North Point Scuba Diving
North Point (Cinque Island) is the best place for SCUBA diving, swimming, fishing and Camping. North Point are a pair of uninhabited islands and a national sanctuary. The most fascinating part is a rare, sandy beach with a sand bar joining North and South Cinque Island. It is a favorite diving destination.
The islands are accessible by private charter boats from Port Blair, Wandoor or Chidiya Tapu.
How to reach
Reach by Air from Chennai to Port Blair and then from Port Blair to Islands by Sea and road. Regular ships are also available.
Exact Location: Located on the islands of Andaman, North Bay Island.
Nearest Location: Port Blair, which is 39 km away from Port Blair
Distance from Chennai to Port Blair: 1190 km.
Best time to visit: October to May
- All Foreign nationals need to obtain prior permission before entering into North Point.
- There are few internet cafes and ATMs in Port Blair.
- Climate is tropical and humid, with a gentle breeze blowing at all times.
Things to Carry
- Water, juices, snacks
- Electric torch
- Medical kit
- A good compass
- An extra pair of clothes
There are no emergency services for miles, so make sure you go with an experienced dive instructor that knows the waters. You can even do snorkeling in the water.
Corruption Rock, Fish Rock and Snake Island are few of the attractions in the nearby vicinity.