Area of Prak-28.5 sq.km
Distance by road from port blair-29 km
Islands open for tourists-Redskin and Jollybuoy
Park is accessible by raod from Port Blair.State transport/private buses ply regularly from port balir to wandoor,the parks headquarter.
The tourisim department of andman and nicobar adminstration provide transport facilities to reach the park.
Private travel agencies often conduct tours to park from port blair.
To minimize the hardships faced by the tourists in the boat trips to said places, the following system will be adopted by the Forest Department w.e.f 11.1.2011.
1. The entry permits to visit Red Skin / Jolly Buoy Islands will be issued one day in advance on first come first serve basis on production of application and subject to terms and conditions given therein. A modal copy of the application form will be displayed in the counter for information of tourists / others.
2.The entry permits to be issued is subject to availability of authorized boats, the No. of permit to be issued will be displayed in the counter for information of tourists.
3. The tourists may purchase the boat ticket from the authorized operators plying inside the MGMNP on production of entry permits. A list of authorized boat operators and permitted passenger capacity of the boats shall be displayed in the counter for information of the tourists.
4. To avoid congestion in Red Skin / Jolly Buoy beach and consequent damage to marine life, 5 Nos. of tourism trips will be organized in the Wandoor Jetty as per the following table on all days except "Monday". The No. of trips may vary subject to availability of boats / weather conditions. All the permit holders are advised to get the boat tickets with time stamp of the trip to avoid congestion in Wandoor jetty.
|Trip Time||Name of the Trip||No. of Boat permitted in the trip|
|8.30 A.M||1st trip||1|
|9.00 A.M||2nd trip||1|
|9.30 A.M||3rd trip||1|
|10.00 A.M||4th Trip||1|
|10.00 A.M||4th Trip||1|
|10.30 A.M||5th & final trip||Remaining authorized|
Mammals:-Andaman Wild Pig,Spotted Deer,Civet,Fruit Bat.
Birds:-Andaman Teal,Whisling Teal,White Belied Sea Eagle,Andaman Serpeant Eagle,KingFishers,Terns,Waders,Reef Herons,Swifts,Parakeet,Lorokeet,Pigeons,Doves.
Reptiles:-Karit,Cobra,King Cobra,Vinake Snake.
Treat the park with respect as it is a santum sanctorium of our precious national hertage. Make use of services of tourist guidelines.
Learn more about coarl reefs,other marine and tropical forests.This will make your vist more enjoyable.
Help us to keep park clean.Always take back litters.
Take care of reef ,not just yourself but for all who foloow.
Donot enter park without permit. Do not collect, destroy or remove any living Or dead corals or break live corals.
Please don't stand on coral reefs while snorkeling. Do not take vide or photo without permit
For more information: Contact Chief Wild Life Warden, A & N Islands, Haddo, Port Blair-744102 Phone:221549
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