Nilambur Jetty, Baratang Island
The sight of thousands of parrots returning home before sunset is an experience that draws nature lovers to Parrot Island.
Visiting this small island is an interesting escapade that combines bird watching, boat rides and a view of a beautiful sunset. Parrot Island in Baratang is a flat island, covered with lush green trees and mangroves. The trees are home to a large number of parrots that can be observed returning to their nests, as the sun begins to set. Though the experience is enchanting, one needs to halt for a night at Baratang to be able to see this. The boats for Parrot Island leave not sooner than 4.15pm and by that time they get back, there are no return buses left for Port Blair. The whole trip lasts for about 2.5 hours.