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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

What are the different activities that can be done in Port Blair?

Rupali Khanna DEC 10 2012
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Port Blair has a platter full of surprises for the adventurer in you. Holidays in Port Blair are usually a humdrum of whole lot of activities and offers much for those looking beyond the scenic pleasure that the place offers. Let's check out what all the adventurer in you can look for at Port Blair:

  • Snorkelling

The pristine blue waters of Port Blair are perfect for snorkelling. Get ready to be mesmerized by the diverse, colourful and fascinating water life that thrives beneath those cool waves. With experts guiding you about the nitty-gritty of this fun activity, you'll be well equipped to spend some tranquil time in an enchanting world. Jolly Buoy island is the most perfect place that you can take a dive from. Time to get your own fins!

There's nothing that can be compared to the experience of handling your own set of oars in the waters of Andamans. As the entry point to the other islands, Port Blair is always game for ferry boats and more. More than a mode of transportation, boating has become a regular activity for tourists here. Sailing out to Viper Island, Ross Island and North Bay is an experience that you wouldn't forget in this lifetime. Ones looking for more can try shelling out a few more bucks to the local fisherman to guide you to a tour of mangrove creeks or Mt Harriet National Park. Feel the sea wind swishing through your hair, as you set sail with the drowning sun on the horizon.

A ferry ride costs approximately between INR 100 to 400.

You can't resist dropping a line in the waters of Andamans, can you? Well, take our word, you can't. With the waters of Andamans bustling with the most amazing sea life that has people from all over the world thronging to the place, you can't be left behind. Ferry down to Havelock Island, Ritchie's Archipelago, Long Island or Neil Island for fishing. You never know what you may have on the hook - skip jack, barracuda, kingfish, tuna, snapper or more. Port Blair is the most loved spot for saltwater fishing. Get your fishing rod out now, time to drop it down in the full of surprises waters of Andamans.

Apart from these, every lane in Port Blair has an old world charm of its own. On a vacation like this, you better not limit to one or the other activity. With tales of drowned treasures riding the wind here, there's much more Port Blair than what meets the eye. A stroll down the road may have you heading off on a treasure hunt in a jiffy! So, with Port Blair, you never know. Enjoy!

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