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Elephanta Beach

Havelock Island, India
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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Elephant beach is an ideal beach for snorkelling. We trekked to this beach via farm land. Head for this beach if you love to snorkel. The rates are pretty reasonable and the divers help even first time snorkellers to have an amazing experience. Very clear water with wonderful corals and colourful sea life make up for a mesmerising experience -... More

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Navi Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

One of the greatest attraction of havelock. U can use this beach for underwater sea walk as the water is clear and you get greatest possible visibility at havelock. Even though there is an option for sewalk at Port Blair too, but its recommended to opt for sea walk at Elephanta, Havelock as the cost is same bothway. Other sports... More

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Bordeaux, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

First of all, the name has been transformed by the many ignorant tourists and travel agents going there every day. The place was called ELEPHANT BEACH (too many confusion with elephanta caves next to Mumbai I guess) and was a pleasant beach and decent snorkeling, and a very beautiful trek. Now, snorkeling became dangerous because of all small noisy speedboats... More

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bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Trekked to elephant beach! Can take a guide's help or walk it yourself. Tsunami has left its prints, Fallen trees, barks and a few dead corals. Went for the sea walk, snorkelling and glass boat. Very pretty corals, crystal clear water. Must go!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This is the place for water sports in Havelock. Its either a 10-12 mins boat ride for the jetty or a 30 mins trek. we took the trek and it was very enjoyable walking a wetland, supari tress and the jungle. The beach is very clean and safe. Its a really flat beach and you can swim here easily. Snorkeling... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Very good to to snorkeling , great view of corals, we all loved it and enjoyed. the return mangrove trees view and the canal was great on the boat

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Elephanta beach seems to be the beach of choice for water sports in Havelock Island. It's a 10 minute speed boat ride from the jetty. One can enjoy jet skis, banana boat rides, glass bottom boat rides and snorkelling at the island. You need to do this early in the day as the last boat leaves around 3.30 from Elephanta.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

A tiny beach approximately 8 KM away from the Havelock Port. The ride throughout this 8 km stretch on a speedboat is adventurous, specially if its raining. A good place for snorkeling and sea walk for the beginners.

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Sea walk at the Elephanta beach was a very good experience. It is a great fun for people who are afraid of snorkelling or scuba diving. The beach by itself is very small and except for some water sports , nothing nuch to enjoy

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Patna, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

Elephant beach is mainly for water activity.It is not directly connected by road.Either we can go by small motor boats from main jetty or by little trekking in jungle.There are lots of water activity available.Scuba diving is main atraction.You can do snorkling.Can see coral on glass bottom boat.we can hire a tube and swim on shallow water.In havelock its a... More

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