Best Things to do in Havelock Island
Havelock Island is heaven for any travelers on a visit to the islands. Here are the most amazing things to do in Havelock Island. Make sure you have at least 3 to 4 days at Havelock Island to cover most of the things here.
1) Indulge in Water Sports
The various activities that can be done at Havelock Island are Sea Walking, Parasailing, Snorkeling, Kayaking, Game Fishing and Boat rides. All these activities can be availed once you reach Havelock and you will be provided with all the essentials that are required for the particular sport you are indulging in.
If you are an adventure junkie who wants to explore the underwater marvel then you should try snorkeling, scuba diving, and sea walking. You will get to explore the beautiful corals and the colorful fish and other aquatic creatures of the sea around you.
If you are not a fan of going underwater then you can go for a Kayaking ride or take a Glass bottom boat ride.
2) Trekking To Elephant Beach - Though do not expect to see Elephants
Another way to reach Elephant Beach is by trekking through the woods. The trekking trail is taken by very few people, if you want a tinge of adventure then go to Elephant Beach by trekking. It is about 1.6 km in distance and surrounded by tall trees, you can spot reptiles and birds moving around as you trek to the beach. It is a wonderful experience to trek to the beach on a path that is secluded and hardly taken. After you reach Elephant beach you can indulge in any water sports activity here.
3) Treat Your Taste Buds - Try Sea Food
You can go around the island and explore the many restaurants and food outlets in the locality. Give your palate a treat by trying out the different cuisines and the amazing seafood of variety that is available at the restaurants. You can take strolls during the evenings and hop into a café for some coffee or snacks.
4) Indulge in Photography
Havelock Island with its scenic sandy beaches with emerald forests and blue waters of the island is a perfect spot for nature and candid photographs. Carry your camera kit and go about capturing the beautiful views and the appealing surroundings of beaches and other parts of the island.
5) Sunset at Radhanagar Beach
This beach was ranked as one of the best beaches in Asia and holds 7th place. In India, its the best beach and has been rated high for its charm. This charming white sandy beach is the favorite beach for relaxation on Havelock island. The sunset is quite appealing on the beach and you spend your evenings at the beach enjoying the sunset. This gorgeous beach can be reached by taking a cab or a walk if your stay is closer to the beach. Refer Radhanagar Beach at Havelock Island our detailed article to visit this place.
6) Snorkel at Elephant Beach
Elephant Beach is the most visited beach after Radhanagar at Havelock Island, mainly for its water sports such as Snorkeling, Sea Walking and Parasailing. Other activities such as Jet Ski ride and Glass bottom boat rides are also available here. This beach can be visited via trek or by boat. Refer to Elephant Beach Havelock Island our detailed article to visit this place.
7) Sunrise at Kalapathar Beach
Kalapathar Beach is a small but stunning scenic beach near Kalapathar village. For those early getters, at Kalapathar beach you can experience a spectacular sunrise. Food stalls are also available near the beach from where you can have coconut water, snacks, drinks (non-alcoholic) and lots more.