Viper Island

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  • Address: Viper Island, Andaman, India, Port Blair
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Outdoors, Island, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot, Nature

Having a historical significance, Viper Island was used as an open jail, prior to the construction of the Cellular Jail, for freedom fighters and convicts. The ruins of the jail at Viper Island can still be visited. The island has a gallows atop a hillock, where condemned prisoners were hanged. The island also makes for a nice picnic spot.

Viper Island Travel Tips

  • Viper Island has around 50 steps to be climbed.
  • No eateries on the island.

Entrance Ticket Details For Viper Island

  • Ferry charges may cost between Rs.75 to Rs. 150.

Viper Island Hours

  • Ferries usually operate to and from Viper Island between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

How to Reach Viper Island

  • Ferry from Junglighat Jetty.

  • Packed picnic basket recommended.

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  • Viper Island Address: Viper Island, Andaman, India, Port Blair
  • Viper Island Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Viper Island(preferred time): 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Viper Island: 00:30 Mins
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  • 86.54% of people who visit Port Blair include Viper Island in their plan

  • 40.13% of people start their Viper Island visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Viper Island

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Viper Island

People normally club together Mini Zoo and Anthropological Museum while planning their visit to Viper Island.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Viper Island Reviews & Ratings

  • Another beauty from the islands of the Andaman. This place has got rich history from the British regime and the Indian freedom struggle. Visit the place to know more about the history. A good place to spend a little time. However I have a little concern about the place. There is no food and drinks option available on the island. There should be some for the tourists. Do visit if you want dome really good photographs.

  • As Epic as everyone said : These place perfectly shows how cruel the British government is. How they tortured the Indian people. I liked these place because it has very fascinating. This tiny serene, beautiful island is situated inside the portblair harbor 20 minutes boat journey. The island derives it's name from the vessel "viper" in which Lt. Archibald Blair came to these island in 1789 with the purpose of penal settlement.the vessel it is believed met with an accident and it is wreckage was found near these island . viper island witnesses the untold suffering of the freedom fighter head to undergo.convicts who are found guilty of violating the rules of The penal settlement....riddle I am always thrilled to know the dark history of our country so I like this place very much. So I recommend you guys whenever u came to portblair just visit these place it will definitely overwhelmed u Hope my review helps u lot !!!👍👍👍

  • Awesome historic island

  • Nice place to visit

  • Nice place to visit,how British government Torture our Indians

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