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Red Skin Island

Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Port Blair, South Andaman Island 744105, India
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Go for it without a miss.. Be it jolly buoy or redskin Island. Ensure you get permits early and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Vishnu2013Jan
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Bengaluru, India
via mobile
Overhyped island

The island has not much to offer except snorkelling. The local people do not allow anyone to go out... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2017
sandip461d
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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Port Blair, South Andaman Island 744105, India

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Go for it without a miss.. Be it jolly buoy or redskin Island. Ensure you get permits early and don't miss either glass boat ride or long snorkeling. I had privilege of viewing and even touching sea cucumber,blue star fish, tiger fish, lot of coral...More

Thank Vishnu2013Jan
Reviewed February 13, 2017

The island has not much to offer except snorkelling. The local people do not allow anyone to go out for snorkelling without them just to earn money. Their rates are unusually high. The lifesavers seem to get a cut from the snorkelling guides

1  Thank sandip461d
Reviewed January 27, 2017

This island is one of the many islands which comes under the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park. It's a protected area. We enjoyed thrilling water activities like snorkeling and Glass Bottom boat ride here. This island excels in marine life. Snorkeling and Glass bottom boat...More

2  Thank bishnu s
Reviewed January 22, 2017

It took us about 40 min to reach this beautiful island. The place is very untouched. One can do water sport activities here snorkeling and glass button boat rides

1  Thank bhavneetsingh2017
Reviewed January 22, 2017

Red Skin Island is a place where one can visit if they have sufficient time to travel and should visit this place.

Thank yogindery
Reviewed December 1, 2016

I think red skin/joly boy island offers you more purer form of nature than the more commercial variety at elephant island,later is more popular however.Thou we have not visited north bay island,so can not compare with tht one

Thank Rahul G
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

We started from wandoor beach to red skin island by boat. It was a 45min journey by boat.it was a plastic free island. There are some water sport activities like snorkeling & glass button boat ride. All activities are adventures.

Thank Moumita M
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Red Skin island is a part of Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park. We took a package to visit this island which included entry fees into the National Park, permit, jetty fare and two activities - Glass Bottom boat ride to see the corals and snorkeling....More

1  Thank None I
Reviewed October 27, 2016

Most beautiful island ever and I have collected memories for a lifetime (you are not allowed to collect and bring back anything else from the island!). Since, the island opens only for 3 months in a year, it is pristine and corals and nature at...More

2  Thank Honesty988
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Jolly Bouy is open to tourist from November to April and is a better option than Red Skin. Red skin Island is open to tourist from May to October. Both these Island are plastic free. Bags are searched at the boarding Jetty and all plastic...More

1  Thank Ferozeuddin
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Is it possible to take your own snorkeling kit with you n doing it at your own will ? How much will they charge for it ?
January 18, 2015|
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Response from Profvns | Reviewed this property |
Pl enquire after going there Because it is changing from time to time
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which place is better for snorkeling in Andaman ?
January 16, 2015|
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Response from Sandeep G | Reviewed this property |
Un-doubtfully Red Skin or Jolly Boy are the better choices in Andaman. The visibility is much more higher and these islands are very much untouched and natural, full with sea life. Even the divers are not very money oriented... More
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