Andaman Water Sports Complex
Summer:20 to 36° C (Warm but pleasant with sea breeze)
Winter:15 to 34 ° C (Mild)
Monsoon:Mid-May to September (Medium to Heavy Rainfalls)
Best time to visit:
October to March (ideal for water-based activities)
Opening Time: 8:00 a.m. (for safe water sports and adventure water sports)
Closing Time: 8:00 a.m. (for safe water sports) & 5:00 p.m. (for adventurous water sports)
Weekly Holiday: N/A
Entry Fees for Indians
Video Camera: N/A
Entry Fees for Foreign Nationals
Located in proximity to the Cellular Jail and Aberdeen Bazaar in the north-west part of Port Blair, the Andaman Water Sports Complex is one of the renowned and unique sports complexes in India that provides many thrilling water-based activities. Also known as Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex, water-sport enthusiasts can boat up to Ross Island for an interesting and fun-filled experience.
Dubbed as the paradise for aqua-sport lovers, the Andaman Water Sports Complex offers plethora of water-sport activities like sailing, surfing, water scooter, kayaking, windsurfing, water-skiing and parasailing.
For those who are not keenabout adventurous activities, the sports complex boasts an artificial waterfall. The complex offers every facility for a comfortable and enjoyable trip like sea water swimming pool and changing rooms.
The complex also has a glorious monument/memorial that stand as a memory of the historical battle of Aberdeen, fought between Andamanese and Britishers. Enhancing the beautyof the place are the children park and Marina Park,stationedadjacent to this spot.
Visitors can plan an excursion to the nearby attractions like Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Mount Harriet, ChidiyaTapu, Sippighat Farm, and Corbyn’s Cove Beach.
Taxis, auto rickshaws and public buses are available from Veer Savarkar Airport to reach Andaman Water Sports Complex.Moving around in Port Blair is quite convenient due to the excellent network of public transport available here.
Port Blairdoesn’t have a train station. The nearest station to reach Port Blair is Chennai Central (about 1,362 km.)
Veer Savarkar Airport (about 5 km.) is the nearest airport to reach Port Blair. The airport is serviced by domestic flights from Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, Delhi, and Chennai.
Sea: Regular ship services available from Chennai, Kolkata and Vishakhapatnam ports to Port Blair.The cruise usually takes 50 to 60 hours to reach Port Blair. One can explore unadulterated beauty of Port Blair on foot/by walking.