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Havelock Island

Andaman Islands | India
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Havelock Island is categorised as Beachside / Getaways


Havelock Island (Nivalink Trip Dated - 4 October 2010)
Kala Patthar Beach (Photo Courtesy: Vikramjit Kakati)
Around Havelock Island (Nivalink Trip Dated - 22 March 2007)
Radhanagar Beach (Nivalink Trip Dated - 22 March 2007)
Vijaynagar Beach (Nivalink Trip Dated - 22 March 2007)
Elephant Beach (Photo Courtesy: Prabhupj)
Scuba Diving (Photo Courtesy: Prabhupj)
Havelock Beach (Nivalink Trip Dated - 22 March 2007)
Vijaynagar Beach (Nivalink Trip Dated - 4 October 2010)
Radhanagar Beach (Nivalink Trip Dated - 4 October 2010)

Reasons to Visit
  • Havelock Island, named after Henry Havelock, a British general, is situated 57 km North East of Capital City Port Blair
  • Havelock Island is accessible by 4 hours ferry ride from Port Blair (Lesser by a speedboat or Macruzz)
  • Havelock Island is renowned for crystal clear waters and Scuba diving / Snorkeling experience like no other destination in India except Lakshadweep.
  • Havelock Island which is where a few eco-resorts are situated and where Scuba / Snorkeling can be enjoyed in pristine blue waters which are best anywhere in India territory by a long way (except Lakshadweep Islands on the Western extreme).
  • Port Blair is anything but touristy. Idea here is to relax, unwind and enjoy a remote island experience.
  • Guests here spend anywhere from two nights to two weeks.
  • One can hire a bicycle; a scooter and move around the Island (15 kms from one end to another) or can just enjoy walking around.
Know It
  • Havelock Island is as remote as it can get and there is no question of any other commercial activity besides few resorts and dive centers. Medical and emergency facilities here are basic and one has to get transported to Port Blair for a simple medical checkup. Radhanagar Beach, Govindnagar Beach and Vijaynagar Beachare two main locations. Radhanagar Beach is more conventional beach, good for swimming or a long walk Vijaynagar Beach and Govindnagar Beach is where there are corals and where one can do a bit of Amateur snorkeling Short Boat ride required to be taken for more unexplored Scuba / Snorkelling sites Dive Centres are open all through the year and Diving is conducted during monsoon (June - Sept) subject to weather condition
Recommendations
  • Island Destinations of India"Havelock is most popular and exotic Island to arrive in Andaman Islands. It takes a 3 hours boat ride (2 hours by private boat) from Port Blair to reach. Havelock has full range of stay options from budget beach shacks to premium resorts and is popular with honeymooners and adventure travellers. Dive centre here is operational all through the year."
  • Popularly visited destinations on Andaman Islands"Havelock Islands is accessible via a ferry ride from Port Blair and is renowned for its crystal clear beaches, adventure activities and remote island character. Havelock Islands remains one of the most sought after destinations of Andaman Islands by holiday travellers and honeymooners."
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Port Blair (39 kms)

Havelock Island has 12 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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Standard1
Mid-segment2
Premium5
Experiential4
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Resort11
Hotel1

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4 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Havelock Island

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Short Break (4-6 nights)4

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List of Holidays for Havelock Island

Short Break

  • Best of Havelock and Port Blair (4 Nights)
  • Havelock - Port Blair Break (5 Nights)
  • Natural Wonders of Andamans (5 Nights)
  • Paradise Called Andamans (5 Nights)

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Havelock Island has 2 Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

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Activities2

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List of Service Add Ons for Havelock Island

Activities

Services Rates Starting From
Snorkelling and Kayaking at HavelockRs. 2500
Under Water Sea WalkRs. 3200

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Destination Ideas

  • Andaman Getaway
  • Havelock Island for the Honeymooners
  • Scuba Diving in Havelock Island, Andamans

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Havelock Island has one of the best scuba diving sites in Andaman Islands and whole of India. There are number of operators who operate boat trips from any of the islands to different diving sites. Dive centres around the island offer weeklong or fornightlong diving packages. Andaman Sea is very rich in marine life and guests are also able to do Snorkelling easily as well.
    Adventure
    Scuba Diving
    1
    A local trip on a speed boat with two local fishermen to the nearby mangroves is possible. Guests are also able to go deeper for deep sea fishing (prior permission required).
    Activity, Adventure
    Boat Safari, Deep Sea Fishing
    1
    Walking around the Island and cycling are common activities for guests to Havelock Island who are looking to explore the island.
    Activity
    Walking, Cycling
    1
    Elephant Beach on the northwest coast of Havelock Island is where one can enjoy Elephant rides. Its a popular visit option for Tourists.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    5
    Kalapathar beach is located in one corner of the Havelock Island surrounded by thick forests and excellent for solitude seekers and guests looking to do a bit of Bird photography.
    Activity, View Point
    Bird Watching, Sea or Ocean or Beach
    5
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Jungle trekking is an activity for guests to Havelock Island who like walking and exploring forest areas. Guests are able to traverse between length and breadth of the island in half a day.
    Adventure
    Trekking
    1

Destinations within reach from Havelock Island

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Govindnagar BeachCrystal clear quiet waters around which some resorts are situated.Getaway2
Radhanagar BeachLike any other idyllic beach located on mainland at the farthest corner of the island and home to Experiential Barefoot Resort.Getaway2
Vijaynagar BeachCrystal clear quiet waters around which some resorts are situated.Getaway8
Nearest Airport in Havelock Island
  • Veer Savarkar Airport ( IXZ ) , Port Blair-39 Kms
Recommended travel connections to Havelock Island from Major Cities.
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Ahmedabad
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Chennai
Kolkata
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