Top Nature & Wildlife Attractions In Andaman and Nicobar Islands

1Campbell Bay National Park

The Campbell Bay National Park is situated on the island of Great Nicobar which is the biggest of the Nicobar Islands in the eastern Indian Ocean and about 190 kilometers towards the north of Sumatra. In 1992, it was gazetted as a national park in India.

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2Cinque Island Sanctuary

Cinque Island (39 Kms. by Sea from Port Blair): Declared as a sanctuary, these are enchanting islands with rare corals and under-water marine life and tropical rain forest. There is a beautiful sand bar joining the islands. It is suitable for scuba diving and snorkeling.  

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3Galathea National Park

When everything in Andaman and Nicobar is unique, how could wildlife remain behind. Andaman and Nicobar is home to some exclusive flora and fauna that stays hidden in the deep jungles of these islands or in the lagoons surrounding the islands.

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4Mount Harriet National Park

A ferry service from the Chatnam wharf to Bamboo flat, from there one can take a vehicle to Mt Harriet which is 365 m in height.

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5Mahatma Gandhi National Park

The Andaman and Nicobar are a cluster of 324 large and small islands covering an area of 8,300 sq km which runs from north to south off the southeast of the Indian sub-continent in the Bay of Bengal. The islands are  located 950km from the mouth of the Hugli river in West Bengal and 193 km from Cape Negrais in Myanmar. Great Andaman lying to the north is the largest contiguous block of islands and is administratively divided into the North, Middle and South Andaman. Little Andaman is squeezed in between Great Andaman and the Nicobar cluster of islands. Port Blair, located in South Andaman is the capital city of the group.

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6Saddle Peak National Park

The park started in Andaman district in 1979, covers an area of 33sq.km. It is at a distance of 5km from Diglipur; the nearest town and 200km from Port Blair,the nearest airport and the capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

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7Wandoor National Park

The Wandur National Park is located in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Indian Ocean. The Andaman and Nicobar Island groups have over 300 islands, many of which are uninhabited. The 12 islands of the Labyrinthine island group, make up the Wandur National Park, also known as the Mahatma Gandhi Marine Park.

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More great destinations can be found in the Explore India page.

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