Ferry booking in Andaman from Port Blair to Havelock Island and other islands is a must when you want to travel to various islands in the Andaman archipelago. During COVID it is mandatory to carry a Negative Test Report to board the vessel. Failing to have a negative test report, you will not be allowed to board the vessel even if you have confirmed ferry booking tickets in Andaman.
Updated - As of 10 September 2021 Only 2 ferry has opened its booking for Port Blair, Havelock and Neil Islands
Makruzz - Makruzz is the first ferry after the second lockdown to have started its operations from August 29 Onwards. The current schedule of the Makruzz ferry will run only in the sector of Port Blair to Havelock Island in the month of September 2021. From October 2021, it is expected to sail to Neil Island as well. If you want to travel from Havelock to Neil Island then you need to travel to Andaman islands from the month of October onwards. Makruzz has a high peak season surcharge from December 1 - January 31 when you will have to pay a little extra to travel on this ferry.
Sea Link Cruise - Sea Link cruise is expected to start its operation from 1 October 2021 onwards. The cruise was closed since the first lockdown and now it is back after almost a couple of years. Sea Link is a lovely ferry and this will sail from Port Blair to Havelock, Havelock To Neil Island and Neil Island To Port Blair.
Ferry booking in Andaman for other ferry such as Green Ocean , Aashi and ITT Majestic is yet to be known. As soon as the booking opens for these ferry we will get it updated on our website.
It's a must you need to book your ferry tickets online before coming to the Andaman Islands. Now, the ferry schedule in the islands changes quite often and you need to keep close monitoring on your ferry booking in the Andaman Islands. Your online booking of the ferry will happen for the ferry and the seat you have selected. For any reason, if the given ferry is not available then an alternate ferry booking based upon your requirements will be provided.
Some ferry opens a few days before the trip and some ferry opens months before the scheduled journey date. We recommend travelers that your online ferry booking to Andaman be completed before the journey date. It is recommended to go on a complete tour when traveling to Andaman because on the day of your trip if any of the ferries cancels because of technical issues then our team will find an alternative ferry service in the Andaman Islands for you.
Steps To Book Ferry in Andaman Islands
Step 1 - Firstly you need to select a date on which you need to book a ferry from Port Blair to Havelock Island. If you arrive early in the morning then you can check all the ferry schedules from Port Blair to Havelock Island at Online Ferry Booking in Andaman Islands . Please note that as per current guidelines by the administration you are required to go through an RTPCR test after you arrive in Andaman Islands. Avoid booking ferry on the day of your arrival as you may not be able to travel to any of the islands on the day you arrive.
Step 2 - After reaching the "Ferry Booking Page" you can filter the page based on your date of travel. So if suppose your travel date from Port Blair to Havelock Island is on 20-October-2021 then make sure you filter the date to the date of travel. Post this you can click on the "Search" button. You can also select the from and to destination before clicking on the search button.
Step 3 - After you click on the search button and if no results are found in the data records it means either the ferry service on those dates is currently not open or the ferry is sold out for those dates. We recommend you to "CONTACT US" in such cases. You can drop an email to email@example.com with your contact number for our ferry service team to get in touch with you.
Step 4 - If relevant results from Port Blair to Havelock Island are displayed then you can then select the appropriate ferry time along with ferry type and proceed to "BOOK NOW"
Step 5 - Enter the traveler details for the selected ferry and the selected sector such as from Port Blair to Havelock Island and other islands such as Neil and Baratang and then proceed to payment.
Step 6 - After filling in all the traveler names, age and gender proceed to next and make the payment via the CCAvenue payment gateway . Once the payment is successful you will be given a unique Booking ID. This booking ID is your reference for your online booking. Once your Booking ID is generated our team will automatically get the notification and our team will go ahead with the booking as per availability and will share with you the tickets within few hours.
Step 7 - Once you have received the tickets, please print a copy of the ticket and bring it with you to board the ferry. Please check with the ferry operator one day before your trip to reconfirm your sailing schedule. Sometimes because of technical issues or surveys ferry timings may get changed. A cross-check from your end will help you with a hassle-free experience in Andaman. The number to contact will be provided in the tickets that we provide you after your booking is confirmed.
