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Unveiling Underwater Wonders: Glass Bottom Boat Excursion in Andamans!
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Overview

A glass-bottom boat ride in the Andaman Islands offers a unique and mesmerizing way to explore the vibrant underwater world without getting wet. The crystal-clear waters of the Andaman Sea make it an ideal location for this thrilling experience. Glass-bottom boat excursions are renowned attractions in the islands. These specialized vessels are designed for observing underwater marine life from above, featuring transparent floors that offer unobstructed views of colorful corals and diverse marine ecosystems. Whether overcoming fears or health concerns, opt for a glass-bottom boat ride to marvel at the marvelous beauty beneath the sea while exploring the enchanting islands. 

Kinds of Glass Bottom Boat Rides:

1. Classic Glass-Bottom Boat Ride

Experience the simplicity and charm of a traditional glass-bottom boat ride, available at Jolly Buoy in Port Blair, Elephant Beach in Havelock, and Bharatpur Beach in Neil Island. This basic boat features a centrally fitted glass panel, providing clear vistas of stunning coral reefs and marine species. Safe for passengers of all ages, it offers a serene exploration of underwater wonders.

2. Coral Safari Semi-Submarine Ride 

Embark on an extraordinary journey with Coral Safari, a semi-submarine adventure exclusively offered at North Bay Island. Dive into deep waters aboard this fully air-conditioned cabin, accommodating up to a hundred passengers. With expansive 45-degree inclined glass windows, Coral Safari delivers unparalleled views of vibrant corals and diverse aquatic life. Suitable for both adults and children, this once-in-a-lifetime experience promises awe-inspiring encounters beneath the waves.

3. Andaman Dolphin Glass Boat Ride

Feel the thrill of high-speed exploration with the Andaman Dolphin Glass Boat Ride, uniquely shaped like a dolphin. Available solely at North Bay Island, this exhilarating excursion offers an exciting voyage through the Andaman Sea. Featuring a spacious glass bottom at the center, passengers can gather around to admire the exotic beauty of the island’s deep waters. Suitable for all ages, this ride promises an unforgettable adventure.

4. Semi Submarine Adventure at Havelock Island 

Experience the latest addition to glass-bottom boat rides with the Semisubmarine at Havelock Island. This intimate 10-seater boat offers an immersive journey around the reefs of Elephant Beach. Reach Elephant Beach via ferry from Havelock Island and embark on this unique underwater exploration. Perfect for those hesitant to enter the water, the semi submarine promises a mesmerizing encounter with underwater marvels.

Best Time:

The best time for a glass-bottom boat ride in the Andaman Islands is during the dry season, which typically spans from late November to mid-April. During these months, the weather is relatively calm, and the sea conditions are ideal for enjoying a smooth and enjoyable boat ride. The skies are clear, and the water visibility is at its best, allowing you to fully appreciate the underwater beauty.

Best Weather:

The weather in the Andaman Islands is tropical, with two main seasons – the dry season (November to April) and the monsoon season (May to October). The best weather for a glass-bottom boat ride is during the dry season when the temperatures are moderate, and rainfall is minimal. This ensures a comfortable and pleasant experience, both on the boat and while exploring the underwater world.

Favorable Spots:

  • Glass-Bottom Boat Excursions in Port Blair: North Bay & Jolly Buoy Islands

North Bay Islands, also known as Coral Island, boast abundant coral reserves, offering an astounding view of the fringing reefs from glass-bottom boats. As the closest destination to Port Blair, North Bay provides convenient access to this remarkable experience. Meanwhile, Jolly Buoy Island, with its stunning coral reserve open for only six months a year, remains pristine and untouched due to limited visitation, offering an unrivaled opportunity to admire the vibrant corals during glass-bottom boat rides in its crystal-clear waters.

  • Havelock’s Elephant Beach

At Havelock’s Elephant Beach, renowned for its water sports activities, visitors can opt for glass-bottom boat rides to explore the captivating coral reefs. Amidst the bustling atmosphere of the beach, hopping onto a glass-bottom boat provides a tranquil escape, allowing for an immersive experience in the beauty of the underwater world.

