Jolly Buoy Coral Island (Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park)
Destination: Jolly Buoy Island
Located at: Port Blair
Distance from Port Blair to Jolly Buoy Island: 29 Km by Road then after 45 Minutes by Ferry Journey
Visited From: Wandoor Jetty
How to Reach Jolly Buoy Island from Port Blair: By Vehicle 30 Minute and then By Ferry 45 minute journey
Jolly Buoy Trip Duration: 06 to 08 hrs (Day Trip)
Things to do in Jolly Buoy Island: Swimming / Glass Bottom Boat Ride / Snorkeling
Closed on: Every Monday
Jolly Buoy is one of the most visiting places among visitors of Andaman and Nicobar Island and is well known for its scenic beauty which is one of the part of Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park. This is one of the best places know to visit in Andaman Tour and also one of the famous tourist places near Port Blair.
Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park
This place is famous for its rich collection of coral reefs. Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park incorporates turtles, starfish, fishes and sharks. It also consists of sea anemones, shells, crocodiles and water snakes with vast stretch of enchanting marine waters, sparkling sandy beaches and mangroves bushy vegetated islands and magnificent coral reefs.
Two-half hours is allowed for the visitors to visit Jolly Buoy Island or Red Skin Island. In general, from May- November to Red Skin Island and from December – May Jolly Buoy Island is open for visitors.
How to Reach Jolly Buoy Island
This Island is located at a distance of 15 miles from the Wandoor Jetty. Wandoor situate at a distance of 29km from Port Blair and you can reach there by bus or Private Vehicle. From there one can proceed by taking a ferry to till Jolly Buoy. Visitors should have an entry permit to visit this island.
Activities in Jolly Buoy Island
Snorkeling, one of the best life time experience for all visitors. Beautiful beaches with crystal clear water provide excellent fun and entertainment. Observing rare corals and marine life through glass bottom boats or snorkeling makes the trip more memorable. Visitors can also visit nearby wandoor Beach.