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What is Snorkeling?

Snorkelling in Andaman is one of the most wonderful and mesmerising experiences one can ever experience. Diving in the calming waves of the sea to take a look at the huge biodiversity growing can be extremely refreshing. People wear fins and breathing tubes to go underwater and look at life. The Andaman Islands is an excellent place to go snorkelling. The marine life and the coral reefs reward the eyes with a beautiful sight. Water sports in Andaman and Nicobar islands are very famous. Diving in Andaman and snorkelling in Andaman are some examples. Snorkelling on the Andaman coast is a dream for many people with instating wanderlust. 

Why is it famous in Andaman?

The light blue colour of water with the white-coloured sand mix up so well that while snorkelling, the sight leaves the person bewitched. The colourful underwater life is a fabulous experience, which everyone should live at least once. Observing the dynamics of the kingdom in the water makes way for riveting memories which can be cherished lifelong. The sights we see are magical and straight out of fairy tales. The feeling of your body floating while performing water sports in Andaman is as wonderful as any.  

Where can snorkelling be done?

Andaman and Nicobar Islands are undoubtedly one of India’s best places to snorkel. Check out the sites we have mentioned below, pick a suitable one, and partake in the activity now!

 

To help you through the whole activity, guides and safety jackets are also provided. Many guides help you through the whole process and go snorkelling with you to ensure your safety. So, strap on those belts and book your flights to this place now. 

 

Some of the places you can snorkel in the Andaman and Nicobar islands are-

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Top Islands for a Snorkelling in Andaman:

1. North Bay Island

Snorkelling on North Bay island in Port Blair while touring Andaman islands is a must to do for your itinerary. Some of the most diverse biodiversity concerning marine life can be found here. Hundreds of tourists arrive for snorkelling here, and the large area is also a benefit. Some of the underwater animals like fishes, lobsters, and clams can be a grand sight to watch. Some snacks and roadside vendors take care of your appetite also. You can reach here by ferry. 

Charges for snorkelling on North Bay Island

On average, it can cost up to 500 INR per person to snorkel here. 

Best Time to snorkel on North Bay Island 

The best time to tour this place and snorkel is from December to March. 

2. Elephant Beach

Bright and beautiful marine life can be found underwater at Elephant Beach. Crystal clear water and blue water offer an amazing view while snorkelling. There is a huge variety of marine life that can be found underwater, making the perfect view for snorkelling. 

 

This is one of the cleanest beaches in Andaman and is also considered to be as organised as it can be. About its name, elephants can also be seen on this island. Their area is, of course, prohibited from tourists from touring. But they are a sight. 

Charges for snorkelling on Elephant Beach

It can cost 400 INR per person.

Best Time to Visit Elephant Beach 

Tourists are advised to visit this place for snorkelling between May and October.

3. Red Skin Island

Cerulean water and clean beaches are specialities at red skin island. Every tourist is encouraged to visit red beach island at least once on their trip to snorkel here. This is an isolated and secluded island. Its vibes can be described as calm and serene. This island offers peace to all who cherish it. Observe marine life and explore the place at your pace enjoying the surroundings.

 

This place can be considered perfect for all kinds of water sports. Don’t waste any more time and fly down to the island, making memories for a lifetime.

Charges for snorkeling on Red Skin Island

It can cost up to 550 INR per person.

 

Best time to visit for snorkelling on  Red Skin Island 

The best time to visit this place is from October to May.

4. Neil Island

Neil island is another island on the Andaman islands surrounded by forests. It is another place offering tranquillity to the best extent. One of the best varieties of biodiversity of marine life and coral reefs can be found here; divers and snorkelers can be found here in large numbers. The Laxmanpur beach found here, which the jetty can board, is the perfect destination for snorkelling. The water is also easily transparent on this island, indicating cleanliness. The water current and waves here rarely go haywire, thus proving to be one of the best waterside places. 

Charges for snorkelling on Neil Island

It can cost up to 490 INR per person to snorkel here.

Best time to visit for snorkelling on Neil Island 

March to April is the best time to visit Neil Island for snorkelling.

5. South Button

A snorkeler’s dreamland and heaven all in one is the south button in the Andaman islands. The journey up to this place and the marine life and coral reefs are extravagant here. One can swim deep here without fearing danger in the water. Shallow depths and their beauty are just mesmerising here. Many butterfish, turtles, angelfish, etc., can be seen here. This awe-inspiring island is a refreshment for all age groups. It is a place one must visit. The tranquil surroundings just add to its features. Biodiversity as vast as any other place with the white sand gives a thrill of adventure welcome for all those wanderlust people there.

Charges for snorkelling on South Button

It can cost 600 INR per person.

Best Time to visit for snorkelling on South Button

The best time to tour this place for snorkelling is from December to April.

Conclusion

Andaman and Nicobar islands house some of the most beautiful islands, and the tranquillity of water song with the huge variety of biodiversity makes these places a must-visit. Some of the most beautiful memories can be created here, which will last a lifetime. Water sports and adventurous thrills define this place for all those seeking isolation from the daily hustle and bustle and stressful life. Bright and vibrant colours are found in places here. Snorkelling gives an insight into an underwater kingdom many people deem ordinary. Visit this place and have an amazing experience. 

Andaman and Nicobar islands house some of the most beautiful islands, and the tranquillity of water song with the huge variety of biodiversity makes these places a must-visit. Some of the most beautiful memories can be created here, which will last a lifetime. Water sports and adventurous thrills define this place for all those seeking isolation from the daily hustle and bustle and stressful life. Bright and vibrant colours are found in places here. Snorkelling gives an insight into an underwater kingdom many people deem ordinary. Visit this place and have an amazing experience. 

FAQ'S

Yes, it is safe. Even if you don’t know how to swim, you can take part in snorkelling as all you have to do is dive and float, which is just as easy for non-swimmers. 

Yes, as long as they are above 13 years old. The age limit is to protect youngsters from danger. Children from age 13 to 18 are also to be with an adult. 

Spring is considered to be the best weather to snorkel. It is slightly breezy and feels pleasant overall. While in winter it can be freezing to go snorkelling in the cold water and wear many layers of clothes, in the summer it can be extremely hot, and even staying in water for long times might make people feel hot. That’s why spring is considered to be the best weather to snorkel. 

Yes, snorkelling can be considered a water sport. People can have sorts of races while diving in, how many types of different forms of marine life they can find etc. Playing with water is another advantage. 

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