Galathea National Park

Galathea National Park is located on the island of Great Nicobar. It was established in the year of 1992. This park is the part of the Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve. This park is separated from Campbell Bay National Park by a 12Km wide forest buffer zone.The national park is a very scenic and beautiful place. The area in the national park looks awesome due to the presence of different species of birds, animals, and flora. There is the provision of the watchtowers in the forest for travellers from where they can watch various species of birds.

Galathea National park is the home to the many rare and unique species of plants, birds, and animals. These species include Giant leather black turtle, water monitor lizard, pythons, Fruitbat, Malayan Box turtle, Salt-water crocodile etc.

To Get There

The National Park is not accessible by roadways. Visitors can take ferries from Port Blair to Galathea National Park, this journey will take approximately 50-60 hours.

Accommodation : Hotels and restrooms are available in the outskirts of the forest subject to prior booking.

When to visit : Galathea National Park is open throughout the year but the best time to visit the park during between-October to April.

Other Activities

There are multiple adventure activities available like- snorkelling, scuba diving, boating, sea walks etc. owing to its rich biodiversity the park is also a site for nature watching.

NOTE : Visitors are advised to get in touch with officials of the sanctuary for complete information on live aboard ship packages, scuba diving facilities, entry timings, fees etc.