For facilitating tourists a Single Window System has been introduced at the reception area of Directorate of Tourism. The Single Window provides following facilities to tourists:-

Booking of Accommodation

For advance booking of accommodation at Andaman Teal House, Dolphin Resort, at Havelock, Domes/Tented accommodation at Radha Nagar Beach, Havelock, Hawabill Nest at Neil Island, Hawksbill Nest at Rangat and Turtle Resort at Diglipur. These facilities are available on all working days between 80.30 am to 5.00 pm. On Saturday 8.30 am to 12.30 pm Tel.No.232747, 232694.

Forest Permits

Forest permits @Rs.50/- per person is available for visiting Red Skin/Jolly Buoy (this is in addition to boat tickets) by the Forest Department. This facility is available between 8.30 am to 11.00 am and 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm on all days except Sunday (For Foreign Nationals entry fee will be Rs.500/- per person).

Boat Tickets by Private Boat Operators:

For visiting Redskin/Jolly Buoy, North Bay, Ross Island and Viper Island advance booking facility is available between 09.00 am to 11.00 am and 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm on all working days except

S.No Name of Place Departure Timing
1. Redskin/Jolly Buoy 10.00 am from Wandoor Jetty & return 03.00 pm (closed on Monday)Rs.300 per person.
2. Ross Island, Viper Island & North Bay(Package) 09.30 am from Andaman Water Sports Complex @Rs.300/- Lunch and entry fee included. (closed on Wednesday)
3. North Bay Island daily trips 09.00 am from Andaman Water Sports Complex @RS.125/-
4. Ross Island only (closed on Wednesday) 08.30 am, 10.30 am, 12.30 pm & 02.30 pm from Andaman Water Sports Complex @Rs.60/- per persons. (Entry fee per person including charges for camera are payable at Ross Island separately).
5. Harbour Cruise (daily trips. 03.00 pm to 05.00 pm from Andaman Water Sports Complex @Rs.60/- per person

Inter Island Boat Services:

For regular sailing schedule to different Islands like Neil, Havelock, Long Island, Rangat, Diglipur and HutBay may please be contact – Directorate of Shipping Services, Phoenix Bay Jetty, Port Blair Tel.No.245555.

Brief on tourist sports of the city:-

Brief on tourist sports of the city:-

Places Weekly off Entry fee Timing Phone No.
Cellular Jail National Memorial Monday & Public Holidays Rs.5/- 09.00 am to 12.30 pm 01.30 pm to 05.00 pm 230117
Sound & Light Show Nil Adult Rs.20/- Child Rs.10/- Hindi Show : 06.00 pm to 06.55 pm English show : 17.15 pm to 08.10 pm 233388
Fisheries Museum Monday, 2nd Saturday & Public Holidays Adult Rs.5/- Child Rs.3/- (below12 yrs.) Video camera Rs.35/- still camera not allowed 09.00 am to 01.00 pm 02.00 pm to 45.45 pm (under repair) at least six months) 231848
Anthropological Museum Thursday & Public Holidays Rs.10/- 09.00 am to 01.00 pm 01.30 pm to 04.30 pm -
Sagarika & Khadi Emporium Sunday & Public Holidays Entry free 09.00 am to 01.00 pm 02.00 pm to 06.00 pm 233301
Samudrika Monday & Public Holidays Adult Rs.10/- Child Rs.5/- (below 12 yrs.) Camera Rs.20/- Video Rs.40/- 09.00 am to 05.30 pm 232012
Mini Zoo Monday & Public Holidays Adult Rs.2/- Child Rs.1/- 08.00 am to 05.00 pm 245229
Chatham Saw Mill Sunday & Public Holidays Rs.2/- 08.00 am to 02.30 pm -

Important Telephone Numbers

Director(Tourism) 230933
Indian Airlines 233108,234744
Airport Office 232983
Jet Airways 236922, 236933
Airport Office 235911, 235944
Shipping corporation of India 233347,233916
Directorate of Shipping Service 232528,231794
Facilitation counter of Tourism 232747,232694
India tourism Office 233006
Railway Reservation 233042
G.B.Pant Hospital Complex 232101,233473
Police Control Room 232100,100
Police Station-Aberdeen 232400

For more information contact: Tourist Information Centre

Directorate of Tourism

Tel.No.03192- 232694, 232747, Fax-03192-230933

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Website : http://tourism.andaman.nic.in

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