Little Andaman Island

Little Andaman Island is 120 kms by sea.This island has a beautiful beach at Butler Bay, a waterfall and plantation of oil palms. Apart from this there are several sandy beaches all along the coastline of the island. The break water at Hut Bay offers an excellent view to the tourists. Little Andaman is the vegetable bowl for the Nicobar group of islands. The Onge tribals live in this island, so do Nicobarese apart from settlers from erstwhile East Pakistan and other places. However entry to tribal areas is restricted. Journey 8 hrs by sea from Port Blair towards south

Little Andaman Island offers a perfect mix of white sandy beaches bewitching Waterfalls, Boating through the Creeks, exciting Elephant Safari, Elephant lumbering, Elephant calves training, surfing etc. All the places of tourist interest are approachable by the road, leading northwards from the Hutbay Jetty. Little Andaman has evergreen rain forest which paves way for a very rich biodiversity

Little Andaman offers the best exposure, even if the season is quite short due to the monsoon which hits the sector from May to August. From November to February some southwest spots, accessible by sea, remain passable. Surfing is fast gaining in popularity in the island as an activity option with small resorts renting out surfboards and arranging for surf camps near Butler Bay beach whose waves make it the best surfing destination in India.

How to get Little Island 125 Kms by sea from Port Blair

By Speed Boat

Government ferries run by the Directorate of Shipping Services connect Phoenix Bay jetty/Haddo Wharf, Port Blair to Hut Bay, Little Andaman every day. The journey takes about 7 to 9 hours. For schedule of boat services

By Air

The Civil Aviation Dept. of A & N Administration operates regular helicopter service from Port Blair airport to Little Andaman. It takes about 35 minutes by helicopter. For schedule of helicopter service visit: www.and.nic.in

Place to visit

Butler Bay Beach in Little Island

The most famous and beautiful beach in Little Andamans is the Butler Bay Beach. It lies at a distance of 14 kms from the Hut Bay Jetty. Butler Bay is a beautiful beach suitable for Sun Basking, Coral Viewing, Surfing, etc. Accommodation facilities - hut-type resorts - are available nearby. Boating through the creek near the beach is an exciting experience

Netaji Nagar Beach

Netaji Nagar Beach, 11-kms from the Hutbay Jetty is a white sandy beach suitable for sun basking. There are two waterfalls in the island. White Surf waterfall which is 6.5 kms from Hut Bay Jetty in the midst of the evergreen rainforest is an ideal picnic spot. The waterfall is big and true to its name – Whit Surf. The sight of white foamy water streaming down a small hill is worth watching. The entire place is covered with lush green forests and is ideal for nature lovers. You may also trek to the top of the waterfall which is kind of a pool up on the hill. There are a few small creeks that you would cross when you walk for the waterfall. Whisper Wave Located 25-km from the Hutbay Jetty. This waterfall is also in the midst of the jungle. Journey to this waterfall includes 4-km trekking through the forest which involves a trek through the rain forest.

Little Andaman is famous for its Red Oil Palm Plantation run by ANIFPDCL, 11-km from the jetty. The plantation is spread over an area of 1,593 hectares. A factory for extraction of palm oil is also run by the ANIFPDCL. Tourist can visit the plantation as well as the factory and see the different stages of oil palm fruit production and oil extraction. This can be visited while traveling between the white surf waterfall and butler bay beach.