Most Visited Parks in Port Blair
Port Blair has quite a few parks to be visited both for children and elders. These parks are more inclined towards nature and give you a peaceful experience during your trip.
Gandhi Park can be visited for a nature walk. It is located in the heart of the city and also hosts a Japanese bunker. The park has a statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the center. It is a great place for relaxation and short strolls around the beautiful scenic views. No Entry Ticket. This park is open every day.
Offering a beautiful panoramic view, the jogger’s path is at one of the highest points of Port Blair. The beauty of this park is enhanced in multiple folds during the evening. It is one of the cleanest parks in Port Blair and the park offers an amazing view of the runway of Veer Savarkar Airport. The flight taking off can be sighted from here and it is another nice view. No Entry Ticket. This park is open every day.
Marina Park is the one-stop destination for water sport activities that can be availed in North Bay. Surrounded by the sea, this park is a perfect place to relax, walk or jog. The park has a great view of the open seascape on one side trees on the other; it is an ideal place to visit during the evenings to take tiny strolls or to spend some quality time with your family. Also, this park gives a direct view of the Netaji Subash Chandra Bose (Ross) Island. The boats to North Bay and Ross Islands are available here. No Entry Ticket. This park is open every day.
Mount Harriet Forest National Park
Mount Harriet is the highest peak in the South Andaman archipelago and the 2nd highest in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. It is stationed at 55 km by road and 15 km by ferry from Port Blair. Mount Harriet was named after British soldier Robert Christopher Tytler’s wife Harriet. It has a variety of flora and fauna and Port Blair can be spotted from the peak of this mount. And it offers a nice trekking trail for trekkers in Andaman. Entry Ticket is required. This park is closed on Monday and Public Holidays.
A Butterfly park is also present at Port Blair which cultures various kinds of butterfly from the islands.