Havelock

Havelock IslandHavelock is 55km northeast of Port Blair. It is a 100 sq km island that has great white-sand beaches and clear water, which is perfect for snorkeling. There are interesting coral formations and large fish-dolphins and turtle, which make snorkeling very interesting. This is one of the few islands at which foreigners are permitted to stay overnight. An Island located in South Andaman group to reach the island it takes 4 to 5 hours by a motor boat. Havelock is a most ideal place for tent camping. At Havelock, the Tourism Department has accommodation. An Island located in South Andaman group to reach the island it takes 4 to 5 hours by a motor boat. Havelock is also famous for its golden sand beach and bluish green sea water. Sea journey from Port Blair to Havelock is just few hours. Only one ship travels to and fro between Port Blair and Havelock. Travellers prefer to stay in this island as the colour of the beaches varies from early morning Sun light to evening dusk. Scuba diving and Snorkeling are available in these beaches. There are divers clubs available and people from these clubs will escort if people are interested in scuba diving. Very good tender coconut and all varieties of meals available. People travelling through package trips, will get their lunch served in the ship itself. After getting down from the ship, the beach is 15-20 minutes journey by vehicle. This island is included in the standard package of Andaman trip. For one day package, visitors will get approximately 2 hours to enjoy in the beach. Near the beach, small tents and plastic chairs are available for rent to sit and enjoy. The water in the sea is bluish and the sand is shiny with reflections. The beach is very safe to play. Nearer to the beach, there is facility to change the dress. Fruits and snacks available at small shops. After getting down from the ship at Havelock, 30minutes journey has to be performed to reach the beach. Havelock Island , an independent Island with a vide Beach (Radha Nagar Beach) recorded the seventh best beach in Asia.