The lure of underwater coral gardens and unspoiled beaches specially a sand bar joining two islands are irresistible. Super place for SCUBA diving, swimming, fishing and Camping.
Cinque Island could be regarded as one of the most beautiful islands in the Andamans. It is one of the best dive destinations in the island, it has clear emerald water with a visibility of upto 80 feet. Cinque Island has a surrounding of pristine coral reefs and some extraordinary beaches. It also gives you to have a close look at the underwater coral gardens. The shallow seas around the Cinque island are rich in corals and there are some fine, unspoiled beaches. If you are lucky, you could be greeted by frolicking dolphins. A day at each of these islands will suffice to quench the appetite of most for the sea. However, the experience always leaves the visitors with a restless feeling to long for the more and more of the same. The deep dive offers a terrific variety of marine life, including black coral, sightings of sharks and is ideal for the experienced diver. To reach this beautiful Cinque Island, Andamans permission from the Forest Department is necessitated. Permission for night visit to this island is rarely granted. It takes 2 and a half hours from Chirya Tapu to reach here by boat. And,from Wandoor it takes three and a half hour to reach. Besides, ferries between Phoenix Bay and the island run only once a week. Andaman Travels offers you interesting information on Cinque Island in Andamans.