Getting Here – Havelock

SILVERSAND BEACH RESORT, SWARAJ DWEEP (HAVELOCK)

Getting Here

Just a little bit of planning will ensure a smooth journey to Swaraj Dweep (Havelock).
We are here to assist you at every step!

Q. How do I reach Swaraj Dweep (Havelock Island)?

A. Travellers can choose between the slower, cheaper government ferry and the faster, more expensive catamarans depending on their arrival time in Port Blair as well as their budget.

Q. Should I go for a Govt Ferry or Private Ferry?

A. Govt ferries are cheaper, but slower. A trip from Port Blair to Havelock on a Govt Ferry would take around 2.5 hours and cost approx. Rs. 450 -600/- per person

Private ferries are faster, but more expensive. A trip from Port Blair to Havelock on a Private Ferry would take 1.5 to 2.00 hours and cost approx. Rs. 1000 – 3000/- per person

Q. Which Private Ferries are available?

A. Makruzz (Mak1, Mak2, Mak3), Green Ocean, Sea Link, etc.

Q. Should I book ferry tickets in advance?

A. Absolutely. There is a shortage of ferries, so getting a ferry last minute is difficult. It’s best to book 20-30 days in advance.

Tickets can be booked directly from the ferries website.

To avoid the inconvenience, you can ask us to arrange the Ferry for you. We will buy ferry tickets for a nominal fee. We request you to please tell us at least 15-20 days in advance. (Pre-payment for the tickets & Valid Indian Photo Id proof for Indian Nationals & Valid Passport for Foreign Nationals is mandatory)

Q. Should I buy a one way ticket or a return ticket?

A. It is suggested to book the return tickets also.

Just in case return dates are not fixed, tickets can be booked from Havelock Harbour subject to availability.

Q. What are the ferry timings?

A. (Ferry Timing may change from time to time)

Govt Ferry
Government Ferry Online Booking Is Not Available. Timings For Travellers Reference.

Port Blair to Havelock: 06:20 Departure 09:00 Arrival
Port Blair to Havelock: 14:00 Departure 16:30 Arrival

Havelock to Port Blair: 09:00 Departure 11:30 Arrival
Havelock to Port Blair: 16:30 Departure 19:00 Arrival

Makruzz:

Port Blair to Havelock: 08:15 Departure 09:45 Arrival
Port Blair to Havelock: 14:00 Departure 15:45 Arrival

Havelock to Port Blair: 14:00 Departure 17:30 Arrival
Havelock to Port Blair: 10:15 Departure 13:15 Arrival

Green Ocean:

Port Blair to Havelock: 06.30 Departure 09.00 Arrival

Havelock to Port Blair: 15:00 Departure 17:45 Arrival

Sea Link:
Port Blair to Havelock: 06:00 Departure 08:00 Arrival
Port Blair to Havelock: 01:00 Departure 15:00 Arrival

Havelock to Port Blair: 15:30 Departure 17:30 Arrival
Havelock to Port Blair: 09:00 Departure 12:30 Arrival (via Neil Island)

Terms & Conditions:
• Correction of NAME is not permitted in ticket ONCE BOOKED. So please make sure for correct NAME.
• Reporting time should be before 1HOUR prior to departure.
• Passenger should carry a PHOTO IDENTITY CARD at the time of Check-In.
• Tickets are Non Transferable and Non Re-routable.
• Ticket will be valid only till the date of travel prior to departure.
• Carriage of Security Removed Articles will not be permitted in hand baggage eg: Nail cutters, Knifes, explosives, Inflammable etc.
• LIQUOR & SMOKING is NOT ALLOWED in the vessel by LAW.

Q. How to get to the hotel from the ferry port?

A. Cabs are easily available at the harbour. Pre booking of cabs can also be done form our reservation desk.