Ross Island, Port Blair

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At Ross Island, explore an abandoned settlement overtaken by the roots of wild Ficus plants, giving it an otherwordly feel. Residential structures still stand firm, despite that fact that they're being swallowed by nature. Examine the old church, hospital, and bazaar as you walk the brick walkways. The island was first abandoned because of severe weather conditions, which drastically increased the mortality rate. However, after World War II, the British governed the uninhabited island until they handed it over to the Indian Navy in 1979. Today tourists swarm the place, so book your ferry boat early, and remember that visitors must sign in upon entry and exit. For Ross Island and beyond, use our Port Blair holiday planner to get the most from your Port Blair vacation.
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  • Ross Island is very close to port blair(15 mints by Ferry 200). You can recah here from Aberdeen jetty by paying 200 rs PAX. It was Administrative Headquarters in British era.  more »
  • Boats are available for Ross island from Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex. Last boat leaves at 2pm and the total trip duration is approx 1.5 hours. One can see lots of deer's and few rabbit's on the ...  more »
  • Only demolished British building. Nothing special in this island. Can see British Swimming pool and their water treatment tanks.  more »