Jolly Buoy Island is a spectacular location in the enchanting Andaman. The dazzling blue sea water enriched with brightly coloured corals and plenty of marine life. Jolly Buoy is referred to as a tropical paradise due to its spectacular natural beauty and breathtaking scenery. The best thing about the place is that it offers complete privacy and solitude. So if you want to relax in a tranquil place and that is far away from the hustles and bustles of life, this is it. It will give you the perfect opportunity to capture the romantic essence of nature and bask in the sun.
HOW TO REACH JOLLY BUOY ISLAND?
It takes 45 minutes by ferry to reach Jolly Buoy island from Wandoor Mahatma Gandhi National Park, which is located 30km from Port Blair by road. Make sure to reach Wandoor Mahatma Gandhi National Park before 9 A.M. All boats depart at the same time and return back together. Prior permission and entry tickets should be presented to avail this trip. You can submit your permit and trip request to get the tickets and permits booked on your behalf. Forgetting the permission, photographs and id are required. If you don’t have the relevant documents, you have to stand in a long queue in front of the Tourism office to avail permission.
POPULAR WATER SPORTS AT JOLLY BUOY
Snorkeling, Scuba diving and the Glass Bottom Boat Ride are some of the interesting activities in Jolly Buoy Island. All of them are ideal to explore the amazing biodiversity of coral reefs and other sea fauna.
It is the ultimate water sport that facilitates divers to explore deep sea creatures and coral reefs. The divers use a diving mask, and a breathing apparatus called a snorkel, and usually swimfins.
It promises unlimited adventure and thrill for the underwater divers. It is done by using self-contained breathing apparatus which is rich in oxygen to facilitate breathing underwater. It is mainly done to unravel the mysteries and charms of sea creatures and corals.
GLASS BOTTOM BOAT RIDE
If you don’t know swimming and still to discover the marine treasures hidden under the sea, then the glass bottom boat ride is perfect. It is a boat that is equipped with an individual section of glass that is transparent in nature. It offers crystal clear view of underwater corals and fishes which Jolly Buoy is famous for.