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Red Skin Island is one of the 15 islands parts of Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park. This island only opens for six months in the year. There are two islands as a part of the park where tourists are allowed one is the Jolly Buoy and the other is the Red Skin. Red Skin is open Between June to November every year depending upon various factors affecting the tourist in Andaman.
This place is no plastic zone and eatables options are also not available in plenty. Before catching the boat ride to this island, you should pack a sufficient amount of food and drink items along so that you may enjoy the ride and scenic beauty without any hindrance. There is no hotel facility at this place. Night stay is also not allowed. Tourist visits this place and comes back to Wandoor or Port Blair for staying.
This place is famous for its excellent marine life, Glass bottom boat ride, and beautifully submerged corals. The clean seawater white sand on the beach is another attraction. People interested in doing snorkeling may also plan to visit. Have you seen sea cucumbers, different varieties of fishes, snails, and other mollusks underneath the waters? Then go to the red skin island.
Yes, there is no reason to tick out this place from your touring bucket list. Beautiful snorkeling, quite exciting glass bottom boat ride along with other marine creatures make this Red Skin Island a worth visiting place in Andaman.
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.
As the Red Skin Island is one of the main tourist destinations of Andaman, there are various things to do here. As follows:
Different types of corals like a Table.0 top, star finger, mushroom plate, hard mushroom, brain Coral, etc can be viewed on the beach or while going to the Red Skin Island through a bottom boat ride. While doing any activity in the sea, it is extremely non-advisable to disturb the corals by touching/Kicking or standing.
Knowing about Aquatic Animals-
Being at this place is the first step towards knowing more about various aquatic animals like jellyfish, sea cucumber, Nimo fish, Sea urchin, etc.
Flora and Fauna-
Red Skin Island is uninhabited thus, making it an ideal place for various flora and fauna. You will be amazed to see the diversity at this place. This place is a part of the conservation of marine life, therefore is always advisable only to see and enjoy the beauty of flora there. Never try to disturb the beauty by touching them.
Bottom boat ride and Snorkeling-
The bottom boat ride is an amazing experience offered by Red Skin Island to the tourist visiting this place. While going to the island, you should always prefer a bottom boat ride to enjoy the beautiful scenery beneath the water. On the island, you may enjoy snorkeling.
Peaceful and soothing environment-
The Red Skin Island does not attract a large number of tourists in Andaman as compare to Havelock or Neil Island. Fewer tourists mean more peace and a soothing environment. You may enjoy your time sitting idle in front of the beach or may prefer to choose to roam here are there nearby the beach.
Red Skin Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands