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Red Skin Island is also part of the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park and is located nearby Jolly Buoy Island, approximately 30 kilometers southwest of Port Blair. Red Skin Island is known for its rich marine biodiversity, coral reefs, and clear waters. It is a popular spot for snorkeling and exploring the underwater world.

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Similar to Jolly Buoy Island, visitation to Red Skin Island is regulated, and permits are required from the Forest Department. The island is open to tourists during specific months, generally from November to April. Red Skin Island offers snorkeling opportunities, allowing visitors to admire the vibrant coral reefs and encounter a diverse range of marine species, including colorful fish, turtles, and other marine creatures.

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For certified divers, Red Skin Island offers an opportunity to delve deeper into the underwater world. Descend into the depths and discover hidden caves, swim-throughs, and diverse marine ecosystems. The dive sites around the island are known for their impressive coral formations, dramatic drop-offs, and encounters with larger marine species like reef sharks and turtles.

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