Do's and Dont's in Andaman

Do's

  1. Confirm the tickets and accommodation before proceeding to Andaman Islands
  2. Foreign Nationals should obtain the required permit from the immigration authorities soon after landing on the islands
  3. Visit only the permitted areas in the Islands.
  4. Make use of the service of authorized tourist guides.
  5. Consult life guards before entering the sea.
  6. Swim in safe areas only.
  7. Keep the beaches and environment clean.
  8. Dispose off the garbage and plastics at proper places/dustbins.
  9. Avail the service of Scuba Dive instructions having certification of international professional organizations for safe diving experience.
  10. Approach Tourist Police personnel for any assistance.

Dont's

  1. Do not enter into restricted areas.
  2. Do not take video or film without permit, wherever such permits are required.
  3. Do not stay on the beaches or the forest areas during nights by putting up own tents/hammocks.
  4. Do not light fire in the forest areas.
  5. Do not enter the National parks without permission.
  6. Do not collect, destroy or remove any living or dead animal/plant.
  7. Do not collect dead coral or touch/break live coral.
  8. Do not stand on the coral reef while snorkeling/Scuba diving.
  9. Do not hunt birds/animals.
  10. Do not throw garbage and plastics in public places, beaches and into the sea.
  11. Do not swim after consuming liquor.
  12. Do not swim in unsafe waters during monsoon.
  13. Do not venture into diving with unqualified/unregistered dive operator for the same may be dangerous to your life.