Narcondum Island

Narcondum Island, over 100 miles Port Blair is the crown jewel of diving in the Andaman. This is a long extinct volcanic island comprised of underwater boulders and pinnacles. Here divers encounter Giant Sweet Lips, schools of Bluefin Trevally and Tuna, Napolean Wrasse, schools of Humphead Parrotfish and friendly manta rays. Narcondum can also boasts some of the most varied hard coral reefs in prestine condition to be found anywhere. Trips operate from December to April. There are daily flights to Port Blair from Chennai (Madras) and Calcutta. Two airlines now service the route those airlines being Jet Airways and Indian airways. Flights are of two hour duration and arrivals/departures are early morning.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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