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Christmas Island: A Perfect Holiday Destination

Welcome to Christmas Island, the wildlife paradise right on mainland Australia’s doorstep that many have heard of yet few have visited.

Located just South of Indonesia, your Christmas Island holiday destination is just a short flight from Perth. With dense jungles, beautiful sandy beaches and crystalline blue waters, Christmas Island is a tropical paradise. The most famous of Christmas Island’s tourist attractions is the unique annual red crab migration which occurs every year between the months of October and January. Truly a sight to behold, millions of these crabs make their way from the depths of the jungle down to the ocean to spawn, creating a spectacle that is rightfully one of nature’s greatest events.

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As well as the annual crab migration, there are plenty of opportunities to spot unique wildlife all year round. A haven for bird-watchers, Christmas Island has an abundance of lookouts perfect to spot frigatebirds, boobies and the golden bosun, amongst others.

Down in the crystal clear waters that offer comfortable year-round temperatures of 27⁰C, things get even more spectacular with brightly coloured fish darting amongst the pristine coral reefs. Snorkelling and scuba diving is breath-taking at any time of the year, and spinner dolphins and even whale sharks can be spotted between November and April.

Full of natural wonders, this remarkable island still feels like an undiscovered and unspoilt paradise. With glorious wildlife and a depth of culture and history to discover, Christmas Island is a place where unique travel experiences collide to create a trip you’ll never forget.

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Rocky Point Townhouse

  A two bedroom townhouse with uninterrupted ocean views from the main bedroom.
From $240 per room per night
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Hibiscus House

From $240 per room per night
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Swell Lodge – Eco Chalet

  Christmas Island only luxury and the only eco-friendly accommodation.
From $3,105 per room
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Shorefire Charters

  Shorefire has operated since 1994, making it the longest running fishing charter service on Christmas Island. Your skipper, Mark Rochfort, is a qualified coxswain and has fished the island’s waters for over 27 years. His vast experience is unequalled ...
From $2,750 per person twin share
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Faulkner Photography Tours

From $90 per person per night
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VQ3 Lodge

Located in the heart of The Settlement area, the VQ3 Lodge is surrounded by lush gardens and is in walking distance to Taverns, Cafes, Supermarkets and the main shopping area.
From $145 per room per night
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Indian Ocean Experiences

  Lisa Preston of Indian Ocean Experiences is a local resident of Christmas Island with a vast knowledge of the Island and its inhabitants. Her tours are a must do while on the Island so you can learn about the ...
From $100 per person
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The Sunset

Our superb accommodation is located along the waterfront in the heart of the Settlement district, most rooms offering unobstructed views of the ocean and magnificent sunsets. Easy walking distance to taverns and shops
From $165 per room per night
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Extra Divers CI 1 day

Christmas Island should be high on the wish list for all divers. With great drift dives along walls covered in large Gorgonian fan corals teaming with fish both large and small. The Extra Divers boat can take up to 16 divers ...
From $195 per person
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