Havelock is one of only a handful few places that the organization of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands union region of India has allowed and energized the advancement of tourism, with an attention on advancing eco-tourism.
Havelock Island evaded a great part of the pulverization by the 2004 Indian Ocean seismic tremor and its subsequent wave, and there were no archived setbacks.
Deadly crocodile assaults have happened on the island. In 2010 an American visitor was taken while snorkeling. Later the crocodile was caught by the Andaman woods office and was sent to a zoo