This island is famous for its vegetables – yes, it is from here that vegetables are taken to markets and shops in Port Blair. Neil Island is about 36 kms from Port Blair by sea. There are boat and ferry services four times a week from Port Blair.
Neil Island is a haven for tourists who love to trek or spend time amongst thriving forests and fauna. The Directorate of Tourism provides accommodation at the Hawabill Nest Guesthouse. There are beautiful beaches at Bharatpur, Sitapur and Lakshmanpur.