Cellular jail located in Port Blair, is a mute witness to the tortures meted out to the freedom fighters, who were incarcerated in this jail. The Cellular jail, completed in the year 1906 acquired the name "CELLULAR" because it is entirely made up on individual cells for the solitary confinement of the prisoners. The jail, now a place of pilgrimage for all freedom loving people, has declared as a National Memorial.
Marina Park Complex
Hill down side of the Cellular Jail lies the Marina Park Complex. Tsunami on 24-12-2005 caused considerable damage to the complex. (The Complex is under Renovation).
Water Sports Complex
At the left of the Marina Park Complex is the Water Sports Complex. If offers all possible aqua-sport facilities like Water-skiing, Sail boats, Windsurfing, Speed Boats etc. At the entrance a Memorial for the Battle of Aberdeen fought between Britishers and Andamanee aboriginals in 1859 is erected. There is also a sea water swimming pool and a change room. (The Complex is under construction these days)
It was the seat of the British Administration. Important ruins include a church, swimming pool and a Chief Commissioner's residence. A small museum of Indian Navy, SAMUDRIKA, has a good collection of old records.
Red Skin Marine Island
The park provides a rich and varied habitat for marine animals which range from the smallest zoo plankton to the large sea mammals like Dolphins. The Islands inside the park are also the best nesting grounds for four species of Marine turtles including the Green sea, Leather Back, Hawk bill and Olive Ridley. The redskin Island in the MGNM park has a nice beach, and offers spectacular view of corals and marine life.
Jolly Buoy Island
Another Island in the MGNM Park is the Jolly Buoy which offers breath-taking underwater view of corals. The Glass-bottom boats help the tourist to take a closer look at the coral colonies. It is an ideal place for snorkeling, sea-bathing and sun-kissed beach.
Viper Island is very near to Port Blair and was the old Jail were British's used to harbor convicts. It has ruins of gallows atop a hillock. The Jail was abandoned when the Cellular Jail was constructed in 1906.
This museum located at Phoenix Bay. here, models and photographs unfold the lifestyle of the islanders and the social sciences in the past. Also on display are various local handicrafts. Open from 0900 to1600 hrs on all days except Saturdays and holidays.
The Fisheries Museum is situated along the coast by the side of the prison and Gymkhana Grounds. It has a considerable collection of crocodiles, sharks, dolphins, prawns, crabs and 350 more species of marine fauna and shells. A major attraction of the island, the museum, remains Open from 0830 to 1230 and 1330 to 1700 on all days except Sundays.
Havelock Island (Approx 54Kms from Port Blair)
The home of the Onges in Dugong Creek, this island with its pristine beauty, is certainly not a place to be missed during a trip to the Andamans. However, this island also requires one to have a permit from the Department of Forests.
Radhanagari Beach: The beach is the favorite among all nature lovers who love to explore the nature of different places. Radhanagar Beach offers a wide range of fauna and flora for one to explore.
Carbyn’s Cove Beach (Approx 07Kms from Port Blair)
This coconut- palm fringed beach, is ideal for swimming, surfing and sun- basking. This is the only beach within the city a very short distance. One can enjoy the distant ross island, cool sea breeze and kaleidoscopic view of blue waters. The complex has restaurant and bar.
Baratang (Approx 100Kms from Port Blair)
Baratang holds the natures best treasures gifted to the Islands. Limestone caves, Active Mud Volcano, Tothatekri, Baludera Beach & Roglachang Beach are just a few of them. The Road journey from Port Blair to Baratang is through a dense jungle. Daily speed boats are also available from Port Blair to Baratang.