North Button Island National Park
North Button Island National park located in Andaman and Nicobar Islands along the coast of India. This National Park is spread over an area of 44 square miles (114 km2)
North Button Island National Park got established in 1979. This Park is home to many creatures such as the dugong and the dolphin.
North Button Island National Park has a rich variety of beautiful and rare plants. It is home for different species of plants, trees, birds and wild animals etc
The richness of wildlife is found in North Button Island National Park. Faunal group found in this park include Dugong, Dolphins, Blue Whale and Water Monitor Lizard etc. Marine fauna found in this park include Humpback Snappers, Giant Groupers, and schools of Spiny foot and Unicorn fish, Boulder Corals, Stag horns, Coral Laminates and Finger Corals. It has a wide range of unique species including the endangered.
Activities like Scuba Diving and Snorkeling done here.
Best time to visit:
Best time to visit the park is during the months of January to March. The island experiences a bulk of the total annual rainfall from the months of June to October; hence it is advisable not to plan a trip to the Andaman Island around this time.
Visitors are advised to get in touch with officials of the sanctuary for complete information entry timings and fee. Usually this Park remains open from 12:00 am to 12:00 pm.
There are several options around North Bay Island National Park to accommodate outsiders or tourists. Visitors are advised to get in touch with us to get know about accommodation and other facilities along with charges.
By Air: The nearest airports are in Port Blair city in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chennai and Visakhapatnam cities in India.
By Rail: There is no railway station in Andaman archipelago. Nearest railway station is Chennai Railway Station in Chennai city of Tamil Nadu, which is approximately 1,390 km (863 miles) away from the Island.
By Road: The North Button Island National Park is not connected by roads. Visitors can reach the park through ferries provided by authorities from Port Blair. The NBINP in Andaman and Nicobar Islands is approximately 85 km (52.81 miles) away from Port Blair city in Andaman archipelago, 1,390 km (863 miles) away from Chennai and 1,213 km (753 miles) away from Visakhapatnam cities in India.