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Christmas Island, a territory of Australia, is one of the islands of the Indian Ocean and situated by the south of Indonesia and northwest of Australia. This island nation has an 80 kilometre long coastline along an almost continuous 20 metre high sea cliff and almost two-thirds or 135 square kilometres of the island is part of an Australian national park.

Why Travel to Christmas Island

Christmas Island is popular for its diversity of natural flora and fauna. It is home to many rare species of plants and animals making it a popular travel destination for those interested in ecotourism. It is also an attraction for scuba divers thanks to its numerous caves of different kinds. On Christmas Island, diving enthusiasts will find caves such as plateau caves, raised coastal caves and alcoves, coastal caves, basalt caves, sea caves and several more making up the 42 caves located on the island. The coast of Christmas Island also have a diverse number of fish species that makes snorkelling and swimming a popular activity for both locals and tourists.

Some other popular destinations in and around Christmas Island include the Hosnies Spring Ramsar, which is one of the freshwater springs on the island, and the Hugh’s Dale, which is a waterfall located in The Dales rainforest.

These are just a few of the things you can do in Christmas Island. The country offers many more attractions and sights to see and discover so be sure to explore during your holiday.

Best Time to Visit Christmas Island

Before booking that air ticket to Christmas Island, it is always good to know when the best time to visit the island is. The country enjoys a tropical climate with the dry season from May through September and the wet season occurring from December to February. The months of March, April and October are considered to be in-between seasons.

Generally, deciding on when to go to Christmas Island would largely depend on what want to do when on your holiday. While diving can be enjoyed all year, the best season for snorkelling and fishing would be from the months of April through October and extending to November for fishing. If you want to experience the popular red crab migration, visit between the months of November through January. For some whale shark watching, it is best to visit from December to February and sometimes March and April. Lastly, bird watching can also be enjoyed year round but note that the migratory season is from September through February.

How to Fly to Christmas Island

Christmas Island Airport (XCH) is the country’s only airport with currently only Virgin Australia offering flights to and from Christmas Island. There are regular flights to Perth and Cocos (Keeling) Islands and some charter flights from Jakarta operated by Indonesia AirAsia.

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