IMPORTANT SUGGESTION - Ferry booking in Andaman Islands is very important to visit Port Blair, Havelock and Neil Island.
If you don't find a ferry from Port Blair to Havelock Island then you will not able to visit Havelock. Its recommended to book your ferry in advance.
If you are planning a tour by yourself then please note that in case of ferry rescheduling or cancellation because of technical issues or weather conditions then the ferry operators may not help you find any alternative arrangements of the ferry for you to go from Port Blair to Havelock Island. This may happen so we recommend you to keep in touch with local people in the islands for any support or changes that may occur at the last moment.
However, at that moment you may get stuck to find alternative tickets to the other island. It is recommended to visit Andaman Islands in a complete managed tour plan with a reputed tour company based in Andaman Islands so that in such a case of emergency they recommend you correct alternatives.
We understand that the above points may sound absurd, made up or unreal, however, with our experience of around a decade in the Andaman Islands this is the fact that you should know before coming to the islands. We have seen hundreds of customers getting stuck with no options in their hand to reach from Port Blair to Havelock or other islands but then at that moment nothing much can be done. We want all customers to be aware of the real experience in the islands without giving any fancy stories. Having said that Andaman islands are beautiful and you will surely love the overall experience. You need to take care of this part very cautiously. You will be very good at doing things but we don't want you to take the wrong decision to spoil your vacation.
Hope this page helped you to book your ferry in the Andaman Islands. For any queries, you can contact us to plan your vacation in the islands
How to Book Ferry from Port Blair to Havelock Island?
Ferry from Port Blair to Havelock island can be booked at our website. You need to select your date of travel from Port Blair to Havelock and then select from the listed ferry options from Port Blair to Havelock Island. In case the ferry from Port Blair to Havelock Island is not available online then you can contact our team who can book it for you along with the tours.
Can I go from Port Blair to Havelock Island on Day 1 of our trip?
Yes, there is an option to go from Port Blair to Havelock Island on Day 1 of your tour, however, please not that in case the flight gets delayed or if the ferry in Andaman runs into any technical snag on the day of your arrival then by no means you can reach Havelock Island on that day of your arrival. It is recommended to go from Port Blair to Havelock Island on Day 2 of your tour program to avoid any complexity that may arrive.
What happens if I book only ferry tickets and the ferry gets cancelled after my arrival?
If you have self-planned your holiday and if your ferry gets cancelled then you will have to find a ticket to reach other islands by yourself. The chances are high that you might not get an alternative ticket as other people will also be trying to get the tickets on the ferry. With very little internet connectivity no online portal will open after you reach Andaman Island. It is recommended to go on a planned tour with a company such as Experience Andamans who will assist you during such times of difficulty.
Can I book ferry in Andaman Islands after I reach Port Blair?
Yes, you can book ferry after you arrive in Port Blair. But in case the tickets are sold out which usually happens then you will not be able to visit other islands.
How Old is Experience Andamans and what are its accreditation?
Experience Andamans is almost a decade old company with recognition from Andaman Tourism, Ministry of tourism, AATO, IATO, ACCI and TAAI.
Is it possible to book Sightseeing tours in Andaman Islands along with ferry booking?
Yes, you can book both Sightseeing and Ferry together in Andaman. You can also book hotels if you require.
Which is the best ferry service in Andaman Islands?
You can select from Sea Link, Green Ocean and Makruzz all provide different experience and all are good.
Who are the ferry booking company in Andaman?
Online Ferry booking can be done by Experience Andamans. Experience Andamans is a registered and trusted agent for all ferry services in Andaman.
What are the ferry available after 2 PM In Andaman from Port Blair to Havelock?
No ferry in Andaman is available from Port Blair to Havelock after 2 PM.
Is Online Ferry booking available in Andaman Islands?
Yes, online ferry is available in Andaman Islands. You can book the ferry without any issues.
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