Latest Information on Travelling to Andaman Islands?
  • Runway Status for Port Blair Airport From October,22 to February, 23

    Updated: 19 Sep 2022
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  • Andaman Tourism Opens

    Updated: 14 Aug 2021

    Andaman Tourism Opens: The Andaman & Nicobar administration has announced that all tourist spots in the South Andaman district will be opened for tourism activities with immediate effect 8 Feb 2022.

  • RT PCR report on arrival

    Updated: 14 Aug 2021

    A negative RT PCR report has to be presented by all passengers on arrival.

  • What is the advisory to travel to North & Middle Andaman District?

    Updated: 14 Aug 2021

    The tourists are allowed to visit Baratang/North & Middle Andaman on production of double dose covid certificate/ All other passengers viz. unvaccinated and partially vaccinated passengers (those who have taken only 1S1 dose of COVID vaccine) shall have to produce RT-PCR negative test report

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  • All asymptomatic fully vaccinated persons coming to these islands from mainland are exempted from the requirement of carrying RT-PCR negative test report,irrespective of the type of vaccine received and country of origin. Such fullyvaccinated individuals shall produce the final vaccination certificate at the origin airport, sea port in the mainland and at Port Blair Airport / sea port.
  • Alt asymptomatic children below 5 years of age are exempted from carrying RT-PCR negative test report and further RT-PCR testing at Port Blair Airport.
  • All other passengers viz. unvaccinated and partially vaccinated passengers (those who have taken only 1S1 dose of COVID vaccine) shall have to produce RT-PCR negative test report to travel to Port Blair from the mainland, as is the practice now. Such an RT-PCR test should have been taken within 48 hours prior to commencement of journey from the origin airport connecting Port Blair. Such passengers will also have to undergo additional RT-PCR test on arrival at Port Blair. Such passengers shall remain in self-quarantine till the arrival of the test report.
  • If a passenger on arrival is tested positive then, the prescribed quarantine protocol is to be followed.
  • All Airlines shall ensure strict compliance of this order and observance of COVID Appropriate Behaviour. Any non-compliance shall invite action under Disaster Management Act and other applicable laws. 
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General Guidelines defined for traveling to Andaman Islands during COVID :

  1. The Tourism Activities are permitted only in South Andaman & North & Middle Andaman District except Nicobar District.
  2. Persons above 65 years of age, persons with home co-morbidities, pregnant women and children below the age of 10 years advised not to travel for tourism purposes.
  3. Tourists/Visitors who are at higher risk due to some medical history are advised to take extra precautions.
  4. Tourists/visitors shall minimize contact with other staff and visitors as far as possible and zero contact policy should be followed at all tourist destinations.
  5. All tourists/visitors shall be briefed by the hotel concerned about do’s & don’ts to be mandatorily followed during their stay and movements.
  6. While travelling tourists/visitors should wear a face mask and carry their own sanitizer and wet wipes for personal use.
  7. At all tourist destinations, staff must wear face masks and wash/sanitize hands regularly while performing their duties.
  8. Arogya Setu App shall be mandatory for all incoming tourists/visitors.
  9. Respiratory etiquettes to be strictly followed. This involves strict practice of covering one’s mouth and nose while coughing/sneezing with a tissue handkerchief/flexed elbow and disposing off used tissues properly after use.
  10. The tourists/visitors on arrival at Port Blair airport have to undergo mandatory Covid-19 screening with RTPCR test free of cost. Thereafter the tourists/ visitors are allowed to move to their respective hotels. However, they will have to be under quarantine at Port Blair in their hotel rooms until the result of RTPCR tests are received. In case of RTPCR positive test results, the tourists/visitors shall remain in institutional quarantine in hotels notified by the Hoteliers Association in consent with the A&%N Administration, on rate as specified or to the designated hospital/ Covid 19 care centre on case to case basis.
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What are the guidelines for testing for tourists coming to Andaman after August 03 2021?

On arrival at Port Blair :

1. The tourists need to carry COVID-19 negative test report from mainland based 1CMR approved lab using Reverse Transcriptase-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RTPCR). However, the sample for RTPCR test should have been taken within 48 hours prior to starting the journey from the origin station. (For e.g. if the tourist takes a flight from Delhi at 0600 hrs. on 1st September, 2021, the sample for RTPCR test should have been taken not before 0600 hrs. on 30th August, 2021).

2. The tourists/visitors on arrival at Port Blair airport have to undergo mandatory Covid-19 screening with RTPCR test free of cost. Thereafter the tourists/visitors are allowed to move to their respective hotels. However, they will have to be under quarantine at Port Blair in their hotel rooms until the result of RTPCR tests are received. In case of RTPCR positive test results, the tourists/visitors shall remain in
institutional quarantine in hotels notified by the Hoteliers Association in consent with the A&N Administration, on rates as specified or to the designated hospital/ Covid-19 care centre on case-to-case basis.

3. Tourists may also have to undergo random Rapid Antigen Test conducted from time to time on payment basis as prescribed by A8N Administration.

What if the tourists test positive after arriving at the Andaman Islands?

If the tourists tests positive during their stay in the Islands, he/she will need to undergo institutional isolation as per existing health protocols. The
cost of such isolation for govt. facility will be paid by the tourists as fixed by the administration from time to time.

If the patient wants to stay at hotels, he/she can stay in the hotels if all the conditions below are met:

a) Patients are not symptomatic and not more than 60 years old.
b) Request/ undertaking is made by patient in writing.
c)lf allowed by doctors.

