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Things and Activities to do with Family in Andaman

Your family trip to Andaman list will find no stopping when you get to see the sunny skies, white sand, and turquoise waters.

Certainly, it won’t be wrong to call this place a perfect destination to go with family and friends.

A visit to the Andaman Islands awaits water sports fun including sea walk, scuba diving, and sightseeing spots.

Andaman also has a strong connection to our history, be here and collect some of the lesser-known facts about India’s freedom.

How to Reach Andaman Islands

Getting to the Andaman Islands is not very difficult – our recommended mode of reaching here is by air.

The nearest airport located here is Veer Savarkar International Airport in Port Blair.

If you prefer to reach Andaman by cruise, you can take one from Chennai, Kolkata, or Vizag.

Family activities:

The beach is bumming:

radhanagar beach

Soaking up in the sun with your family has to be the number one priority in Andaman.

The atmosphere around these beaches is so calm that you can laze around on one of them for the whole day.

Though the Andaman Islands are very popular, most of the beaches are not crowded.

And you will easily find a spot to sunbathe with your family for the whole day.

Water activities:

Swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, sea walking, parasailing, and banana boat rides are popular water activities in the Andaman Islands.

sea walk north bay

Not to mention, dolphin watching is a popular activity too.

Andaman truly has a lot of things to do, to keep your fun and adventure mood on.

If you are here for the sea adventure, we recommend booking a beachside resort – with private access to the sea.

Please note that age restrictions are applicable for doing underwater activities in the Andaman Islands. We recommend you to check our article about travelling with kids to Andaman to get deep insight on what can be done in Andaman when you are travelling with kids.

Visit Havelock Island:

Havelock Island is home to one of the world’s most beautiful Radhanagar beaches.

radhanagar beach

The Havelock Island is unbelievably scenic and gives you time to unwind bringing you close to nature.

Try snorkeling at Elephant Beach on the Island for an out-of-the-world experience.

Bird watching:

The Chidiyatapu is Andaman’s bird Island

It is known for its thick forests and mangroves which hundreds of bird species visit all through the year.


Visit to this place is a must if you are a true nature lover.


A novice would never associate the Andaman Islands with trekking, but Madhuban is a perfect place for it.

It is located at a distance of 20 km from Port Blair by ferry.

And is famous for the trekking route to Mount Harriet which is the highest peak in the archipelago.

Mount harriet

The trekking experience here demands attention as you walk through the zig-zag routes and wooden bridges amidst the thick forests.

It’s something you can’t afford to miss.

Mangrove Kayaking:

Mangrove kayaking in Havelock, Andaman is a must-try activity.

The experience gets you closer to nature as you enjoy the serenity and listen to the birds chirping while you cruise through.


Cellular jail:

Historically, known as Kala Pani, the cellular jail was used by the British to imprison our freedom fighters.

The jail is one of the examples that remind us of the pre-independence era.

A visit to Cellular jail and a sound and light show held here every evening is a must if you are in the Andaman Islands.

Cellular Jail

The Cellular Jail beholds the pain and sacrifice of our freedom fighters.

The Jail has great historical prominence as it holds the darkest chapters of the lives of the prisoners who fought for the freedom of the country.

The Cellular Jail is located in Atlanta Point, Port Blair.

We have listed down the best family packages to Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Follow the link and get the best family itinerary for your Andaman Island vacation. In our family packages, all your hotel, sightseeing, ferry, meals, transport and personal guide will be part of the tour plan.


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