Covering nearly 281.5 square kilometers of land, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park is nothing but a cluster of 15 islands and open sea creek passing through the area. These islands and creek are declared was created back in 1983 to preserve the corals and nestling turtles which are abundant in this area. Most of these islands are inhabitant. Features and vegetation’s vary from Island to Island. The largest among the 15 island, Tarmugil is featured with thick lush mangroves, sheet rocks, and white sandy beaches. The island named “Twins” is renowned for the sea turtle breeding. Usual water sports and glass bottomed boat rides are available in Jolly Buoy and Red Skin islands.