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How to Reach Havelock Island

How to Reach Havelock Island by Air

The nearest airport is in Port Blair from there you can either take a ferry to Havelock Island or fly in an amphibious 8-seater Cessna seaplane from Port Blair to Havelock and back every day except for Sunday.

How to get there by Sea

Ferries are the best way to reach this island and you can take ferries from Port Blair and Rangat. The schedules and timings of these may vary according to the season hence it is advisable to enquire locally about ferries.

Getting Around Havelock Island

Moving around the island should not be problem as the island boasts of a good public transport system that is reliable and inexpensive as well.

Walking: The scenic beauty of the island is best explored on foot hence walking is the best option to move around the island.

Buses and shared jeeps: Local buses and shared jeeps ply on the two main roads between the port which is popularly known as Beach 1 and Radhanagar which is Beach 7 and Beach 5 where most of the accommodation is concentrated.

Auto rickshaws: Auto-rickshaws are the other mode of preferred transport here as the rates are standardised. You can hire them either from the market area or flag them down on the main road.

Bicycles, scooters, and motorcycles: You can also hire bicycles, scooters, and motorcycles from the centre of town which is Beach 3 or you can enquire from your guesthouse.

Private taxi: Private A/c and non A/c taxis are available on rent through the resort you are staying at or your travel agent.


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