Elephanta Island is located on an island in Mumbai Harbour, Mumbai, India. Known in ancient times as Gharapuri, named the Elephanta island. The Island was once the capital of a powerful local kingdom, the Temples where carved out of rocks being a popular Tourist attraction.
The island is roughly 6 miles from South East coast of the Mumbai city and is accessible by Ferry or Boat. The drive is around 1 hour and their are boats that leave daily first at 9am and last at 2pm.
Once arrived at the island you are invited by a step of stairs that lead straight up to the caves.
Tickets can be purchased from the gateway
Open to the Public 24hrs Monday - Sunday
Raigad, Gharapuri, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400094, India