘Lighthouse’, ‘Pilot Reef’, ‘Mac Point’, ‘Minerva Ledge’ and ‘Turtle Bay’. They are all promising areas for scuba diving. For the adventure enthusiasts, The Elephant Beach is the perfect location. The rich coral reef formation and amazing underwater marine life makes it fitting for snorkeling. Accessible by a small cruise boat from Havelock Jetty in about 40 minutes, it is an ideal site for witnessing some underwater beauty first hand.
Apart from beautiful azure beaches and the marine life at your footstep, you can also enjoy the majestic elephant rides, bird watching experiences, game finishing, kayaking and more. Havelock is a true slice of heaven on Earth, an excellent location with something to offer for everyone.