Mahatma Gandhi National Park

Mahatma Gandhi national park – Cost, opening, closing hours, online booking

Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park History:

The Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park was created in the year 1983. It is situated in Wandoor city of Andaman. The National Park shows many marine lives preserved. The Park is surrounded by many Islands, which facilitates many water sports to tourists and please them with its serene beauty.

Mahatma Gandhi National Park Entry Timings:

All Days (Except Monday)
9 am to 3 pm

Mahatma Gandhi National Park Entry Fee:

Indian per person Rs 50 /-
Child Rs 25 /-
Foreigner per person Rs 500 /-
photography Rs 25 /-

 Permits:

  • Forest Department Permit per person Rs 50 /-
  • Permit Available at Counter on Wandoor Jetty
  • Plastic bottles & Bags – Not Allowed
  • If carried – Have to deposit money (for each plastic items)
  • Security Deposit (up to 3 Bottles) – Rs 100 /-
  • Camera Permit – Rs 25 /-

How to Reach Mahatma Gandhi National Park:

By Air :Nearest :Vir Savarkar International Airport     – 20 km
By Road :Nearest :Port Blair   –  18 km

Ø State Transport and Private Buses –  Easily Available

By Ship :Ø Vishakhapatnam   to  Port Blair       –  1200 km

Ø Chennai to Port Blair                       –   1190 km

Ø Kolkata to Port Blair                        –   1255 km

 Islands Near by:

The Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park is surrounded by 15 Islands. The list of the below islands are and specialties of each of them are given for the better understanding about the National park.

List of Islands:
Name Of The Island Specialty
Alexandra Reef wall ,Sea fan Jungle
Belle Patchy Coral Reef
Boating Turtle nesting beach ,giant grouper
Chester Large coral rock ,sea fans
Grub Excellent coral Reef ,giant clam, feather stars
Hobday Underwater cave, giant grouper, saltwater crocodile habitat
Jolly Buoy Large shoals of fishes, good diversity of corals & reef wall
Malaya Patchy coral reefs
Pluto Patchy coral reefs
Redskin Reef wall, high diversity of corals, saltwater crocodile habitat
Rifleman Strong current, sea fans
Snob patchy coral reef, sea grass beds
Twins Turtle nesting beach, sharks, manta rays, moray ells
Tarmugli Turtle nesting beach, saltwater crocodile habitat, crystal clear water, sharks
Rutland Game Fishing , Wildlife Boards