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TOP THINGS TO DO IN ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS.

Introduction

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are an Indian archipelago, located in the Bay of Bengal. There are roughly 526 islands. These islands are known for their palm-lined, white-sand beaches, tropical rainforests, and mangroves. Coral reefs supporting marine life like sharks and rays make for popular diving and snorkeling sites. The native Andaman Islanders inhabit the more remote islands, many of which are off-limits to visitors.

Here are some of the amazing things that the visitors to the Andaman and Nicobar islands could give their hands on:

You can also go for Gokarna Beach Trek and Camping 2022, which is in bangalore, you can see lot of great views and this trek is one of the best in India.

Jet Ski Ride

Most tourists enjoy this water sport. This water activity is available at Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex. A normal rate is charged for this sport and after dressing up in a proper suit and heading the instructor’s advice, one will be ready to zip around on a Jet Ski. Always try not to ignore the advice and try not to get carried away by the high speed and excitement.

This water sport is safe and is handled by a certified rider and utmost care is taken regarding the safety of the tourist by the way of providing life Jackets. Always remember to wear a life jacket and that it is the best enjoyed on a good day. It can be a dangerous thing to do Jet Skiing during the monsoon, rains, and stormy days. The Jet Ski is capable of reaching very high speeds and thus it is advisable to go along with an instructor if one is trying this for the first time. Out of all the adventure activities in Andaman, Jet Skiing stands out.

Jet Skies are not difficult to drive as one may think, however, it needs proper caution from the driver. The thrill of cruising through the sea on a Jet Ski, with the wind hitting you hard on your face, is truly mesmerizing for every adventure seeker, whether a teenager or an adult.

Seakart

Seakart is a state-of-the-art water sports craft over here. Though it bears resemblance to a go-kart, the Seakart is 3.5 m long and 2 m wide and offers great stability and comfort to the patrons onboard. The Seakart is extremely easy to drive with a steering wheel, a paddle accelerator, and a push-button engine on/off. A Seakart can occupy 3 people.

One seat will be occupied by a licensed instructor while the other two can be tourists. The licensed instructor will also serve as a guide and supervisor whilst you drive your own Seakart. One gets 30 minutes of excursion time starting from Corbyn’s Cove Beach till near Ross Island & back at Seakart Adventure Andamans. This long route gives you and your companion ample time to drive, enjoy and explore the magnificent coasts of Port Blair. 

Dos and Don’ts:

1. Only participate after a thorough reading about the activity.  Also, refrain from participation if you are apprehensive.

2. Pregnant women, physically/mentally challenged persons. Children below 6 years, and adults above the age of 60 are not allowed to participate no matter what.

3. The minimum age for driving Seakart is 18 years and the maximum age is 60 years. However, children aged 6-17 years can sit on Seakart and participate in a joy ride with a parent/guardian.

Scuba Diving

This activity in Andamans is a unique lifetime experience in Andamans. The coastal water surrounding these islands is the home of one of the richest coral reef ecosystems in the world. For those people who love adventure, there is no greater adventure than diving.

Whether one is a beginner or one had been diving to fathoms. There is always something new, fascinating, or challenging about venturing into the water world. One’s diving interest may vary from a casual pastime. Pursued on vacation to a constant passion or even a professional career. Diving offers something unique and special to everyone. Diving in Andaman and Nicobar islands is thus exceptional. The coastal belt surrounding these islands is the home of one of the richest coral reef ecosystems in the world. December and April is the best season for diving here.

Andaman and Nicobar islands are tourist destinations that in the end. Make us think that the world is huge and beautiful enough. It reminds or enlightens us about the need to protect nature.  It is thus a must-visit place on any wanderlust’s wishlist.

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