Christmas Island Tourism Association

Christmas Island, Christmas Island   (08) 9164 8382

Rising majestically from the tropical depths of the vast Indian Ocean, and surrounded by the azure waters of Asia's southern fringe lies a stunning Natural Wonder - Christmas Island !!

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Christmas Island - it's name along is intriguing and stirs interest.  Yet this tiny speck of land in the Indian Ocean is a truly fascintating praradise, inviting you to uncover its remarkable surprises of nature in a one-of-a-kind environment.

Venture to this awe-inspiring island for an unforgettable getaway.  Experience a rich biodiversity and a welcoming culture as you take time to escape the everyday, relax and immerse yourself in a breathtaking natural world.

Warm, crystal clear waters invite you to swim or snorkel at idyllic beaches among fish, or scuba dive and discover a colour explosion on the coral reef, and be mesmerised by the gentle, close-up beauty of the huge whalesharks which visit the Island.

Grow your sense of wonder as you are captivated by the spectacle of the Red Crab Migration - a glorious visual feast of colour sweeping across the landscape from forest to ocean in a rare, unstoppable natural wonder.

Meander through the dappled light of a lofty rainforest teeming with abundant life in its lush ecosystem, from tall, shady canopies above to delicate native orchids and ferns across the forest floor, and onto freshwater cascades.

Overhead, wonderful birds soar and drift - birds you'll not see anywhere else.  Whether they're wheeling across tropical skies or in their craggy homes, you can tick off sightings, marvel at their elegance and rarity and treat your ear to new calls.

So set your sights on Australia's Jewel of the Indian Ocean.  Along with your camera, pack your capacity for endless amazement, your willingness to be inspired and your infinite sense of wonder.

Welcome to Christmas Island - A Natural Wonder ...