Snorkelling At North Bay Island (Port Blair) At Shore


  • Snorkeling duration for 15 min to 20 min.
  • Instructor and participant ratio is 1:1
  • Complementary underwater photography and videography.
  • Participants should be 8 yrs and above and physically and mentally fit enough to dive.
  • Swimming not required.
  • Snorkeling site – North Bay Island.
  • To & Fro speed boat ticket to reach North Bay Island on sharing basis.
  • Pick and drop by a cab from any of the Port Blair Hotel within city area to the harbour. Outside city area hotels pick up and drop will be extra.

Snorkelling in North Bay Island



The tropical waters of the Andaman Sea are ideal for snorkeling in Andaman – clear, calm, balmy and bursting with brilliant marine life. Snorkeling can be done year-round in andamans


Snorkelling is the process of swimming on the surface of the water while outfitted with a designed tube known as a snorkel (A snorkel is a tube around 30 cm long, generally L or J-shaped and fixed with a mouth piece at the lower end, and designed of rubber or plastic. It is applied for breathing air from over the water surface area when the wearer’s mouth area and nose are submerged) coupled with swim fins occasionally. Utilizing this equipment permits the snorkeller to notice underwater attractions for extended time periods with comparatively small effort. It is a well-known fun activity in andamans.


Snorkelling at North Bay Island 


North Bay island is a popular destination in Port Blair. The beach and the snorkelling opportunities in its fringing coral reefs are the closest ones you will find at Port Blair. The corals at North Bay are rather good and spread over large area. You shall spot many fishes, a lobster, or even clams on the coral reef. Life rings or jackets are provided during your snokelling trip. A guide assist you while you snorkel. You do not require swimming skills to do this activity though swimming skills can help.To reach North Bay, you'll have to take a ferry from the marine Jetty at the Aberdeen area. A tour guide will assist you every step of the way to make sure the experience is fluid and hassle-free. A usual snorkeling package already covers all the ticketing and transportation charges. Snorkeling equipment and other necessities are provided by the vendor, so all you have to do is dive and explore. Alternately, you can book the ferry on your own and make a trip to the island with your own equipment and snorkel there for long hours.


Age limit for Snorkelling in the islands?

Children above 10 years of age and people below 60 can easily enjoy snorkelling, given an experienced snorkeler is present there to assist.?


People who are not allowed to Snorkel in the isles include:

  • Pregnant Women.
  • Senior citizens above the age of 60.
  • People with heart conditions.
  • People with breathing difficulties.
  • People under heavy medication or in need of care.
  • People with have psychological conditions which cause distortion or panic underwater.
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