What is there to do on Christmas Island?
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- Christmas Island National Park. National Parks.
- Christmas Island Visitor Centre. Visitor Centres.
- The Dales Hiking Trail. Hiking Trails.
- The Grotto.
- Lily Beach.
- Dolly Beach.
- Gun Emplacement.
- Margaret Knoll Lookout.
Can we travel to Christmas Island?
Christmas Island is currently closed to travellers from QLD, ACT, NSW & VIC. It is important to note that the Indian Ocean Territories (IOTs) of Christmas Island and the Cocos Keeling Islands remain in a State of Emergency and ALL travellers to the IOTs are required to apply for travel to each island.
Why do people visit Christmas Island?
With its warm temperatures and high rainfall, Christmas Island is exceptionally conducive to fostering all sorts of wildlife. Nearly two-thirds of the island is designated as national park land, featuring well-marked trails that are highly popular with bird-watchers.
Is Christmas Island worth visiting?
With excellent visibility and warm water, Christmas Island is an ideal place to gain diving certifications. Christmas Island is also an important fishing destination, offering everything from dropping a line off the jetty at Flying Fish Cove to deep-sea game fishing.
Do I need a car on Christmas Island?
Hiring a car is the best way to get around the island, letting you explore the many walks and sights at your leisure. We recommend pre-booking as vehicles are limited.
What currency is used on Christmas Island?
Is Christmas Island Expensive?
Christmas Island may not be high on the tourist radar, its expensive to get to, accommodation is also expensive but its unique in its own right. Randomly placed in the Indian ocean, not too far from Indonesia, its a great spot over for yachties.
How many people died on Christmas Island?
50 people died and 42 were rescued. The incident was the worst civilian maritime disaster in Australia in more than a century….2010 Christmas Island boat disaster.
|Top: SIEV-221 prior to breakup; Middle: SIEV-221 shortly after initial collision; Bottom: HMAS Pirie officers rescue survivors.|
|Date||15 December 2010|
Is there an ATM on Christmas Island?
Please note that there is no ATM on the island.
How large is Christmas Island?
What language is spoken in Christmas Island?
Language. English is the official language on Christmas Island. However, more than half of our residents speak a language other than English at home. While on the island, you might hear people conversing in Mandarin, Malay, Cantonese, Min Nan, Tagalog and a variety of other languages.
What does the flag of Christmas Island look like?
The flag of Christmas Island consists of a green and blue background, split the top left corner to the bottom right. These colours are intended to represent the land and sea respectively. The last motif appears in the centre of the flag on a golden disc is the map of the island in green.