Hotels will make necessary arrangements to designate a part of their rooms for institutional isolation for this purpose.

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  • Regular flights to Port Blair (the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands) are operational now.
  • There are direct flights from Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, and Delhi.
  • Public transports like cabs, taxis, and bus services are also functional.
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Travellers should carefully follow social distancing norms and wear masks as well. Also, before making any booking, they should refer to the latest travel news on the government website of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

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Corbyn’s Cove Beach

Corbyn’s Cove Beach
Date : 03 Aug 2021

You can go to this popular beach in Port Blair on the first evening of your trip. After a long day, all everyone wants is to take a leisurely stroll surrounded by peaceful beach vibes. One of the most famous beaches in the capital town, people visit Corbyn’s Cove Beach here for boating, water scooters, and jet skiing as well. It is a secluded and unspoiled beach that is not so far from the city center. A prominent sightseeing place in the Andaman Islands, the beach has azure waters and verdant green coconut palms. You can go there to relax and enjoy various enthralling water sports that are available on the beach shore. It is an ideal location for enjoying sunbathing and swimming as well. There are hotels and restaurants nearby Corbyn’s Cove Beach where you can get refreshed and enjoy mouth-watering food. 

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Whether you are a nature lover or an adventure enthusiast, Corbyn’s Cove Beach in Port Blair is a place where everyone is sure to have an unforgettable time. It is the most visited beach of the capital town as it offers one of the most delightful sceneries on the islands. Stretching up to 1.5 kilometers in length with a fairly wide area open on both sides, it has one of the longest constructed shorelines in Port Blair shaped in a crescent. The water of the beach is clear and has the perfect amount of waves for a great swimming experience. There are no underwater reefs and the sand has the right amount of stiffness. Thus, your feet are safe from cuts and sea creatures while you swim. 

Things To Do

Along with relaxing and going for various thrilling water activities at Corbyn’s Cove Beach, you can also take a tour of the bunkers, which were built by the Japanese army during World War II.

Water Sports

Corbyn’s Cove Beach is popular for swimming and strolling. However, if you are an adrenaline junkie, then there are some water sports available here to give you the much-needed rush. These are mentioned below:


  • Jet Skiing

Jet skiing definitely stands out among all the water sports at Corbyn’s Cove Beach. However, it is affected by weather conditions. It should not be done during a heavy downpour or a storm; otherwise, it would be highly dangerous. Therefore, before heading out to enjoy this superb activity, don’t forget to check the weather conditions first. And for your own safety, don’t stand up while driving the jet ski.

If you love speed, then jet skiing is the best water sport at the beach for you. Feeling the thrill as you zip through the waves in a criss-cross way would definitely be an amazing experience. It will be even more memorable and charming when the cool wind and ocean water will be sprinkled all over your face. The skilful experts will familiarise you with the basics of jet skiing once you reach there. And after the training session, you will zoom through the challenging sea waters and hustle against the breeze. This will surely satisfy adrenaline junkies’ hunger for adventure. 


  • Speed Boat Ride


If you are someone who wants to glide on the waters but doesn’t want to get in, then speed boating is particularly for you. By speed boating at Corbyn’s Cove Beach, you can experience the thrill but still be completely safe. This is the perfect water sport for you. While the speed boat splashes through the waters at a fast pace, you will be inside, safely and in your life jacket. Swimmer or otherwise, you just cannot miss this water activity when at this beach in Port Blair. 


  • Scuba Diving


This is the best water activity not only at Corbyn’s Cove Beach but across the Andaman Islands. It is the most sought-after place in Port Blair for scuba diving. Its waters are perfect for diving and exploring the underwater world. This enthralling water sport is carried out near Snake Island that has patches of both hard and soft corals as well as an ideal amount of marine life. From the left side of the beach, you will take off on a boat and will be taken near this tiny island where licensed divers will train you and accompany you under the water for your incredible experience. 

Corbyn’s Cove Beach is not the best place for scuba diving on the island. However, it does offer a fairly decent experience to the divers. The best part is that anyone can go for this enthralling activity as you don’t need to know swimming to witness the diverse marine life of the ocean.


  • Sea Kart


For trying your hand at sea kart, Port Blair is the place where you need to be. The ride begins from the beautiful Corbyn’s Cove Beach, takes you near Ross Island, and brings you back. On the way, you can ride the kart and enjoy exploring the gorgeous coasts of the capital town of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Starting from Rs.3,500 per person, a sea kart ride on the island is light on your pocket. The overall experience is absolutely fun-filled.


Nearby Hotels 

Some of the best properties near Corbyn’s Cove Beach are as follows:

  • TSG Emerald View
  • Peerless Resort Port Blair
  • Lemon Tree Hotel
  • Hotel GKM Grand
  • Sinclairs Bay View
  • Sea Shell Coral Cove
  • Hotel Sentinel
  • Ripple Resort
  • Hotel Shompen
  • Hotel King Safire
  • J Hotel
  • Ami Grace
  • Hotel Horizon Hues
  • Sea Hills Hotels & Resorts
  • Sun Sea Resort



How To Reach

The beach is only seven kilometers from the main town. You can either rent a two-wheeler or take an auto-rickshaw (costing nearly Rs. 150) to reach there. 

Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit and chill at Corbyn’s Cove Beach is December to early May. During this time, you can witness the amazing flora and fauna of the place at their best. It is also a good time for trying your hand at various adventure water sports as well.


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