Baratang Island

(100 Kms. by road from Port Blair)


This island between South and Middle Andaman has beautiful beaches, mangrove creeks, mud-volcanoes and limestone caves. Andaman Trunk Road to Rangat and Mayabunder goes through this island. Limestone cave can be explored with the permission of Forest Department at Baratang and proper local guidance.

Fig: Baratang land of natural wonders

Fig: Mangrove creeks at Baratang Island

How to Reach ?

by Boat/Ferry

Govt. ferry/boat services are available from Phoenix Bay Jetty, Port Blair for visiting to Baratang and Baratang to Havelock Island. Tourists can avail ferry tickets from the Single Window, Tourist Information Center at Directorate of IP & T from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM.

by Road and vehicle Ferry

Baratang is 100 kms away from Port Blair. One has to travel by road and cross a creek on a vehicle ferry at Middle Strait to reach Baratang. Government, private buses and other transport are available.

Where to Stay ?

Forest and PWD guest houses are available.  A couple of private accommodations are also available. Visitors should book well in advance for a confirmed reservation.

Fig: Baratang land of natural wonders

Fig: Mangrove creeks at Baratang Island
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