How To Reach Neil Island From Port Blair
Neil Island is located 37 Km from Port Blair by sea route. If one has to reach Neil Island then a confirmed ferry ticket is must required. As of 2019, NO Sea Plane operates to Neil Island. Neil Island is also known as the vegetable bowl. Ferry to Neil Island from Port Blair leaves from Haddo wharf.
Ferry booking from Port Blair to Neil can be done online and one needs to select specific date on travel. Ferry sail from Haddo wharf and you have to report atleast 1 hour before the departure time. Only limited ferry runs from Port Blair to Neil Island. During season time its easy to reach Neil Island from Port Blair, however, it recommended you travel to Neil Island from Havelock island as it gives you more options. You need to consult with your holiday expert while planning your trip. Along with Private Ferry, Government ferry to Neil Island from Port Blair are also available however the sailing of Government ferry opens just 1-3 days prior to departure and is mainly preferred by locals to travel from one island to the other. Finding a confirmed ticket for Government ferry is difficult for tourist. It is recommended to select private ferry for journey from Port Blair to Neil.
Distance from Port Blair to Neil Island?
From Port Blair to Neil its 37 Km and the only way to reach Neil Island is via sea route.
Which Cruises Operate from Port Blair to Neil?
Very few ferry sails from Port Blair to Neil Island. It is recommended to sail from Havelock to Neil Island.
The ferry and cruise from Port Blair to Neil Island are :
Sea Link Cruise
Though some ferry stops its sailing to Neil Island based upon the tourist arrivals.
Where to book Ferry tickets to Neil Island from Port Blair?
Ferry ticket from Port Blair to Neil Island can be booked online or via affiliated tour operators.
How much time does the cruise take from Port Blair to Neil?
The cruises take around 90 Minutes to 120 Minutes to reach Neil Island.
What are the timings from Port Blair to Neil?
Ferry to Neil Island from Port Blair is usually not on regular basis. However, the ferry to Neil mainly sails between 8 AM to 12 PM.
Which places can be visited at Neil Island?
At Neil Island, one can visit Laxmanpur Beach, Bharatpur Beach, Sitapur Beach and Natural Rock formation.
Helicopter tickets from Port Blair to Neil Island?
Currently, No Helicopter travels from Port Blair to Neil Island on a regular interval.
Can we book Government Ferry from Port Blair to Neil Island?
Getting a government ferry ticket from Port Blair to Neil Island is difficult. The sailing varies and the ticket opens 1-3 Days before departure date and the tickets are mainly reserved for the locals.
Can we go from Port Blair to Neil by road?
There are no roadways to reach Neil Island from Port Blair.
Once you have reached Neil island from Port Blair, then you can either stay in Neil Island for few days before going to Port Blair or you can do a day trip from Havelock Island to Neil Island and later from Neil Island to Port Blair. However, we recommend at least a night stay at Neil Island.