The entire region of Diamond Harbour forms an ideal week-end gateway for the citizens of Kolkata. The township provides river cruises. The place can be reached by boarding a bus from the city center (Kolkata) or hiring a car.
There are many places of interest in Diamond Harbour such as River side, Sharisha Ramkrishna Mission Ashram, Portuguese Fort. Nearby excursion point is Gangasagar (75km app).
The holiday destination of Diamond Harbor is at a distance of 48 kilometers from the Kolkata in the south direction. The Diamond Harbour was named so by the British or rather renamed as Diamond Harbour by them as earlier the spot was known as Hajipur. The Harbour is a point where, the river Hooghly turns towards the south into the Bay of Bengal.