12 Incredible Places to Explore in Port Blair

By Romit Kemprai, 23/07/2023

Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, is a beautiful and historic city with a lot to offer visitors.

1. Cellular Jail

Former British prison for Indian freedom fighters, symbolizing the struggle for independence.

2. Ross Island

A must-see for history and architecture enthusiasts. Guided tour unveils its past and ruins of grand buildings.

3. Chidiya Tapu

Over 150 bird species like eagles, owls, and kingfishers. Abundant plant and flower diversity on the island.

4. Jolly Buoy Island

Stunning beaches, clear waters, ideal for swimming, snorkelling, and scuba diving. Resorts available for a relaxing beach holiday.

5. Samudrika Marine Museum

Great place to discover diverse sea life. Museum showcases fish, coral reefs, seashells, and Andaman and Nicobar Islands' history and cultural ties with the sea.

6. Anthropological Museum

Displays indigenous tribes' culture and history with clothing, tools, and weapons.

7. Mount Harriet National Park

Beautiful park with diverse plants and animals, including elephants, deer, and monkeys. Perfect for hiking and scenic relaxation.

8.Wandoor Beach

Long sandy beach, ideal for swimming, sunbathing, and picnics. Popular for water sports like kayaking and windsurfing. Easily accessible from Port Blair (20 km) by car or taxi.

9. Corbyn’s Cove Beach

Stunning with calm waters and white sand. Popular for swimming, sunbathing, and picnics. Accessible from Port Blair (10 km) by car or taxi.

10. Japanese Bunker

Japanese soldiers built this WWII bunker on Andaman Islands, including Port Blair. Bunkers are underground shelters for soldiers during wartime, used for hiding when threatened

11. North Bay underwater activity

Exciting underwater trip reveals diverse coral shapes and sizes ,wavy brains, moving flowers – a fascinating, strange world!

12. Rutland Island

Remote, 20 km south of Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar. Stunning blue waters, abundant marine life. Ideal for scuba diving and snorkelling beginners due to shallow seas.