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Jolly Buoy Island

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great place to visit one should go.. beauty of nature to exprience .. glass boating on crystal... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
jignesh m
The best thing about The Andamans is "Jolly Buoy"

A trip to Andaman without a visit to the Jolly Buoy island is incomplete. Andaman offers you many... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Prasenjit P
Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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| Mahatma Gandhi National Park, Port Blair, South Andaman Island 744105, India
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

great place to visit one should go.. beauty of nature to exprience .. glass boating on crystal clear water

1  Thank jignesh m
Reviewed 12 August 2018

A trip to Andaman without a visit to the Jolly Buoy island is incomplete. Andaman offers you many natural wonders but the best and most picturesque of them is this island. It is open for six months a year from October to March. This is...More

Thank Prasenjit P
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This tourist place is just only not for making money, but harassing tourists. Tourists with young children please do not visit. First, you must reach to the jetty by 7 a.m. Its open roughly between 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Before sitting in the boat...More

4  Thank Raj_Josh
Reviewed 10 July 2018

What a wonderful life time experience !! we took a one hour additional glass bottom boat ride . The boat man took us around 3 islands -- saw so many many types of Coral -- so many types of fishes and other sea animals ....More

8  Thank bulumumbai
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This si little far from port blair. You have to take prior permit from the govt to go there. And thats the reason most of the non local travel agents do not even recommend it, But its a wonderful place n trip to Andaman is...More

Thank madhvi k
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Believe me the memories of this island will remain with you throughout your life or till the time you visit again. This is one of the most beautiful crystal clear beach I have ever been to. You can easily see fishes swimming with you and...More

1  Thank Kitty2121
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Amazing fishes and corals to watch while sitting on the glass bottom boat. Avoid taking pictures and enjoy the beauty as the blue glass on the boat does not give good pictures, so enjoy the view as much as you can with your eyes.

Thank vini_phooh
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Spotlessly clean, transparent water and great viewing of marine life. We took the underwater viewing glass boat ride and did snorkelling as well

Thank Arin62
Reviewed 20 June 2018

One among the most loved attraction at the Islands, Jolly Bouy offers travelers beautiful coral views through glass bottom boats. The long white sand beach here is littered with the dry, twisted trunks of trees torn up and flung down by annual cyclones. It is...More

Thank RakeshTNTI
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Jolly Buoy island is one of the most pristine islands near Port Blair. One needs to go to a place called Wandoor and catch a ferry from here. The ferry ride is also quiet interesting as it goes through a marine national park. The island...More

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Dream W
18 October 2018|
Response from vini_phooh | Reviewed this property |
Jolly Buoy is a good outing for the day. It has clear glass boats and lots of marine life to see. Chidiya Tapu was waste of time as there was nothing to see. No birds or wild life was visible. Maybe early morning can give... More
Odity R
10 September 2018|
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Response from abhay60 | Reviewed this property |
Enjoy Red Skin island where similar activity is available.
1 July 2018|
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Response from painulyhimanshu | Reviewed this property |
Jolly Buoy is closed in Nov, for tourist two islands are open every alternate 6 months Jolly Buoy and Red Skin island. Jan-Jun Jolly Buoy is open while Red Skin is open from July-Dec to preserve corals and natural... More