Thing to do in Christmas Island

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Believe it or not, Christmas Island is a real destination situated in the South of Indonesia and surrounded by the Indian Ocean. The Island is best known for their red crab migration which happens every year during the rainy season. Aside from that, there are plenty more things you can do on the island. We’ve listed some of the best things you can do while you’re on Christmas Island.



Did you know that 63% of the island is a national park? Which means there are plenty of lands to hike around. We recommend exploring their main national park which is filled with plentiful of flora and fauna.


Scuba diving

Scuba diving is the best way to explore the marine wildlife of Christmas Island. It’s an exciting experience to be able to see and swim with different kinds of underwater wildlife in their natural habitat.


Flying fish cove

The flying fish cove can be accessed by a yacht. There are plenty of water activities including canoeing, snorkelling, swimming and scuba diving.


Yacht renting

The yacht is an excellent opportunity to explore the shoreline of the island. Feel the breeze of the sea while you roam around the coastline.



The Indian Ocean surrounds the island, and it’s a perfect spot for fishing. You can find a fishing spot where you can rent a fishing equipment. You can keep your catch or take a photo of the fish you’ve caught and bring it back as a souvenir.


Red crab migration

The red crab migration happens every year around the wet season time from November to April. This is when the island is invaded by a mass amount of red crabs, and you get to see the tiny creatures breed and spawn to the sea. It’s truly a rare moment to witness the amazing red crab migration.

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