We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Limestone Caves

Baratang Island, India
+91 96795 74222
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Requires almost a full day from Port Blair

Well this requires you to spend a full day if you are travelling from Port Blair...takes a lot of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KishenHarendra
,
Bengaluru, India
Wonderful !

A must do for anyone interested in an off beat destination . The drive through the forested area... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tinafactor
,
Durgapur, India
via mobile
Read all 184 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“speed boat ride” (16 reviews)
“port blair” (61 reviews)
“reserve forest” (13 reviews)
LOCATION
Baratang Island, India
CONTACT
Website
+91 96795 74222
Write a ReviewReviews (184)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"speed boat ride"
in 16 reviews
"port blair"
in 61 reviews
"reserve forest"
in 13 reviews
"km walk"
in 8 reviews
"forest area"
in 10 reviews
"hour journey"
in 5 reviews
"mother nature"
in 7 reviews
"middle strait"
in 11 reviews
"check post"
in 11 reviews
"wooden platform"
in 2 reviews
"wonderful trip"
in 2 reviews
"tropical forest"
in 5 reviews
"few moments"
in 3 reviews
"entire journey"
in 3 reviews
"travel agent"
in 4 reviews
"forest department"
in 6 reviews
"lime juice"
in 5 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 184 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Well this requires you to spend a full day if you are travelling from Port Blair...takes a lot of time away from your schedule...caves are good no doubt...

Thank KishenHarendra
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must do for anyone interested in an off beat destination . The drive through the forested area and the boat ride through the mangroves are the highlights of the trip. Lucky few can even see the Jarwa tribe members. However you cannot click their...More

Thank Tinafactor
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Limestone caves at Baratang are worth a visit if one has time....Requires a full day from Port Blair. There are no hotel/ guest houses at Baratang apart from the forest guest house so night stay is not advisable. Although there is a canteen and some...More

2  Thank Shalini S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We could not visit the caves for lack of time - however the trip via the jungle and straits was mesmerizing. The water is such blue and the ageless mangroves are amazing. Saw people struggling to get into the massive ferries .. but we waited...More

Thank Chattesu
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 March 2018

I had no idea the govt wont stop at ferrying people from the jarawa tribal homes even after Supreme court gave an order once. The trip gives you an opportunity to observe people who are apart from all others. But at cost of what ?...More

1  Thank shwetaD11
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I visited here on 20th Feb18, really it is marvelous & one's should not miss it.It is approximately 100 km from port Blair.You will see the tribes on half way.Taxi takes full five hours to reach there,then govt.ferry will take you a particular place and...More

1  Thank Mukesh G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 12 February 2018

nice place you get to see limestone cave and its very beautiful also the mangroves all over you in the speedboat

Thank rohitnijapkar
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 12 February 2018

The journey from Port Blair to Limestone Cave is awesome. First you will have to cross the Jarwa reservation forest which is 50 km long...followed by crossing the Baratang Jetty....and finally speed boat ride through the Mangrove Forest....

1  Thank Sourav0709
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Total approx 40 to 50 mins journey from the Baratang jetty. First by speed boat then about 1.3 km walk. The last part of the boat journey to reach the cave is really exciting - through a dense mangrove forest. The cave is really awesome,...More

1  Thank Gaurav M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

To see Baratang island, one needs to start very early. Like 3.00a.m.from Portblair The reason being to be on the top of the queue. Only the first 200 vehicles are allowed as you need to go via the tribal area No stopping. No open windows...More

Thank Kirukutti
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Baratang Island Hotels
Dew Dale Resorts
50 reviews
6.49 km away
Avis Hotel
10 reviews
31.03 km away
SeaShell, Havelock
612 reviews
31.42 km away
Eco Villa Palm Beach Resort
160 reviews
31.50 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Something Different-- A beachside Cafe
617 reviews
31.64 km away
Garden View Restaurant
51 reviews
55.40 km away
Full Moon Cafe
728 reviews
33.89 km away
Dugong
28 reviews
52.55 km away
Nearby Attractions
Radhanagar Beach
3,493 reviews
33.88 km away
Howrah Bridge
275 reviews
51.95 km away
Mud Volcano
48 reviews
13.31 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
SHIVA R
16 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Kirukutti | Reviewed this property |
Oh yes
0
Votes
papupython
2 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from PratikPShah | Reviewed this property |
It is open all days a week.
0
Votes
Adrita S
11 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Shahid L | Reviewed this property |
There are few things that can be done at different hours of a day. But the crucial thing is coordinate your plan with ferry. As you need to catch those to return back to Port Blair, off course if you can arrange for your... More
0
Votes
Membership_Slide_Up_Placement_on_Attraction_Review
Get 10% off your next tour or activity booking.
Valid for new TripAdvisor sign-ups only.
Join TripAdvisor