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We all must have read or heard about volcano in our life and when we talk about volcano then how can we forget Barren Island. This place is Andaman has the only volcano in India. In the year 2005, a volcano erupted at this place and since then this volcano is active.
Besides the volcano, this place is also famous for one of the best in the class beach where some water-related activity happens. However the government does not allow putting a foot on this island, so a visitor can only enjoy the view from the beachside or can take around a survey of this place.
Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.
Despite being not so connected and very far away from the Mainland, Barren Island offers various tourist attractions like
People around the world, come to this place for the viewing of Lava flowing from 2 km Wide caldera of the volcano. It’s very interesting to see the volcano. You will enrich once you reach near to this place. You are not allowed to go very near but still can enjoy the view.
As this place is cut from the outer world, the water here is best suited for Scuba Diving. One of the best locations for Scuba. School-based in Havelock Island will take you on this island through boats for scuba diving here. While doing scuba here, you can also see Manta Rey Fish, Coral, and various marine creatures.
Flora and Fauna-
This Island is uninhabited thus, making it an ideal place for various flora and fauna. However, as fewer tourists visit this place, lots of flora and fauna are still undiscovered. Birds, Goats, Bats, Rats, and other different types of species can be seen here. This place is kept in isolation for conserving its natural things, therefore is always advisable not to damage any of the natural things.
A boat ride and Marine Life-
Boat ride is always fascinating. As a government ferry does not run, you need to take private ferries. You can enjoy a boat ride along with viewing various ocean creatures on beaches.
Black Sand Beach and Peaceful Environment-
Beaches have different types of sand on them and the sand at Barren has black Sand. Just take a walk on Black sand and see the beauty of this island along with various marine life roaming here are there, it’s an awesome feeling. Never miss the change to enjoy a peaceful environment by just doing nothing. This place is famous for Volcano, Crystal clear beaches and awesome corals. Black sand, Scuba Diving also makes this place special.