Middle Button Island National park located in Andaman and Nicobar Islands closest to the capital Port Blair. This National Park is spread over an area of 64 square kilometres. The national Park is most known for its spotted deer population.
Middle Button Island National Park established in 1979.
Middle Button Island National Park consists of different variety of plant species such as Calamus palustris, Dinochloa andamanica, Dipterocarpus grandiflorus, Hopea odorata, Artocarpus gomeziana etc.
Faunal group found in the Middle Button Island National Park include spotted deer population. Reptiles found in the park include water lizard and monitor lizard etc. Marine fauna found in the park include Blue whales, sea turtles, dugong, fishes and dolphins etc. The national Park is most known for its spotted deer population.
Apart from offering unique vistas to explore marine wildlife, the region is as famous for adventure activities like snorkeling and scuba diving.
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. Both Summer and Winter are mild as the temperature ranges in between 20 – 30 degree Celsius.
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.
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 Middle Button Island. Nearest railway station is Chennai Railway Station in Chennai city of Tamil Nadu, which is approximately 1,500 km (932 miles) away from the Island.
By Road: The Middle Button Island National Park is not connected by roads. Visitors can reach the sanctuary through ferries provided by authorities from Port Blair. The MBINP in Andaman and Nicobar Islands is approximately 200 km (124.2 miles) away from Port Blair in Andaman archipelago, 1,500 km (932 miles) away from Chennai and 1,424 km (884 miles) away from Visakhapatnam cities in India.