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Ross Island

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2 km east of Port Blair, Port Blair, South Andaman Island 744101, India
+91 96000 17031
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2 km east of Port Blair, Port Blair, South Andaman Island 744101, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is full of historical building and exotic animals. The only problem you might have is with the ferry people, they usually want to have as many rides as possible so they cut short your time here and wont allow you to stay more...More

Thank Saiyad R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit while visiting the Island. Reminiscences the yore years....The Light & Sound show is an add on attraction while you visit Ross Island.

Thank PriyaLenka
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

a small island maintained by the indian navy you can feed deer here with tender coconut else therez not much to see or do they just have some old ruined buildings of the british era

Thank Shefali_Sharma123
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This island is good to visit island as you visit ruins of the British era. There are lot of friendly deer and peacock which you can view very closely. This island gives a completely different impression of andaman which you would not see in any...More

Thank Kitty2121
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ross island is located opposite the Marina in Port Blair. One has to take a tourist ferry to reach it. The island was at one time the seat of British administration for Andman while Port Blair was the penal settlement. One can see the ruins...More

Thank Shalini S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ross island the then capital of Andaman And Nicobar islands during British period for sometime was under the grip of Japanese also. This island is now under Indian Navy. Just a 20 mins sea journey from Phoenix bay jetty of Port Blair, here we can...More

Thank ShahNirbhay
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The light and sound show in the evening is something to remember for long time. Once the sun sets, do stay back to watch the 3 D light and sound show. The narration has been composed by Gulzar and he has narrated it, as well...More

Thank vini_phooh
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed at Ross island because of beautiful natural site.taken photographs with deers.fantastic place for travellers.

Thank anilkumar9997
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best place for photography lover. This place was old capital of Andaman. Still old building like Church and powerhouse is available on island. Don't forget to take ride of vehicle if you are travelling with kids.

Thank Dharmesh_Vavadiya
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The island is usually included in most itineraries and is supposed to have borne the brunt of the tsunami, having shielded thereby the city of Port Blair

Thank Arin62
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HariniBhaskaran
June 25, 2018|
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Response from Sravan1982 | Reviewed this property |
Ross Island is not for water activities. It is an old capital of British in A&N Islands. Now you can find the ruins of their royal life. Northbay has the water activities. You will not find Snorkel there, but you will find... More
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Paragruchi
May 14, 2018|
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Response from chandankumar d | Reviewed this property |
Sound & Light show narrating the history can be seen on all days except Wednesday at 5.30 pm. Tickets (comprising of tickets for the boat, show as well as entry to Ross Island) are available on first come first serve basis... More
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megha r
May 8, 2018|
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Response from Bharat_Tank | Reviewed this property |
Hello. You have 2 options to go to ROSS Island from Port Blair: almost all day with immediate over the counter booking for the visit but yes peak season factor needs to be taken into consideration. 1. Take boat of approx... More
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