One can uncover the stunning beauty of the Islands by embarking on a kayaking adventure in Havelock, Andaman amidst the crystal-clear blue waters.

The islands are home to a diverse range of wildlife which can be discovered by paddling through the shallow waters near the shore.

Kayaking allows you to explore the mangroves, gaze at the stars in the night sky, and experience the island in a completely unique way. 

Please be advised that bioluminescence was observed in the water from May 6th to May 31st. Consider going mangrove kayaking in Havelock to explore various types of mangroves, observe bird species, and view underwater 

Kayaking in the Ocean and Mangroves

Kayaking in the ocean is a peaceful activity that is suitable for all skill levels. Unlike navigating through rushing river currents, it offers a more relaxed and gentle experience. 

Exploring the coastline from the water's edge allows for a unique perspective on the diverse life that inhabits this area. Nature enthusiasts can witness a variety of marine and land creatures while gliding along in a kayak.

Bioluminescence kayaking andaman

If you are interested in experiencing Bioluminescence kayaking in the Andaman Islands, then this post is perfect for you. We have covered all the essential points on how you can have this unique experience in Havelock Island.

To witness Bioluminescence, it is recommended to choose the 3:30 am slot as it is almost like night at that time. By moving your double-bladed paddle in a front-to-back motion on one side, you can observe the Bioluminescence underwater.

It is important to note that the visibility of Bioluminescence depends on the moon phase. If there is a full moon, you will have a better experience compared to a half moon, where the Bioluminescence may only be 30% to 40% visible. 

Sunset and Kayaking in Havelock

Kayaking a short distance from the harbor in Havelock offers a stunning view of the sunset. Witnessing the sun dip below the flat seas can be truly awe-inspiring. The changing colors of the sky reflecting off the water create a mesmerizing display that should not be missed. Adding to the experience is the opportunity to see the blue sky and moon's shadow in the sea while kayaking in Havelock. 

Who can do kayaking?

Anyone who is in good physical and mental condition can participate in kayaking. Children over 10 years old are allowed to join. The main requirement is being able to paddle the kayak during the entire trip.

If you start to feel tired while paddling, our skilled instructors can assist you in getting back to the shore safely. 

How we conduct kayaking while watching the sunset?

Join us for a brief orientation on what to anticipate during your first kayaking experience, including safety procedures and precautions. Practice paddling in a kayak will be provided to help you get comfortable. Our kayaks are designed to prevent capsizing, however we recommend wearing a life jacket during the activity.

Kayaking In The Mangroves

Kayaking through the Mangroves offers a diverse array of bird and marine species to observe. Popular sightings include Mangrove cuckoos, White ibis, brown pelicans, and Red-tailed hawks.

Young fish find refuge among the submerged roots and shallow waters near the mangroves, making it easy to witness Mud-Skippers with their families.


The clear waters allow for excellent visibility from the kayak while our knowledgeable guides entertain with stories and information.


Our kayaking tours through the mangroves take place during the day and we recommend wearing white shorts and a t-shirt, along with sunscreen.


With a maximum of 6 participants per trip, each group is led by an instructor and local guide. Snacks and water are provided, starting at 8 am from Havelock ferry Jetty to the Lighthouse in the mangrove canal. 

Kayaking In The Night

Experience the beauty of the night sky or admire the luminescent waters while night kayaking in Andaman. The sky is filled with countless stars and constellations are easily visible as you paddle through the water. Witness the magic of tiny marine organisms creating a shimmer with each stroke of your paddle. 

Why should you kayak in the dark?

Bioluminescence, the captivating phenomenon known as "living light", can be easily witnessed while kayaking. It is caused by microorganisms such as algae, phytoplankton, squid, shrimp, and fish that emit light through a chemical reaction. Don't miss the opportunity to see this stunning display during your evening paddle on the water.