Wandering Around Wandoor Beach, Port Blair

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Last weekend, we went to Wandoor beach, around 25 kms from Port Blair.

Wandoor is a famous beach in Port Blair and attracts hundreds of tourists everyday during the tourist season.   It is very near to Mahatama Gandhi National Marine Park which is a museum of its own kind. Tourists can also go to Jolly Buoy from Wandoor beach, Port Blair.

Wandoor Beach
Wandoor beach is a vast clean beach that overlooks an island with sandy beach -Jolly Buoy island!
Wandoor beach island

There are some delis on the beach that offer decent eatables. Water is clean and the beach is quite for swimming. The beach is also famous for corals and the glass boats that take you to Jolly Buoy and Red Skin island let you see the corals from the magnifying glass bottom of the boats.

The beach is an ideal location for a day time get away. It takes around an hour to reach Wandoor from Port Blair and one can come back to Port Blair the same day after spending few hours on this splendid beach.
Wandoor Beach, Port Blair

Boats to Jolly Buoy start at 9 am in the morning and come back by 3 pm. So, if you are planning to take a ride to Jolly Buoy, please be prepared to reach Wandoor before 9 am. There are no boats after 9 am. All the boats leave Wandoor by 9 am in the morning.

 

And we also spotted a BAR on the beach.. not sure it is operational.
Wandoor Beach, Port Blair
How to reach Wandoor Beach, Port Blair: Hire a cab from Port Blair. The drive takes about 40-50 mins. The best time to visit the beach is in the morning. Snorkeling also takes places at the beach. If you plan to go to Jolly Buoy or Red Skin from Wandoor beach, make sure you reach here well before 9 am as all the boats leave at 9 am for Jolly Buoy and Red Skin.

5 Responses to “Wandering Around Wandoor Beach, Port Blair”

  1. Shanthi says:

    It is and they serve the best fried fish in the world. BTW we were very hungry too :-)

  2. Hey Shanthi..

    Thanks for stopping by.. and I wish I knew about their fried fish, would have definitely tried it then. But never mind, I am planning to go to Wandoor again and will have fried fish there! :)

  3. How does one reach Wandoor from Port Blair and how much time does it take? Do we need to make prior bookings for travel to Wandoor?

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