Ross Island Ferry Service
Ross Island used to be the capital of Andaman and Nicobar till 1941 when it was devastated by an earthquake. The isolated island takes you back to the Colonial days with old buildings and churches lying in ruins. You can also enjoy the beautiful sand beach and solitude that the island offers.
Ross Island is just a few kilometers away from Port Blair and can be reached 15 to 20 minutes. You can find different type of ferries operating in the same route ranging from luxurious modern high-speed vessels to small boats.
The ferries have different capacities- some boats can carry 120 passengers while others have seating capacities of 80, 35 and 22. You can also rent small ferries which accommodate up to 10 passengers.
Andaman Emerald Holidays can arrange your reservation in popular ferry services such as Mak Marina and Island Explore which have fully AC cabins for your comfort. We can also arrange budget ferry service to Ross in non-AC boats operated by companies such as White Safari and Musafir.
The boats leave from Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. You should reserve your seats in advance to eliminate any hassle of non-availability of seats.
The Ross Island ferry service starts from 8:30 am. You should report at least half hour in advance just to be careful and avoid any problems. We will ensure that you reach by time to catch your ferry if you are traveling with us.
The fare for each person is Rs 400 only.
We don’t charge anything extra for the booking.
You are welcome to get in touch with us if you want to get your tickets quickly. Andaman Emerald Holidays will ensure you get confirmed seats according to your preference.
• All sailings are subjected to weather and sailing conditions
• Our agency cannot guarantee the sailing of the ferry
• Tourists must carry proof of identification for being allowed to get abroad the ferry
• You will need to pass through security check conducted by the police, Port Management Board and Andaman Tourism Management for safety.
• Children over the age of 2 years are considered adults and need tickets
• We will refund the value of the ticket in case of cancellation or non-availability of seats
How to Reach
The ferries for Ross Island leave from the Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex or Andaman Water Sports Complex in Port Blair. Sometimes the ferries may also depart from Junglighat Jetty depending on administrative decisions.
Andaman Emerald Holidays will drop you in your preferred transfer car up to the boarding centers. You can take a trip of Ross Island and come back within duration of 2 hours or so.