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Facts about Christmas Island

 

How do we get to Christmas Island?

 

Accommodation on the Island

 

Food

 

Climate

 

Tourism Links

  
Facts about Christmas Island

Christmas Island is located 2600km's northwest of Perth, Western Australia. Its closest neighbour is Java a mere 360kms away. 63% of the islands 135 square kilometers is National Park. Christmas Island is an Australian external territory.

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How do we get to Christmas Island

You can fly to Christmas Island from either Perth direct or through Cocos Islands as well as direct from Kuala Lumpur, the weekly schedule for these flights can be found on the Christmas Island Tourism Association homepage.

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Accommodation on the Island

Shorefire Charters recommends The Sunset and VQ3 Lodge for its guests. The close proximity to Shorefire premises and to the coast and boat ramp make both of these guest houses perfect for the fishermans stay.

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Food

The unique cultural diversity of Christmas island is reflected in the variety of its cuisine. Chinese and Malay noodle bars and restaurants offer truly authentic Asian fare at very reasonable prices, while Australian style coffee shops, lunch bars and taverns complete a vast array of dining options.

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Climate

Christmas Island experiences a tropical equatorial climate with wet and dry seasons. The wet season is from December to April when the island comes under the influence of the north-west monsoons. During the rest of the year, the south-east trade winds bring slightly lower temperatures and humidity with much less rain. Further information about the climate can be found on the Christmas Island Tourism Association homepage

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Tourism Links

Christmas Island Tourism Association
The Christmas Island Tourism Association has all relevant information regarding Christmas Island as well as useful facts, and links relevant to Christmas Island.

Cocos Island Tourism Association
Planning to visit Christmas Island? Why not combine a visit to our nearest Australian neighbour the Cocos Keeling Islands. Just 900 km to the southwest of Christmas, Cocos is a coral atoll with pristine white beaches.


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