Middle Button Island National Park is in Andaman & Nicobar Islands, India. It has an area of approximately 64 square kilometers. It is on Middle Button Island.
North Button Island National Park and South Button Island National Park are two nearby national parks on two separate islands. These two islands and the national parks are smaller than the middle button island. These three island national parks together form the Rani Jhansi Marine National Park. These parks were declared as protected areas by the Government.
Besides visiting the national park, water sports like scuba diving and snorkeling are significant activities near the island. Sandy beaches and shallow seas are the specialties of these islands.
The islands have rich forest cover. These islands are also known for Exotic aquatic marine life. Monitor Lizards, spotted deer, and water lizards are some of the fauna found here. Dolphins, Fishes, Sea Turtles, and Dugongs. Many coral species are also there.
These islands receive rainfall from June to October, so it is better to avoid visiting them during this period.
How Do I Go to Button Island National Park?
Middle Button Island National Park is approximately 200 kilometers northeast of Port Blair, the capital of Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
Veer Savarkar International Airport is the only airport that connects the Andaman and Nicobar islands to the rest of India. There are direct flights to this airport from Kolkata, Chennai, Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad, Bangalore, and New Delhi. Moreover, Helicopter services are available between some of the islands.
There are boat and ferry services to the National Park islands from Phoenix Bay Jetty in Port Blair.
Is Accommodation available at the National Park on Button Island?
Middle Button Island has no permanent structures for overnight stays. You may contact the park office to get special permission to camp on the island by putting up tents. Alternatively, you may sleep on board any vessel that offers this facility.