Makruzz is the first privately owned passenger cruise in Andaman. It operates its services from Port Blair to Havelock and Neil.
Looking for a comfortable, fast, and memorable cruise to Havelock or Neil Island?
Makruzz is the right ship for you.
Makruzz is a fully airconditioned high-speed craft that operates between Port Blair-Havelock & Neil Island. It has an aircraft-like seating arrangement, the only difference (apart from wearing a seat belt) is the huge glass window which offers a mesmerizing view of the ocean as you cruise. There are three classes of seats to choose from. The average travel time from Port Blair to Havelock is 90 minutes, which is the fastest among all the cruise ships in Andamans.
The ship was brought in from Singapore by MAK Logistics in the year 2009. It has 02 decks and a passenger capacity of 280 people. Apart from Makruzz, MAK Logistics also operates 02 other cruise ships by the name Makruzz Gold & Makruzz Pearl.
We know you are not here for a history lesson but to book Makruzz ferry for your Havelock or Neil Island trip.
So here are all the details you need to know for your Makruzz online booking.
Makruzz seat categories
Makruzz has 03 categories of seats, Premium class, Deluxe class and Royal Class. The prices for these seats differ as per the sector of travel.
Premium seats in Makruzz
There are 280 Premium seats in Makruzz. There are 4 rows with a walkway between every 3 seats. All seats have a sea view, however, the window seats have a better view. So how do I get a window seat in Makruzz? Is that the question in your mind? The only way to get a window seat is to book as early as possible. We have Makruzz seat selection access thus we can book a window seat for you if it is available. Seats are allotted on a first come first served basis.
Makruzz Deluxe Class seats
Deluxe class seats are on the upper deck and thus offer a better sea view. There are 64 Delux seats spread across 3 rows. The bridge or the cockpit of the ship is also on the upper deck just in front of the deluxe seats. As there are fewer seats in the deluxe class, you get more legroom and have more chance to get a window seat.
Makruzz Royal Class
Want to feel like a royal? Travel the royal class of Makruzz. It is almost like flying in the business class of an airplane. It is a separate cabin with just 8 seats. There are a television and 8 luxury push-back seats on the red carpet to make you feel the luxury. All seats have a brilliant sea view. Refreshments and beverages are served during the journey in royal class. You also get priority boarding and deboarding. However, the roundtrip ticket price for this class may sometimes be equal to your flight charges to Andamans.
Amenities on board Makruzz
Makruzz has an onboard cafeteria that serves snacks as well as hot and cold beverages. So you can sip a coffee while you enjoy the ocean view from the window of your seat. Large screen televisions are placed in every class which play safety briefing and prerecorded entertainment videos during the journey. There are common washrooms for all classes.
The ultimate blend of Speed and Comfort
Makruzz is the fastest private cruise in Andamans and can sail at a speed of 30 Nautical Miles per hour. The actual sailing speed depends on the weather and sea conditions. On an average Makruzz takes 90 minutes for an one way trip between Port Blair and Havelock. Makruzz is equipped with all the modern navigational equipment and is run by a team of qualified and certified captain and crew.
Safety on board
Never been on a ship before ? Do not worry. Makruzz is one of the safest ships at sea. It has an aluminium dual hul body that can withstand the roughest sea conditions. Life jackets and life rafts are placed all over the ship for any mishappening. The ship is surveyed every year by Director General Of Shipping and adheres to all mandatory safety norms for your safety.
However, seasickness is a common problem for many travelers. If you feel sick even during a long road journey, there is a remote chance that you may experience seasickness. You may take a pill of Avomine tablet (With your doctor's advice) to avoid sea sickness.
Makruzz boarding point