Jolly Buoy Island / Red Skin Island

Wandoor, Mahatma Gandhi National Park
Andaman and Nicobar Islands,
Jolly Buoy /Red skin island is famous for their underwater marine corals and flashy colorful fishes and the pristine, untouched clear water. Visitors can view Underwater coral through snorkelling, Scuba Diving or from the glass bottom boat ride. Jolly Buoy island is surrounded by other tropical rainforest island with thick forests. The Tourists get enchanted by the ocean view touching horizon between these surrounding tiny islands landscape.

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Best Time to visit Jolly Buoy Island /Red skin island
Either Jolly Buoy island or Red skin island is accessible to tourists at any point of time in year to avoid congestion and to preserve marine life and corals. In case of bad weather,the boat trips to these islands are canceleld.

How to Reach Jolly Buoy island
  • To reach Jolly Buoy island, visitors have to come to Wandoor Beach, Which is about 30 Kms from Port Blair by road.It takes about 45 minutes.
  • You need entry permits to visit Red Skin / Jolly Buoy Islands of Mahatma Gandhi National Park will which will be issued one day in advance on first come first serve basis on production of application on the counter.
  • Counter is in Mahatma Gandhi Marine Interpretation center at Wandoor.
  • The first boat to Jolly Buoy Island / Red skin Island leaves around 9 am.So it will be better ,if you can reach conter by 8 am to get the permit.
  • All the boats Jolly Buoy Island / Red skin Island leaves at the same time and return Back Together.

Entry Details

Jolly Buoy Island Tickets Prices
Entry Permit for Adult: ₹ 50
Children (5-12 years): ₹ .25
Children below 5 years have free entry
Still Photography Camera: ₹ .25
Jolly Buoy Island:
Monday is Closed
Tuesday to Sunday :9 AM to 2:30 PM

Jolly Buoy Island / Red Skin Island

Tips for Travellers to Jolly Buoy Island / Red skin Island
  • Jolly Buoy Island / Red skin Island is an isolated island, pack food for the day at hotel or resturants before staring thr trip.
  • Carry your own Bathing Suits, you can purchase them at Port Blair itself.
  • Have ample water with you on your trip. The andaman has tropical climate . Being hydrarted all time is must for travellers.
  • Carry Govt Id Proof like driving license,passport or adhaar card with you, it is need for boat/ferry tickets.
  • Jolly Buoy Island /red skin ilsand are no plastic zone
  • Jolly buoy has superb underwater corals and school of fish scenery.Visitors must not miss the snorkelling opportunity here.


  • Watch excellent marine life, wonderful submerged corals from glass bottomed vessels ride.
  • Indulge yourself in the flawless pristine blue waters for a swim and watch the white sparkling sands washes your feet.
  • Have a paramount journey through the thick wilderness encompassing the ideal perfect ocean.
  • A must visit to one of India's most safeguarded eco-friendly beach.
  • Tips for Tourists

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    Eat: No food stalls are available in these islands.Carry packaged food in tifins.Plastics are banned in these islands
    Drink: No drinking water facility..Visitors are advised to carry water in milton water bottle or similar as plastics are banned in these islands.
    Sleep: There is no hotel for accommodation available. Night Stay is not allowed and therefore one have to come back to the wandoor/port blair by the end of the day.
    Enjoy Fun filled Beach Holiday and Romantic Honeymoon in Andaman


    Andaman Beacon
    Gear Road
    Pin 560103


    Andaman Beacon
    Link Road
    Port Blair-744101
    Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India