Red Skin Island also known as Jolly Buoy can be reached via boat. This island attracts tourists from all over world for its breathtaking views if underwater, coral reefs and marine life. If lucky you might spot dolphins on this island. For more adventurous holiday opt for water sports such as snorkeling, scuba diving, swimming and many more. Choose from tours offered by IHPL to unwind from tensions of daily life and relax by the sea.
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FAQs of Skin Island
Ques: Where is Red Skin Island situated?
Ans: Red Skin Island is situated in Andaman Island near Port Blair inside the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park of Wandoor Village. Red Skin Island is a peaceful beach and open for 6 months only from May to October.
Ques: How to reach Red Skin Island?
Ans: The nearest airport is Port Blair (30 km) which is connected with most of the metropolitan cities of India by flight. There are several direct flights available from Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, and Hyderabad.
You need to drive towards Wandoor Jetty by road and from the jetty, you will be transferred to another boat which will take you to the island. It is an estimated 1.5 hours' journey to the island. To visit Red Skin Island one has to obtain a permit from the tourism department.
Ques: Why Red Skin Island is famous?
Ans: Red Skin Island is peaceful island open for 6 months when Jolly Buoy Island will close. Although Red Skin Island is small island but has nice red corals and wonderful fishes. You can enjoy Glass boat ride and view marine life through the boat.
Ques: Is permit required for Red Skin Island?
Ans: Yes, permit is required for Red Skin Island that you can get from Tourism department in Port Blair one day before. You can also get the permit through your tour operator.
Ques: What is the best time to visit Red Skin Island?
Ans: Red Skin Island open for 6 months from May to October when Jolly Buoy island will close.
Ques: How much time is required to cover Red Skin Island?
Ans: Red Skin Island can be visited while staying at Port Blair. It will take 1.5 hours' one-way journey from Port Blair. Since no night arrangement is there, a half day journey for Red Skin Island from Port Blair is enough.
Ques: What are the activities to do in Red Skin Islands?
Ans: You can enjoy Snorkeling, Scuba diving, Glass boat ride and sun-bathing at the islands.
Ques: Why the Glass Bottom Boat Rides are famous?
Ans: Glass boats have a glass base, which enables you to see the marine life in the ocean. One can enjoy marine life through Glass Boat ride.