  • Exploring Marine Marvels at Neil Island: Glass-Bottom Boat Tours at Bharatpur Beach

Bharatpur Beach in Neil Island offers glass-bottom boat rides for those seeking to uncover the island’s underwater wonders. Ideal for enthusiasts of marine life, these rides provide an opportunity to witness the vibrant coral gardens and diverse marine ecosystems. When in Neil Island, embarking on a glass-bottom boat tour at Bharatpur Beach promises an unforgettable journey beneath the waves.

Itinerary

Departure Point: 

  • The glass-bottom boat ride typically starts from popular tourist spots such as Port Blair, Havelock Island, or Neil Island. 
  • Check the departure point and time when booking your tour.

Journey to Coral Reefs: 

  • The boat will take you to some of the best coral reef areas around the islands, home to marine species, colorful fish, corals, and other fascinating underwater creatures.
  • Once you reach the designated coral reef site, you’ll board the glass-bottom boat. 
  • The boat is specially designed with a transparent section in the hull, allowing you to observe the underwater world directly beneath you.
  • The guide on board will provide interesting insights
  • Don’t forget to bring your camera or smartphone to capture the stunning underwater scenery. 

Return Journey: 

  • After an immersive experience exploring the underwater wonders, the boat will take you back to the departure point.

What to expect

  • Clear Visibility:

The Andaman Islands are known for their clear and unpolluted waters, providing excellent visibility during the glass-bottom boat ride. This ensures a vivid and memorable experience.

  • Diverse Marine Life:

The Andaman Sea is home to a diverse range of marine life, from vibrant coral reefs to colorful fish. You can expect to see an array of underwater creatures during the boat ride.

  • Comfort and Safety:

The glass-bottom boat offers a comfortable and safe way to explore the underwater world, making it suitable for individuals of all ages and swimming abilities.

  • Guided Experience:

Knowledgeable guides accompany the glass-bottom boat ride, providing valuable information about marine life, coral reefs, and the importance of preserving the underwater ecosystem.

  • Family-Friendly:

The glass-bottom boat ride is a family-friendly activity, making it an ideal choice for those traveling with children or elderly family members.

The price is INR 3500 per person, with additional charges for car transfers. (Please add the note about rates)

Voices of Delight:
What our Clients Say!

– Sarah Mehta

“Andaman Love made my dream trip a reality! The personalized attention and commitment to responsible travel resonated with my values. From thrilling adventures to tranquil beaches, every moment was curated to perfection!”

– Raj Kumar

“Immersive and authentic! Andaman Love introduced me to the vibrant local culture in a way I hadn’t expected. From traditional cuisine to community interactions, every detail was thoughtfully arranged. An enriching experience that exceeded my expectations.”

– Ethan Lewis

“An eco-friendly paradise! Andaman Love not only showcased the natural beauty but also actively contributed to its preservation. The personalized touch in planning our journey ensured a seamless blend of adventure and relaxation. A trip I’ll cherish forever.”

– Aarti Desai

“Andaman Love crafted the perfect escape! From the moment we landed, the team ensured a stress-free and rejuvenating vacation. The attention to detail, serene accommodations, and breathtaking views made it a getaway of a lifetime.”

– Deepak Gupta

“As someone passionate about responsible tourism, Andaman Love stood out. Their commitment to sustainable practices and community engagement made my trip not only enjoyable but also meaningful. An excellent choice for conscious travelers!”

Voices of Delight:
What our Clients Say!

“Andaman Love made my dream trip a reality! The personalized attention and commitment to responsible travel resonated with my values. From thrilling adventures to tranquil beaches, every moment was curated to perfection!”

– Sarah Mehta

“Immersive and authentic! Andaman Love introduced me to the vibrant local culture in a way I hadn’t expected. From traditional cuisine to community interactions, every detail was thoughtfully arranged. An enriching experience that exceeded my expectations.”

– Raj Kumar

“An eco-friendly paradise! Andaman Love not only showcased the natural beauty but also actively contributed to its preservation. The personalized touch in planning our journey ensured a seamless blend of adventure and relaxation. A trip I’ll cherish forever.”

– Ethan Lewis

“Andaman Love crafted the perfect escape! From the moment we landed, the team ensured a stress-free and rejuvenating vacation. The attention to detail, serene accommodations, and breathtaking views made it a getaway of a lifetime.”

– Aarti Desai

“As someone passionate about responsible tourism, Andaman Love stood out. Their commitment to sustainable practices and community engagement made my trip not only enjoyable but also meaningful. An excellent choice for conscious travelers!”

– Deepak Gupta