Christmas Island

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A Natural Wonder

Often referred to as the “Galapagos of the Indian Ocean”. The island is an Australian Territory located 2600km North East of Perth and 450km South of Jakarta.

Christmas Island Tourism

Top 10 things to do on the Christmas Island

  • 1. Experience the magic of the famous Red Crab migration

  • 2. Dive some of the longest drop-offs on the planet

  • 3. Snorkel the colourful Flying Fish Cove

  • 4. Watch the amazing array of birdlife from numerous lookouts

  • 5. Learn about the island’s multicultural history

  • 6. Take a trip to Dolly Beach and experience the “natural spa”

  • 7. Enjoy the Blue Grotto

  • 8. Take a walk along the Blowholes boardwalk and admire the rocky surrounds

  • 9. Walk through the beautiful jungle to arrive at Dale’s Waterfall

  • 10. Play a round of golf with some friendly red crabs

Getting There – Virgin Australia flies twice a week to Christmas Island from Perth, every Tuesday is a direct flight, every Saturday is via the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

Language – The predominant language is English, Chinese, and Arabic is also spoken.

Currency – Australian Dollar

Phone & Internet – Only the Telstra network works on the island, hotels have WiFi.

Weather – The average daily temperature all year round is 27C.
The wet season is from December to April with the heaviest rains and humidity from November to May and January, February, and March the wettest months.
The dry season is from May to November with the driest months from July to October.

Passport & Visa – A valid Australian passport is preferred as you depart from the Perth International Airport Terminal.

Festivals – Chinese New Year, Vesak Day, Hari Raya Puasa, Hungry Ghost Festival, Moon Festival, Maulad Nabi, Temple god’s birthdays, Christmas!

Events – Christmas Island Golf Open, Christmas Island Marathon, Bird and Nature Week and Territory Day celebrations.

Getting Around – The best way to get around is by hire car as there is no public transport.

Accommodation – Swell Lodge is a luxury eco-lodge and the Sunset and VQ3 Lodge are the most popular hotels close to town. Other options for a fully self-contained property are Villa Papaya, The Lookout, The Cabin, Rocky Point Townhouse and The Retreat.

Restaurants – Golden Bosun Tavern, Rumah Tinggi, Lucky Ho, Chinese Literary Association are our personal favourites.

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