MAHATMA GANDHI MARINE NATIONAL PARK
Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park is a national park of India sited in famous Wandoor beach, 29 km from Port Blair by road. Well known for picturesque beauty, calm waters, blindingly white sand and is very popular amongst tourist. The park was created 24th May 1983 under the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972 to protect marine life such as the corals and nesting sea turtles prevalent in the area. Most of the coral reefs in the park are fringing reefs.